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Last $48.44 USD
Change Today +0.24 / 0.50%
Volume 54.5K
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As of 10:23 AM 05/4/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

rpm international inc (RPM) Key Developments

Rpm International Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended February 28, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year of 2015

RPM International Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended February 28, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales of $946,367,000 compared to $863,410,000 a year ago. Earnings before interest and taxes (EBIT) were $34,227,000, compared $37,174,000 in the fiscal 2014 third quarter. Net loss attributable to RPM International Inc. Stockholders was $57,348,000, or $0.44 per diluted share, compared to the reported net income attributable to RPM International Inc. Stockholders for the year-ago quarter of $16,221,000 or $0.12 per diluted share. Income before income taxes was $20,427,000 compared to $25,185,000 a year ago. For the nine months, the company’s net sales of $3,221,391,000 compared with $3,099,571,000 a year ago. EBIT was $318,013,000 compared with $317,609,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to RPM International Inc. Stockholders was $111,497,000, or $0.84 per diluted share compared with net income of $182,881,000, or $1.37 per diluted share, in the year-ago period. Income before income taxes was $274,225,000 compared to $269,985,000 a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $24,115,000 compared to $25,903,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $47,293,000 compared to $54,277,000 a year ago. The company provided earnings guidance for the fiscal year of 2014. For the period, The company expects to be at the upper end of current earnings per share guidance range of $2.25 to $2.30 per share for the full 2015 fiscal year.

RPM International Mulls Acquisitions

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) is seeking acquisitions. Frank Sullivan, Chief Executive Officer Frank Sullivan of RPM International Inc., said, “RPM International will continue to seek acquisitions and increase its dividend, following a deal it made to address its asbestos liabilities.” “The size of the acquisitions would be as small as $5 million to as large as $500 million,” Frank Sullivan said. “These challenging times some interesting opportunities in Europe," Frank Sullivan said.

RPM Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend, Payable on April 30, 2015

RPM announced that its board of directors has declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.26 per share, payable on April 30, 2015 to stockholders of record as of April 13, 2015.

RPM International Mulls Acquisitions

RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) is seeking acquisitions. Russell Gordon, Vice President and Chief Executive Officer of RPM International, said at Gabelli's Specialty Chemicals conference, ““This slide talks about our acquisition strategy and shows at the bottom some of our recent acquisitions. Really, when we are looking at acquisitions at RPM, we do not look for turnarounds. We look for leading brands and we look for companies that are well managed. Often these acquisitions involve management teams that are staying on to run the business under RPM. RPM is a unique home for a lot of entrepreneurs who want to sell their business on Friday and come back Monday and still have it looking and feel like their own business. And that makes us a unique home for entrepreneurial companies.”

RPM International Inc. to Report Q3, 2015 Results on Apr 08, 2015

RPM International Inc. announced that they will report Q3, 2015 results at 10:00 AM, US Eastern Standard Time on Apr 08, 2015


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