Blackout and Window Periods

Survey Results

Total Responses: 159

1. During the past year:
we have not changed our blackout and window periods 122 / 76.7%
we have changed our window periods to expand the window or expanded our blackout period 24 / 15.1%
we have changed our window periods to reduce the window or reduced our blackout period 13 / 8.2%
2. At this time:
our window periods permit trading only during a period that commences a specified period of time after an earnings release 55 / 34%
our window periods last for ten or fewer calendar days 1 / 0.6%
our window periods last for 11 to 30 calendar days 13 / 8%
our blackout periods commence five or more days before the quarter end 55 / 34%
our blackout periods commence four or fewer days before the quarter end 7 / 4.3%
our blackout periods commence after the quarter end 22 / 13.6%
other blackout or window periods 6 / 3.7%
we don't have a blackout or window period 3 / 1.9%
3. In the near future:
we definitely intend to review and revise our blackout/window periods 16 / 10.1%
we might review and revise our blackout/window periods 34 / 21.4%
we don't need to change our blackout/window periods because we recently did so 31 / 19.5%
we are comfortable with our blackout/window periods and don't need to review them 78 / 49.1%

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