Frequently Asked Questions

  • Verifone’s ticker symbol is PAY.
  • Verifone trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE).
  • Verifone, Inc. operated as a publicly traded company from 1990 until it was acquired in 1997 by Hewlett-Packard, which operated it as a division. In July 2001, HP sold Verifone, Inc. to Gores Technology Group, LLC, a privately held acquisition and investment management firm. Verifone’s second initial public offering was on April 29, 2005.
  • Contact your stock broker/online broker to purchase shares.
  • The CUSIP number for our common stock is 92342Y109.
  • Verifone’s SIC number is 5044.
  • Verifone does not pay a dividend.
  • No, Verifone does not have an Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan.
  • Shareholders that own electronic shares through their broker should contact their broker directly. If you hold Verifone stock in your name (versus through a stockbroker) please contact Verifone’s transfer agent:

    Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
    By Regular Mail
    P.O. BOX 30170 College Station, TX 77842

    By Overnight Delivery
    211 Quality Circle Suite 210 College Station, TX 77845

    Toll Free
    877 373 6374

    +1 (781) 575 3400
  • Verifone’s corporate credit rating is BB by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and Ba3 by Moody’s Investors Service.
  • Verifone’s independent auditor is Ernst & Young LLP.
  • Verifone’s headquarters is in San Jose, California. For our address and additional contact information please click here.
  • Verifone Systems, Inc. is incorporated in Delaware.
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  • Our annual stockholder meeting is generally held in March. Please refer to our Annual Report & Proxy for additional information.
  • Verifone’s fiscal year-end is on October 31.
  • Verifone’s quiet periods start 2 weeks before quarter end and go through the day we report earnings. For earnings dates and other financial news releases please click here.
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  • The company’s legal name is VeriFone Systems, Inc., but in November 2014, the company changed the informal name from VeriFone to Verifone.