Investors

FAQs

Individual investors can request information from Anthem's Shareholder Services Department or from our transfer agent, as well as review answers to the most frequently asked questions.

We strongly advise you to consult your tax advisor if you have any questions about tax implications of the demutualization and the exchange. The information below is provided for your ease of reference in response to frequently asked questions, and should not be construed as tax advice. You should contact your tax advisor.

Anthem, Inc. tax questions (IPO and all mergers)

Click here for a PDF version of the tax questions.
 

Where is Anthem’s corporate headquarters?

220 Virginia Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

When is Anthem’s fiscal year end?

Anthem's fiscal year is based on the calendar year. The last day of the fiscal year is December 31.

Who is Anthem’s independent registered public accounting firm?

Ernst & Young LLP has served as our independent registered public accounting firm since our initial public offering in 2001.

When did Anthem demutualize and launch the Initial Public Offering and at what price?

Anthem's IPO was on 10/30/2001 at $36 per share.

Eligible policy members received shares or cash as of 11/2/2001, the date of the demutualization. Additional information on the demutualization is available here .

What months are dividends typically paid?

Quarterly dividends are typically paid in March, June, September, and December.

How can I get a copy of the annual report to shareholders?

In alignment with our corporate social responsibility and environmental sustainability initiatives, we have posted our most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K, 10-Q, and financial press release in electronic form on our website under SEC Filings .

Shareholders may receive, without charge, a copy of our Annual Report on Form 10-K, including consolidated financial statements, as filed with the SEC (which is our annual report to shareholders). You also have the option to request printed financial materials by completing an Information Request Form .

How do I get added to Anthem’s email distribution list?

Sign up here to receive investor alerts, press releases and other investor information.

What symbol is Anthem, Inc. stock traded under and on what exchange?

Ticker symbol: ANTM
New York Stock Exchange (NYSE)

What is Anthem’s CUSIP?

Anthem, Inc. common stock is traded under the CUSIP: 036752103

As a shareholder with questions about my Anthem shares, whom should I contact for assistance?

If your shares are registered directly in your name with our transfer agent and registrar, Computershare, you may contact Computershare at:

Telephone: (866) 299-9628 (toll free)

Email: Antheminc@computershare.com

By Mail to:
Anthem Shareholder Services
c/o Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 505005
Louisville, KY 40233-5005

Computershare Courier Delivery (FedEx or UPS) Address:
Computershare Investor Services
462 South 4th Street, Suite 1600
Louisville, KY 40202

Computershare Investor Center (provides secure, online access to your stock account)

Computershare Quick Access Hub (provides quick access to tax forms, account statements, mailing address updates, direct deposit, replacement checks, beneficiary updates and share transfers)

If your Anthem shares are held in a stock brokerage account or by a bank, or other nominee, please contact your broker, bank or other nominee directly to update your stock account.

For general questions and concerns, please contact Anthem Shareholder Services at:

Telephone: (800) 985-0999

Email: shareholder.services@Anthem.com

By Mail to:
Shareholder Services Department
220 Virginia Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46204

Fax: (317) 488-6616

How can I purchase Anthem common stock?

If you are interested in purchasing Anthem common stock, you have a few options. These options are not listed in any order of relevance or preference.

  1. Purchase directly through our transfer agent, Computershare. Please review the Plan Prospectus for details on our program. You may also contact Computershare directly at (866) 299-9628 with questions about our direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan.
  2. Purchase Anthem shares using a broker of your choice.
  3. If you are an Anthem associate, you can purchase shares through the Anthem Employee Stock Purchase Plan which is administered by E*TRADE. For more details, please contact Human Resources or Etrade at (800) 838-0908.

Can I sell my stock directly through Anthem or do I need to use a broker?

We have authorized our transfer agent and registrar, Computershare, to administer a sales program through its Direct Registration System (“DRS”). This program provides Anthem shareholders with a convenient alternative to traditional retail brokerage methods for selling shares. Participation is strictly voluntary. Neither Anthem nor Computershare is recommending that you sell your shares or buy shares of Anthem common stock.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please call Anthem Shareholder Services at Computershare at (866) 299-9628.

How do I transfer my stock, change the mailing address on my shareholder account, order a dividend check replacement or enroll in ACH direct deposit?

If your shares are registered directly in your name with our transfer agent and registrar, Computershare, you may contact Computershare for assistance with your stock account. Alternatively, access Computershare’s Quick Access Hub for easy access to tax forms, account statements, mailing address updates, direct deposit and replacement checks.

Computershare Investor Center (provides secure, online access to your stock account)

Computershare Quick Access Hub (provides quick access to tax forms, account statements, mailing address updates, direct deposit, replacement checks, beneficiary updates and share transfers)

If your Anthem shares are held in a stock brokerage account or by a bank, or other nominee, please contact your broker, bank or other nominee directly to update your stock account.

It is important to note that changing your mailing address with Computershare will not change the address that is associated with your health benefit plan. To change the address associated with your health benefit plan, please call the customer service number that is associated with your insurance membership which is typically located on your insurance identification card. You can also view your Member ID Card by logging into Anthem.com or through the Sydney Health mobile app.

Whom do I contact to obtain a copy of my 1099-DIV or 1099-B tax form?

If your shares are registered directly in your name with our transfer agent and registrar, Computershare, you may contact Computershare to obtain a copy of your 1099-DIV or 1099-B tax form. Alternatively, access Computershare’s Investor Center or Quick Access Hub for easy access to your tax forms.

Computershare Investor Center (provides secure, online access to your stock account)

Computershare Quick Access Hub (provides quick access to tax forms)

If your Anthem shares are held in a stock brokerage account or by a bank, or other nominee, please contact your broker, bank or other nominee directly for assistance.

I am the executor of an estate in which the shareholder is deceased. How do I transfer the shares out of the deceased shareholder’s name?

Stock transfers are handled by our transfer agent and registrar, Computershare. Please contact Anthem Shareholder Services at Computershare to provide notification and receive instructions on how to transfer the account. Prior to delivering your transfer paperwork to Computershare, you will need to obtain a Medallion Signature Guarantee stamp on your transfer paperwork, and this stamp can be acquired from a qualified financial institution. After the forms have been completed, please mail the original documentation to Computershare for processing. Shareholders may also submit a letter of intent to process additional transactions related to the transfer such as selling shares, replacing outstanding checks and updating the mailing address.

Computershare Telephone: (866) 299-9628 (toll free)

By Mail to:
Anthem Shareholder Services
c/o Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 505005
Louisville, KY 40233-5005

Computershare Courier Delivery (FedEx or UPS) Address:
Computershare Investor Services
462 South 4th Street, Suite 1600
Louisville, KY 40202

Computershare’s Estate Transfer Tool (guide for managing a deceased estate)

What is a Medallion Signature Guarantee and where can I get one?

A Medallion Signature Guarantee confirms the identity, signature and legal authority to transfer securities. Signatures on stock transfer paperwork must be stamped with a Medallion Signature Guarantee by a qualified financial institution, such as a commercial bank, savings bank, savings and loan, U.S. stockbroker and security dealer, or credit union that is participating is an approved Medallion Signature Guarantee Program. The Medallion Signature Guarantee provides the transfer agent assurance that the person signing a transfer form is an authorized to do so. A notary stamp is not acceptable when transferring the ownership of stock.

Does Anthem have a direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan?

Yes, Anthem's direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan is sponsored and administered by Computershare. Please review the plan prospectus for a comprehensive description of the plan's terms and features. To view the prospectus, click View and Print the Plan Brochure. If you have questions about the direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan, please contact Computershare at (866) 299-9628.

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