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$17.57
Previous Close
$18.03
Day High
$18.00
Day Low
$16.35
52 Week High
10/21/13 - $21.34
52 Week Low
07/19/13 - $12.64
Market Cap
389.1M
Average Volume 10 Days
76.2K
EPS TTM
$0.66
Shares Outstanding
23.0M
EX-Date
07/16/14
P/E TM
25.5x
Dividend
$0.20
Dividend Yield
1.12%
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zep inc (ZEP) Details

Zep Inc. produces and markets cleaning and maintenance chemicals, and related products and services for commercial, industrial, institutional, and consumer applications in North America and Europe. The company offers anti-bacterial and industrial hand care products, cleaners, degreasers, deodorizers, disinfectants, floor finishes, sanitizers, pest- and weed-control products, air-care products and delivery systems, and various automotive maintenance chemicals for the automotive, fleet maintenance, industrial/maintenance and repair supply, institutional supply, and sanitation markets. The company markets its products and services under the Zep, Zep Professional, Zep Commercial, and Zep Automotive brands. Zep Inc. sells its products through distributors; retailers, such as home-improvement stores, hardware stores, discount stores, and auto parts stores; and direct sales force. The company was founded in 1937 and is based in Atlanta, Georgia.

2,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 11/5/13
Founded in 1937

zep inc (ZEP) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $645.0K
Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting...
Total Annual Compensation: $324.4K
Chief Administrative Officer and Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $287.6K
Chief Supply Chain Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $252.0K
Vice President, General Counsel and Corporate...
Total Annual Compensation: $251.3K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

zep inc (ZEP) Key Developments

Zep Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended May 31, 2014

Zep Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended May 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company's net sales were $187,023,000 against $185,988,000 a year ago. Operating profit was $11,541,000 against $12,354,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $3,572,000 against $9,610,000 a year ago. Net income was $2,151,000 or $0.09 diluted per share against $6,255,000 or $0.28 diluted per share a year ago. EBITDA was $11,564,000 against $17,980,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $19,339,000 against $17,031,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $6,833,000 or $0.30 diluted per share against $5,637,000 or $0.25 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted diluted cash earnings per share were $0.39 against $0.34 a year ago. The company reduced net debt by $4.9 million For the nine months, the company's net sales were $509,667,000 against $507,400,000 a year ago. Operating profit was $21,538,000 against $25,925,000 a year ago. Income before income taxes was $7,460,000 against $19,251,000 a year ago. Net income was $4,566,000 or $0.20 diluted per share against $12,527,000 or $0.56 diluted per share a year ago. Net cash provided by operating activities was $7,498,000 against $18,014,000 a year ago. Purchases of property, plant, and equipment was $7,384,000 against $8,534,000 a year ago. EBITDA was $32,246,000 against $40,209,000 a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $45,649,000 against $41,462,000 a year ago. Adjusted net income was $12,769,000 or $0.56 diluted per share against $13,342,000 or $0.60 diluted per share a year ago. Adjusted diluted cash earnings per share were $0.83 against $0.83 a year ago. The company reduced net debt by $28.2 million since this time last year.

Zep Commercial Introduces Quick Clean Disinfectant

Zep Commercial introduced Quick Clean Disinfectant. Quick Clean Disinfectant is an all-purpose cleaning product that kills 99.9% of bacteria in only five seconds compared to other popular anti-bacterial cleaners that can take up to 10 minutes to work. Quick Clean Disinfectant is available now at retailers nationwide. Zep Commercial Quick Clean Disinfectant has a special quaternary active blend that kills bacteria and viruses fast. The fast-acting formula makes it perfect for professional use and for cleaning touch-ups around the home while killing dangerous bacteria. The special formulation also reduces cold and flu exposure and kills viruses and bacteria such as Rhinovirus, Norovirus and Salmonella. Quick Clean disinfects, cleans and deodorizes in one easy step, and can cut through tough grime. It is recommended for kitchens, bathrooms, hard surface flooring, homes, offices, small businesses and is safe to use on virtually all hard, non-porous surfaces. Additionally, Quick Clean Disinfectant is a bleach-free formula with a pleasant aroma. Users simply spray the surface they wish to clean and then wipe it down after waiting for five seconds. It is available in a 32-ounce spray bottle and a one-gallon container. Zep Quick Clean Disinfectant is available nationwide at The Home Depot and at the Tractor Supply Company, along with many local hardware chains & select independent retailers. The 32-ounce spray bottle retails for an MSRP of $3.47 and the gallon size retails for an MSRP of $8.98.

Zep, Inc., Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 10, 2014

Zep, Inc., Q3 2014 Earnings Call, Jul 10, 2014

 

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