How do I vote as a shareholder Fidelity?

We believe that voting by proxy online or by phone is the most convenient way for you to participate in a Fidelity Fund vote.

  1. You can cast a proxy vote online, over the telephone, or through postal mail.
  2. That way, your vote can be counted without your having to attend the meeting in person.

Do proxy votes matter?

But it does matter that you vote. The reason: The fund company must get a quorum to make the vote legally valid, and until it does it will keep pestering you, spending lots of money in the process (which the shareholders of the fund — that’s you — pay).

What are proxy voting records?

A proxy is the document that companies send to shareholders to get their voting instructions. Equity mutual funds and exchange traded funds with an equity component hold shares of companies and are entitled to exercise the voting rights attached to those shares.

What are proxy campaigns?

A proxy is an agent legally authorized to act on behalf of another party or a format that allows an investor to vote without being physically present at the meeting.

What is a mutual fund proxy?

A proxy vote is a ballot cast by one person or firm on behalf of a shareholder of a corporation who may not be able to attend a shareholder meeting, or who otherwise desires not to vote on an issue.

What happens if I don’t proxy vote?

For certain routine matters to be voted upon at shareholder meetings, if you don’t vote by proxy or at the meeting in person, brokers may vote on your behalf at their discretion. These votes may also be called uninstructed or discretionary broker votes.

How do I speak to someone at Fidelity?

Call 1-800-835-5097 to speak with a representative on your organization’s plan.

How do I get through to Fidelity?

800-343-3548 When prompted to cobrowse with a representative, use this link to share your screen.

Is the Fidelity Group a stockbroker in the US?

Fidelity is a US stockbroker that targets US clients. In this review, we tested Fidelity’s services provided within the US. However, there are several countries where Fidelity is available through the Fidelity group’s other subsidiaries.

How to request proxy materials for Fidelity Funds?

To request a written copy of any Fidelity Fund proxy materials via telephone please call 877-208-0098. On the voting screen, you may also chose to change your eDelivery preferences for future proxy campaigns.

What does Fidelity Brokerage Services get paid for?

Fidelity Brokerage Services receives compensation from the fund’s advisor or its affiliates in connection with a marketing program that includes the promotion of this security and other ETFs to customers (“Marketing Program”). The Marketing Program creates incentives for Fidelity Brokerage Services to encourage…

Are there any fees to trading with fidelity?

To have a clear overview of Fidelity, let’s start with the trading fees. Fidelity’s trading fees are low. We also liked the transparency of the fee structure. Fidelity charges no stock and ETF commissions when you trade US stocks. On the other hand, international stock trades cost higher than stock trades Interactive Brokers.