Frequently asked questions

Access resources to learn more about our company’s products, financials, and history.

Adobe stock basics

Adobe’s ticker symbol is ADBE.

Adobe common stock is traded on the Nasdaq Stock Market.

Adobe’s IPO was on August 20, 1986.

No, Adobe does not have this type of program.

Adobe does not pay a dividend.

Refer to the most recent Form 10-Q or Form 10-K in the financial documents archive for a recent count of Adobe’s outstanding shares.

Stock splits occur at the discretion of Adobe’s Board of Directors. The most recent stock split was announced on March 17, 2005. Refer to the 2:1 stock split Q&A for more information.

You can buy shares of Adobe stock through a brokerage firm. Adobe does not have a direct stock purchase plan.

Adobe was originally incorporated in California on October 26, 1983. On May 30, 1997, Adobe reincorporated in Delaware by merging with and into Adobe Systems (Delaware), which was incorporated on May 9, 1997. Adobe Systems Incorporated (Delaware) was the surviving corporation and changed its name to Adobe Systems Incorporated concurrently with the merger. In 2018 we changed our name again — we are now Adobe Inc.

See our executive profiles for information about Adobe executives.

Adobe’s fiscal calendar

See our Events and presentations page for a tentative schedule of significant Adobe financial dates, including the next earnings release.

Adobe’s fiscal year is a 52/53 week year, ending on the Friday closest to November 30 each year.

The stockholder meeting is typically held in April as determined by the Board of Directors. Proxy materials and annual reports are mailed about one month before the meeting. See our Events and presentations page for a schedule of important upcoming dates.

Accessing documents and information

Refer to the financial documents archive for online versions of financial documents such as Form 10-Q, Form 10-K, annual reports, and recent press releases. Call 408-536-4700 or email to request printed versions. Include your name, company name (if applicable), and mailing address in the email.

Adobe makes the audio broadcast of its quarterly earnings calls and investor presentations available through webcasts on its Investor Relations website. See our Events and presentations page for recent and upcoming events.

Contact information

Contact Investor Relations by email at

For general communications with the Board of Directors or with a specific Board member, stockholders should send email to or send U.S. mail to:

Stockholder Communications
Adobe Inc.
345 Park Avenue
San Jose, California
95110-2704 USA