Frequently Asked Questions
WHEN DID GARMIN LTD. GO PUBLIC?
Garmin went public Dec. 8, 2000, with an IPO priced at $14 per share ($7 per share post-split).
WHERE IS GARMIN LISTED?
Garmin stock is traded on the NASDAQ National Market under GRMN.
WHEN DOES YOUR FISCAL YEAR END?
Our fiscal year end is the last Saturday of December.
WHEN DO YOUR 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 DRIP or dividend reinvestment program.
WHEN WAS GARMIN FOUNDED?
Our principal subsidiaries in the United States and Taiwan have been operating since 1989. Garmin Ltd. was incorporated in July 2000. As of June 2010, Garmin is incorporated in Switzerland.
HOW CAN I GET 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
Toll-free within the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
Outside the U.S., Puerto Rico and Canada
Email inquiry address for investors:
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 [email protected].
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 shareholders’ meeting in June 2018, shareholders approved a cash dividend in the amount of $2.12 per share (subject to adjustment in the event that the Swiss Franc weakens more than 35% relative to the USD), payable in four equal installments, through March 2019. Garmin expects to pay a quarterly dividend for the foreseeable future.
DOES GARMIN SPONSOR CHARITABLE CAUSES?
We're proud sponsors of many events and athletes. Review our sponsorship policy to see if yours qualifies.
WHEN IS THE NEXT ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING?
Information about annual general meetings can be found on our investors homepage.