STOCK EXCHANGE INFORMATION
BRP Inc. subordinate voting shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol “DOO.”
The Company does not currently intend to declare any dividend on its shares. Any future determination to pay dividends on the shares of the Company would be at the discretion of the board of directors of the Company (the “Board of Directors”) and would depend on, among other things, the Company’s results of operations, current and anticipated cash requirements and surplus, financial condition, contractual restrictions and financing agreement covenants (including restrictions in the Term Credit Agreement and the Revolving Credit Agreement or other material agreements), solvency tests imposed by corporate law and other factors that the Board of Directors may deem relevant.
BMO Capital Markets • Canaccord Genuity • CIBC World Markets • Citigroup • Desjardins Securities • GMP Securities • Morningstar • National Bank Financial • RBC Capital Markets • Robert W. Baird & Co. • ScotiaBank • UBS • Wells Fargo
¹Analyst coverage known to the Company as at March 31, 2016.
FISCAL YEAR 2017 TENTATIVE EARNINGS CALENDAR
First Quarter: Thursday, June 9, 2016
Second Quarter: Friday, September 9, 2016
Third Quarter: Friday, December 9, 2016
Fourth Quarter: Thursday, March 24, 2017
ISSUED AND OUTSTANDING SHARES
As of April 1, 2016, the issued and outstanding shares of BRP Inc. consist of 35,901,422 subordinate voting shares and 79,023,344 multiple voting shares.
ANNUAL SHAREHOLDERS’ MEETING
The meeting will be held at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, June 9, 2016 at BRP’s Product Development Centre, 841, Cartier street, Valcourt, Québec. The record date for shareholders is April 22, 2016.
REQUEST FOR INFORMATION
Analysts, shareholders and interested investment professionals may direct their business-related inquiries to:
Investor Relations Department
Canada J0E 2L0
Tel.: +1 (450) 532-2211
For shareholder-related services, including estate change of name or address, stock transfers, settlement, lost stock certificates and duplicate mailings, please contact the transfer agent at:
Computershare Investor Services Inc.
100 University Ave., 8th Floor
Canada M5J 2Y1
Tel: +1 (866) 245-4053
FOR MORE INFORMATION
To view the Company’s Annual Review and related financial information, to learn more about the products, to download product brochures or to find dealer locations, please visit the Company’s website at brp.com.
Certain statements in this Annual Review about the Company’s current and future plans, expectations and intentions, results, levels of activity, performance, goals or achievements or any other future events or developments constitute forward-looking statements. The words “may”, “will”, “would”, “should”, “could”, “expects”, “plans”, “intends”, “trends”, “indications”, “anticipates”, “believes”, “estimates”, “predicts”, “likely” or “potential” or the negative or other variations of these words or other comparable words or phrases, are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are based on estimates and assumptions made by the Company in light of its experience and perception of historical trends, current conditions and expected future developments, as well as other factors that the Company believes are appropriate and reasonable in the circumstances, but there can be no assurance that such estimates and assumptions will prove to be correct or that the Company’s business guidance, objectives, plans and strategic priorities will be achieved. Many factors could cause the Company’s actual results, level of activity, performance or achievements or future events or developments to differ materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking statements, including those identified in BRP’s annual information form and management’s discussion and analysis of financial condition and results of operations.
The purpose of the forward-looking statements is to provide the reader with a description of management’s expectations regarding the Company’s financial performance and may not be appropriate for other purposes; readers should not place undue reliance on forward-looking statements made herein. Furthermore, unless otherwise stated, the forward-looking statements contained in this Annual Review are made as of the date of this Annual Review, and the Company has no intention and undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise, except as required by applicable securities regulations. The forward-looking statements contained in this Annual Review are expressly qualified by this cautionary statement.
This Annual Review makes reference to certain non-IFRS measures. These measures are not recognized measures under IFRS, do not have a standardized meaning prescribed by IFRS and are therefore unlikely to be comparable to similar measures presented by other companies. Rather, these measures are provided as additional information to complement those IFRS measures by providing further understanding of the Company’s results of operations from management’s perspective. Accordingly, they should not be considered in isolation nor as a substitute for analysis of the Company’s financial information reported under IFRS. The Company uses non-IFRS measures including Normalized EBITDA, Normalized Net Income, Normalized basic earnings per share and Normalized diluted earnings per share. Normalized EBITDA is provided to assist investors in determining the financial performance of the Company’s operating activities. Normalized Net Income, Normalized basic earnings per share and Normalized diluted earnings per share, in addition to the financial performance of operating activities, take into account the impact of investing activities, financing activities and income taxes on the Company’s financial results. The Company believes non-IFRS measures are important supplemental measures of financial performance because they eliminate items that have less bearing on the Company’s financial performance and thus highlight trends in its core business that may not otherwise be apparent when relying solely on IFRS measures. The Company also believes that securities analysts, investors and other interested parties frequently use non-IFRS measures in the evaluation of companies, many of which present similar metrics when reporting their results. Management also uses non-IFRS measures in order to facilitate financial performance comparisons from period to period, prepare annual operating budgets and assess the Company’s ability to meet its future debt service, capital expenditure and working capital requirements. Because other companies may calculate these non-IFRS measures differently than the Company does, these metrics are not comparable to similarly titled measures reported by other companies.
Normalized EBITDA is defined as net income before financing costs, financing income, income taxes expense (recovery), depreciation expense and normalized elements. Normalized Net Income is defined as net income before normalized elements adjusted to reflect the tax effect on these elements. Normalized income taxes expense is defined as income taxes expense adjusted to reflect the tax effect on normalized elements. Normalized effective tax rate is based on normalized net income before normalized income taxes expense. Normalized earnings per share – basic and normalized earnings per share – diluted are calculated respectively by dividing the normalized net income by the weighted average number of shares – basic and the weighted average number of shares – diluted. The Company refers the reader to the “Selected Consolidated Financial Information” section of BRP’s MD&A for the reconciliations of Normalized EBITDA and Normalized Net Income presented by the Company to the most directly comparable IFRS measure.