FAQ


What is SpartanNash’s ticker symbol and on what exchange does it trade?

The common stock of SpartanNash (d/b/a SpartanNash Company) is listed on the Nasdaq Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol SPTN.

How can I purchase stock in the company?

You may purchase company stock under the ticker symbol SPTN in accordance with the rules and regulations of the Nasdaq Stock Exchange, just as you would any other stock. You may wish to consult a professional broker if you are interested in purchasing stock.

Does the company sell stock directly to the public?

No, the company does not have a direct purchase plan.

Who is the company’s stock transfer agent?

Computershare Investor Services
P.O. Box 43078
Providence, RI 02940
800-622-6757

Who should I contact to transfer my stock certificates or to change my address of record?

Please contact our stock transfer agent at the address above.

How do I obtain a copy of SpartanNash’s 10-K, 10-Q or Proxy Statement?

Our financial reports can be downloaded from our website or, use our online request service to have a copy sent to you. You may also view our quarterly, annual, and other reports and proxy statements we file with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission at SEC.gov by clicking here.

What is the company’s fiscal year?

SpartanNash’s fiscal year end is the Saturday closest to the calendar year end.

What is the company’s stock CUSIP number?

The common stock’s CUSIP number is 847215100.

Does the company pay a cash dividend on its common stock?

SpartanNash currently pays quarterly cash dividend of $0.15 per share of its common stock. Any future determination regarding dividend or distribution payments will be at the discretion of the SpartanNash board of directors.

Does the company have a Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP)?

The Company does not currently have a DRIP.

Who is the company’s Independent Public Accountant?

Deloitte & Touche LLP
38 Commerce Avenue SW, Suite 600
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49503

How do I contact Investor Relations?

Investor Relations contact information is as follows:

ICR, Inc.
Katie M. Turner, Managing Director
Tel: (646) 277-1228
Email: Katie.Turner@icrinc.com SpartanNash Investor Relations
P.O. Box 8700
Grand Rapids, Michigan 49518-8700

Merger Related FAQ

SPARTANNASH COMPANY URGES INVESTORS AND SECURITY HOLDERS TO READ CAREFULLY AND IN THEIR ENTIRETY THE JOINT PROXY STATEMENT/PROSPECTUS FILED ON OCTOBER 15, 2013 AND ANY OTHER RELEVANT DOCUMENTS FILED WITH THE SEC, AS THEY CONTAIN IMPORTANT INFORMATON ABOUT THE MERGER TRANSACTION

When did the merger transaction involving Spartan Stores and Nash-Finch legally close?

The merger legally closed on November 19, 2013. In connection with the merger, Spartan Stores changed its trade name to SpartanNash Company. The formal name change became effective following the annual shareholders meeting in May 2014.

If at the time of the merger, I held Nash-Finch stock, how many shares of Spartan Stores stock will I receive for each share of Nash Finch stock?

Nash-Finch stockholders are entitled to receive 1.20 shares of Spartan Stores common stock for each share of Nash-Finch common stock they held and cash in lieu of fractional shares. This exchange ratio was fixed and was not adjusted to reflect stock price changes prior to the closing of the merger.

If at the time of the merger, I held Nash Finch stock, do I need to do anything to exchange my shares for shares of SPTN common stock?

If you are a stockholder that owns stock through a broker, the shares are automatically converted and you will receive an account statement detailing your new holdings of SPTN common stock. Similarly, if you are a registered stockholder of Nash-Finch common stock and hold the shares electronically in book entry format, the shares are automatically converted and you will receive an account statement detailing your new holdings of SPTN common stock. However, if you are a registered stockholder holding paper certificates representing Nash-Finch’s common stock, as soon as reasonably practicable after the effective time of the merger, SPTN’s exchange agent will send a letter of transmittal specifying, among other things, that delivery will be effected, and risk of loss and title to any certificates representing Nash-Finch’s shares shall pass, only upon proper delivery of such certificates to the exchange agent. The letter will also include instructions explaining the procedure for surrendering Nash-Finch stock certificates in exchange for shares of SPTN common stock in book?entry form.

If, at the time of the merger, I held Nash-Finch common stock certificates, and, following the merger, SPTN declares a dividend or distribution to common stockholders, am I eligible to receive such dividend or distribution?

Yes, but in the event that you hold paper certificates of the Nash-Finch shares, you will not be eligible until your stock certificates have been surrendered to the exchange agent for exchange.

Will there be any tax implications related to the merger for Nash-Finch stockholders?

Nash-Finch stockholders are not expected to recognize any gain or loss for U.S. federal income tax purposes upon the exchange of shares of Nash-Finch common stock for shares of Spartan Stores common stock pursuant to the merger, except with respect to cash received in lieu of fractional shares of Spartan Stores common stock. We strongly urge you to consult your independent tax advisor for a full understanding of the particular tax consequences of the merger to you.