Who is WebMD?
WebMD is a leading provider of health information services to consumers, physicians, healthcare professionals, employers and health plans through our public and private online portals and health-focused publications. WebMD Health, our primary public portal for consumers, and our other consumer portals, help consumers take an active role in managing their health by providing objective healthcare and lifestyle information.
- Medscape from WebMD, our primary public portal for physicians and healthcare professionals, helps physicians and healthcare professionals improve their clinical knowledge and practice of medicine.
- Our private portals enable employees and health plan members to make more informed benefit, treatment and provider decisions.
- In addition to our online presence, we also publish WebMD the Magazine, a consumer publication launched in early 2005 that we distribute free of charge to physician office waiting rooms.
When did WebMD go public? At what price?
WebMD went public on September 29, 2005. The IPO price was $17.50
What is WebMD's ticker symbol? Where are your shares traded?
Shares of our common stock are listed on The Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol WBMD.
When was WebMD incorporated?
We were incorporated in Delaware in May 2005 under the name WebMD Health Corp.
Does WebMD distribute dividends or have a Direct Stock Purchase Plan?
We have never declared or paid cash dividends on our common stock. We intend to retain all future earnings to finance future growth and, therefore, do not anticipate paying any cash dividends in the foreseeable future. WebMD does not offer a Direct Stock Purchase Plan.
How can I invest in WebMD?
You can purchase shares of WebMD common stock through a brokerage or a stock purchase service of your choice.
Who is WebMD's transfer agent? When should I contact them?
American Stock Transfer & Trust Company is WebMD's transfer agent and can be reached at (800) 937-5449. Registered Stockholders who have physical stock certificates should contact American Stock Transfer & Trust Company in the event of a name change, a change of address or if their certificate has been lost or stolen. Additionally, if a registered holder has not received a Proxy Statement and Card and Annual Report in advance of the Annual Meeting, American Stock Transfer & Trust Company is the appropriate contact. Also, registered stockholders holding stock certificates issued by "HLTH Corporation" or "WebMD Corporation" (two names of the company that had the ticker symbol HLTH) should contact American Stock Transfer & Trust Company to exchange those certificates for stock certificates issued by "WebMD Health Corp." (ticker symbol WBMD) in accordance with the terms of the Merger Agreement between WebMD Health Corp. and HLTH Corporation.
What is WebMD's fiscal year end
WebMD's fiscal year is based on the calendar year. The last day of the fiscal year is December 31.
How many employees does WebMD have?
As of December 31, 2012, we had approximately 1,500 employees.
Where are WebMD's corporate headquarters located?
WebMD's corporate headquarters are located at 111 Eighth Avenue, New York, NY, 10011. The main number is 212-624-3700.
How do I get a copy of WebMD the Magazine?
For a copy, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
How can I contact Media Relations?
If you are a reporter, please contact the Media Department by calling (212) 624-3855 or emailing email@example.com.
How can I contact Investor Relations?
You can contact Investor Relations by calling Risa Fisher at 212-624-3817.