INVESTOR FAQ

  1. Where is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc headquartered?
  2. When was BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. founded?
  3. When did BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. become a public company?
  4. What was the Company’s initial public offering price?
  5. On which exchange is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. traded and what is the ticker symbol?
  6. Did BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. ever have another corporate name?
  7. Can I buy stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. directly?
  8. Has BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. ever had a stock split?
  9. Does BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently pay a cash dividend?
  10. Does BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. offer franchises or license the concept?
  11. Who is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. transfer agent?
  12. Where can I see the latest financial reports or news releases for BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.?
  13. When does BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. fiscal year end?
  14. What are BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) and CUSIP number?
  15. Who is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s independent public accounting firm?
  16. What dates does the Company release its quarterly financial information?
  17. When is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s next annual meeting of shareholders?
  18. How can I contact you?

Where is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc headquartered?
The address, telephone and fax numbers for our corporate office are:

BJ's Restaurants
7755 Center Ave, Suite 300
Huntington Beach, CA 92647
Telephone: 714-500-2400
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When was BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. founded?
The concept was originally founded in 1978 and centered on bringing the unique flavor of deep dish pizza to California. However, the current Company was founded in 1991, when Paul Motenko and Jerry Hennessy purchased the predecessor company and slowly expanded the concept to include a wide variety of menu items including specialty salads, soups, pastas, sandwiches, entrees and deserts and introduced our critically acclaimed handcrafted beer.
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When did BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. become a public company?
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. became a public company on October 8, 1996.
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What was the Company’s initial public offering price?
The IPO price was $5.00 per share, and each share came with a $0.25 Warrant attached. The Redeemable Warrants expired on April 8, 2002 and the Representative's Warrants expired on October 8, 2002.
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On which exchange is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. traded and what is the ticker symbol?
Our stock trades on the Nasdaq Global Market under the symbol "BJRI".
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Did BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. ever have another corporate name?
Yes, prior to August 16, 2004 the Company was Chicago Pizza & Brewery, Inc. In order to better align the corporate name with its restaurant brand name the Company changed its name to BJ’s Restaurants Inc.
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Can I buy stock of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. directly?
The stock cannot be purchased directly through the Company. However, you can invest through financial institutions such as full-service brokers, discount brokers, and online brokers.
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Has BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. ever had a stock split?
No, the stock has not split since the 1996 IPO.
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Does BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. currently pay a cash dividend?
While we intend to pay regular quarterly cash dividends in future periods, any decisions to pay or to increase or decrease cash dividends will be reviewed quarterly and declared by the Board of Directors at its discretion.
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Does BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. offer franchises or license the concept?
No, currently we do not franchise and are not offering licensing arrangements. All of our continental United States restaurants are company owned.
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Who is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. transfer agent?
Our transfer agent is:
Computershare
250 Royall Street
Canton, MA 02021
Tel: (800) 962-4284
Fax: 818.835.8778
Web: http://www.computershare.com

Please contact the transfer agent if you have questions such as: how many shares you own, lost certificates, address changes, statement activity or other similar matters.
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Where can I see the latest financial reports or news releases for BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.?
You can find financial reports and news releases in the Investor Relations section of this website. To request that an investor packet be mailed to you, please email investorrelations@bjsrestaurants.com. In addition, most of the Company's reports and filings are filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission and can be viewed, printed or downloaded here.
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When does BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. fiscal year end?
BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. is on a 13-week quarterly accounting cycle and we utilize a 52- or 53-week accounting period that ends on the Tuesday closest to December 31. Approximately every six years a 53-week period occurs.
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What are BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) and CUSIP number?
The SIC code is 5812 (Industry Group 581: eating and drinking places). The CUSIP (Committee on Uniform Security Identification Procedures) number is 09180C 10 6.
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Who is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s independent public accounting firm?
Ernst & Young LLP
Los Angeles, California
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What dates does the Company release its quarterly financial information?
BJ’s generally releases its quarterly financial information after the end of each fiscal quarter, for the first three quarters of each fiscal year. Generally, we have released quarterly information the last Thursday of April, July and October for fiscal quarters one, two and three, respectively. Our fourth quarter financial information is released in February of the subsequent year after we have completed our annual audit.
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When is BJ’s Restaurants, Inc.’s next annual meeting of shareholders?
The 2018 annual meeting of the shareholders of BJ’s Restaurants, Inc. was held on Wednesday June 6, 2018, at 9:00am Pacific Time.
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How can I contact you?
You can reach our investor relations department by calling 714.500.2400 or e-mail investorrelations@bjsrestaurants.com.
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