Investor FAQs

What is Medifast?

Medifast (NYSE: MED) is the leading easy-to-use, clinically proven provider of weight-loss and healthy living products and programs. Medifast aims to help customers lead a healthier lifestyle through a holistic approach to weight-loss and weight management, nutrition education and fitness. Medifast’s proven results are based on the use of structured meal plans featuring Medifast Meals, which are nutritionally designed to assist customers with successful weight-loss and weight management. The company sells its products and programs via four unique distribution channels: 1) the web and national call centers, 2) the Take Shape For Life personal coaching division, 3) Medifast Weight Control Centers, and 4) a national network of physicians. Medifast was founded in 1980 and is located in Owings Mills, Maryland. For more information, log onto www.MedifastNow.com.

When Was Medifast incorporated?

Medifast was incorporated in Delaware in 2002. In 2003, Medifast Inc. was registered and listed on the American Stock Exchange.

How is Medifast Inc. structured?

The company sells its products and programs via four unique distribution channels: 1) the web and national call centers, 2) the Take Shape For Life personal coaching division, 3) Medifast Weight Control Centers, and 4) a national network of physicians. 

Where is Medifast headquartered?

3600 Crondall Lane

Owings Mills, Maryland 21117

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 stock is traded is 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 InvestorRelations@choosemedifast.com 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?

McGladrey LLP

Who is Medifast's stock transfer agent?

American Stock Transfer

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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