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Frequently Asked Questions

What is the history of Rockwell Collins?

Our company's heritage is rooted in the Collins Radio Company formed in 1933. Rockwell International Corporation purchased the Collins Radio Company in 1973. The Collins legacy continued to be fostered under Rockwell's ownership until 2001 when we became an independent company.

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When did the distribution of stock from Rockwell International Corporation occur?

The distribution occurred on June 29, 2001, which initiated our trading as an independent company.

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Is the distribution of Rockwell Collins taxable to me?


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How many shares of Rockwell Collins stock did I receive in the distribution?

One share of Rockwell Collins common stock for each share of Rockwell common stock held on the record date. The record date is as of the close of business on June 15, 2001. (For information regarding the calculation of tax-basis for your Rockwell Collins shares received as a result of the spin-off, please refer to the Spin-off Tax Basis link on this page.)

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What do I have to do to get Rockwell Collins shares?

Our shareowners initially had their ownership of our common stock registered only in book-entry form. Book-entry registration refers to a method of recording stock ownership in our records in which no share certificates are issued. Following the distribution date, any shareowner whose ownership of our common stock is registered in book-entry form may obtain at any time without charge a certificate to represent the number of whole shares owned by contacting our transfer agent, EQ Shareowner Services at 1-888-253-4522.

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What does Rockwell Collins pay for dividends?

We have been paying quarterly cash dividends in early March, June, September and December, which, on an annual basis, now equates to $1.20 per share. Announcements concerning dividends are generally issued about five weeks in advance of dividend payment dates.

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What is the Rockwell Collins ticker symbol?

Our common stock is trading on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the trading symbol COL.

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Who do I contact to:

-Ask questions about my Rockwell Collins shares?
-Replace lost, missing, stolen, or non-received stock certificates?
-Inquire about dividend payments?
-Transfer shares?
-Inquire about the Direct Stock Purchase Plan?
-Change the mailing address used for my account?
-Obtain information about my account?
-Discuss services provided by the transfer agent?

Rockwell Collins
c/o EQ Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64874
St. Paul, MN 55164-0874
1-888-253-4522 or 651-450-4064

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Who can I contact for more information?

Investor Relations
Rockwell Collins
400 Collins Rd. NE
Cedar Rapids, IA 52498

EQ Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 64874
St. Paul, MN 55164-0874
1-888-253-4522 or 651-450-4064

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When and where will the next shareowner meeting be held?

Our shareowner meetings generally take place in early February at a location announced a few weeks in advance.

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Do you have another question that hasn't been answered?

You can submit a question to us using our Information Request form.

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