FAQ

General FAQ

Q: Where is Cenovus common equity listed and what is the ticker symbol?
A: Cenovus common shares (ticker symbol: CVE) are listed on both the Toronto Stock Exchange and the New York Stock Exchange.
Q: Where is Cenovus headquartered?
A: Cenovus is headquartered in Calgary, Alberta. For additional details please visit the Contact us section of our website.
Q: When and how was Cenovus created?
A: Cenovus was created through the division of Encana Corporation (ticker symbol: ECA) into two highly focused and independent publicly traded energy companies on December 1, 2009. For a full description of the transaction, please view the Information Circular (October 2009).
Q: How can I purchase Cenovus shares?
A: To purchase Cenovus common shares you must do so through a brokerage service provider. Cenovus cannot provide investment advice or a financial advisor.

CVE and ECA information

Q: Where can I find additional information relating to Encana Corporation and any historical stock information such as splits or rights offerings that may have taken place?
A: For information regarding Encana Corporation's common share history, historical financial reports and other shareholder materials, please visit their website at www.encana.com.
Q: What do I receive if I held Encana Corporation common shares prior to the split?
A: Shareholders received one Cenovus common share and one Encana common share for each Encana common share held. A share certificate was issued to you representing the Cenovus common shares.
Q: Where can I find cost allocation and tax implication information relating to the split of Encana Corporation into two independent companies, Cenovus Energy Inc. and Encana Corporation?
A: For information regarding cost allocation and tax implications relating to the split, please visit Encana's website at www.encana.com.

Registrar and transfer agent information

Q: Who should I contact if:
  • I have lost or misplaced my share certificates?
  • My address has changed?
  • I have estate, trust or corporate transfers?
A: You will need to contact our registrar and transfer agent - Computershare Investor Services Inc. at 1-866-332-8898 for assistance.
Q: Who should I contact to make changes if I am on your mailing list to receive information directly from Cenovus?
A: Please contact Investor Relations by calling (403) 766-7711 or emailing investor.relations@cenovus.com.
Q: Where can I confirm my original date(s) of purchase?
A: If you are a registered shareholder, please contact our registrar and transfer agent - Computershare Investor Services Inc. at 1-866-332-8898 to help you confirm the date of issue of your share certificate(s) if that corresponds to your original date(s) of purchase. If you are a non-registered shareholder, you should contact your broker, investment dealer, bank, trust company, trustee, nominee or other Intermediary for assistance.

Dividend information

Q: Does Cenovus pay a dividend?
A: Yes, Cenovus has established a quarterly dividend payable to common shareholders. The declaration of dividends is at the sole discretion of the Board of Directors. For a list of dividends declared, please view the Dividend table.
Q: Does Cenovus have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
A: Yes. Effective April 21, 2010, Cenovus established a dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) for its common shares. For further information, please view our DRIP or contact our registrar and transfer and DRIP agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc. at 1-866-332-8898.
Q: Who should I contact if I have not received dividend payments?
A: If you are a registered shareholder, please contact our registrar and transfer and DRIP agent, Computershare Investor Services Inc. at 1-866-332-8898 to assist you. If you are a beneficial shareholder, please contact your broker for assistance.

Common Share information

Q: Does Cenovus have a Direct Share Purchase Plan?
A: No. All purchases or sales of Cenovus securities must be done through a brokerage service provider.