A direct purchase plan (DPP) is a convenient way for investors to buy stock directly from a company without going through a broker.
Many companies offer DPPs either directly through the company or from a financial institution. To learn more about DPPs and where to find enrollment information, take a spin on one of the following sites on the World Wide Web.
It provides a good overview about how a direct purchase plan works.
Users can select "Shareholder Services" to explore DPPs listed under "Buy Stock Direct."
Users can elect "Stock Purchase Plans" to search sponsored DPPs by company name, ticket symbol, industry or A-to-Z list.
It's the leading Web resource for DPP information and plans.