Investor FAQs

What does Shopify do?

Shopify is the leading global commerce company that provides essential internet infrastructure for commerce, offering trusted tools to start, scale, market, and run a retail business of any size. Shopify makes commerce better for everyone with a platform and services that are engineered for speed, customization, reliability, and security, while delivering a better shopping experience for consumers online, in store and everywhere in between. Shopify powers millions of businesses in more than 175 countries and is trusted by brands such as Mattel, Gymshark, Heinz, FTD, Netflix, Kylie Cosmetics, SKIMS, Supreme, and many more.

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On what stock exchanges are Shopify shares traded, and what is the ticker symbol?

We are listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SHOP” and listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol “SHOP”.

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When was Shopify’s Initial Public Offering?

Our initial public offering occurred on May 20, 2015. Our stock began trading on the New York and Toronto stock exchanges on May 21, 2015. The IPO closed on May 27, 2015.

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Why can't I add Shopify's Toronto Stock Exchange ticker to my phone's list of ticker symbols?

Each site has a different way of showing Canadian listings when they're listed alongside US listings. Try adding "SHOP.TO".

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Where is Shopify’s corporate headquarters?

Shopify’s principal office is located at 151 O’Connor Street, Ground floor, Ottawa, ON, K2P 2L8.

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Who are the members of Shopify’s Board of Directors?

You can view our Board of Directors by visiting the Board of Directors section of our website.

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Who are the members of the Shopify management team?

You can view our Management team by visiting the Leadership section of our website.

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When does Shopify’s fiscal year end?

December 31.

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Who are the company’s independent registered public accountants?

Our independent registered public accounting firm is PricewaterhouseCooper LLC.

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Does Shopify pay dividends?

No, we have never declared or paid any dividends and we do not anticipate paying any cash dividends in the foreseeable future. We currently intend to retain future earnings, if any, to finance operations and expand our business.

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When did Shopify complete its share split approved by shareholders at its 2022 Annual General and Special Meeting?

Shareholders of record as of the close of business on June 22, 2022 received from the Company’s registrar and transfer agent on June 28, 2022, nine additional Class A subordinate voting shares or Class B multiple voting shares, as applicable, for every one share held, with ex-distribution trading in the Class A subordinate voting shares on a split-adjusted basis commencing on June 29, 2022.

Form 8937

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Does Shopify have a direct stock purchase plan?


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Where can I find all of Shopify’s SEC filings?

All of our SEC filings can be accessed on the Financial Reports section of our Investor Relations website or directly from the SEC at

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Where can I download and view quarterly and annual reports?

Quarterly and annual reports, as well as other SEC filings, can be accessed on the Financial Reports section of our Investor Relations website or directly from the SEC at

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Who is Shopify’s transfer agent?

Our transfer agent is Computershare.

You can contact computer share via their website:

Written requests by regular mail can be made to:

US Investors:

250 Royall St.,
Canton, MA 02021

Canadian Investors:

Computershare Investor Services
100 University Ave.
8th Floor, North Tower
Toronto, Ontario M5J 2Y1

Telephone inquiries:

+1 (877) 373-6374 (US, Canada, Puerto Rico)
+1 (781) 575-2879 (non-US)

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