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    Investor FAQs

    What is Tyson's purpose statement?

    Raise the world's expectations for how much good food can do.

     

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    What is Tyson's strategy?

    Sustainably feed the world with the fastest growing portfolio of protein packed brands.

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    Where is Tyson stock traded and what is the ticker symbol?

    Tyson stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol TSN.

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    When did Tyson incorporate, and when did it go public?

    The company's origins date back to 1935, and it was incorporated in Arkansas on October 7, 1947, as Tyson Feed and Hatchery, Inc. Shareholders approved reincorporation of the company to the state of Delaware on February 28, 1986. In April 1963 Tyson made its initial public offering, selling 100,000 shares of common stock at $10.50 each. The name of the company is now Tyson Foods, Inc.

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    When does Tyson's fiscal year end?

    Tyson uses a 52- or 53-week accounting period that ends on the Saturday closest to September 30.

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    Does Tyson pay dividends? If so, when?

    Tyson currently pays dividends four times a year: March 15, June 15, September 15 and December 15. The dividend is paid to everyone who holds shares on the record date.

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    When are quarterly earnings released?

    Check the calendar for earnings release dates. Earnings news releases usually are issued before the market opens.

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    Which sell-side analysts currently follow Tyson Foods?

    You can find a list of analysts who cover TSN on our Analysts Page.

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    I'm an investor (or am interested in becoming one). How can I contact Investor Relations directly or request copies of recent financial reports or other Tyson financial literature?

    Tyson's annual reports since 1999 and the current investor presentation are available on our web site. To request an investor packet, use our online order form. For questions or other information, send us an e-mail at ir@tyson.com, or call us at 1-800-643-3410 ext.4524:

    Investor Relations (CP051)
    Tyson Foods, Inc.
    2200 W. Don Tyson Parkway
    Springdale, AR 72762

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    Who is the auditor of Tyson's financial statements?

    PricewaterhouseCoopers

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    Does Tyson have a direct purchase plan and a dividend reinvestment program?

    Yes. For information on Computershare Investment Plan, a direct stock purchase and dividend reinvestment plan, contact Tyson Foods' transfer agent, Computershare, Inc.

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    How do I transfer my shares, change my address or verify the number of shares I currently own?

    Contact Computershare, Inc. at 1-877-498-8861 in the United States and Canada (1-781-575-4593 outside the U.S. and Canada), or contact Sandy Cartmell at Tyson Foods, 1-800-643-3410 ext. 4524 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday.

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    What do I do if I lose my share certificates?

    Contact Computershare, Inc. at 1-877-498-8861 in the United States and Canada (1-781-575-4593 outside the U.S. and Canada), or contact Sandy Cartmell at Tyson Foods, 1-800-643-3410 ext. 4524 between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Central, Monday through Friday.

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    Where do I find information about the D.E MASTER BLENDERS 1753 spin-off and the Sara Lee Corp. reverse stock split?

    Please see this PDF document for details.

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    Where do I find information about the SaraLee Corp. spin-off of Hanesbrands Inc.?

    Please see this document for information about the spin-off. Please see this document regarding the tax basis allocation.

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    I'm doing my taxes and need to determine my costs basis. Can you help me?

    We cannot determine your cost basis for you; however, we have made available the NetBasis Cost Basis System as a service to our shareholders. For a fee, you may use NetBasis to calculate the cost basis for your Tyson Class A common stock, adjusted for any corporate actions or dividend reinvestments. To use NetBasis, you need the dates you purchased/acquired or sold your stock and the number of shares you purchased/acquired and/or sold.

    If you have any questions about using NetBasis, you may call the 24/7 Customer Care Call Center at 1-888-80-BASIS (1-888-802-2747) or use the Live Web Chat service located on the Help button once you have logged on to the system.

    By selecting the NetBasis link below, you will leave Tyson Foods' website and will be redirected to the NetBasis system.

    Disclaimer:
    When you select the NetBasis icon above, you will leave Tyson's website and will be redirected to the NetBasis system, which contains certain historical information about Tyson Class A common stock. Tyson has no control over, receives no compensation from, and neither endorses nor recommends NetBasis versus other similar tax calculators. Tyson makes no representation or warranty as to the accuracy of any cost basis calculation made using NetBasis or the information on the NetBasis website. Tyson urges you to consult your tax adviser about your tax basis in your Tyson stock. Tyson shall have no liability for any injury or damages you incur as a result of your use of NetBasis.

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    Individual Shareholders

    ir@tyson.com
    Shareholder Services Coordinator
    Tyson Foods, Inc.
    P.O. Box 2020 CP051
    Springdale, AR 72765-2020
    1-800-643-3410 ext.4524

    Institutional Investors

    Jon Kathol
    Vice President of Investor Relations
    Tyson Foods, Inc.
    Phone: 479-290-4235
    E-mail: jon.kathol@tyson.com

    Julie Kegley
    Director, Investor Relations
    Phone: 479-290-3918
    E-mail: julie.kegley@tyson.com

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