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Last $39.54 USD
Change Today -0.24 / -0.60%
Volume 197.8K
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united stationers inc (USTR) Snapshot

Open
$39.42
Previous Close
$39.78
Day High
$39.89
Day Low
$39.42
52 Week High
02/17/15 - $44.91
52 Week Low
04/24/14 - $35.48
Market Cap
1.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
223.1K
EPS TTM
$3.26
Shares Outstanding
38.6M
EX-Date
03/11/15
P/E TM
12.1x
Dividend
$0.56
Dividend Yield
1.42%
Current Stock Chart for UNITED STATIONERS INC (USTR)

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united stationers inc (USTR) Details

United Stationers Inc. operates as a wholesale distributor of workplace essentials in the United States and internationally. The company supplies janitorial supplies, breakroom items, foodservice consumables, safety and security items, and paper and packaging products. The company also offers technology products, such as imaging supplies, data storage, digital cameras, and computer accessories; and computer hardware, including printers and other peripherals to value-added computer resellers, office products dealers, drug stores, grocery chains, and e-commerce merchants. In addition, it provides traditional office products consisting of filing and record storage products, business machines, presentation products, writing instruments, paper products, shipping and mailing supplies, calendars, and general office accessories; industrial supplies, such as hand and power tools, safety and security supplies, janitorial equipment, and supplies; other industrial maintenance, repair, and operational items; and oil field and welding supplies. Further, the company offers office furniture, including desks, filing and storage solutions, and seating and systems furniture, as well as various products for education, government, healthcare, and professional services markets. It serves independent office products dealers; contract stationers; office products mega-dealers and superstores; computer products resellers; office furniture dealers; mass merchandisers; mail order companies; sanitary supply, paper, and foodservice distributors; drug and grocery store chains; healthcare distributors; e-commerce merchants; oil field, welding supply, and industrial/MRO distributors; automotive aftermarket dealers and wholesalers; and other independent distributors. The company distributes its products through 77 distribution centers to approximately 30,000 reseller customers, as well as through online channel. United Stationers Inc. was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in Deerfield, Illinois.

6,500 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/18/15
Founded in 1922

united stationers inc (USTR) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President, Director ...
Total Annual Compensation: $750.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $423.3K
President of Business Transformation and Supp...
Total Annual Compensation: $398.0K
President of On-Line & New Channels
Total Annual Compensation: $506.7K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $330.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

united stationers inc (USTR) Key Developments

United Stationers Elects Robert B. Aiken Jr. to Board of Directors

United Stationers Inc. announced that Robert B. Aiken Jr. has rejoined its board of directors and will serve on the executive and finance committees. His election to the board brings the total number of members to ten, with nine of those being independent directors. Mr. Aiken, 52, previously served on the company's board of directors from December 2010 to May 2014. He stepped down from the board last year due to the demands of his position as the chief executive officer of Feeding America. Prior to this role, Mr. Aiken was CEO of the food company portfolio at Bolder Capital. Mr. Aiken currently serves on the board of directors of Red Robin Gourmet Burgers Inc.

United Stationers Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014

United Stationers Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. Fourth quarter 2014 sales increased 8.9%, driven by solid organic growth and by the acquisitions of MEDCO and CPO in 2014. Operating income was $50.241 million against $57.586 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $45.706 million against $54.649 million a year ago. Net income was $25.841 million or $0.67 diluted per share against $34.125 million or $0.85 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $58.475 million against $57.510 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $34.075 million or $0.88 diluted per share against $34.527 million or $0.86 diluted per share a year ago. For the year, sales increased 4.8% and gross margin declined to 15.2% compared with 15.5% in 2013, driven primarily by a shift in customer and product mix and higher freight costs. Operating income was $210.217 million against $209.150 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $194.483 million against $197.510 million a year ago. Net income was $119.198 million or $3.05 diluted per share against $123.170 million or $3.06 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted operating income was $218.451 million against $223.308 million a year ago. Adjusted net income was $127.432 million or $3.26 diluted per share against $132.397 million or $3.29 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $77.133 million against $74.737 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $24.994 million against $33.789 million a year ago.

United Stationers Seeks Acquisitions

United Stationers Inc. (NasdaqGS:USTR) is looking for acquisition opportunities. "We will continue to be focused on acquisitions in the year that makes sense for us. It's a bit of an investment year for us, but we feel like we can still return consistent value for the shareholders," said Todd Shelton, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of United Stationers.

 

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