Filed: 21 May 21, 9:02am
NVIDIA Announces Four-for-One Stock Split,
Pending Stockholder Approval at Annual Meeting Set for June 3
SANTA CLARA, Calif. ― May 21, 2021 ― NVIDIA today announced that its board of directors declared a four-for-one split of NVIDIA’s common stock in the form of a stock dividend to make stock ownership more accessible to investors and employees.
The stock dividend is conditioned on obtaining stockholder approval at the company’s 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders ― to be held virtually on Thursday, June 3, at 11 a.m. PT ― to increase the number of authorized shares of common stock to 4 billion shares.
If approval is obtained, each NVIDIA stockholder of record at the close of business on June 21, 2021, will receive a dividend of three additional shares of common stock for every share held on the record date, to be distributed after the close of trading on July 19, 2021. Trading is expected to begin on a stock split-adjusted basis on July 20.
NVIDIA's 2021 Annual Meeting of Stockholders will take place virtually at www.virtualshareholdermeeting.com/NVIDIA2021.
Stockholders will need their control number included in their notice or proxy card to access the meeting, and may vote and submit questions while attending the meeting. Non-stockholders are welcome to attend by going to the above link and registering under “Other Attendees.”
The matters to be voted on at the meeting are set forth in the company’s Definitive Proxy Statement filed on April 23, 2021, and the company’s proxy supplement to be filed today with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. These proxy materials are available at www.nvidia.com/proxy.
A replay of the 2021 annual meeting webcast will be available until June 17, at www.nvidia.com/proxy.
NVIDIA’s (NASDAQ: NVDA) invention of the GPU in 1999 sparked the growth of the PC gaming market and has redefined modern computer graphics, high performance computing and artificial intelligence. The company’s pioneering work in accelerated computing and AI is reshaping trillion-dollar industries, such as transportation, healthcare and manufacturing, and fueling the growth of many others. More information at https://nvidianews.nvidia.com/.
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