Investor FAQ

Frequently asked questions about Hudson

What is Hudson’ business?

Hudson, a Dufry Company and one of the largest travel retailers in North America, is committed to enhancing the travel experience for over 300,000 travelers every day in the continental United States and Canada. The Company is anchored by its iconic Hudson, Hudson News and Hudson Bookseller brands and operates over 1,000 duty-paid and duty-free stores in 89 locations, including airports, commuter terminals, hotels and some of the most visited landmarks and tourist destinations in the world. Our wide range of store concepts include travel essentials and convenience stores, bookstores, duty-free shops, branded specialty stores, electronics stores, and quick-service food and beverage outlets.

When was Hudson’s initial public offering? What was the price?

Hudson went public on February 1, 2018 at a public offering price of $19.00 per share.

What stock exchange are Hudson’s shares traded on? What is the ticker symbol?

The common stock of Hudson Ltd. is listed on the New York Stock Exchange.  The ticker is “HUD”.

Where is Hudson located?

Hudson is located at 1 Meadowlands Plaza, East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Where is Hudson incorporated?

Hudson was incorporated in Bermuda on May 30, 2017.

When was Hudson’s first store opened?

Hudson’s first store was opened in 1987 at LaGuardia Airport.

When does Hudson’s fiscal year end?

Hudson’s fiscal year end is December 31st.

Does Hudson pay a dividend?

Hudson does not pay a dividend.

Who is Hudson’s transfer agent?

Computershare is the transfer agent for Hudson common stock.  Inquiries related to stockholder accounting records, stock transfer, dividends (including dividend reinvestment) and direct stock purchase for Hudson Ltd. Common Stock should be direct to:

PO BOX 505000 
Louisville, KY 40233-5000

Computershare can also be contacted at +1 (877) 373 6374 (toll free) or +1 (781) 575 3100 (toll)

Do you have a direct stock purchase plan for Hudson stock?

Hudson does not currently have a direct stock purchase plan.

Who should I contact regarding my stock certificate(s)?

You should contact Hudson’s transfer agent, Computershare, by one of these methods:

Phone:+1 (877) 373 6374 
Mail: PO BOX 505000 
Louisville, KY 40233-5000

Can I view documents that Hudson has filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission such as Annual Reports, 10-Ks and 10-Qs?

These documents are available on the SEC filings page under Investors of our website.

Can I sign up for email alerts?

You can sign up for email alerts via this link.

Who is Hudson’s independent auditor?

Hudson’s independent auditor is Ernst & Young AG.

In which countries does Hudson operate?

Hudson operates across North America in the United States and Canada.  The US is our largest market representing approximately 80% of our total turnover.  We have grown to over 1,000 stores across 37 states in the US.

What is the relationship between Hudson and Dufry?

Hudson is a Dufry Company. Dufry Group is the controlling shareholder of Hudson.

What is the relationship between Hudson and Hudson News Distributors LLC?

Hudson News Distributors LLC, a separate entity from Hudson Ltd. (NYSE: HUD), is owned/managed by James Cohen who is also the Deputy Chairman of Hudson Ltd.

Hudson News Distributors is the predecessor owner of Hudson Group, the retail business, before the company was sold to Advent International, and later Dufry in 2008.

Does Hudson own the National Enquirer?

No. The National Enquirer was purchased by Hudson News Distributors, a separate entity.

When and where was the last Annual Shareholder’s meeting?

The 2019 Annual Meeting of Shareholders was held on May 7, 2019 in London.

Who should I contact regarding investor relations?

Investor inquiries should be addressed to

Who should I contact regarding media inquiries?

Media inquiries should be addressed to

Who should I contact regarding customer service inquiries?

Customer service inquiries should be addressed to

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    Cindi Buckwalter

    VP of Investor Relations & Corporate Communications