Description of Securities registered pursuant to Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
DESCRIPTION OF SECURITIES
REGISTERED PURSUANT TO SECTION 12 OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Trex Company, Inc. has two classes of securities registered under Section 12 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended (the Exchange Act): (1) our Common Stock; (2) our Preferred Stock.
Description of Common Stock
The following description of our Common Stock is a summary and does not purport to be complete. It is subject to and qualified in its entirety by reference to our Amended and Restated Articles of Incorporation (the Articles of Incorporation) and our Amended and Restated Bylaws (the Bylaws), each of which are incorporated by reference as an exhibit to the Annual Report on Form 10-K of which this Exhibit 4.16 is a part. We encourage you to read our Articles of Incorporation, our Bylaws for additional information.
Authorized Capital Shares
Our authorized capital shares consist of 180,000,000 shares of common stock, $0.01 par value per share (Common Stock), and 3,000,000 shares of series preferred stock, $0.01 par value per preferred share (Preferred Stock). The outstanding shares of our Common Stock are fully paid and nonassessable.
Holders of Common Stock are entitled to one vote per share on all matters voted on by the stockholders, including the election of directors. Our Common Stock does not have cumulative voting rights.
Subject to the rights of holders of outstanding shares of Preferred Stock, if any, the holders of Common Stock are entitled to receive dividends, if any, as may be declared from time to time by the Board of Directors in its discretion out of funds legally available for the payment of dividends.
Subject to any preferential rights of outstanding shares of Preferred Stock, holders of Common Stock will share ratably in all assets legally available for distribution to our stockholders in the event of dissolution.
Other Rights and Preferences
Our Common Stock has no sinking fund or redemption provisions or preemptive, conversion or exchange rights. Holders of Common Stock may act by unanimous written consent.
The Common Stock is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the trading symbol TREX.
DESCRIPTION OF PREFERRED STOCK
The Board of Directors is authorized without further stockholder action to provide for the issuance from time to time of up to 3,000,000 shares of Preferred Stock in one or more series with such powers, designations, preferences and relative, participating, optional or other rights, qualifications, limitations or restrictions as will be set forth in the
resolutions providing for the issuance of such series adopted by the Board of Directors. The holders of Preferred Stock have no preemptive rights (unless otherwise provided in the applicable certificate of designation) and are not subject to future assessments by the Company. Such Preferred Stock may have voting or other rights which could adversely affect the rights of holders of the Common Stock.