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Blount International, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, designs, manufactures, and markets equipment, replacement and component parts, and accessories to forestry, lawn and garden, farm, ranch, agriculture, and construction sectors primarily in the United States and Europe. It operates through Forestry, Lawn, and Garden; and Farm, Ranch, and Agriculture segments. The company offers forestry products, including cutting chain, chain saw guide bars, and cutting chain drive sprockets used on portable gasoline and electric chain saws, and on mechanical timber harvesting equipment; and purchases and markets chain saw engine replacement parts, safety equipment and clothing, lubricants, maintenance tools, hand tools, and other accessories, as well as markets a line of battery powered electric chain saws. The company also offers lawn and garden products comprising lawnmower and edger cutting blades for machines and cutting conditions; and purchases and markets cutting line for line trimmers, air filters, spark plugs, lubricants, wheels, belts, grass bags, maintenance tools, hand tools, and accessories, as well as markets a line of cordless electric tools. In addition, it provides attachments for tractors in various applications; log splitters, post-hole diggers, self-propelled lawnmowers, snow blowers, and attachments for off-highway construction equipment applications; original equipment manufacturer and aftermarket parts comprising attachment cutting blade component parts for inclusion in original equipment, and as replacement parts, as well as sells tractor linkage, electrical, and engine and hydraulic replacement parts and accessories. Additionally, it provides concrete cutting and finishing products, such as diamond-segmented chain used on gasoline and hydraulic powered concrete saws and equipment; and distributes gasoline and hydraulic powered concrete cutting chain saws. The company was founded in 1946 and is headquartered in Portland, Oregon.

4,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/16/15
Founded in 1946

blount international inc (BLT) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $565.0K
President, Chief Operating Officer and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $500.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $385.0K
President of FRAG
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

blount international inc (BLT) Key Developments

Blount International Inc. Presents at William Blair’s 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference, Jun-11-2015

Blount International Inc. Presents at William Blair’s 35th Annual Growth Stock Conference, Jun-11-2015 . Venue: Four Seasons Hotel, Chicago, Illinois, United States. Speakers: Joshua L. Collins, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

Blount International Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Blount International Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $205,990,000 against $231,959,000 a year ago. Operating income was $10,831,000 against $20,788,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $13,425,000 against $16,302,000 a year ago. Net income was $9,042,000 against $10,586,000 a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were $0.18 against $0.21 a year ago. Net cash used by operating activities was $11,358,000 against $274,000 a year ago. Net purchases of property, plant, and equipment was $8,915,000 against $5,469,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $22,845,000 against $34,556,000 a year ago. The company's sales were naturally impacted by the translation of non-U.S. Dollar sales, the company also experienced pressure on sales volumes as foreign customers that pay in U.S. Dollars delayed purchases in the quarter. First quarter 2015 net income decreased primarily due to lower overall operating income in the first quarter of 2015 compared to 2014. As of March 31, 2015, the company had net debt of $397.8 million, an increase of $40.9 million from December 31, 2014 and a decrease of $5.4 million compared to March 31, 2014. The increase in net debt since December 31, 2014 was primarily the result of free cash flow use of $20.3 million, mainly on increases in working capital. The company provided earnings guidance for the fiscal year 2015. For the fiscal year 2015, the company now estimates sales to range between $900 million to $950 million, operating income to range between $78.5 million to $93.5 million and adjusted EBITDA to range between $130 million to $145 million. Depreciation of $34 million. Free cash flow in 2015 is expected to range between $40 million and $50 million, after approximately $40 million to $50 million of capital expenditures. Interest expense is expected to be approximately $16 million to $17 million in 2015, and the effective income tax rate for continuing operations is expected to be between 34% and 37% in 2015. Net debt at period ended range of $342.5 million to $332.5 million.

Blount International Inc. Enters into a New $600 Million Senior Credit Facility

Effective May 5, 2015, Blount International Inc. entered into a new $600 million senior credit facility consisting of a $300 million revolving credit facility and a term loan facility of $300 million. The New Facility includes a lower variable interest rate on borrowings than in the senior credit facility it replaces, and it carries a maturity date of May 2020. The company repaid all amounts outstanding under the existing senior credit facility in May 2015 upon closing the New Facility. The variable interest rate on the term loan and revolving credit facilities will initially be LIBOR plus 2.00%, subject to adjustment based on outstanding borrowing levels.


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