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Last $26.98 USD
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52 Week High
06/27/14 - $28.95
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Market Cap
5.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
854.1K
EPS TTM
$-1.32
Shares Outstanding
192.2M
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Platform Specialty Products Corporation produces and sells specialty chemical products in the Americas, Asia, and Europe. The company’s Performance Materials segment manufactures and markets plating products that are used to plate holes; final finishes, which are used on printed circuit boards; circuit formation products to promote adhesion and form circuit patterns; oxides that are used in the fabrication of multilayer circuit boards; and pre-treatment and cleaning solutions. It also provides functional conversion coatings; electroless nickel products, which are applied to metal and plastic surfaces; decorative plating products; hard-coated films; production and drilling fluids; and drilling fluids that are used in subsea control systems, as well as technical and support services. This segment serves electronics, industrial, and offshore industries. Its Graphic Solutions segment produces and markets photopolymers through a line of flexographic plates for use in the commercial packaging and printing industries. This segment’s products include solid sheet printing elements, which are used in the flexographic printing and platemaking processes; liquid photopolymers that are used to produce printing plates for transferring images onto commercial packaging; and printing equipment, which are thermal plate processing systems. The company’s AgroSolutions segment provides proven plant health and pest control products to growers. Its products include adjuvants, biosolutions, ectoparasiticides, fungicides, herbicides, home and garden products comprising chloropyrifos, insecticides, miticides, plant growth regulators, and seed treatments, as well as honey bee protective miticides and veterinary vaccines. The company was formerly known as Platform Acquisition Holdings Limited and changed its name to Platform Specialty Products Corporation in October 2013. Platform Specialty Products Corporation was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Miami, Florida.

2,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/30/15
Founded in 1922

platform specialty products (PAH) Top Compensated Officers

Vice Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $850.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $403.1K
Chief Accounting Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $208.3K
Vice President of Legal and Secretary
Total Annual Compensation: $337.4K
Vice President of Tax
Total Annual Compensation: $284.8K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

platform specialty products (PAH) Key Developments

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Announces Board Changes

On March 17, 2015, the Board of Directors of Platform Specialty Products Corporation voted to elect Wayne M. Hewett, President of Platform, as a director of the Board. Mr. Hewett will not serve on any committee of the Board. On March 17, 2015, the Board also voted to appoint David Jacoboski, as Corporate Treasurer of Platform. In this role, Mr. Jacoboski will take over the treasury responsibilities previously held by Mr. Michael V. Kennedy, Platform's Vice President of Tax, and will report to Frank J. Monteiro, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Platform. Mr. Jacoboski will be an executive officer for reporting purposes under Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended. Prior to joining Platform, Mr. Jacoboski served as Vice President of Treasury and Assistant Treasurer of Cenveo Inc.

Platform Specialty Products Corporation Reports Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

Platform Specialty Products Corporation reported consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, net sales increased 47.7% to $273.6 million compared to $185.4 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Operating profit was $58,790,000 against $44,095,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes, non-controlling interests and accrued payment-in-kind dividends on cumulative preferred shares was $43,154,000 against $31,905,000 a year ago. Net income attributable to shareholders was $27,753,000 or $0.14 per diluted share against $21,958,000 or $0.11 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $65.7 million against $44.5 million a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $27.8 million in this quarter from $22.0 million in the fourth quarter of 2013. Adjusted recurring free cash flow of $67.8 million, or $0.35 per adjusted diluted share, was 63.4% higher for this fourth quarter 2014 compared to the $41.5 million, or $0.21 per adjusted diluted share, reported in the fourth quarter of 2013. For the year, the company reported net sales rose 13.0% to $843.2 million compared to $745.95 million in 2013. Operating profit was $9,497,000. Loss before income taxes, non-controlling interests and accrued payment-in-kind dividends on preferred shares was $30,889,000. Net loss attributable to shareholders was $29,908,000 or $1.94 per basic and diluted share. Adjusted EBITDA was $212.2 million against $180.1 million a year ago. Net cash flows provided by operating activities were $98,163,000. Capital expenditures were $18,547,000. Adjusted net income attributable to common shareholders rose to $113.6 million in 2014 from $89.6 million in 2013. Adjusted diluted earnings per share were $0.59, compared to $0.46 per adjusted diluted earnings per share in 2013. Adjusted recurring free cash flow of $148.2 million, or $0.77 per adjusted diluted share, was 51.4% higher in 2014 compared to the $97.9 million, or $0.51 per adjusted diluted share, reported in 2013.

Platform Specialty Products Seeks Acquisitions

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (NYSE:PAH) is seeking acquisitions. Dan Leever, Platform Specialty Products' Chief Executive Officer said, "It's more of an opportunistic strategy. We have clear criteria that we consider. There are clearly discussions that are happening realtime. I can tell you that, and there always are and there always will be (potential acquisitions). And this is a really target-rich environment. So, whether or not we can get to the goal line on some of these remains to be seen, but there's certainly a lot of activity."

 

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