You are a registered shareholder if you have your stock certificate in your possession, or it is being held in your name by a transfer agent.

You are a plan participant if you own shares in the company's 401(k) plans.


You are a beneficial shareholder if you maintain your position in the company within a brokerage account.


You are a foreign investor if you do not have a U.S./Canadian Social Security number or Tax ID associated with your account.