Seoul, London, and Luxemburg (we have no plans to list Samsung stocks on any other exchanges at this time).
|Original Shares (Seoul)||GDR|
For information regarding Depositary Receipts (NOT the over-the-counter or OTC -related tickers representing the Korean shares), please contact Citibank, N.A. - DR Shareholder Services at 877-248-4237 (U.S.) or e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Stock/ticker symbols besides the ones listed above (SMSN, SMSD, SAMDR, 005930, and 005935) are over-the-counter or OTC related tickers. For OTC tickers or related matters, please contact your broker. These listings are not managed by our depositary bank.
As of December 31, 2009, the total number of common shares outstanding is 147,299,337 while the number of preferred shares outstanding is 22,833,427. The number of shares may change due to various reasons, including our share buybacks. The stock information section of the IR website shows the latest information.
The dividend payment period is decided by the BoD. Typically, dividends are paid twice a year (at the end of June and December). For historical data, please refer to the table in Samsung's dividend and share buyback history as shown below.
The table below shows the "Dividend Payment History" for the past five years. The dividends section of the IR website shows the latest information.
|dividend per share
We pay dividends in Korean currency through the Korean Securities Depository which transfers the dividend in U.S. dollars to Citigroup in New York, which then distributes the dividend in U.S. dollars to the investors.