FAQ

Suzano's Stocks 

1. Where Suzano’s shares are negotiated? Which are the shares’ codes?

Shares – Brazil

BM&FBOVESPA – São Paulo Stock Exchange (São Paulo State)
Common: ticker symbol SUZB3 (common shares)
Listing segment: Novo Mercado

Shares – United States

ADR1 Program, shares traded in the OTC market; each ADR represents two shares.

2. Suzano Papel e Celulose is a Company listed on the Novo Mercado. What does this mean?


The Novo Mercado is a listing segment for the trading of shares of companies that voluntarily adopt corporate governance practices in addition to those required by Brazilian law. The listing in this special segment implies the adoption of a set of corporate rules that broaden the shareholders' rights, as well as the disclosure of policies and the existence of supervisory and control structures. The Novo Mercado leads companies to the highest standard of corporate governance. Suzano Papel e Celulose has been part of the Novo Mercado of the São Paulo Stock Exchange since November 10, 2017

 
3. What is ADR and how are they traded?

ADR means American Depositary Receipt and was created to extend the market for its securities to foreign investors. Each ADR corresponds to 3 class “A” preferred shares.

4. Which is Suzano’s dividend policy?

The bylaws, in line with the legislation principles, establish a minimum obligatory dividend correspondent to 25% of the adjusted net income for the year. The distributed value to the preferred class “A” and “B” shares is 10% higher than the one distributed to common shares.

5. What is Interest on own Capital (IOC)?

The IOC (Interest on Own Capital) is another tool for returning cash to shareholders, calculated applying the TJLP - Taxa de Juros de Longos Prazos (which is the official interest rate used as reference in long-term loans) over the company’s Shareholder’s Equity and limited to half of the Company´s net income. The IOC is considered as a deductible expense for tax and social contribution purposes, reducing the amount of both taxes.

The shareholders (including holders of ADRs) pay Brazilian withholding tax on the amounts received as interest on own capital, whereas no such payment is required in connection with dividends received. However, the increase in the amount distributed related to the tax benefit more than offsets the amount paid by the shareholder for withholding tax. Withholding tax is usually paid by Brazilian companies on behalf of their shareholders.

6. Was there any bonus of Suzano’s shares? When?

Yes. On April, 30th 2010, the Company announced a material fact concerning issuance of bonus shares, whereby one new stock, of the same kind and class, was granted to each group of four pre-existing shares. For more information, click here.

7. Does Suzano grant tag along to minority shareholders?

Tag along is not included in the Company’s Bylaws.

8. How can I invest in Suzano’s stocks?

To buy or sell Suzano’s stocks it is necessary to contact a stockbroker who will intermediate negotiations with the stock exchange (BM&FBovespa) and to fill in a registration form approved by the broker.

The stockbrokers and other financial intermediates have professionals directed to market, sectors and companies analysis, with whom it is possible to get additional information and to obtain investment recommendation.

Before investing in stocks it is recommended that investors improve their knowledge on the subject in order to making a conscious investment. In order to ease this process, BM&FBOVESPA offers the “Stocks Market – Fundamental Concepts” course to those interested in learning the basic concepts of the stocks and options market on its website.

It is also possible to negotiate stocks via the Internet. In this case, it is necessary to become a client of a stockbroker registered with the BM&FBovespa’s which offers the Home Broker system. Check the list of BM&FBovespa stockbrokers available on it’s website.

9. What is a Home Broker?

Home Broker is a process that enables stock trading on the Internet. Home Broker is connected to the BM&FBOVESPA trading system and allows you to send purchase and sale orders by means of your Broker's site on the Internet.

10. Where can a shareholder get information about its ownership interest in Suzano?

At any Banco Itaú S.A. specialized branches. For those whose custody is made by CBLC – Companhia Brasileira de Liquidação e Custódia should check their ownership interest at this foundation with the stockbroker where the investment was made. For more information on Banco Itaú S.A.’s branches, please access www.itaucustodia.com.br.

11. Who are the controlling shareholders of Suzano?

Suzano Pulp and Paper is controlled by Suzano Holding S.A., a public company controlled by the Feffer family and part of Group Suzano. For more information about the description and chart of the economic group, please see the Reference Form.

12. How can I contact the Investor Relations department?

Suzano Pulp and Paper

Av. Brigadeiro Faria Lima, 1355, 8th floor
Pinheiros – São Paulo/SP
Zip code: 01452-919
Tel.: +55 11 3503 9061
e-mail: ri@suzano.com.br

13. Where to contact for more information about the securities issued by the Company?

Custodian Bank

Telephone: +55 11 3003-9285
Website: www.itautrade.com.br
E-mail: investfone.investimento@itau-unibanco.com.br

Depository Bank

The Bank of New York
101 Barclay Street; New York (NY); 10286; USA

Debentures

Trustee: Pentágono S.A DTVM
Avenida das Américas, 4.200; Bloco 4
Ed. Buenos Aires, sala 514
22640-102 – Rio de Janeiro (RJ)

14. To request an income statement of revenues distributed by the Company?

Custodian Bank

Telephone: +55 11 3003-9285
Website: www.itautrade.com.br
E-mail: investfone.investimento@itau-unibanco.com.br

Registration/Mailing

1. How do I register?

To register for mailing, go to the section ”E-mail Alert" and fill the form, as requested.

Suzano's Business

1. What are Suzano’s businesses?
  • Market pulp, traded in about 80 countries;
  • Paper, whose portfolio is comprised of coated paper, uncoated paper, cutsize and paperboard, with about 30 brands, among which Report®, TpPremium® and Reciclato®, sold to about 80 countries;
  • Biotechnology.
2. Which are the main markets that Suzano acts?

Suzano’s pulp business main markets are Europe, Asia and Brazil, the paper business has as main markets Brazil, South and Central America.

3. How many mills does Suzano have? Where are Suzano’s mills and offices located?

Our industrial units consist in three integrated pulp and paper mills, two of them located in the state of São Paulo (Suzano Unit and Limeira Unit) and one in the state of Bahia (Mucuri Unit); two non-integrated paper mills in the state of São Paulo (Embú Unit and Rio Verde Unit) and a pulp mill in the state of Maranhão.

The Company's structure consists in the administrative office in São Paulo and, overseas, commercial offices in China, the United States and Switzerland, research laboratories in Israel and China and subsidiaries in England and Argentina, allowing a significant geographic diversification in the distribution of the Company's products.

4. What’s Suzano’s annual production capacity?
Product Capacity ('000 ton)
Market Pulp 3,420
Paper 1,290
P&W uncoated 850
P&W coated 190
Paperboard 250
5. Why does Suzano invest in biotechnology?

Suzano has always been innovative in the development of its eucalyptus forests, carrying on a long term breeding program over more than three decades. Said researches generated one of the genetic bases with highest yield in the world, which can also be adapted to several soil/climate conditions as well as to different purposes, such as pulp, furniture, power generation, among others.

Suzano believes that biotechnology can be a tool to keep its competitiveness and long term sustainability of its business. With the acquisition of FuturaGene, in July 2010, Suzano expects to accelerate its forestry R&D towards forest yield enhancement.

Financial

1. Does Suzano publish its results in IFRS?

The Company’s financial statements for the years ended December 31, 2010 and 2009 and January 1, 2009 were prepared according to the accounting practices adopted in Brazil, which include the rules issued by Brazilian Securities and Exchange Commission (“CVM”) and the Pronouncements, Guidelines and Interpretations issued by Brazilian FASB(“CPC”), and are in conformity with the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) issued by the International Accounting Standard Board (“IASB”).

 
2. Why Suzano Pulp and Paper uses EBITDA as index?

EBITDA consists of net income before income tax and social contribution, financial income (expenses) and expenses from depreciation and amortization. EBITDA is not a measure recognized under Brazilian GAAP, IFRS or U.S. GAAP and should not be considered individually as an alternative to net income, as an operating performance measure or as an alternative to cash flow or as a measure of liquidity. Other companies may calculate their EBITDA differently than we do. EBITDA presents limitations that impair its use as a measure of profitability since it does not take into consideration certain costs and expenses that result from our business that could have a significant effect on our net income, such as financial expenses, taxes, depreciation, capital expenses and other related charges. We use EBITDA as an additional measure to monitor our operating performance.

 
Last updated on
Top

Close