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Headwaters Incorporated, a building products company, provides products and services in the light and heavy building materials sectors primarily in the United States and Canada. It operates through three segments: Light Building Products, Heavy Construction Materials, and Energy Technology. The Light Building Products segment designs, manufactures, and markets siding and exterior siding accessories, including decorative window shutters, gable vents, mounting blocks for exterior fixtures, roof ventilation, trim board and molding products, specialty siding products, and window well systems; professional tools, such as portable cutting and shaping tools; manufactured architectural stone products; specialty roofing products; and concrete-based masonry products comprising standard grey blocks, split and ground face blocks, and polished and textured blocks. This segment sells its products under the Eldorado Stone, Dutch Quality Stone, StoneCraft, InSpire, Aledora, Gerard, and Allmet brand names. This segment distributes its products through a network of distributors, such as masonry and stone suppliers, roofing and siding material distributors, fireplace suppliers, and other contractor specialty stores, as well as through national and regional retail home centers and direct sales. The Heavy Construction Materials segment manages and markets coal combustion products (CCP), including fly ash that is used as a replacement for Portland cement in various concrete applications, such as infrastructure, commercial, and residential construction; and provides CCP disposal services, as well as services to electric utilities related to the management of CCPs. The Energy Technology segment offers HCAT, a heavy oil upgrading technology. Headwaters Incorporated was founded in 1987 and is headquartered in South Jordan, Utah.

2,665 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/18/14
Founded in 1987

headwaters inc (HW) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $720.0K
Chief Financial Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $338.8K
President of Headwaters Heavy Construction Ma...
Total Annual Compensation: $300.9K
President of Headwaters Siding and Roofing Gr...
Total Annual Compensation: $287.9K
Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $310.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

headwaters inc (HW) Key Developments

Headwaters Incorporated Announces Launch of $425 Million Term Loan

Headwaters Incorporated announced that it is launching a proposed senior secured Term Loan facility in an expected aggregate principal amount of $425 million. Headwaters expects to use the proceeds of the Term Loan to repay and redeem in full the existing $400 million in aggregate principal amount of its 7-5/8% Senior Secured Notes due 2019, to pay transaction fees and expenses and for working capital and general corporate purposes. There can be no assurances that Headwaters will be successful in its marketing efforts or that it will be able to enter into the Term Loan. Closing of the Term Loan, which is anticipated to occur in March 2015, is subject to market conditions, as well as the negotiation and execution of definitive documents and the satisfaction of customary closing conditions.

Headwaters Incorporated Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

Headwaters Incorporated announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported total revenue of $165,615,000 against $199,597,000 a year ago. Operating income was $7,560,000 against $19,172,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $2,484,000 against income of $6,951,000 a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $2,134,000 or $0.03 per basic and diluted share against income of $7,151,000 or $0.09 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net loss attributable to Headwaters Incorporated was $1,428,000 or $0.02 per basic and diluted share against income of $6,839,000 or $0.09 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA increased by $9.5 million, to $33.8 million, or 39% over 2014. Given the strong quarterly performance in its core business, the company updated its 2015 adjusted EBITDA guidance range to $155 million to $165 million, growth of between 12% and 20% above 2014 levels.

Headwaters Seeks Acquisitions

Headwaters Incorporated (NYSE:HW) is seeking acquisitions. Kirk Benson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Headwaters, said "We added to our niche roofing products during 2014. The category continues to contribute to revenue growth and adjusted EBITDA. The acquisitions fit our model of high-margin niche products with good market share. We continue to look for future acquisitions that meet this focused strategy."


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