Below are some of the most frequently asked questions about Avanos Medical, Inc.  If you do not find what you are looking for, please contact us directly.

1. When was Avanos formed?

June 1, 2018, Halyard Health, Inc. - which was incorporated in Delaware on February 25, 2014 for the purpose of holding Kimberly-Clark’s health care business following the distribution - announced the business’ rebranding to Avanos Medical, Inc. ("Avanos"). The name change became effective June 30, 2018.

2. What does the word ‘Avanos’ mean?

Derived from the words "advanced" and "innovation," the name and brand emphasize the company's focus on innovating with speed to deliver better, more sustainable patient outcomes.

3. When did Avanos Medical common stock start trading publicly?

Halyard Health changed its name to Avanos Medical, Inc., effective June 30, 2018. Its previous ticker symbol on the New York Stock Exchange (HYH) also changed at that time to AVNS. The first day of trading under the AVNS ticker symbol was July 2, 2018.

4. How can I purchase shares of Avanos Medical, Inc.?

Shares can be purchased through a stockbroker of your choice.

5. Where is Avanos’ common stock traded?

Our common stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol “AVNS”.

6. Who are the members of Avanos Medical’s Board of Directors?

You can view our Board of Directors by visiting the Investors section of our website, then click Corporate Governance.

7. Who are the members of Avanos Medical's management team?

You can view our management team by visiting the Investors section of our website, then click Corporate Governance.

8. Does the company pay a dividend and have a dividend reinvestment plan?

Avanos Medical does not currently pay dividends, as a result the company also does not offer a dividend reinvestment program (DRIP).

9. When is the company’s fiscal year-end?

Our fiscal year ends on December 31st

10. Who is Avanos Medical’s Transfer Agent and how to I contact them?

Computershare Investor Services

P.O. Box 505000

Louisville, KY 40233

Overnight correspondence should be sent to:


426 South 4th Street, Suite 1600

Louisville, KY 40202

Shareholder Services Toll Free Number: 866.286.9199

Shareholder Services International Number: 732.491.0722


11. Who are Avanos Medical’s independent auditors?

Deloitte & Touche, LLP

12. Where is Avanos’ headquarters located?

5405 Windward Parkway
Suite 100, South
Alpharetta, Georgia 30004
Phone (678)425.9273


13. How do I contact Investor Relations?

You can contact Avanos's Investor Relations team via email