FAQs

When was Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. formed and when did it become a public Company?

Sally Beauty Holdings began operations with a single store in New Orleans in 1964 and was acquired in 1969 by our former parent company, Alberto-Culver. In November 2006, we separated from Alberto-Culver and became an independent company listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SBH.

At the time of the separation, what did the existing Alberto-Culver shareholders receive?

In short, Alberto-Culver shareholders, as of the record date October 3, 2006, received 1) one share of common stock of New Alberto-Culver, 2) one share of common stock of New Sally Beauty Holdings for each share of Albert-Culver common stock held and 3) a $25.00 per share special cash dividend. For further detail on the transaction, see proxy statement/prospectus dated October 11, 2006 filed with the SEC by Alberto-Culver.

How do I determine the cost basis from the 2006 separation of Sally Beauty from Alberto Culver?

Click here for Guidance on Allocating the Tax Basis and for 1099 Dividend Information.

What is the Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. ticker symbol and what is the trading exchange?

Sally Beauty Holdings, Inc. has common stock that is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SBH.

Can I buy stock directly from the Company?

No. You can purchase stock through a registered broker.

Does the Company pay a cash dividend?

No. Currently, the Company retains its excess cash for internal growth and stock repurchases.

What is the Company’s fiscal year?

The fiscal year begins on October 1st each year.

Who is your transfer agent?

Computershare Trust Company, N.A.
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940-3078
Tel: (800) 733-5001

Manage your registered shareholdings online at Investor Centre, a service provided by Computershare – our registrar & transfer agent. Investor Centre features a portfolio view of all your Computershare holdings and offers detailed inquiries, transaction capabilities and account updates.

How do I transfer stock or change the registration on my account?

You can typically change your address online through the Computershare Investor Centre website.

Please follow the instructions below:

  • Go to www.computershare.com/investor
  • Log in with your User ID and Password or, if you are a first-time user, click "Create Login" to immediately become an active user.
  • Once logged in, click the My Profile button on the right hand side of the page.
  • Next, click the Update button under Address Change and follow the instructions to change your address.

You may also call Computershare at (800) 733-5001 to request an address change.

How can I obtain the Company’s SEC filings?

These documents are available online in the SEC filings tab in the Investing section of the Company’s website.