Investor FAQs

What is Medifast?

Medifast (NYSE: MED) is a leading manufacturer and distributor of clinically proven healthy living products and programs. It was founded in 1980 and is the brand recommended by more than 20,000 Doctors. In 2016, the company announced OPTAVIA®, an exclusive brand and product line sold through its community of independent Coaches who offer support and guidance to their Clients. In partnership with OPTAVIA Coaches™, franchise partners, resellers and its Scientific Advisory Board, Medifast offers comprehensive wellness products and programs that focus on creating sustainable change by helping people learn to incorporate healthy habits into their lives. Medifast was named to Forbes’ 100 Most Trustworthy Companies in America List in 2016 and 2017.

When Was Medifast incorporated?

Medifast was incorporated in Delaware in 2002.

Where is Medifast headquartered?

100 International Drive

18th Floor

Baltimore, Maryland 21202

How many employees does Medifast have?

As of December 31, 2016, the Company’s subsidiaries employed 422 employees, of whom 187 were engaged in manufacturing, logistics, and supply chain support, and 235 in marketing, administrative, call center and corporate support functions.

What is Medifast's fiscal year?

Medifast's fiscal year ends on December 31st.

What is Medifast's current stock price?

Click here to see Medifast's current stock price. *Note prices may be delayed up to 15 minutes

How can I purchase Medifast stock?

Please contact a registered stockbroker.

Does Medifast provide a direct stock purchase plan?

Medifast does not provide a direct stock purchase plan.

Does Medifast issue dividends on its common stock?

Medifast announced on December 16, 2015 that its Board of Directors authorized a dividend program under which it intends to pay a regular quarterly cash dividend to its stockholders.  The Company expects to maintain a program of paying dividends on a quarterly basis.  However, the declaration of dividends in the future is subject to the discretion of the Medifast Board of Directors, who will evaluate the Company's dividend program from time to time based on factors that it deems relevant.  To view our dividend history click here.

What exchange is Medifast traded on and what is the symbol?

Medifast's common stockis traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol "MED."

How can I get a copy of Medifast's current annual report?

Please click here to read an electronic copy of the current annual report.
Please click here to request a hard copy.

Who may I contact at Medifast for an investor packet?

Please click here to request an investor packet, or contact Tim Robinson at or 1-800-763-9953

How do I get a copy of Medifast's SEC filings, including 10-K's and 10-Q's?

Please click here.

Who are Medifast's independent auditors?


Who is Medifast's stock transfer agent?

American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC (AST)

Whom do I contact regarding restricted stock certificates?

For restricted stock matters, please contact Tim Robinson at 1-800-763-9953.

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