transfer agent


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transfer agent

n. a person or company retained by a corporation to process transfers and registration of shares of stock (stock certificates). One difficulty is that the stock certificates do not always include the name and address of the current transfer agent, but the information can be obtained from the corporation or a stockbroker. (See: stock)

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Cost-basis information has always been a problem for investors, causing customer dissatisfaction with broker/dealers, issuers, transfer agents and other financial executives that investors rely upon.
The SWECP said that in the developed and emerging markets, regulatory framework for regulating the affairs of the Underwriters, the Balloters and Transfer Agents are considered imperative.
Michael Connor, CEO of Connor STARS has been in the transfer agent industry for decades and stresses that "the STARS program is not affiliated with any transfer agent, so you can be assured that our only allegiance is to our clients.
In various developed and emerging markets, regulatory framework for regulating affairs of the underwriter and the balloters and transfer agent also exists.
Stockholder Consulting conducts an annual transfer agent survey - the first of its kind to canvass the entire industry.
Jack Sunday, CEO, Group Five pointed out, "The sale of BNY Mellon Shareowner Services, the largest transfer agent in the United States, caused the decline in the overall industry satisfaction rating.
The TALON (Transfer Agent Leader Overall North America) Award is presented to the Transfer Agent ranked highest in Overall Satisfaction with Your Transfer Agent.
The 2005 Transfer Agent Comparison included 18 transfer agents -- 16 in the U.
StockTrans is an industry leading stock transfer agent and stock benefit plan service provider, helping small and mid-cap companies around the world with their stock transfer and plan administration needs.
The transfer agent's understatement of less than approximately 2 million shares of common stock outstanding appears to have arisen in connection with the transfer of records from the company's prior transfer agent to the current transfer agent as previously reported.
The Company has completed its transition to the new transfer agent, Corporate Stock Transfer, Denver, Colorado; they are now able to fully commence agency activities on the Company's behalf and already have done so.
and the transfer agent cannot assist because distributions cannot be issued for shorted shares.