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Last $49.45 USD
Change Today +0.65 / 1.33%
Volume 1.7M
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MeadWestvaco Corporation provides packaging solutions to the healthcare, beauty and personal care, food, beverage, home and garden, tobacco, and agricultural industries worldwide. The company operates through Food & Beverage; Home, Health & Beauty; Industrial; Specialty Chemicals; and Community Development and Land Management segments. The Food & Beverage segment offers packaging materials and paperboards, and beverage packaging machinery, as well as engages in the carton design and converting operations. It serves the food, food service, beverage, dairy, and tobacco end markets. The Home, Health & Beauty segment designs and produces pumps, flip-top and applicator closures, plastic packaging material, trigger sprayers, aerosol actuators, hose-end sprayers, and spouted and applicator closures for the personal care, fragrance, home care, lawn and garden, prescription drug, and healthcare end markets. The Industrial segment designs and produces corrugated packaging materials and solutions, virgin kraftliner, recycled material medium paperboards, and containerboards, as well as converts the boards and raw materials to corrugated packaging primarily for produce, meat, consumer products, and bulk goods. The Specialty Chemicals segment manufactures, markets, and distributes specialty chemicals, including performance chemicals used in printing inks, asphalt paving, and adhesives as well as in the agricultural, paper, and petroleum industries; and activated carbon products used in gas vapor emission control systems for automobiles and trucks, as well as applications for air, water, and food purification. The Community Development and Land Management segment develops and sells real estate properties; and entitles and improves tracts, as well as is involved in the planning of landholdings. The company sells its products through sales force, and paperboard merchants and distributors. MeadWestvaco Corporation was founded in 1888 and is headquartered in Richmond, Virginia.

15,000 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/29/15
Founded in 1888

meadwestvaco corp (MWV) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.1M
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $592.8K
Executive Vice President of Global Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $550.0K
Executive Vice President and President of Pac...
Total Annual Compensation: $575.0K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $494.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

meadwestvaco corp (MWV) Key Developments

MeadWestvaco Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended March 31, 2015

MeadWestvaco Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. For the period, the company reported net sales were $1,282 million against $1,322 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $44 million against $46 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $31 million against $31 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $33 million against $31 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations attributable to the company was $31 million against $31 million a year ago. Diluted income per share from continuing operations was $0.18 against $0.18 a year ago. Diluted income per share was $0.19 against $0.18 a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $113 million against $208 million a year ago, largely due to lower tax payments associated with the 2013 sale of forestland. Capital expenditures was $65 million against $66 million a year ago. Income and earnings per share from continuing operations, as adjusted was $46 million or $0.27 per share against $39 million or $0.23 per share a year ago. EBITDA, as adjusted was $188 million against $191 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income in the first quarter increased by more than 8% to $106 million or 8.3% of sales, which is a 90 basis point improvement compared to the year-ago quarter. This performance includes $19 million of negative currency translation and lower noncash pension income of $13 million.

MeadWestvaco Corporation Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend, Payable on May 26, 2015

MeadWestvaco Corporation’s board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of 0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made May 26, 2015 to shareholders of record at the close of business May 7, 2015.

HealthPrize Technologies and Meadwestvaco Form Strategic Alliance to Increase Patient Engagement and Medication Adherence

HealthPrize Technologies, LLC and MeadWestvaco announced a strategic collaboration to integrate their proven adherence solutions to provide an end-to-end program to pharmaceutical companies, pharmacy chains, and the patients they serve. MWV's innovative calendared medication packaging with its proven adherence benefits will feature a link to HealthPrize's Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) medication adherence and patient engagement platform.


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