Sotheby’s paid a quarterly $0.10 dividend from the third quarter of 2013 until the fourth quarter of 2015 – and in differing amounts for almost every other quarter since the third quarter of 2006. Currently, it has eliminated its quarterly dividend in favor of share repurchases.
If you are a registered shareholder, please contact our transfer agent, Computershare at (800) 303-3971 or www.computershare.com/investor. If you hold your shares in a brokerage account, you will need to contact your financial advisor for more information.
A professional agency employed by a corporation to handle the transfer of certificates, conversion of securities, mailings to stockholders, payments of dividends, stock subscriptions and maintaining the books of the corporation. Computershare is Sotheby's current transfer agent.
Book entry form of registered ownership allows a person to own shares without having physical stock certificates in their possession. This is the current form of ownership Sotheby’s has for its registered holders.
The date on which a shareholder must officially own shares in order to be entitled to a dividend. After the date of record the stock is said to be ex-dividend. Dividends are paid to shareholders of record as of a specified date.