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What does Sterling do?
Sterling is a world-class global provider of technology-enabled background and identity verification services, powered by robust cloud platforms and differentiated by both deep market knowledge and exceptional client service. We provide the foundation of trust and safety to help organizations create great environments for their most essential resource, people. We believe everyone has the right to feel safe. Sterling empowers over 40,000 clients, including over half of the Fortune 100, to make more informed hiring decisions, enhance workplace safety, protect their brand, and mitigate risk. Headquartered in New York City with operations around the world, Sterling conducts more than 75 million background checks annually.


Where is Sterling’s corporate headquarters?

6150 Oak Tree Boulevard
Suite 490
Independence, OH 44131
1 (800) 853-3228

Where is Sterling incorporated?
​​​​Sterling was incorporated in Delaware on May 4, 2015.


When did Sterling go public?
Sterling’s common shares began trading on September 23, 2021 on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “STER".


Who is on the executive leadership team and board of directors for Sterling?
Information about Sterling’s executive leadership and board of directors may be found here and here, respectively.
What is the stock symbol for Sterling and on what exchange are the shares listed?
Sterling’s common shares began trading on September 23, 2021 on the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol “STER".
When is Sterling’s fiscal year end?
Sterling’s fiscal year ends on December 31st.


How can I purchase Sterling shares?
Sterling’s common shares can be purchased on the open market through any registered broker.


Does Sterling pay dividends?
Sterling does not currently pay dividends.


Who is Sterling’s transfer agent and what is their contact information?

Sterling’s transfer agent is American Stock Transfer & Trust Company, LLC.
Shareholder Contact Information:
Telephone Inquiries: (800) 937-5449 or (718) 921-8124
Teletypewriter for hearing impaired: (866) 703-9077 or (718) 921-8386

What is Sterling’s CUSIP number?
85917T 109
Where can I find Sterling’s SEC filings? Where can I download and view quarterly reports?
SEC filings, as well as quarterly and annual reports, can be accessed on the Investor Relations section of Sterling’s website or by clicking here. SEC filings can also be accessed at:
How do I contact Sterling’s investor relations department with a question or request?

​​​​You can contact Sterling’s Investor Relations via email at

Who is Sterling’s independent auditor?
​​​​​Sterling’s independent auditor is PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP.


Who is Sterling’s outside legal counsel?
Sterling’s outside legal counsel is Fried, Frank, Harris, Shriver & Jacobson LLP.


When is Sterling’s next earnings release?

​​​​​Information about Sterling’s next earnings release can be viewed, when available, by visiting the Events & Presentations section of the company’s investor relations website or by clicking here.

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