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Last $34.46 USD
Change Today +0.39 / 1.14%
Volume 147.5K
As of 8:10 PM 08/28/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

essendant inc (ESND) Snapshot

Open
$33.91
Previous Close
$34.07
Day High
$34.61
Day Low
$33.91
52 Week High
02/17/15 - $44.91
52 Week Low
08/26/15 - $32.74
Market Cap
1.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
180.4K
EPS TTM
$2.91
Shares Outstanding
38.0M
EX-Date
09/11/15
P/E TM
11.8x
Dividend
$0.56
Dividend Yield
1.63%
Current Stock Chart for ESSENDANT INC (ESND)

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essendant inc (ESND) Details

Essendant Inc. operates as a wholesale distributor of workplace essentials in the United States and internationally. It supplies janitorial supplies, breakroom items, foodservice consumables, safety and security items, and paper and packaging products. The company also offers technology products, such as imaging supplies, data storage, digital cameras, and computer accessories; and computer hardware, including printers and other peripherals to computer resellers, office products dealers, drug stores, grocery chains, and e-commerce merchants. In addition, it provides filing and record storage products, business machines, presentation products, writing instruments, paper products, shipping and mailing supplies, calendars, and general office accessories; hand and power tools, safety and security supplies, janitorial equipment, and supplies; other industrial maintenance, repair, and operational items; and oil field and welding supplies. Further, the company offers desks, filing and storage solutions, and seating and systems furniture, as well as various products for education, government, healthcare, and professional services markets. It serves independent office products dealers; contract stationers; office products mega-dealers and superstores; computer products resellers; office furniture dealers; mass merchandisers; mail order companies; sanitary supply, paper, and foodservice distributors; drug and grocery store chains; healthcare distributors; e-commerce merchants; oil field, welding supply, and industrial/MRO distributors; automotive aftermarket dealers and wholesalers; and other independent distributors. Essendant Inc. distributes its products through 77 distribution centers to approximately 30,000 reseller customers, as well as through online channel. The company was formerly known as United Stationers Inc. and changed its name to Essendant Inc. in June 2015. Essendant Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

6,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/15
Founded in 1922

essendant inc (ESND) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $440.0K
Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $452.0K
President of On-Line & New Channels
Total Annual Compensation: $375.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $330.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

essendant inc (ESND) Key Developments

Essendant Inc. Names Robert B. Aiken Jr. as President and Chief Executive Officer

Essendant Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Robert B. Aiken Jr. as president and chief executive officer, effective immediately.

Essendant Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Capex Outlook for the Year 2015

Essendant Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company’s net sales were $1,341,799,000 against $1,320,037,000 a year ago. Operating income was $53,903,000 against $57,274,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $49,125,000 against $53,441,000 a year ago. Net income was $30,261,000 or $0.79 per diluted share against $33,331,000 or $0.85 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $55,638,000 $57,274,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $31,203,000 against $33,331,000 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.82 against $0.85 a year ago. For the six months, the company’s net sales were $2,674,174,000 against $2,574,176,000 a year ago. Operating income was $59,981,000 against $95,508,000 a year ago. Income before income tax was $50,364,000 against $88,301,000 a year ago. Net income was $26,269,000 or $0.69 per diluted share against $55,188,000 or $1.40 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $120,848,000 against $78,889,000 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $11,931,000 against $10,335,000 a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $92,178,000 against $95,508,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $51,106,000 against $55,188,000 a year ago. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $1.33 against $1.40 a year ago. The 53% improvement in cash flows over the prior year demonstrates the company's commitment to effectively manage its working capital. The company estimates the 2015 full-year total capital expenditures to be $30 million to $35 million, excluding acquisitions.

Essendant Inc. Presents at UBS SMID Cap One-on-One Conference, Aug-04-2015

Essendant Inc. Presents at UBS SMID Cap One-on-One Conference, Aug-04-2015 . Venue: Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, United States. Speakers: Robert B. Aiken, Chief Executive Officer, Interim President, Director and Member of Executive Committee, Todd A. Shelton, Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President.

 

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