Last $40.63 USD
Change Today +0.26 / 0.64%
Volume 78.8K
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schulman (a.) inc (SHLM) Snapshot

Open
$40.58
Previous Close
$40.37
Day High
$40.85
Day Low
$39.90
52 Week High
07/22/14 - $42.51
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $28.67
Market Cap
1.2B
Average Volume 10 Days
159.5K
EPS TTM
$2.24
Shares Outstanding
29.1M
EX-Date
10/23/14
P/E TM
18.1x
Dividend
$0.82
Dividend Yield
1.98%
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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: 10/22/14
Founded in 1928

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

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $920.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $415.7K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $555.0K
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

SHLM Eyes Acquisitions

A. Schulman, Inc. (NasdaqGS:SHLM) is looking for acquisition opportunities. Bernard Rzepka, Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice President of SHLM, said, " SHLM holds a strong position in its key global markets and excellent prospects for continued strategic growth through our organic initiatives as well as our ongoing pursuit of potential acquisitions".

A. Schulman to Double its Masterbatch Production Capacity in Dongguan, China to Accommodate Growing Demand

A. Schulman, Inc. announced that it has added equipment in its manufacturing facility in Dongguan, China to accommodate increasing demand in the company's Masterbatch Solutions business. This new production line, which the company expects will ramp up in volume over the next several months, will double the current Masterbatch production capacity at the facility and enhance its ability to serve the needs of the packaging and personal care & hygiene industries in China.

A. Schulman, Inc. Announces Executive Changes

A. Schulman, Inc. announced that it has named Brent Middleton as Vice President and General Manager, United States and Canada. Middleton will be responsible for driving further growth in the Company's United States and Canadian business and will become a member of the Senior Leadership Team. In addition, the Company announced that Gustavo Perez will become Vice President and General Manager, Latin America, to specifically focus on growing and developing the Latin America region. Middleton served 18 years with Dionex Corporation in various positions of increasing responsibility, including Vice President of Worldwide Sales, Service and Corporate Marketing. He also has served as Partner with The SBD Group, LLC. Perez has served in a variety of management positions with the Company since 1995, most recently serving as the Company's Vice President and General Manager, Americas, since August 2010, before which he served as the General Manager of Masterbatch for the Company's North America operations.

 

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Price/Sales 0.5x
Price/Book 2.2x
Price/Cash Flow 21.1x
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