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Last $82.67 USD
Change Today +1.11 / 1.36%
Volume 532.5K
VAL On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
As of 8:04 PM 05/6/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

valspar corp/the (VAL) Snapshot

Open
$81.89
Previous Close
$81.56
Day High
$82.74
Day Low
$81.51
52 Week High
02/24/15 - $90.91
52 Week Low
05/7/14 - $71.83
Market Cap
6.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
503.6K
EPS TTM
$4.51
Shares Outstanding
81.2M
EX-Date
02/26/15
P/E TM
18.3x
Dividend
$1.20
Dividend Yield
1.35%
Current Stock Chart for VALSPAR CORP/THE (VAL)

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valspar corp/the (VAL) Details

The Valspar Corporation develops, manufactures, and distributes a range of coatings, paints, and related products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Coatings and Paints. The Coatings segment offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood, and plastic primarily for original equipment manufacturing customers. Its products include primers, top coats, varnishes, sprays, stains, fillers, and other coatings used in manufacturing industries, such as agricultural and construction equipment, appliances, building products, furniture, metal fabrication, metal packaging, and transportation. This segment also provides color design and technical services. The Paints segment offers various paints, primers, topcoats, and aerosol spray paints through retailers, distribution networks, and company-owned stores under the VALSPAR, CABOT, HUARUN, WATTYL, SOLVER, PLASTI-KOTE, DE BEER, OCTORAL, and HOUSE OF KOLOR brands. The company also manufactures and sells specialty polymers and colorants, as well as sells furniture protection plans, and furniture care and repair products under the Guardsman brand. The company was founded in 1806 and is headquartered in Minneapolis, Minnesota.

10,513 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/22/14
Founded in 1806

valspar corp/the (VAL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $969.2K
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $606.9K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $462.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $358.1K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $358.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

valspar corp/the (VAL) Key Developments

Valspar Corporation Expands Production Capacity for Valspar Pipeclad Technology in Europe

Valspar Corporation announced the expansion of its production capability for the Valspar Pipeclad® family of fusion-bonded epoxy powder products in Europe. In April, Valspar began expanded manufacturing of Pipeclad products at its Thouars, France facility to meet growing global demand. Valspar Pipeclad fusion-bonded epoxy products are used as the corrosion protection layer for single-, dual- and three-layer applications on a wide variety of pipe sizes and wall thicknesses. Valspar's Pipeclad fusion-bonded epoxy coating protects against underground soil stress, bacteria and fungus attacks, soil acids and alkalis - as well as the corrosive elements associated with underwater use, including saltwater, wastewater, petrochemicals, solvents and corrosive gases.

Valspar Corporation Opens New Advanced Manufacturing Center in Tianjin, China

Valspar Corporation announced that it has opened a new advanced manufacturing center in Tianjin, China to serve customers with a wide range of innovative paints and coatings products. The new Tianjin manufacturing center was designed to achieve top safety and quality performance while delivering best-in-class productivity. The facility features expanded capacity for waterborne coatings products with fully automated production and high-speed filling lines. Valspar's facilities are designed for high productivity, and safe, efficient and environmentally sound manufacturing processes. This multi-purpose facility supports customers in the company's consumer paint, wood coatings and industrial coatings businesses.

The Valspar Corporation Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the First Quarter Ended January 30, 2015; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Year 2015

The Valspar Corporation reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the first quarter ended January 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $991,973,000 against $956,119,000 a year ago. These results were driven by improved sales and profitability in Coatings segment, strong performance from China, new business wins in many of product lines and the benefits from productivity initiatives. Income from operations was $157,356,000 against $95,560,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $142,006,000 against $79,257,000 a year ago. Net income was $103,974,000 against $53,553,000 a year ago. Net income per diluted share was $1.24 against $0.61 a year ago. Capital expenditures were $17,839,000 against $20,991,000 a year ago. EBIT was $158,321,000 against $95,189,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBIT was $116,863,000 against $106,995,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $70,876,000 against $61,134,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income per diluted share was $0.85 against $0.70 a year ago. For the year 2015, the company reaffirmed its adjusted diluted EPS guidance of $4.45 to $4.65. The company expects diluted EPS of $4.79 to $4.94.

 

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