This excerpt taken from the PBR 20-F filed Jun 30, 2005.
as of the close of the period covered by this Annual Report:
At December 31, 2004, there were outstanding:
634,168,418 PETROBRAS Common Shares, without par value
462,369,507 PETROBRAS Preferred Shares, without par value
50,000 PIFCo Common Shares
Indicate by check mark whether the registrant (1) has filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrant was required to file such reports), and (2) has been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.