Corporate

Frequently Asked Questions

Dividends

I have not received my dividend check. What should I do?

If 10 business days have passed since the issuance of the original check, Dominion can replace the check and send a replacement check. Please call or write Dominion, Shareholder Services informing us that your check should be replaced.

You may also make an online request to replace any lost, missing, or stale-dated checks if you have access to your online account.

May I have dividends electronically deposited into my account?

Yes, however, you must first complete a Direct Deposit Form to request electronic deposit of your dividends to your financial institution. You may print and complete the Direct Deposit Form located in the Shareholder Forms section or call 1-800-552-4034 and request the form to be mailed.

You may also set up an electronic deposit of your dividends through your online account if you are already receiving your dividends by check. To sign up for online access to your account click on Access Account to the left in the gray area.

Do I have the option to have my dividend reinvested or receive a cash dividend?

We must have written authorization from you to change your current dividend option. You may print and complete the Dividend Authorization Form located in the Shareholder Forms or write a letter of instruction that includes the account number or social security number used on the account, the name(s) on the account, your address, daytime phone number, and email address. In your instructions please specify whether you want to reinvest all of your dividend, a portion of your dividend or receive a cash dividend. If you select partial reinvestment of your dividends please specify the number of shares on which you want the dividends paid in cash. All registered owners must sign the instructions.

You may also change your dividend option online if you have access to your online account. You are not able to set up a partial dividend option online. To sign up for online access to your account click on "Access Account Online" to the left in the gray area.

NOTE:  You must own over 25 shares to receive a cash dividend. Otherwise, your dividend will be reinvested. If you choose to reinvest dividends on 50 or more shares, you will be charged a quarterly administrative fee of $1. Please view the prospectus for additional information.

What does reinvest dividends mean?

Reinvesting your dividends means that the quarterly dividend received on your account will be used to buy additional shares instead of receiving the earnings in cash.

Can I reinvest my dividend if I hold my certificate?

Yes. Dominion must have written authorization from you to change your current dividend option. You may print and complete the Dividend Authorization Form located in the Shareholder Forms or write a letter of instruction that includes the account number or social security number used on the account, the name(s) on the account, your address, daytime phone number, and email address. In your instructions please specify that you would like to reinvest your dividend. All registered owners must sign the instructions.

You may also change your dividend option online if you have access to your online account. You are not able to set up a partial dividend option online. To sign up for online access to your account click on "Access Account Online" to the left in the gray area.

NOTE:  If you choose to reinvest dividends on 50 or more shares, you will be charged a quarterly administrative fee of $1. Please view the prospectus for additional information.

Can I have taxes withheld from my dividend check?

Yes, you may have federal taxes withheld from your dividend. Call Dominion Shareholder Services to obtain information on the tax rate that is used when withholding taxes. If you request that taxes be withheld from your dividend, taxes will also be withheld from any sale checks, unless you indicate not to withhold.

To have the taxes withheld, write a letter of instruction that includes the account number or social security number, the name(s) on the account, the address, daytime phone number and email address. All registered owners must sign exactly as they are listed on the account. You may mail, fax, or scan and email your request. Our fax number is:  (804) 771-6766.

When are dividends paid?

Dominion pays dividends four times a year: March 20, June 20, September 20, and December 20.

Where do I find the past Dominion dividend rates and stock splits?

You may obtain the dividend rates and stock splits by going to the Investor section and then selecting "Stock Information" to the left in the gray area and then clicking on "Historical Dividends and Stock Splits".

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