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Last $23.01 USD
Change Today -0.73 / -3.07%
Volume 9.4K
As of 5:20 PM 04/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

lawson products inc (LAWS) Snapshot

Open
$23.37
Previous Close
$23.74
Day High
$24.36
Day Low
$23.01
52 Week High
12/31/14 - $28.30
52 Week Low
06/11/14 - $13.11
Market Cap
200.3M
Average Volume 10 Days
12.6K
EPS TTM
$-0.47
Shares Outstanding
8.7M
EX-Date
08/14/12
P/E TM
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Dividend
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Dividend Yield
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lawson products inc (LAWS) Details

Lawson Products, Inc. distributes various products and services for the industrial, commercial, institutional, and government maintenance, repair, and operations marketplace in the United States and Canada. The company’s products include fastening systems, fluid power products, specialty chemicals, cutting tools and abrasives, electrical products, aftermarket automotive supplies, safety products, welding and metal repair products, and other products. It serves customers in the automotive repair, commercial vehicle maintenance, government, manufacturing, food processing, distribution, construction, oil and gas, mining, wholesale, service, and other industries. The company sells its products through sales representatives, as well as directly from its Website or through fax or phone. Lawson Products, Inc. was founded in 1952 and is headquartered in Chicago, Illinois.

1,510 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/19/15
Founded in 1952

lawson products inc (LAWS) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $502.7K
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $483.4K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $419.7K
Senior Vice President of Supply Chain
Total Annual Compensation: $296.8K
Senior Vice President of Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $325.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

lawson products inc (LAWS) Key Developments

Lawson Products Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Capital Expenditure Guidance for 2015

Lawson Products Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. Net sales for the fourth quarter of 2014 increased 6.9% to $70.3 million versus $65.7 million for the fourth quarter of 2013. The sales increase was driven by 12% year-over-year sales growth in both strategic accounts and Kent Automotive division. Additionally, productivity improvements from both existing sales representatives and newer reps developing their new territories contributed to the increase in sales. Excluding non-recurring and non-operational items, adjusted non-GAAP operating income was $0.6 million in the fourth quarter of 2014 compared to break-even a year ago. GAAP operating loss improved to $2.2 million compared to a $3.0 million operating loss a year ago. Net loss for the fourth quarter of 2014 was $2.7 million, or $0.31 per diluted share, as compared to a net loss of $2.9 million, or $0.33 per diluted share, for the same period a year ago. During the fourth quarter of 2014 the company generated $4.5 million of cash from operating activities and ended 2014 with $4.2 million of cash and equivalents. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $2.474 million against $3.312 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $2.997 million against $3.569 million a year ago. For the full year 2014, sales grew 6.0% to $285.7 million and adjusted non-GAAP operating income was $4.9 million, an improvement of $3.9 million over 2013. GAAP net loss per diluted share decreased to $0.50 from $0.59 in 2013. Operating loss was $4.963 million against $5.863 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations before income taxes was $5.834 million against $7.122 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $6.061 million against $6.981 million a year ago. Net loss was $4.369 million against $5.120 million a year ago. The company plans to invest approximately $4.0 million on capital expenditures in 2015 into the business to improve customer service, support distribution capabilities and strengthen technology infrastructure.

Lawson Products Seeks Acquisitions

Lawson Products Inc. (NasdaqGS:LAWS) is looking for acquisition opportunities. The net proceeds from the sale of the securities will be used for general corporate purposes, which may include working capital, capital expenditure, other corporate expenses and acquisitions of complementary products, technologies and businesses.

Lawson Products Inc. Presents at 27th Annual ROTH Conference, Mar-10-2015 10:00 AM

Lawson Products Inc. Presents at 27th Annual ROTH Conference, Mar-10-2015 10:00 AM. Venue: The Ritz Carlton, 1 Ritz Carlton Dr, Dana Point, CA 92629, United States. Speakers: Michael G. Decata, Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Financial Strategies Committee, Ronald J. Knutson, Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Executive Vice President.

 

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