Regarding stock transfer service…

“Stock transfer service is not a ‘commodity.’  Escheating the shares and undistributed cash of a stockholder deemed ‘lost,’ to the properly determined U.S. state, which stock is spread across multiple CUSIPs and maybe purchase plans, where the original transfer agent merged with another, and then another – is not akin to a pork belly.”  ~ Andrew Wilcox, Managing Principal, Shareholder Service Solutions, Inc.