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BlackBerry was founded in 1984 by Mike Lazaridis, Douglas Fregin and Jim Balsillie.
BlackBerry's employee base has grown significantly since 1998, from approximately 200 people to approximately 12,700 by March 2013.
BlackBerry’s corporate offices are located at 2200 University Ave. E, Waterloo, Ontario, N2K 0A2.
Detailed specifications about BlackBerry smartphones can be found on the BlackBerry website.
BlackBerry’s common shares are listed on the NASDAQ Stock Market (NASDAQ: BBRY) and the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX: BB).
BlackBerry’s IPO on the Toronto Stock Exchange was October 28, 1997. RIM began trading on the NASDAQ on February 4, 1999.
BlackBerry’s financing to date has included a $35 million CDN private placement, a $100 million CDN initial public offering and listing on the Toronto Stock Exchange, a listing on the NASDAQ and $1.6 billion USD in follow-on offerings.
BlackBerry does not sell shares directly. Please contact your broker to purchase shares.
BlackBerry currently does not participate in a Dividend Reinvestment Program.
BlackBerry's current year, fiscal 2014, will end on March 1, 2014.
As of BlackBerry's last fiscal year-end, March 3, 2013, there were approximately 524 million shares outstanding.
In fiscal 2000, as a result of BlackBerry’s increased economic activity in the U.S., the U.S. dollar was adopted as the reporting currency of the Company. In the first quarter of fiscal 2004, BlackBerry commenced reporting its consolidated financial results in accordance with U.S. Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP).
BlackBerry has split its stock twice. The first split was a 2-for-1 stock split that occurred on June 4, 2004. The second split was a 3-for-1 stock split that occurred on August 20, 2007.
Details on how BlackBerry generates revenue can be viewed in the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations section of the most recent BlackBerry financial filing.
Details on BlackBerry’s revenue recognition policy and other critical accounting policies can be viewed in the Management’s Discussion and Analysis of Financial Condition and Results of Operations section of the most recent BlackBerry financial filing.
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BlackBerry files documents electronically with the Canadian Securities Administrators SEDAR database and with the SEC on EDGAR. To access BlackBerry’s public securities filings, either visit the SEDAR website and do a public database search under BlackBerry Limited or go to the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission website to view BlackBerry’s EDGAR filings.
The CUSIP number for BlackBerry’s common shares is 09228F-10-3.
Please contact BlackBerry’s transfer agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc., or your broker.
If your BlackBerry share certificate has been lost, stolen or destroyed, please contact Computershare Investor Services Inc. A Computershare representative will send you the necessary documentation to arrange for a replacement certificate.
BlackBerry’s transfer agent is Computershare Investor Services Inc., who can be contacted at:
Computershare Investor Services Inc.
100 University Avenue, 9th Floor
Toronto, Ontario, M5J 2Y1, Canada