INVESTOR FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
The Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) on June 23, 2010 approved the change in corporate name of Benpres Holdings Corporation to Lopez Holdings Corporation. Subsequently, the Philippine Stock Exchange, as announced in a circular (No. 4426-2010) dated June 25, 2010, effected “the change in corporate name and stock trading symbol of Benpres Holdings Corporation (BPC) to Lopez Holdings Corporation (LPZ)” on the Exchange’s trading system on July 5, 2010.
On what stock exchange is Lopez Holdings listed and what is its stock symbol?
Lopez Holdings is listed in the Philippine Stock Exchange under the stock symbol LPZ.
When were Lopez Holdings shares of stock listed?
Lopez Holdings common shares were listed at the Philippine Stock Exchange on November 25, 1993.
What was the unadjusted offering price of the IPO?
Lopez Holdings common shares were offered at an unadjusted price of P3.50 per share.
What is Lopez Holdings registered address and telephone number?
Lopez Holdings office address is at the 4/F of the Benpres Building, Exchange Road, Pasig City. Our telephone number is 449-2345.
How can I invest in Lopez Holdings shares?
Lopez Holdings shares may be purchased through any stock brokerage house accredited by the PSE. For complete list of the stock brokerage houses, please log on to the PSE website.
How much is the authorized capital stock of Lopez Holdings and what are the types of shares that are publicly listed?
The authorized capital stock of Lopez Holdings is P5.5 billion divided into 5.5 billion shares of common stock with a par value of P1.00 per share. The listed and issued shares is 4.581 billion.
Who is the stock transfer agent of Lopez Holdings?
Lopez Holdings stock transfer agent is Securities Transfer Services, Inc. Their office address is at G/F of Benpres Building, Exchange Road, Pasig City. They can be contacted at telephone number 490-0060 to 63.
What is the procedure for conversion of Global Depository Receipts (GDRs) to Lopez Holdings common shares?
A GDR holder opting to avail of his SPUR exercise right shall pay an exercise price of P4.55 per SPUR (GDR), which shall entitle him to 20 Lopez Holdings common shares. This is stipulated on page 10 of the prospectus on the Lopez Holdings (Benpres) Offering of its Global Depository Receipts dated 28 October 1994. Details Here.
Who are the top shareholders of Lopez Holdings?
The Top 100 Stockholders as of December 31, 2016 can be downloaded here.
What is the foreign ownership in Lopez Holdings?
As of February 28, 2017, foreign ownership level in Lopez Holdings was 13.64%, well within the maximum limit of 40% of issued and outstanding capital stock. Please see the Lopez Holdings Public Ownership Report as of December 31, 2016. here.
What is the fiscal year of Lopez Holdings?
Lopez Holdings fiscal year begins on the first day of January and ends on the last day of December.
When does Lopez Holdings report its financial results and where can I get a copy of these?
Lopez Holdings files a quarterly report with the SEC and the PSE 45 days after the end of each quarter.
Lopez Holdings does not file a 4th quarter report but instead files its audited full year financial report 105 days after the end of the calendar year.
These reports are available on the Investor Relations section of this website and on the PSE website under Lopez Holdings corporation information.
To download the Regulatory Filings, click here.
What is the percentage economic interest of Lopez Holdings in the various companies?
As of December 31, 2016
ABS-CBN CORPORATION [through Lopez, Inc.] 56.6%
FIRST PHILIPPINE HOLDINGS CORP. [direct share ownership] 46.5%
Who can I contact about specific investor relations questions?
If you can’t find the information you are looking for in our website, you may contact us through the following:
Tel: (632) 633-3388
Fax: (632) 634-3009
Who can I contact about NON-investor questions?
For non-investor queries, you may contact:
Carla Paras-Sison, ABC, APR
Tel: (632) 633-3388
Fax: (632) 634-3009