Direct Stock Purchase

Medtronic, Inc.'s transfer agent, EQ Shareowner ServicesSM, administers the direct stock purchase plan, which is called the Shareowner Service Plus PlanSM. Features of this Plan include direct stock purchase, dividend reinvestment, ability to make some transactions by telephone and over the Internet, and various other features.

For information on the Shareowner Service Plus PlanSM, contact:

EQ Shareowner ServicesSM
Shareowner Relations Department
P.O. Box 64854
St. Paul, MN 55164-0854

Telephone: 1-888-648-8154, or if outside the U.S. at 1-651-450-4064

For more information and to enroll, please visit