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Last $42.68 USD
Change Today +0.38 / 0.90%
Volume 148.0K
SHLM On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
Berlin
NASDAQ GS
As of 8:10 PM 05/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Snapshot

Open
$42.61
Previous Close
$42.30
Day High
$42.72
Day Low
$41.92
52 Week High
03/31/15 - $48.96
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $28.67
Market Cap
1.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
290.0K
EPS TTM
$2.32
Shares Outstanding
29.3M
EX-Date
04/16/15
P/E TM
18.4x
Dividend
$0.82
Dividend Yield
1.91%
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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, Inc. Commences Senior Notes Offering

A. Schulman, Inc. announced that it intends to offer to sell, subject to market and other conditions, $375 million aggregate principal amount of senior notes due 2023 in an offering that is exempt from the registration requirements of the Securities Act of 1933. The Notes will be jointly and severally and fully and unconditionally guaranteed on a senior basis by certain of the company's domestic subsidiaries. The company intends to use the net proceeds from the Notes offering to finance a portion of the cash consideration to be paid in its proposed acquisition of HGGC Citadel Plastics Holdings, Inc. to refinance certain existing debt and for general corporate purposes, including fees and expenses related to the Acquisition.

A. Schulman to Move European Shared Service Center to Poland

A. Schulman, Inc. announced plans to move its EMEA shared service center to Poznan, Poland from Londerzeel, Belgium. Plans call for this phased relocation to be completed by May 2016. The company anticipates the cost of this action to be approximately €7 million over the next 12 months and is expected to generate annual savings of approximately €5 million by fiscal 2017, when fully implemented.

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.

 

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