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What is The New York Times Company's ticker symbol?
Where is the stock traded?
How can I find out the current and historical prices of NYT?
What is the price of the Class B shares?
Who is The New York Times Company's transfer agent?
Does The New York Times Company pay a dividend on its common stock?
Can I buy Class A shares directly from the Company?
Does The New York Times Company have a Dividend Reinvestment Program?
May I purchase additional shares through optional cash payments?
Is there a discount on the shares purchased through the Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
Are there any fees associated with the Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
How can I obtain more information about the Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
What is The New York Times Company's fiscal year?
On what dates will The New York Times Company report earnings in 2008?
What is the Company's Class A CUSIP number?
What are the Company's debt ratings?
What is The New York Times Company's ticker symbol?
The ticker symbol is NYT.

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Where is the stock traded?
The Class A common shares have been traded on the New York Stock Exchange since September 25, 1997. From April 27, 1967 until January 13, 1969, the Company's Class A common stock traded over the counter. From January 14, 1969, until September 24, 1997, the shares were traded on the American Stock Exchange. The Class B shares are not publicly traded.

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How can I find out the current and historical prices of NYT?
The current stock price of NYT appears in the right column of the Investors section of this site. For more current information and historical prices, visit our Stock Information pages.

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What is the price of the Class B shares?
Because the Class B shares are not publicly traded, there is no ready market for them. They are, however, convertible into Class A shares on a one-for-one basis at no charge by contacting BNY Mellon Shareowner Services at 800-240-0345.

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Who is The New York Times Company's transfer agent?
If you are a registered shareholder and have a question about your account, or would like to report a change in your name or address, please contact:

BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
P.O. Box 358015
Pittsburgh, PA 15252-8015
Or
480 Washington Boulevard
Jersey City, NJ 07310-1900
www.bnymellon.com/shareowner/isd

Domestic: (800) 240-0345; TDD Line: (800) 231-5469
Foreign: (201) 680-6578; TDD Line: (201) 680-6610

www.bnymellon.com/shareowner/isd

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Does The New York Times Company pay a dividend on its common stock?
Yes. The Company paid its first dividend on April 1, 1901. For a list of payments, please refer to the Dividend and Stock Split History page.

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Can I buy Class A shares directly from the Company?
No. At the current time, you cannot buy shares directly from the Company. However, once you own at least one share registered in your name, you are eligible to enroll in the Company's Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan administered by BNY Mellon Shareowner Services (see below), and you may purchase a limited number of additional shares for a transaction processing fee.

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Does The New York Times Company have a Dividend Reinvestment Program?
Yes. If you are a registered shareholder, you can enroll in the Company's Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan, which allows for the automatic reinvestment of the cash dividends the Company pays you in additional shares of The New York Times Company Class A Common Stock.

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May I purchase additional shares through optional cash payments?
Yes. Through the Dividend Reinvestment Plan, registered shareholders may also purchase additional shares with voluntary cash payments. A minimum of $10 and a maximum of $3,000 of stock may be purchased during each dividend period (quarterly).

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Is there a discount on the shares purchased through the Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
No. The price of the shares is the average price of all shares purchased under the Plan in connection with a given dividend, including shares purchased with any voluntary cash payments.

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Are there any fees associated with the Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
Yes, please contact BNY Mellon Shareowner Services at 800-240-0345 for a full fee schedule.

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How can I obtain more information about the Automatic Dividend Reinvestment Plan?
For more information about the Plan, contact our transfer agent, BNY Mellon Shareowner Services, at 800-240-0345 or go to http://www.melloninvestor.com/isd​.

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What is The New York Times Company's fiscal year?
The Company's fiscal year-end is the last Sunday in December.

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On what dates will The New York Times Company report earnings in 2008?
Our scheduled release dates are as follows:

Q4 1/31/08
Q1 4/17/08
Q2 7/23/08
Q3 10/23/08

2009 earnings dates will be announced at a later time.

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What is the Company's Class A CUSIP number?
The CUSIP number for The New York Times Company Class A shares is 650111-10-7.

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What are the Company's debt ratings?
The Company's commercial paper is rated A3 by S&P; and P3 by Moody's. The Company's long-term debt is rated BB- by S&P; and Baa3 by Moody's.

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Catherine J. Mathis
Senior Vice President
Corporate Communications
(212) 556-1981
Paula Schwartz
Assistant Director
Investor Relations and Online Communications
(212) 556-4317
Transfer Agent
BNY Mellon Shareowner Services
(800) 240-0345
bnymellon.com/shareowner/isd
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