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valspar corp (VAL) Snapshot

Open
$78.15
Previous Close
$78.24
Day High
$78.33
Day Low
$77.46
52 Week High
07/18/14 - $82.00
52 Week Low
09/3/13 - $61.13
Market Cap
6.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
565.6K
EPS TTM
$3.80
Shares Outstanding
83.5M
EX-Date
05/29/14
P/E TM
20.4x
Dividend
$1.04
Dividend Yield
1.30%
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valspar corp (VAL) Details

The Valspar Corporation manufactures and distributes various coatings, paints, and related products worldwide. The company 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 sells paints, primers, topcoats, aerosol spray paints, and automotive refinish paints, as well as crowns for glass bottles, and plastic packaging and bottle closures primarily through retailers, distribution networks, and company-owned stores. 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.

10,700 Employees
Last Reported Date: 12/20/13
Founded in 1806

valspar corp (VAL) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $950.0K
Chief Financial & Administrative Officer and ...
Total Annual Compensation: $369.2K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $455.0K
Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice Pres...
Total Annual Compensation: $350.0K
Senior Vice President of Human Resources
Total Annual Compensation: $345.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

valspar corp (VAL) Key Developments

Valspar Seeks Acquisitions

The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) is seeking acquisitions. Gary Hendrickson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Valspar said, “We are successfully executing our growth plans by integrating acquisitions, scaling new business wins and improving productivity.”

The Valspar Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend, Payable on June 13, 2014

The Valspar Corporation announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.26 per share on the company's common stock. The dividend is payable on June 13, 2014, to shareholders of record on June 2, 2014.

The Valspar Corporation Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended April 25, 2014; Reaffirms Earnings Guidance for the Full Year of Fiscal 2014

The Valspar Corporation announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the second quarter and six months ended April 25, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $1,130,178,000 against $1,031,219,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $143,074,000 against $130,520,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $127,000,000 against $114,505,000 a year ago. Net income was $85,959,000 or $0.99 per diluted share against $76,908,000 or $0.84 per diluted share a year ago. Capital expenditures were $29,630,000 against $16,155,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBIT was $151,612,000 against $139,813,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $92,620,000 or $1.07 per diluted share against $83,323,000 or $0.91 per diluted share a year ago. For the six months, the company reported net sales of $2,086,297,000 against $1,906,461,000 a year ago. Income from operations was $238,634,000 against $224,051,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $206,257,000 against $191,213,000 a year ago. Net income was $139,512,000 or $1.60 per diluted share against $131,937,000 or $1.44 per diluted share a year ago. Capital expenditures were $50,621,000 against $30,105,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBIT was $258,607,000 against $232,394,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $153,754,000 or $1.77 per diluted share against $138,352,000 or $1.51 per diluted share a year ago. The company reaffirmed its full year 2014 diluted EPS (as adjusted) guidance of $3.95 to $4.15 and diluted EPS of $3.68 to $3.83.

 

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