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Last $45.18 USD
Change Today -0.30 / -0.66%
Volume 82.8K
SHLM On Other Exchanges
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Exchange
Berlin
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As of 8:10 PM 04/24/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Snapshot

Open
$45.39
Previous Close
$45.48
Day High
$45.54
Day Low
$44.84
52 Week High
03/31/15 - $48.96
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $28.67
Market Cap
1.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
110.8K
EPS TTM
$2.32
Shares Outstanding
29.3M
EX-Date
04/16/15
P/E TM
19.5x
Dividend
$0.82
Dividend Yield
1.80%
Current Stock Chart for SCHULMAN (A.) INC (SHLM)

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schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Details

A. Schulman, Inc. supplies plastic compounds and resins for use in packaging, mobility, building and construction, electronics and electrical, agriculture, personal care and hygiene, custom services, sports, home, and leisure markets. The company provides custom performance colors, including standard and customized colors, organic and inorganic pigments, high chroma colors in translucent or opaque formats, and special effects. It also offers white color, absorptive, anti-fog, anti-static, carbon black, and other concentrates to improve the performance, appearance, and processing of plastics for intended applications; additive solutions, such as antibacterial, flame retardant, ultra-violet (UV), anti-static, barrier, antioxidant products to enhance performance and processing properties; and application solutions, including solutions that minimize the use of plastics or incorporate the use of either recycled plastics or renewable-based polymers. In addition, the company develops engineered plastics, which provide structural integrity; multi-component blends that include polyolefins, nylons, polyesters, elastomers, and others; and formulating know-how with fiber reinforcements, such as glass and carbon, nano-reinforcements, flame retardants, impact modifiers, and UV stabilization. Further, it offers size reduction services; resins for the injection, blow molding, and rotational molding markets; jet milling services used for products requiring fine particle size, including additives for printing inks, adhesives, waxes, and cosmetics; cryogenic milling services for heat sensitive materials; and tolling services. Additionally, the company buys, repackages, and re-sells polymers for various processing types comprising injection molding, blow molding, thermoforming, and film and sheet extruding. It has operations in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, the Americas, and the Asia Pacific. The company was founded in 1928 and is headquartered in Fairlawn, Ohio.

3,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/6/15
Founded in 1928

schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $555.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $415.7K
Chief Legal Officer, Vice President, General ...
Total Annual Compensation: $353.3K
Vice President and General Manager of Latin A...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Key Developments

A Schulman Expands Europe Polyethylene Terephthalate Masterbatch Compounding Capacity

A Schulman announced on that it has added a new production line to its Bornam masterbatch plant in Belgium. The expansion of the company's existing polyethylene terephthalate compounding capacity is expected to significantly increase yearly production capacity. Commercialized under the name of PolyPet, the added PET product is intended to meet a growing demand for customised food packaging. In the first phase, the new production line will be dedicated primarily to the production of additive concentrates and white PET masterbatch.

A. Schulman, Inc. to Establish Masterbatch Production Plant in Turkey

A. Schulman, Inc. announced plans to establish a new Masterbatch production plant in Turkey. This new facility will produce, when fully operational, approximately 40 million pounds of the company's premium additive, white, and breathable masterbatches for food and industrial packaging customers in Turkey and other fast-growing countries in the Middle East and North Africa. The company plans to lease existing industrial facilities in the greater Istanbul area, which it will convert into a production plant at a cost projected to be in the €5 million to €7 million range. This new facility is expected to be in production by the end of fiscal 2016.

A. Schulman, Inc. Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended February 28, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

A. Schulman, Inc. announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended February 28, 2015. For the quarter, the company’s net sales were $542.3 million against $588.51 million a year ago. Foreign currency translation negatively impacted net sales by $59.7 million. Operating income was $5.32 million against $13.8 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes was $3.5 million against $10.1 million a year ago. Loss from continuing operations was $0.503 million or $0.03 per basic and diluted share against income of $6.65 million or $0.22 per diluted share a year ago. Net loss attributable to A. Schulman, Inc. was $0.9 million or $0.03 per basic and diluted share against income of $6.9 million or $0.23 per diluted share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $18.900 million against $19.3 million a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to A. Schulman, Inc. was $11.5 million or $0.39 per diluted share against $11.3 million or $0.39 per diluted share a year ago. Capital expenditures for the quarter were $21.2 million, compared with $16.5 million for the prior-year quarter. These expenditures were primarily related to the regular and ongoing investment in the company's global manufacturing facilities and technical innovation and collaboration centers. Currency impacted second quarter results by $0.07 per diluted share compared with the prior year quarter. For the six months, the company’s net sales were $1,157.35 million against $1,173.91 million a year ago. Operating income was $26.4 million against $33.7 million a year ago. Incremental net sales for the six months from the Company's recent acquisitions contributed $95.9 million. Income from continuing operations before taxes was $21.342 million against $27.3 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations was $12.9 million or $0.42 per basic and diluted share against $19.3 million or $0.65 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net income attributable to A. Schulman, Inc. was $12.3 million or $0.42 per basic and diluted share against $21.930 million or $0.75 per diluted share a year ago. Net cash provided from operating activities was $1.1 million against net cash used in operating activities was $8.7 million a year ago. Expenditures for property, plant and equipment was $21.24 million against $16.541 million a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $46.951 million against $43.749 million a year ago. Adjusted net income attributable to A. Schulman, Inc. was $29.93 million or $1.01 per diluted share against $28.002 million or $0.96 per diluted share a year ago. The company maintains previously revised full-year fiscal 2015 adjusted net income guidance to a range of $2.50 to $2.55 per diluted share, which does not include the impact of the previously announced acquisition of Citadel Plastics, which is expected to close on track in the third quarter of fiscal 2015.

 

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