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When did Garmin Ltd. go public? At what price?

We went public Dec. 8, 2000. Our IPO priced at $14 per share ($7 per share post-split).


On which stock exchange is Garmin listed? What is its ticker symbol?

Our stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under the symbol GRMN.


What is your fiscal year?

Our fiscal year end is the last Saturday of December.


When do fiscal quarters end?

Our fiscal quarters follow a 13-week schedule to coincide with our manufacturing schedule. Periodically, we will have a 14-week quarter to provide a fiscal year end on the last Saturday of December.


How can I buy shares of Garmin stock?

You can buy shares of Garmin stock from a brokerage firm or online trading firm.


Does Garmin offer a direct investment program (DRIP)?

We do not currently offer a direct stock purchase or dividend reinvestment program.


When was Garmin incorporated and where?

Garmin Ltd. was incorporated in July 2000. Our principal subsidiaries in the U.S. and Taiwan have been operating since 1989. As of June 2010, Garmin is incorporated in Switzerland.


Who are the members of your senior management?

Brief biographies are available for each member of our corporate officers, executive team as well as our board of directors on our leadership pages.


What is the Garmin mission statement?

To be an enduring company by creating superior products for automotive, aviation, marine, outdoor, and sports that are an essential part of our customers’ lives. See About Us for our vision and values.


Whom do I contact for information regarding my stock certificate?

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.

Standard U.S. postal mail for investors:
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940-3078

Overnight/express delivery for investors:
250 Royall St.
Canton, MA 02021

Telephone:
Toll-free within the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
(800) 884-4225

Outside the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
(781) 575-4706

Email inquiry address for investors:
web.queries@computershare.com

Among the questions/concerns that Computershare Trust Company handles for Garmin are: lost share certificates, change of address, share balance, transferring ownership of shares, duplicate statements, account activity, and tax reporting and tax forms (1099).


How do I get an investor packet and obtain financial filings?

To request an investor packet, please email investor.kits@garmin.com.

Form 10-Q is expected to be available within 40 days after the company reports earnings while Form 10-K is expected to be available within 60 days after fiscal year end. These documents can be downloaded from our website.


What is the recent dividend history for Garmin?

At the annual meeting in June, 2012, shareholders approved a cash dividend in the amount of $1.80 per share, payable on a quarterly basis at a rate of $0.45 per share. This dividend will continue through March 31, 2013. Garmin expects to pay a quarterly dividend for the foreseeable future.


I am looking for a charitable donation. How would I do that?

Please review our sponsorship policy.


When is the next annual general meeting?

Information about annual general meetings can be found on our investors homepage.