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Last $82.61 USD
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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 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.

The Valspar Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on March 13, 2015

The Valspar Corporation announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.30 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on March 13, 2015, to shareholders of record on March 2, 2015.


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