Investor FAQ

On what stock exchange is GSI Group listed?

NASDAQ Global Select Market

What is the GSI Group ticker symbol?

GSIG

What is GSI Group's CUSIP number?

36191C205

When was GSI Group established?

GSI Group was incorporated in 1968 as General Scanning, Inc. In 1999, General Scanning, Inc. merged with Lumonics Inc. and became GSI Lumonics, Inc. In 2005, the company changed its name to GSI Group, Inc. 

Who do I contact to transfer ownership of my GSI Group stock?

•    If you hold GSI Group stock in a brokerage account (bought through a stock broker), you should contact your stock broker.
•    If you are a registered shareholder (your shares are in the form of numbered certificates issued by GSI Group), you need to contact GSI Group's transfer agent - Computershare

What services does GSI Group's transfer agent offer?

•    Account Information
•    Account Balance 
•    Statement of Certificate History 
•    Transfer Instruction Mailing 
•    Individual into Joint Tenant 
•    Removal of Joint Tenant 
•    Establish Trust Account 
•    Change of Owner's Name 
•    Change of Owner's Address 

How can I contact Computershare?

Please call 1-800-564-6253 and follow the voice activated instructions. To speak with a Computershare representative, please call between 8:30 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. (Eastern Time), Monday through Friday.

E-mail: service@computershare.com 
Website: www.Computershare.com. 
Mail: Computershare Investor Services 100 University Avenue, 9th Floor Toronto, Ontario M5J2Y1

Can I buy or sell GSI Group stock directly through GSI Group?

No. GSI Group does not have a direct stock purchase or sales program.

Does GSI Group pay cash dividends?

No. 

Does GSI Group have a Dividend Reinvestment Program (DRIP)?

No. GSI Group has no Dividend Reinvestment Program.

How can I obtain GSI Group's quarterly financial results?

A release date for quarterly financial results is announced via news release and posted on the GSI Group web site approximately two weeks in advance. 

The earnings releases are published through PR Newswire and posted on the Investor Relations page of GSI Group website (<a href="http://www.gsig.com">www.gsig.com</a>) on the day on which the earnings releases are issued. Hardcopies of the earnings releases and the related quarterly and annual reports filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission are available to shareholders upon written request.

Will I receive a GSI Group Annual Report, and if so, when?

Yes, the GSI Group Annual Report will be sent with our annual proxy statement to all shareholders of record and beneficial shareholders. Our annual reports will also be posted on the Investor Relations page of GSI Group website in early April. 

When and where will GSI Group hold its next annual meeting?

GSI Group traditionally holds its annual meeting each year in May at the GSI Group headquarters in Bedford, Massachusetts.  Confirmation of the specific time and date will be included in the proxy materials that will be mailed to all shareholders in April.  The proxy materials will also be posted on the GSI Group web site at the same time.

Who is eligible to attend GSI Group's annual meeting?

Anyone who holds shares of GSI Group stock is eligible to attend GSI Group's annual meeting. Please bring proof of ownership as of the record date to the meeting.

When will I receive notice of GSI Group's next annual meeting?

A notice of annual meeting, proxy statement and proxy card are mailed in one envelope to GSI Group shareholders approximately four or five weeks prior to the Company's annual meeting.