aptargroup inc (ATR) Key Developments
AptarGroup, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for Second Quarter of 2015; Provides CapEx Guidance for the Year 2015
Apr 30 15
AptarGroup, Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. The company reported net sales of $589,811,000, operating income of $73,585,000, income before income taxes of $67,695,000, net income of $45,099,000 or $0.70 per diluted share against net sales of $676,051,000, operating income of $78,719,000, income before income taxes of $73,680,000, net income of $48,408,000 or $0.71 per diluted share a year ago. Reported sales and earnings per share were negatively impacted by weak foreign currencies, primarily the Euro. Cash flow from operations totaled $39 million compared to $32 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were approximately $27 million compared to approximately $43 million in the prior year. Free cash flow was $12 million in the quarter or an improvement of $23 million over the prior year.
The company expects earnings per share for the second quarter to be in the range of $0.73 to $0.78 per share compared to $0.79 per share reported in the prior year. Assuming a comparable foreign currency exchange rate environment, comparable earnings per share for the prior year were approximately $0.66.
The company expects effective tax rate for 2015 will be in the range of 33% to 34%. The company expects capital expenditures to be near targeted depreciation and amortization level for 2015, which is $150 million.
AptarGroup, Inc. Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on May 20, 2015
Apr 18 15
The Board of Directors of AptarGroup, Inc. declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.28 per share. The payment date is May 20, 2015, to stockholders of record as of April 29, 2015.
AptarGroup, Inc. Presents at Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. 2015 Growth Stock Conference, May-06-2015 02:25 PM
Apr 6 15
AptarGroup, Inc. Presents at Robert W. Baird & Co. Inc. 2015 Growth Stock Conference, May-06-2015 02:25 PM. Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, United States. Speakers: Robert W. Kuhn, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President and Secretary, Stephen J. Hagge, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Executive Committee.
AptarGroup, Inc. Presents at 2015 Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference, May-05-2015 03:15 PM
Mar 6 15
AptarGroup, Inc. Presents at 2015 Wells Fargo Industrial and Construction Conference, May-05-2015 03:15 PM. Venue: The New York Palace, 455 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10022, United States. Speakers: Jim Meyer, VP, Treasury and Risk Management, Matt DellaMaria, VP, IR.
AptarGroup Mulls Acquisition
Feb 6 15
AptarGroup, Inc. (NYSE:ATR) is seeking acquisitions. Steve Hagge, President and Chief Executive Officer of Steve Hagge, said in Marlin Business Services earnings call, “I think the pipeline of potential transactions continues to be pretty robust. The debt market today in terms of interest levels is positive and I think if -- so we continue to be actively engaged in looking at potential transactions, but there is nothing specific we will be commenting on today.” Steve Hagge said in response to being asked about upcoming acquisition.