Frequently Asked Questions

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When was the company incorporated?

E*TRADE was incorporated in California in 1982 and reincorporated in Delaware in July 1996.

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Where does the company's stock trade and under what symbol?

E*TRADE’s common shares trade under the ticker symbol “ETFC” on the NASDAQ Global Select Market. The company’s historical trading details are provided below:
 

Timeframe
Exchange
Ticker Symbol
July 1, 2010 - Current NASDAQ ETFC
June 2, 2010 - June 30, 2010 NASDAQ ETFCD
December 27, 2006 - June 1, 2010 NASDAQ ETFC
February 15, 2001 - December 26, 2006 NYSE ET
August 16, 1996 - February 14, 2001 NASDAQ EGRP

 

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What is the company's option symbol?

ETFC plus the two letters indicating the month and strike price.

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When did the company go public? At what price? What were the proceeds?

Our initial public offering was in August 1996 at a split adjusted price of $26.25, and net proceeds were $46.4 million. Our secondary offering was in August 1997 at a split adjusted price of $68.75, with net proceeds of $188.8 million.

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When does the company's fiscal year end?

As of 2001, our fiscal year ends on December 31.

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When does the company report earnings?

First Quarter: Generally reported in mid- to late April
Second Quarter: Generally reported in mid- to late July
Third Quarter: Generally reported in mid- to late October
Fourth Quarter: Generally reported in mid- to late January

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Does the company offer a dividend reinvestment program (DRIP)?

We do not offer a dividend reinvestment program at this time.

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Who is the transfer agent for E*TRADE stock?

The transfer agent for E*TRADE stock is:

American Stock Transfer
6201 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11219
1-800-937-5449

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