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Last $8.61 USD
Change Today -0.13 / -1.49%
Volume 134.7K
As of 4:02 PM 08/3/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

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checkpoint systems inc (CKP) Details

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. manufactures and provides technology-driven, loss prevention, inventory management, and labeling solutions to the retail and apparel industries worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Merchandise Availability Solutions, Apparel Labeling Solutions, and Retail Merchandising Solutions. The Merchandise Availability Solutions segment offers electronic article surveillance (EAS) systems, including antennas and deactivation units, which act as a visible deterrent to merchandise theft; and electronic article surveillance consumables comprising EAS-RF and EAS-EM labels to enable retailers to protect various easily-pocketed, high-shrink merchandise. It also provides Keepers, Spider Wraps, Bottle Security, Cable Loks, hard tags, NanoGates, and Showsafe solutions to protect high-risk and high-value merchandise. In addition, this segment offers merchandise visibility solutions, such as hardware, software, tags, and services based on radio frequency identification technology. The Apparel Labeling Solutions segment provides apparel labeling solutions consisting of tags and labels, as well as Web-based data management services to apparel retailers, brand owners, and manufacturers. The Retail Merchandising Solutions segment offers hand-held price marking and label application solutions, and retail display systems. The company markets its products through direct distribution and reseller channels. Checkpoint Systems, Inc. was founded in 1969 and is headquartered in Thorofare, New Jersey.

4,894 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/5/15
Founded in 1969

checkpoint systems inc (CKP) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
President of Apparel Labeling Solutions and C...
Total Annual Compensation: $456.8K
President of Merchandise Availability Solutio...
Total Annual Compensation: $385.7K
Chief Strategy and Development Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $315.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

checkpoint systems inc (CKP) Key Developments

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Enters into Settlement with American Home Assurance Company and National Union Fire Insurance Company

On June 26, 2015, Checkpoint Systems Inc., together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, entered into a settlement with American Home Assurance Company and National Union Fire Insurance Company of Pittsburgh, Pa. (AIG) relating to the previously disclosed litigation filed by AIG on July 9, 2014. Pursuant to the Settlement, the Company paid approximately $9.0 million to AIG in exchange for full and final resolution of this matter between the parties. Further pursuant to the Settlement, each party will be responsible for a portion of the legal fees, costs, and expenses at issue in the litigation.

Checkpoint Systems, Inc. Appoints New Chairman of the Board

Checkpoint Systems Inc. announced that the Board of Directors has elected Stephen N. David, as Chairman of the Board of Directors, effective June 3, 2015. Mr. David has been a director of Checkpoint since 2012 and succeeds William S. Antle, III who had served as Chairman since 2012 and will continue to serve on Checkpoint’s Board as a non-employee director. Mr. David has been a senior adviser with Boston Consulting Group since 2005, where he provides strategic planning services in sales, marketing and IT to a variety of clients in the consumer products, pharmaceutical and financial services industries. Over the course of Mr. David's career, he has had extensive business development and strategic planning experience in the consumer products industry and technology sector.

CKP Eyes Acquisitions

Checkpoint Systems Inc. (NYSE:CKP) is looking for acquisition opportunities. NS Advisors, LLC currently owns 0.843 million shares of Checkpoint. Shockingly NS Advisors learned on last evenings' earnings call that CKP is pursuing acquisition opportunities that could severely leverage the balance sheet (debt up to 3 times EBITDA according to the CEO). As NS Advisors pointed out in our April 7, 2015 letter, over the past 10 years the company has spent over $660 million of the shareholders money on acquisitions, R&D and cap-ex, yet the company's market-cap has declined by $255 million. Given the board's poor capital allocation record, it is paramount that no acquisitions be made until investors have adequate representation on the board.


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