CME Group Investor Relations: FAQ

CME Group Investor Relations: FAQ

Where is CME Group Inc. headquartered?

CME Group Inc. 20 South Wacker Drive Chicago, IL 60606 +1 312 930 1000 TEL +1 312 466 4410 FAX

When was the Chicago Mercantile Exchange Holdings initial public offering (IPO)?

The IPO was completed on December 5, 2002. Shares began trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) on December 6, 2002. The offering was priced at $35 per share.

Where is CME Group stock listed and what is its ticker symbol?

CME is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol CME.

What is a CUSIP number? What is the CUSIP number for CME Group common stock?

A CUSIP number is a nine-digit number that uniquely identifies securities to facilitate clearing and settlement. The CUSIP number for CME is 12572Q105.

When does the CME fiscal year end?

The CME fiscal year ends on December 31.

Does CME have a direct share purchase or dividend reinvestment program?

No, CME Group does not offer a direct share purchase program or dividend reinvestment at this time.

How can I find out when CME Group will announce earnings?

Please visit the Investor Relations (IR) calendar for earnings release dates.

To receive electronic notification of future investor relations events, including earnings releases, webcasts, etc., please sign up for Email Alerts.

How can I get on the CME Group email distribution list for future financial releases?

Please subscribe at Email Alerts.

How do I access public filings?

Please go to the All Financial Reports and SEC Filings section of the Investor Relations site or follow this link: SEC Filings.

How can I contact CME Investor Relations?

Please go to Contact IR.

When will the annual meeting of CME Group shareholders take place?

The 2020 annual meeting of shareholders of CME Group Inc. will be held at 10:00 a.m., Central Time, on Wednesday, May 6, 2020, in the Auditorium at CME Group, located at 20 South Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois.

Who is the Registrar and Transfer Agent for CME Group common stock and how can I contact them?

Computershare Investor Services, LLC

Mailing Address: CME Group Inc. c/o Computershare Trust Company, N.A. P.O. Box 43078 Providence, RI 02940

Phone: +1 312 360 5104 Email: Website:

What is a transfer agent?

A transfer agent keeps shareholder records and performs administrative and record-keeping duties for a publicly traded company.

Does CME Group pay a dividend on its common stock?

We intend to pay regular quarterly dividends to our shareholders. The decision to pay a dividend, however, remains within the discretion of our board of directors and may be affected by various factors. These include: our earnings, financial condition, capital requirements, level of indebtedness and other considerations our board of directors deems relevant. Our existing credit facility as well as future credit facilities, other future debt obligations and statutory provisions may limit our ability to pay dividends.

How do I find a historical share price?

We have a historical stock price lookup feature in the Investors section of our website. Historical Prices.

How do I purchase a membership in CME or CBOT?

For more information about CME or CBOT memberships, contact the Membership Services Department at +1 312 435 3480 or by email at

How do I purchase a membership in NYMEX or COMEX?

For more information about NYMEX or COMEX memberships, contact the Membership Services Department at +1 212 299 2000 or by email at

Whom do I contact to become a customer of CME Group or gain authorization to trade on the CME Globex platform?


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