Frequently asked questions
CME Group Inc. 20 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 +1 312 930 1000 TEL
The IPO was completed on December 5, 2002. Shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on December 6, 2002. The offering was priced at $35 per share. (Would be $7 as adjusted for the July 10, 2012 five-for-one stock split)
CME Group is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol CME.
A CUSIP number is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies securities to facilitate clearing and settlement. The CUSIP number for CME Group is 12572Q105.
The CME Group fiscal year ends on December 31.
No, CME Group does not offer a direct share purchase program or dividend reinvestment at this time.
Earnings reports are typically released about three to four weeks following the close of the fiscal quarter and about four to five weeks following the close of the fiscal year. Upcoming events and earnings announcements are listed under Events. A press release announcing the earnings is sent via a wire service and also posted in Investor News & Highlights.
To receive electronic notification of future investor relations events, including earnings releases, webcasts, etc., please sign up for Email Alerts.
If your shares are registered directly in your name with the Company’s registrar and transfer agent, Computershare Trust Company, N.A., you are considered a shareowner of record with respect to those shares. If your shares are held in a brokerage account or bank, trust, or other nominee, you are considered the “beneficial owner” of those shares.
CME Group Shareholder Relations is available to answer general questions regarding your common Class A or Class B shares. You may contact via phone, email or mail:
Phone: +1 312 930 3484
CME Group Shareholder Relations
20 South Wacker Drive
Chicago, IL 60606
For stock transfer, stock purchase, dividend payment, direct deposit of dividends, address changes and other inquiries for shareholders of record, please contact our transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services.
If you are a beneficial owner of shares (e.g., you own shares through a bank or brokerage account) and have specific questions about your stock ownership, it will be necessary to contact your bank/broker directly for assistance.
The CME Group annual meeting is typically held in May in Chicago, Illinois. We provide the specific date, time and location for each year’s meeting in our annual proxy statement, which is typically filed with the SEC mid-March. If you would like to attend the annual meeting, you must have been a shareholder of record on the applicable record date.
Electronic delivery of materials
CME Group offers its shareholders electronic delivery of proxy materials, including the Annual Report on Form 10-K, proxy statement and related materials. By providing your proxy materials via the Internet, we are saving on printing and postage costs and helping the environment. By choosing electronic delivery, you can help us conserve natural resources, and reduce printing and mailing costs.
Requesting electronic delivery
To enroll for electronic delivery, please log onto the following website: http://enroll.icsdelivery.com/CME and complete the E-Delivery Enrollment form on the right side of the screen. Your enrollment will be effective until cancelled. You will then receive an email in late March from id@ProxyVote.com or email@example.com with your control number to vote your shares. Once you sign up you should add this email address to your safe sender list to ensure it is not sent to your spam/junk folder.
A transfer agent keeps shareholder records and performs administrative and record-keeping duties for a publicly traded company.
We intend to pay regular quarterly dividends to our shareholders. The decision to pay a dividend, however, remains within the discretion of our board of directors and may be affected by various factors. These include: our earnings, financial condition, capital requirements, level of indebtedness and other considerations our board of directors deems relevant. Our existing credit facility as well as future credit facilities, other future debt obligations and statutory provisions may limit our ability to pay dividends. Information on our historical dividends is available here.
For information regarding our sustainability practices and to review our annual ESG reports, please visit: https://www.cmegroup.com/company/corporate-citizenship/esg.html.
For information on our ESG products and services, please visit: https://www.cmegroup.com/markets/esg.html
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CME Group is listed on the NASDAQ under the symbol "CME."
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