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Investors - Shareholder FAQs

Shareholder FAQs


General Q1What is Anadarko's ticker symbol and what is the CUSIP number for Anadarko shares?

Anadarko’s common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol APC. The CUSIP number for Anadarko common stock is 032511107.  

CUSIP stands for Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures and uniquely identifies securities trading in the United States.

General Q2Who is on Anadarko’s Board of Directors?

Biographies of Anadarko's directors can be found on the Board of Directors page under About.

General Q3Who are the executives of Anadarko?

Biographies of Anadarko's executives can be found on the Executive Officers page under About.

General Q4Who is the independent accountant for Anadarko?

KPMG LLP is Anadarko's independent public accountant.

General Q5What year was Anadarko incorporated and in what state?

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation was incorporated June 12, 1985, in the State of Delaware.

General Q6When did Anadarko become a publicly traded company?

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation became a publicly traded company on Oct. 1, 1986.

Operational and Financial Updates

Operations Q1When is your next earnings release and conference call and how can individual investors listen to the conference call with analysts?

Anadarko releases its quarterly results and schedules earnings conference calls approximately 30 days after the end of each quarter. The exact timing may vary. To be notified of the date of the earnings release, conference call and other upcoming investor events, you can subscribe to our email alert system.

Anadarko provides webcasts of these conference calls to ensure that all investors have timely and equal access to company information. Access upcoming and archived conference calls on the Presentations page of the Investor Relations section of this website. You must have Windows Media Player or QuickTime installed on your computer.

Operational Q2How can I be notified when new information about Anadarko is available?

You can subscribe to Anadarko's email alert system. The system provides notification of new information relating to the company's operations and financial performance. Options include SEC filings, press releases and presentations.

Operational Q3How can I obtain a copy of your annual report or proxy statement?

The annual report is available for download in PDF form.

The proxy statement is available for download in PDF form. 

The Company will make available to any stockholder, without charge, printed copies of its annual report on Form 10-K and proxy statement. 

  For a copy of any of these reports, please contact us as follows:

Stock Ownership

Stock Ownership Q1Who is Anadarko’s transfer agent and how do I contact the agent regarding matters related to my shares, such as purchasing or selling Anadarko shares, changing an address, transferring Anadarko stock, reporting lost certificates, etc.?

The transfer agent and registrar for Anadarko common stock is Computershare. If you are an Anadarko shareholder of record and need assistance with your account, you can contact Computershare at 888-470-5786. 

View your common shareholder account online at www.computershare.com/investor.  

Mailing addresses:

  • By Regular Mail: 
    P.O. Box 30170
    College Station, TX 77842-3170

  • By Overnight Delivery: 
    211 Quality Circle, Suite 210
    College Station, TX 77845
    U.S. Shareholders 888-470-5786

TDD for Hearing Impaired 800-231-5469
TDD Foreign Shareholders 201-680-6578

A stock transfer agent manages and maintains the records of a company’s shares. The transfer agent does not maintain records of shares bought and sold through brokerage accounts. Such stock is said to be held in “street name.” Those records are maintained by the brokerage firms through which the shares are bought and sold.  

Stock Ownership Q3What is Anadarko’s dividend policy?

Anadarko has a history of paying quarterly dividends to its stockholders. The amount of future dividends for Anadarko common stock will depend on earnings, financial condition, capital requirements and other factors. The Board of Directors will determine dividends on a quarterly basis. A history of past dividends payments can be found on the Dividends History page.

Stock Ownership Q2Does Anadarko have a Dividend Reinvestment and Stock Purchase Plan?

Computershare administers the Computershare Investment Plan (CIP) for Anadarko. The CIP provides an opportunity to reinvest dividends and offers an alternative to traditional methods of buying, holding and selling Anadarko common stock.

For more information about the CIP, please contact Computershare toll-free at 888-470-5786 or visit their website at www.computershare.com/investor

Stock Ownership Q4How do I obtain cost basis information for my stock?

For a fee, you can use NetBasis, NetWorth Services’ internet-based cost basis calculation system, to calculate the cost basis for your Anadarko stock. To use the system, you will need your purchase/acquisition and sale dates and the number of shares or dollar amount acquired on those dates. NetBasis will do the rest, automatically adjusting for any corporate actions or dividend reinvestments. For your convenience, a hyperlink to the Netbasis Cost Basis System is provided below.

If you have any questions or problems using NetBasis, you can call their 24/7 Customer Care Call Center, 888-80-BASIS (888-802-2747) or use the Live Web Chat service located on the Help button once you have logged on to the system.

NetBasis is not affiliated with Anadarko, or its subsidiaries, and the content on the NetBasis website is not under Anadarko's control. Anadarko is providing a link as a convenience, for your information only. Anadarko shall have no liability for any information received from the NetBasis website.

Stock Ownership Q5Who do I contact if I received Anadarko Petroleum Corporation shares as a result of a merger or acquisition?

If you received Anadarko Petroleum Corporation shares as a result of a merger or acquisition listed below, please contact shareholderservices@anadarko.com.

  • 2000  Merger with Union Pacific Resources Group Inc.
  • 2006  Anadarko completed its merger with Kerr-McGee Corporation.

Important Events for Anadarko Petroleum Corporation

Events Q1Oct. 1, 1986 – Spin-off of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from Panhandle Eastern Corporation

I received my Anadarko shares as a result of the spin-off of Anadarko Petroleum Corporation from Panhandle Eastern Corporation (PEC). 

Please see information from PEC regarding cost basis and historical information.

Contact Duke Energy, Stockholder Services Department, at 800-488-3853 for information regarding the PEC stock. 

Events Q2July 14, 2000 – Anadarko completed its merger with Union Pacific Resources Group Inc. (UPR).

I received Union Pacific Resources Group Inc. (UPR) shares as a result of the distribution of shares from Union Pacific Corporation in 1996.

Events Q3Aug. 10, 2006 – Anadarko completed its merger with Kerr-McGee Corporation.

Kerr-McGee shareholders are entitled to receive $70.50 in cash, without interest, for each share of common stock of Kerr-McGee. Wells Fargo has been the paying agent for Kerr-McGee since Nov. 17, 2008.

  • Wells Fargo Contact Information:
    Telephone Inquiries: 800-468-9716
    Internet Inquiries:
    www.shareowneronline.com (Contact button is in upper right-hand corner.)