What should I do to invest in shares? To invest in shares, you need to contact a broker authorised by the B3 – Brasil, Bolsa, Balcão. Before investing in shares, it is recommended that you study the subject through the B3 site, which provides a number of free courses for beginner investors. To access these courses, click on the links below and consult:
You may also trade in shares via the Internet. To do this, you need to be a client of a broker that has a Home Broker system, through which trading in shares via the Internet is allowed.
Eternit only has ordinary shares, which are traded on B3 under the ticker code ETER3, on the Novo Mercado, the highest level of Corporate Governance. Eternit’s share price can be monitored through the company’s investor relations site, through the site of the brokers, or the B3 site itself.
The company’s dividend policy is determined by Article 30 of the company bylaws:
Together with the financial statements for the fiscal year, pursuant to the applicable legal provisions and the requirements of these Bylaws, the Company’s management bodies shall present a proposal for allocating the net income for the fiscal year, taking into account the following order of deductions:
(i) 5% (five per cent) of the net income for the fiscal year shall be allocated, prior to any other allocation, to the constitution of the Legal Reserve, which shall not exceed 20% (twenty percent) of the capital stock of the Company;
(ii) an amount may, as per proposal of the Board of Directors, be allocated to Reserves for Contingencies pursuant to Article 195 of Law 6.404/76;
(iii) 5% (five per cent) shall be allocated to the formation of a Statutory Reserve for the Maintenance of Working Capital pursuant to Article 32 of these Bylaws;
(iv) an amount of the net income for the fiscal year, as per proposal of the Board of Directors, may be retained based on the preliminary approved capital expenditures budget pursuant to Article 196 of Law 6.404/76 contingent on compliance with the legal requirements and limits;
(v) these allocations having been made, the outstanding balance shall be allocated to the payment of the mandatory minimum dividend pursuant to the provision in Article 32 of these Bylaws;
(vi) After these allocations, should there still be a remaining balance, this shall be fully allocated to the payment of dividends to the shareholders.
Sole paragraph. The payment of dividends approved in the General Meeting, and the distribution of shares arising from an increase in capital, shall be effected within 60 (sixty) days as from the publication of the respective minutes.”
In the last few years, Eternit has distributed dividends on a quarterly basis, being defined by the Company Board of Directors. You can consult the company’s dividends history by clicking here
Eternit currently has 51,675,555 ordinary shares. Click here to see the updated chart of the sharelholding structure.
The shares of Eternit are of the book–entry type, custody operations being carried out by Banco Itaú. Shareholders should try to keep their registration information up to date with their brokers, because this guarantees the automatic receipt of dividends distributed and facilitates access to information. Any branch of Banco Itaú is equipped to receive requests and provides services to shareholders of Eternit with regard to custody of these shares. The shares trade “ex-dividend ” on the day following (inclusive) the announcement of the Board of Directors’s decision on the distribution of dividends and the payment date is made on the date determined at that same meeting.
Eternit publishes all its “material events” notices, quarterly results and other market communications simultaneously through CVM/B3 using the IPE system and the company’s website. Quarterly financial statements, financial releases, annual reports, communiqués, presentations, and other relevant documents are available on Eternit’s investor relations website.
The convening of a shareholders meeting is carried out at least 15 days in advance (1st convening), published in the Official Gazette and the newspaper Valor Econômico. In addition to this, during this period the details of the meeting convening are available by clicking here. Shareholders must report to company headquarters and, in order to take part in the meeting, must present their identity documents and register in the attendance book, indicating their name, nationality and residency, as well as the amount of shares that they hold.
Investor Relations Team
Phone: (55-11) 3194-3881