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Share Ownership Frequently Asked Questions

On what exchanges are Smith & Nephew's shares traded? What are the tickers?

Smith & Nephew plc is quoted on the London Stock Exchange (symbol SN). In the United States, the Company's ordinary shares are traded in the form of American Depositary Shares, evidenced by ADRs, and trade on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol SNN. Each American Depositary Share represents two Ordinary Shares.

In which indices is Smith & Nephew included?

Smith & Nephew is a member of the FTSE 100 and FTSE Eurotop 300 indices as member of the health sector. In addition we are part of the MSCI Equity indices series, the Dow Jones Sustainability Index and the FTSE4Good ethical share index.

What is Smith & Nephew's ISIN number?

Smith & Nephew's ISIN number is GB0009223206. In relation to ADRs the ISIN number for the US is US83175M2052.

What is Smith & Nephew's CUSIP number?

Smith & Nephew's CUSIP number is 83175M205.

How can I get updated quotes for Smith & Nephew's share price?

The Company's share price is available on 15 minute delay here. In addition, the Company's share price is quoted daily in some national UK newspapers and at www.londonstockexchange.com where it is updated at intervals throughout the day.

The company's ADR price is quoted daily in the Wall Street Journal and can be obtained from the official New York Stock Exchange website.

Past performance cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance.

How can I buy Smith & Nephew shares?

Smith & Nephew ordinary shares can be bought or sold through a stockbroker, bank, or generally through a financial institution that provides brokerage services.

Does Smith & Nephew pay a dividend on its shares?

Dividend payments on Smith & Nephew's shares are declared by the board of directors and are typically payable in May and November.

Past performance cannot be relied upon as a guide to future performance.

Does Smith & Nephew have a Dividend Re-Investment Plan (DRIP)?

The company has a dividend re-investment plan that offers shareholders the opportunity to invest their cash dividends in Smith & Nephew shares, which are purchased in the market at competitive dealing costs. Application forms for re-investing the dividend are available from Computershare who administer the plan on behalf of the company:

Computershare Investor Services
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol
United Kingdom
BS99 6ZZ
Telephone: 0370 703 0047 or +44 (0)117 378 5450 if calling from outside the UK. Lines open 8:30am to 5:30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in England and Wales)
Website: www.computershare.co.uk/DRIP

Does Smith & Nephew operate a Dividend Re-Investment Plan for ADR holders?

Our depositary bank (Deutsche Bank) administers a DB Global Direct plan, which allows holders to reinvest dividends paid on ADRs. New and existing holders may also use this service to buy and sell ADRs. For further information, please click here.

I have questions about my dividend cheque or want to change my name/address. Whom do I contact?

For information relating to ordinary shareholdings please contact: 
Computershare Investor Services
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol
United Kingdom
BS99 6ZZ  
Telephone: 0370 703 0047 or +44 (0)117 378 5450 if calling from outside the UK. Lines open 8:30am to 5:30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in England and Wales)
Website: www.investorcentre.co.uk

I have questions about my ADR holding, whom do I contact? 

For information regarding ADR holdings please contact:
Deutsche Bank Shareholder Services
American Stock Transfer and Trust Company
Operations Centre 6210 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
Telephone: +1 866 249 2593 (toll free from US)

How do I obtain information about the number of shares I own?

To view information about your shareholdings on the Internet, register at www.investorcentre.co.uk, Computershare's secure shareholder website. If you have not yet registered for Investor Centre, please select 'Register' and where prompted:

- Enter Smith & Nephew or the company code SNP
- Enter your Shareholder Reference Number and postcode (or country of residence if outside of the UK or Channel Islands).
- Enter the security code shown
- If you accept the 'Investor Centre & Other Internet based Terms and Conditions', click in the box and then on 'Submit'
- Follow the on screen prompts to finalise the registration process

Please note: For security purposes, Computershare will send a unique activation code to your registered address.

For information regarding ADR holdings please contact:
Deutsche Bank Shareholder Services, American Stock Transfer and Trust Company, Operations Centre, 6210 15th Avenue, Brooklyn, New York USA. Telephone: +1 866 249 2593 (toll free from US). Email: DB@amstock.com

How do I get a copy of the Annual Report?

Online versions of our recent Annual Reports and results statements are available in the Investor Information section of our website. You can also request a hard copy of the company's annual report or 20F by emailing kate.gibbon@smith-nephew.com

How do I contact Smith & Nephew's investor relations? 

Kate Gibbon
Corporate Affairs 
Smith & Nephew plc 
15 Adam Street 
London 
WC2N 6LA 
Tel: +44 (0)20 7401 7646 
Fax: +44 (0)20 7960 2350 
E-mail: kate.gibbon@smith-nephew.com

What is your registrar's address?

Please contact:
Computershare Investor Services
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol
United Kingdom
BS99 6ZZ  
Telephone: 0370 703 0047 or +44 (0)117 378 5450 if calling from outside the UK. Lines open 8:30am to 5:30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in England and Wales)
Website: www.investorcentre.co.uk

Who is the Depositary Bank for the ADRs?

Deutsche Bank Shareholder Services
American Stock Transfer and Trust Company
Operations Centre 6210 15th Avenue
Brooklyn, New York
Telephone: +1 866 249 2593 (toll free from US)

I have lost my share certificate. What do I do?

Please contact:
Computershare Investor Services
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol
United Kingdom
BS99 6ZZ    
Telephone: 0370 703 0047 or +44 (0)117 378 5450 if calling from outside the UK. Lines open 8:30am to 5:30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in England and Wales)
Website: www.investorcentre.co.uk

How do I transfer my holdings or consolidate them under one certificate?

Please contact:
Computershare Investor Services
The Pavilions
Bridgwater Road
Bristol
United Kingdom
BS99 6ZZ      
Telephone: 0370 703 0047 or +44 (0)117 378 5450 if calling from outside the UK. Lines open 8:30am to 5:30pm (UK time), Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays in England and Wales)
Website: www.investorcentre.co.uk