Q: WHEN WAS TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC. FOUNDED?
Tempur-Pedic International Inc. acquired Sealy Corporation on March 18, 2013 and subsequently changed its name to Tempur Sealy International, Inc. on May 22, 2013. The U.S. Tempur business was originally founded in 1992 after nearly a decade of research and development of a product formulation originally designed for use by NASA. The Sealy business was founded in 1881 in the town of Sealy, Texas when Daniel Haynes, cotton gin builder, filled a request for a cotton-filled mattress.
Q: WHERE ARE TEMPUR SEALY'S HEADQUARTERS?
Tempur Sealy International, Inc.’s corporate headquarters are located in Lexington, Kentucky.
Q: ARE TEMPUR SEALY PRODUCTS DISTRIBUTED GLOBALLY?
Yes. Tempur Sealy International, Inc.’s products are currently sold in over 80 countries under the TEMPUR®, Tempur-Pedic®, Sealy®, Sealy Posturepedic®, OptimumTM and Stearns & Foster® brand names.
Q: HOW ARE TEMPUR-PEDIC® PRODUCTS AFFILIATED WITH NASA?
In the early 1970's, NASA engineers developed a viscoelastic memory foam to relieve astronauts of the incredible G-forces experienced during lift-off. Tempur-Pedic®'s Swedish partners began experiments to perfect the NASA formula for consumer use and after nearly a decade and millions of dollars of research; the company introduced our improved version – the proprietary TEMPUR® pressure-relieving material.
In 1998 Tempur-Pedic® was awarded the "Certified Technology Seal" from NASA. This seal verifies that the underlying product technology was derived from the United States' efforts and experiments in space.
Q: WHERE IS TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC. STOCK TRADED?
Tempur Sealy International, Inc.’s stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol TPX.
Q: WHEN DID TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL INC. BECOME A PUBLIC COMPANY?
The Company became a publicly-traded company on December 18, 2003.
Q: WHO IS THE STOCK TRANSFER AGENT?
Tempur Sealy International, Inc.'s stock transfer agent is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC. More information is available at http://www.amstock.com/main/.
Q: DOES TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC. PAY CASH DIVIDENDS, HAVE A DIVIDEND REINVESTMENT PROGRAM OR HAVE A DIRECT STOCK PURCHASE PLAN?
Tempur Sealy International, Inc. does not currently pay a dividend. The Company does not have a dividend reinvestment program or a direct purchase plan at this time.
Q: HOW CAN I BUY TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC. STOCK?
You can purchase Tempur Sealy International, Inc. common stock through any brokerage account. Our stock trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol TPX.
Q: HAS TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC. HAD ANY STOCK SPLITS?
The Company has not had any stock splits since becoming a publicly-traded company in December 2003.
Q: WHO IS TEMPUR SEALY INTERNATIONAL, INC.'S INDEPENDENT AUDITOR?
The Company's independent auditor is Ernst and Young LLP.
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