FAQs

Annual Meeting

ISC held its Annual and Special Meeting on Monday, May 16, 2016. You can download a recording of the webcast here.

Proxy Materials

Our proxy materials and Annual Report will be available here.

ISC ticker symbol/exchange

ISC Class A Limited Voting Shares trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). ISC’s trading symbol is ISV.

How to buy ISC shares

To buy or sell ISC shares, please contact any brokerage firm or investment dealer. ISC does not service a direct share purchase plan and therefore does not sell shares directly to the public.

Analyst coverage

Steve Arthur (Analyst) of RBC Dominion Securities Inc., Michael Urlocker (Analyst) and Justin Keywood (Associate) of GMP Securities and Stephanie Price (Analyst) and Varun Choyah (Associate) of CIBC provide coverage on ISC.

SEDAR Filings

SEDAR (the System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval) is the system used for electronically filing most securities-related information with the Canadian securities regulatory authorities. Filing with SEDAR began January 1, 1997, and is now mandatory for most reporting issuers in Canada. See SEDAR Rules and Forms for more information on the rules governing electronic filing of Canadian securities.

Transfer Agent and Registrar

A Transfer Agent and Registrar maintains a record of all outstanding stock certificates or Direct Registration Statements (“DRS”)and the names of the persons to whom they are registered. When registered stock certificates or DRS’s change hands, the Transfer Agent facilitates the title transfer of stock ownership from the seller's name to the buyer's name. ISC’s Transfer Agent and Registrar is CST Trust Company (CST). www.canstockta.com

Transfer Agent Telephone Inquires:
Toll-Free Inside North America: 1 (800) 387-0825
Outside North America: 1 (416) 682-3860
Fax: 1 (888) 249-6189

Change of Address

If you originally purchased your ISC shares through a brokerage firm, contact the brokerage firm directly to change your account address. If you are a registered shareholder (an owner with your name on the share certificate or DRS), please contact CST Trust Company (CST) directly to change your account address at https://www.canstockta.com/en/InvestorServices/Address_Changes/Email_address

Replacement Statement or Certificate

ISC Auditor

ISC’s auditor is Deloitte, LLP.

Stock Price

You can find the stock price by clicking on the "Stock Quote and Chart" link within the Stock Information section of this website. The stock price shown reflects a minimum 20 minute delay.

Financial Reporting Period

ISC’s fiscal year-end is December 31. ISC reports its financial results on a quarterly basis as follows:

Quarter Ended Quarter Reported
1st Quarter - March 31 Mid-May
2nd Quarter - June 30 Mid-August
3rd Quarter - September 30 Mid-November
4th Quarter December 31* Mid-March

Does ISC pay a dividend on its shares?

ISC’s Board of Directors has established a policy of paying an annual dividend of $0.80 per Class A Limited Voting share to be payable on a quarterly basis. The payment of dividends is not guaranteed and the amount and timing of any dividends payable by the company will be at the discretion of the Board and will be established on the basis of the Company’s cash available for distribution, its financial requirements and other factors existing at the time.

Find information about our dividends paid history here.

Are dividends taxable?

ISC will advise whether each dividend is eligible or non-eligible. An eligible dividend paid to a Canadian resident is entitled to the enhanced dividend tax credit pursuant to the Income Tax Act. For further information on tax implications, please consult a tax advisor.

Interactive Analyst Centre

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If in any jurisdiction, any part of this disclaimer is held to be unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such part of this disclaimer shall be restricted or eliminated to the minimum extent and the remaining disclaimer shall otherwise remain in full force and effect.

Please note the information presented is deemed representative at the time of its original release. Changes in historical information may occur due to adjustments in accounting and reporting standards & procedures.

Non-IFRS Information

In addition to disclosing results determined in accordance with IFRS, ISC may also disclose certain non-IFRS and pro forma non-IFRS results of operations, including certain ratios, operational and miscellaneous data, as well as net income, diluted earnings per share, operating expenses, and operating income that make certain adjustments or exclude certain charges and gains that are outlined in the schedules included in this website. Management believes that this non-IFRS and pro forma non-IFRS information provides investors with additional information to assess ISC operating performance by making certain adjustments or excluding costs or gains and assists investors in comparing our operating performance to prior periods. Management uses this non-IFRS and pro forma non-IFRS information, along with IFRS information, in evaluating its historical operating performance. ISC and Virtua also take no responsibility for third party pricing data provided for informational purposes and certain ratio results formulated from the provided third party pricing data.

The non-IFRS information is not prepared in accordance with IFRS and may not be comparable to non-IFRS information used by other companies. The non-IFRS information should not be viewed as a substitute for, or superior to, other data prepared in accordance with IFRS.

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