Investor FAQs

Where is Windstream common stock listed?

Our common stock is listed on NASDAQ under the symbol WIN. For more detailed stock information, please visit our Stock Information page.

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Does Windstream pay a Dividend?

To see a list of our historical dividends, please visit our Dividends page.

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How can I request additional information from Windstream?

You can contact us via our Information Request page.

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How can I receive Email alerts from Windstream?

To sign up for Email alerts on our Events, Documents, Press Releases and closing stock price information click here to visit our Email Alerts page.

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How do I calculate the cost basis for stock received as a result of previous transactions?

To calculate the cost basis in stock received as a result of a previous transaction, visit our Cost Basis for Previous Transactions page.

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Does Windstream have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)?

Yes. For more information visit our Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan page.

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What was the reason for establishing Windstream Holdings, Inc.?

Windstream inherited, through the spin-off from Alltel, its previous corporate structure, and believes that the establishment of Windstream Holdings, Inc. represents a “best practice” corporate structure. While the formation of Windstream Holdings, Inc. will have no immediate financial impact to Windstream stakeholders, we believe this action enhances our corporate structure and provides greater financing and strategic flexibility in the future.

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What is the effective date for the establishment of Windstream Holdings, Inc.?

August 30, 2013

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What happens to the stock exchange listing and trading symbol of "WIN"?

Common stock of Windstream Holdings, Inc. is listed on the NASDAQ under the same ticker symbol, "WIN".

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What is the CUSIP for Windstream Holdings, Inc.?

Windstream Holdings, Inc.'s CUSIP is 97382A101

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What happened to the shares I held in Windstream before the establishment of Windstream Holdings, Inc.?

Effective at 4 p.m. (EDT) on August 30, 2013, Windstream's existing shareholders became Windstream Holdings, Inc. shareholders in the same amounts and percentages as they held in Windstream Corporation prior to the transaction.

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What action do I need to take in order to receive my shares of Windstream Holdings, Inc.?

No action is required. Existing shares of Windstream common stock were automatically exchanged for equivalent shares of Windstream Holdings, Inc. on a one-for-one basis as of August 30, 2013.

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How will the establishment of Windstream Holdings, Inc. impact your dividend practice?

There has been no change in Windstream's dividend policy as a result of the formation of Windstream Holdings, Inc.

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Is the formation of the Windstream Holdings a taxable event?

No, the formation of Windstream Holdings in not a taxable event. Investors' shares of Windstream Corporation were replaced with shares of Windstream Holdings on a one for one basis and their original cost basis in Windstream Corporation transfers to the new shares of Windstream Holdings.

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