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Energy Focus, Inc.
32000 Aurora Road, Suite B
Solon, OH 44139
440-715-1300
ir@energyfocus.com

FAQs

When and how are news releases issued by the Company?
News is generally released by the company through newswire services such as BusinessWire. In the interest of fair disclosure to the general public, we refrain from answering questions from individual investors regarding the company's development progress.
Who can I contact with my investor relations questions?
Currently, our investor relations efforts are supported by Hayden IR. They can be reached at ir@energyfocus.com.
How can I have the restricted legend on my stock certificate removed?
If you have held your stock certificate for more than six months, you may be eligible to remove the restrictive legend on your stock certificate under Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) Rule 144, although a proper legal opinion is required. To begin the process of removing the restrictive legend please contact the Company’s Senior Manager of Reporting, Shannon Vitale, directly as per below.

Telephone: (440) 715-1252
Email: svitale@energyfocus.com
Who is your Transfer Agent? Who should I contact regarding my stock certificates(s)?
Our stockholder records are managed by Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc., one of the nation’s leading providers of securities processing and record keeping. You can learn more about Broadridge Financial Solutions, Inc. at the following link:
https://www.broadridge.com/about/?oldurl=http://www.broadridge.com/company-information/about/overview

If you are a registered stockholder (i.e., you do not hold your stocks through a bank, broker or other nominee), you may contact Broadridge directly with inquiries regarding your stock holdings, restrictions, address changes, transfer instructions, share balance information and forms in several ways:

Telephone: (877) 830-4936
Web: www.shareholder.broadridge.com

Stockholders can retrieve information on account holdings, review transaction histories, change addresses, sell shares and take advantage of other services. If you own shares through a bank broker or other nominee, you should contact that entity for information related to those shares.
What is a Legal Opinion Letter and how do I get one?
When selling shares from physical certificates bearing a “restrictive” legend, a legal opinion from the company’s securities counsel is required. Your broker should be able to handle everything for you. The company’s securities counsel is its internal General Counsel: James Warren, 32000 Aurora Boulevard, Suite B, Solon, Ohio 44139 Tel: (440) 715-1279, Email: jwarren@energyfocus.com.

For registered shares held at Broadridge please contact the customer support team at 1-877-830-4936 or www.shareholder.broadridge.com.
Has there ever been a stock split? Why has the number of shares in my brokerage account decreased?
On June 11, 2020, we effected a 1-for-5 reverse stock split. If you held shares in a brokerage account, the number of shares has been reduced by a factor of 5. If you held Energy Focus, Inc. shares in certificate form at the time of the reverse stock split, you could contact our transfer agent to obtain a new certificate with the corrected number of shares. If you have held your certificate for a long time, there may be other reverse splits that further reduced the number of shares beyond the factor of 5 described here.

In this regard, in July 2014, we also effected a 1-for-10 reverse stock split.
What is the legal status of the Company and fiscal year end?
Energy Focus, Inc. is a Delaware corporation with a fiscal year end of December 31.
Why do officers and directors occasionally sell some of their shares of the company’s stock?
As disclosed in our public filings, some of our officers and directors receive equity rewards based on performance. These rewards include restricted stock grants and stock options. Specific details of these incentive plans, including performance goals, vesting schedules and conversion requirements are disclosed in documents filed with the SEC. In addition, both Senior Management and Board members may purchase shares of stock on the open market using their own funds. Further, trading of the company's common stock by officers and directors is governed by certain SEC rules. In most cases, receipt of vested shares is a taxable event. In order to pay income taxes and other expenses, stockholders, including our officers and directors, must often sell shares in the open market. Shares held by officers and directors may be sold pursuant to a broker managed Rule 10b5-1 trading plan. However, officers and directors are not required to sell pursuant to such plans. Once a Rule 10b5-1 plan is in place, a broker periodically sells shares, according to certain formula and guidelines set forth in the plan. This removes the stockholder from the stock trading decision-making process and eliminates potential conflicts arising from the holder's knowledge of inside information. Our Board of Directors believes that it is in the best interest of our stockholders to provide equity incentives to key members of the management team, as an integral part of their overall compensation. Even though equity incentives represent dilution for current stockholders, the Board believes that equity incentives help align the interests of management with the interests of our stockholders.
How can I receive on-going information about Energy Focus, Inc?
The best way to receive on-going information about Energy Focus, Inc. is by subscribing to our updates using the investor relations website or visiting our investor relations website frequently.
Who is your Independent Auditor?
GBQ Partners LLC
Can I obtain Stock Certificates for my Shares?
Our transfer agent holds all of the shares in book entry form and there are no physical stock certificates being issued at this time.
Where are your Headquarters?
South of Cleveland, Ohio, located at 32000 Aurora Road, Solon Ohio 44139.
Where can I obtain reports that you file with the SEC?
Stockholders can obtain current, quarterly and annual reports (i.e., Forms 8-K, 10-Q and 10-K) as well as our proxy materials at www.sec.gov or under the SEC filings tab on our investor relations page of our company website.
When do you report earnings?
For full-year results ending December 31, we report earnings with the filing of our 10-K and associated earnings release materials within 90 days of the end of our fiscal year. We report earnings for each quarter ending March 31, June 30, and September 30 with the filing of our 10-Q and associated earnings release materials no later than 45 days after the quarter end.
When was the Company founded?
We were incorporated in 1985 under the name Fiberstars Inc., and previously developed and marketed fiber-optic lighting systems. We changed our name to Energy Focus, Inc. in 2007 and began trading on NASDAQ under the ticker symbol “EFOI” in 2007.

Since 2007, Energy Focus has installed approximately 900,000 lighting products across the U.S. Navy fleet, including TLEDs, waterline security lights, explosion-proof globes and berth lights, saving more than five million gallons of fuel and 300,000 man-hours in lighting maintenance annually. Today, Energy Focus has expanded into the commercial market for LED lighting while continuing to work with the U.S. Navy. Our customers include U.S. and foreign navies, U.S. federal, state and local governments, healthcare and educational institutions, as well as Fortune 500 companies.
Do you pay a dividend?
We currently do not pay dividends.
What is your ticker symbol and what exchange are you traded on?
Our ticker symbol is “EFOI,” and our common stock is traded on the NASDAQ Stock Market.