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Information for Shareholders

Have questions about your Goldcorp shares?
Look here for the answers to some common questions we get from our shareholders.
Who to contact with general questions

Common things shareholders ask about:

  • change of address
  • lost share certificates
  • dividend payments on their shares

Who you should contact for the answers to these and any other general questions you have depends on how you own your shares:

  • if you hold the shares in your own name, you’re a registered shareholder and should contact our transfer agent
  • if you hold your shares through an intermediary, like a brokerage firm or other institution, you’re a non-registered shareholder and should contact your intermediary.
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How to buy Goldcorp shares

You can buy Goldcorp shares through a registered broker. Goldcorp does not buy and sell shares directly.

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History of stock splits

There have been two stock splits:

  • July 10, 1996 – 2 for 1 split
  • May 17, 2002 – 2 for 1 split
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Information about dividends

Dividends on Goldcorp shares are paid quarterly. Payment was set at $0.02 per share per quarter on April 1, 2016.

The declaration and payment of future dividends remain at the discretion of the Board of Directors and will be determined based on Goldcorp's financial results, balance sheet strength, cash and liquidity requirements, future prospects and other factors deemed relevant by the Board of Directors. The Board of Directors reserves all powers related to the declaration and payment of dividends. Consequently, in determining the dividend to be declared and paid on the common shares of the Company, the Board of Directors may revise or terminate such policy at any time without prior notice.

Go to our dividend history

Dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP)

Goldcorp has adopted a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) to offer shareholders an opportunity to increase their investment in Goldcorp without additional transaction costs by receiving dividend payments in the form of common shares of the company without paying brokerage commissions, administrative costs or other service charges.

Download the plan description
Get an enrolment form

Eligible dividends

Goldcorp has designated all dividends since 2006 as eligible dividends. Eligible dividends paid to Canadian resident individual investors are grossed up and eligible for a dividend tax credit.

United States federal income tax consideration for Canadian dividends

Canadian dividends should be treated as foreign income. Complete the appropriate U.S. income tax form to request a credit for taxes paid on the dividend.

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Tax information

Goldcorp is not a passive foreign investment company for U.S. taxpayers.

Goldcorp does not provide tax information about trading shares – please talk to your own tax or financial advisor. Your advisor can also help you calculate the cost basis of your shares for tax purposes.

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You inherited shares
If you have the original Goldcorp share certificates

Contact our transfer agent (AST Trust Company (Canada) at (800) 387-0825 (from Canada and US) or at (416) 682-3860 (from outside Canada and US)) to issue new Goldcorp share certificates in your name. You will be asked to send in the original certificates and other documentation.

If the share certificates are for a company that Goldcorp acquired

Contact our transfer agent (AST Trust Company (Canada) at (800) 387-0825 (from Canada and US) or at (416) 682-3860 (from outside Canada and US)) to find out what you may be entitled to. You may, for example, be entitled to exchange the shares in that company for Goldcorp shares. Note that there is often a time limit (usually six years) for exchanging the shares.

You will be asked to provide documentation, include the name of the certificate holder, the number of shares, the date the shares were purchased, the address of the late shareholder and a letter from your lawyer and other things.

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You hold shares of Exeter Resource Corporation

Goldcorp acquired Exeter Resource Corporation (Exeter) under a plan of arrangement on August 2, 2017. For more information click here.

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You hold shares of Kaminak Gold Corporation

Goldcorp acquired Kaminak Gold Corporation (Kaminak) under a plan of arrangement on July 19, 2016.

For more information click here.

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You hold shares of Probe Mines Limited

Goldcorp acquired Probe Mines Limited (Probe Mines) under a plan of arrangement on March 13, 2015.

For more information click here.

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You have a share certificate for another company Goldcorp has acquired

Call or email our transfer agent (AST Trust Company (Canada) at (800) 387-0825 (from Canada and US) or at (416) 682-3860 (from outside Canada and US)) to find out what you may be entitled to.

If you were a registered shareholder of a company Goldcorp acquired, you may, for example, be entitled exchange your shares in that company for Goldcorp shares. Note that there is often a time limit (usually six years) for exchanging the shares.

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Goldcorp’s
transfer agent

AST Trust Company (Canada)
Toll-free in North America:
(800) 387-0825

Outside North America:
(416) 682-3860

inquiries@astfinancial.com