schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Key Developments
A. Schulman, Inc. Revises Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Second Quarter of 2015
Mar 23 15
A. Schulman, Inc. revised earnings guidance for the year 2015. For the year, the company revised adjusted net income guidance from $2.60 - $2.65 to $2.50 -$2.55 per diluted share; compares with adjusted net income of $2.36 in fiscal 2014. Reflecting the impact of the continuing steep decline of the euro and other foreign currencies.
The company expects the fiscal 2015 second quarter adjusted earnings per share to be approximately $0.39 per diluted share compared with $0.39 in the prior year quarter when the exchange rate was $1.37. The quarter will include a total of $0.07 per diluted share negative impact due to the decline in foreign currency translation rates compared with the prior year quarter. The Euro alone impacted the quarter by $0.05 per diluted share while other currencies used by the company, such as the Mexican peso, contributed to the balance of the negative impact.
A. Schulman, Inc., Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc. - M&A Call
Mar 16 15
To discuss definitive agreement to acquire all of the issued and outstanding capital stock of Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc. by Schulman, Inc
SHLM Eyes Acquisitions
Mar 16 15
A. Schulman, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SHLM) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Joe Levanduski, Chief Financial Officer of SHLM, said, "we continue to look at how to improve margins both organically and through these acquisitions such as Citadel. So we continue to look at ways to maximize that."
A. Schulman Declares Regular Quarterly Cash Dividend Payable on February 2, 2015
Jan 6 15
A. Schulman, Inc. declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.205 per common share, payable on February 2, 2015, to shareholders of record on January 19, 2015.
A. Schulman, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended November 30, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2015
Jan 6 15
A. Schulman, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended November 30, 2014. For the quarter, the company’s net sales were $615.1 million, an increase of 5% compared with $585.4 million in the prior-year quarter. Cash provided from operations was $10.3 million in the first quarter of fiscal 2015 compared with $9.8 million for the first quarter of fiscal 2014. Adjusted net income from continuing operations for the first quarter of fiscal 2015, excluding certain items, was $18.5 million, or $0.63 per diluted share, a 10.5% improvement over the prior year. Operating income was $21.078 million against $19.932 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes was $17.874 million against $17.199 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $13.388 million or $0.45 per diluted share against $12.631 million or $0.43 per diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to A. Schulman, Inc. was $13.158 million or $0.45 per diluted share against $15.071 million or $0.52 per diluted share a year ago. Expenditures for property, plant and equipment was $10.324 million against $9.601 million a year ago.
The company reaffirmed earnings guidance for the full year of fiscal 2015. The company remains confident that its fiscal 2015 adjusted net income will be in the range of $2.60 to $2.65 per diluted share.