The Valspar Corp Company Profile (NYSE:VAL)

About The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)

The Valspar Corp logoThe Valspar Corporation is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates through two segments: Coatings and Paints. The Coatings segment includes its industrial product lines and packaging product line. The Company offers decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood and plastic primarily for sale to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in Africa, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. The Paints segment includes consumer paints and automotive paint refinishes product lines. The Company offers a range of paints, primers, topcoats and aerosol spray paints through retailers, distribution networks and the Company-owned stores. The Company offers a portfolio of interior and exterior decorative paints, stains, primers, varnishes and specialty decorative products, such as enamels, aerosols and faux finishes, used in both the do-it-yourself and professional markets.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Paint & Coating
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:VAL
  • CUSIP: 92035510
  • Web:
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $112.73
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $110.34
  • 52 Week Range: $97.62 - $113.07
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: N/A
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.94
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
  • Net Margins: 6.89%
  • Return on Equity: 27.08%
  • Return on Assets: 6.98%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
  • Average Volume: 757,034 shs.
  • Beta: 1.63

Frequently Asked Questions for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)

What is The Valspar Corp's stock symbol?

The Valspar Corp trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VAL."

How often does The Valspar Corp pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for The Valspar Corp?

The Valspar Corp announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, June 8th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.31%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 30th. View The Valspar Corp's Dividend History.

How were The Valspar Corp's earnings last quarter?

The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) issued its earnings results on Wednesday, March, 8th. The company reported $0.50 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.23. The business earned $907.70 million during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $893.56 million. The Valspar Corp had a net margin of 6.89% and a return on equity of 27.08%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.66 EPS. View The Valspar Corp's Earnings History.

Where is The Valspar Corp's stock going? Where will The Valspar Corp's stock price be in 2017?

1 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for The Valspar Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $111.00 to $111.00. On average, they anticipate The Valspar Corp's share price to reach $111.00 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The Valspar Corp.

Who are some of The Valspar Corp's key competitors?

Who are The Valspar Corp's key executives?

The Valspar Corp's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Gary E. Hendrickson, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • James L. Muehlbauer, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial and Administrative Officer
  • Rolf Engh, Executive Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Howard C. Heckes, Executive Vice President, President - Global Coatings
  • Les H. Ireland, Executive Vice President, President, Global Consumer Paints
  • Jeffrey H. Curler, Lead Independent Director
  • Jack J. Allen, Independent Director
  • John M. Ballbach, Independent Director
  • John S. Bode, Independent Director
  • William M. Cook, Independent Director

Who owns The Valspar Corp stock?

The Valspar Corp's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Alpine Associates Management Inc. (0.00%), Pictet Asset Management Ltd. (0.00%) and Bahl & Gaynor Inc. (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Valspar Corp.

Who bought The Valspar Corp stock? Who is buying The Valspar Corp stock?

The Valspar Corp's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bahl & Gaynor Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Valspar Corp.

How do I buy The Valspar Corp stock?

Shares of The Valspar Corp can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is The Valspar Corp's stock price today?

One share of The Valspar Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.99.

MarketBeat Community Rating for The Valspar Corp (NYSE VAL)
Community Ranking:  1.4 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  114 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  293 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  407
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about The Valspar Corp and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Hold Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: $111.00 (1.76% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/14/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingHold$111.00LowView Rating Details
9/12/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$87.00 -> $110.00N/AView Rating Details
9/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellN/AView Rating Details
3/22/2016Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/22/2016Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
3/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price Target$82.00 -> $113.00N/AView Rating Details
3/3/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$88.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
2/19/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price TargetNeutral$90.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
1/15/2016KeyCorpLower Price Target$96.00 -> $87.00N/AView Rating Details
1/5/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$88.00N/AView Rating Details
11/25/2015Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$80.00 -> $92.00N/AView Rating Details
11/25/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$83.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/23/2015 forward)


Earnings History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Earnings by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Earnings History by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE VAL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
3/8/2017Q1 2017$0.73$0.50$893.56 million$907.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
12/20/2016Q416$1.50$1.37$1.16 billion$1.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/7/2016Q316$1.45$1.57$1.18 billion$1.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/24/2016Q216$1.26$1.22$1.12 billion$1.06 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/18/2016Q116$0.65$0.66$908.14 million$885.80 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/24/2015Q415$1.31$1.35$1.16 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/25/2015Q315$1.26$1.33$1.18 billion$1.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/27/2015Q215$1.10$1.11$1.11 billion$1.08 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/24/2015Q115$0.76$0.85$972.15 million$991.97 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/25/2014Q414$1.15$1.38$1.19 billion$1.20 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/12/2014Q314$1.16$1.21$1.19 billion$1.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/19/2014Q214$1.04$1.07$1.11 billion$1.10 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2014Q114$0.66$0.70$948.61 million$956.00 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/19/2013Q4$0.92$0.97$1.09 billion$1.11 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
8/13/2013Q3 2013$1.09$1.07$1.13 billion$1.09 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
5/14/2013Q2 2013$0.91$0.91$1.05 billion$1.03 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/12/2013Q1 2013$0.67$0.60$922.05 million$875.20 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/20/20120.86$0.86$1.02 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/14/2012$0.96$0.97ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/15/2012$0.81$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2012$0.48$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/22/2011$0.70$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/15/2011$0.80$0.80ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/16/2011$0.64$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/14/2011$0.38$0.39ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.62
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.18
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20172$0.70$0.75$0.73
Q2 20172$1.13$1.20$1.17
Q3 20172$1.47$1.48$1.48
Q4 20172$1.22$1.29$1.26
Q1 20181$0.74$0.74$0.74
Q2 20181$1.31$1.31$1.31
Q3 20181$1.66$1.66$1.66
Q4 20181$1.47$1.47$1.47
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Most Recent Dividend:6/8/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:1.31%
Dividend Growth:12.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:34.02% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
32.24% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
28.74% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:35 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)

Dividend History by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE VAL)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.13%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.60%
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Insider Trades by Quarter for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
6/24/2015Howard C HeckesEVPSell8,000$84.82$678,560.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2015Thierry VergnolDirectorBuy3,500$0.15$525.00
3/20/2015Thierry VergnolDirectorBuy46,000$0.17$7,820.00
3/16/2015Thierry VergnolDirectorBuy71,000$0.16$11,360.00
3/12/2015Thierry VergnolDirectorBuy54,000$0.15$8,100.00
1/12/2015Fran�Ois AuclairInsiderBuy7,500$0.20$1,500.00
12/11/2014Fran�Ois AuclairInsiderBuy4,000$0.23$920.00
11/28/2014Anthony L BlaineSVPSell16,000$83.00$1,328,000.00View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014John M BallbachDirectorBuy2,500$77.41$193,525.00View SEC Filing  
8/14/2014Gary E HendricksonCEOSell84,500$79.12$6,685,640.00View SEC Filing  
3/26/2014John BallbachDirectorBuy1,075$72.75$78,206.25View SEC Filing  
11/25/2013Mae JemisonDirectorSell1,700$71.85$122,145.00View SEC Filing  
9/18/2013Mae JemisonDirectorSell1,000$63.91$63,910.00View SEC Filing  
6/21/2013John M BallbachDirectorBuy2,088$65.00$135,720.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013Gary E HendricksonCEOSell116,865$73.65$8,607,107.25View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013John M BallbachDirectorBuy1,246$60.00$74,760.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Latest Headlines for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
DateHeadline logoWolverine Asset Management Llc Buys Altaba Inc, Envision Healthcare Corp, Becton, Dickinson and ... - September 13 at 3:23 PM logoPerformance Coating Market to be Worth US$102 bn by 2022 - Transparency Market Research - September 13 at 10:51 AM logoMarket-Leading Food Contact Conference, Plastics & Paper in Contact with Foodstuffs, Takes Place This December in Berlin - September 8 at 9:53 AM logoVanguard Group Inc Buys Baker Hughes Inc, DXC Technology Co, Allied World Assurance Co Holdings ... - August 25 at 3:21 PM logoMember Insurance Hires Former Do it Best Corp. Vice President of Sales and Business Development Jay Brown - August 22 at 7:38 AM logoComparing The Valspar Corp (VAL) and Sherwin-Williams Company (The) (SHW) - August 13 at 6:08 AM logoEastern Bank Buys Guggenheim BulletShares 2019 Corporate Bond, Danaher Corp, CVS Health Corp, ... - July 28 at 9:35 AM logoRiverbridge Partners Llc Buys Evolent Health Inc, Alarm. ... - July 25 at 8:10 AM logoValspar Costs Overshadow Sherwin-Williams' Revenue Gains - July 20 at 10:39 AM logoSpf Beheer Bv Buys Accenture PLC, Sells The Valspar Corp - July 8 at 8:55 PM logoGlobal Elastomeric Coatings Market for the Construction Industry 2017-2021 - Key vendors are BASF, PPG Industries, The Sherwin-Williams Company, The Dow Chemical Company & The ... - July 5 at 11:08 AM logoA New Coat of Paint Is Rocking the Global Shipping Industry - June 27 at 4:58 AM logoFormer Valspar CEO Gary Hendrickson named chairman of Illinois building products company - June 21 at 6:26 AM logoForm 15-15D VALSPAR CORP - June 12 at 7:58 PM logoJ.D. Power Ranks Valspar Exterior Paints Highest In J.D. Power Customer Satisfaction For 2017 - June 12 at 7:58 PM logoRenovation underway at Innisbrook Resort's North Course - June 8 at 1:46 AM logoWhat's next for High Point's Valspar plant after $420M sale to Philly-based coatings company - June 2 at 4:00 PM logoValspar stock ceases trading - June 1 at 10:40 AM logoThe Sherwin-Williams Company Announces Extension of Expiration Date of Exchange Offer - June 1 at 12:12 AM logoThe Valspar Corp. : VAL-US: Dividend Analysis : June 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 31, 2017 - June 1 at 12:12 AM logo Analysts Expect The Valspar Corp (VAL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.07 Billion - May 31 at 11:30 AM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Sees Significant Growth in Short Interest - May 31 at 7:02 AM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Expected to Announce Earnings of $1.19 Per Share - May 29 at 8:44 PM logoSherwin-Williams, Valspar Merger Cleared by FTC & CCB - May 29 at 10:35 AM logoSherwin-Williams (SHW) Wins FTC Approval to Acquire Valspar Corp (VAL) - May 28 at 10:36 PM logoValspar Reaches Analyst Target Price - May 26 at 8:20 AM logoBRIEF-The Valspar Corp expands production capacity for automotive refinish coatings - May 26 at 8:20 AM logoCoatings company upgrades Pittsburgh plant - May 26 at 8:20 AM logoThe Valspar Corporation Expands Production Capacity for Automotive Refinish ... - May 26 at 8:20 AM logoThe Valspar Corporation Expands Production Capacity for Automotive Refinish Coatings - May 26 at 8:20 AM logoThe Valspar Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VAL) : May 22, 2017 - May 22 at 7:32 PM logoPPG chief paints bold image in bid for Dutch rival - May 21 at 7:27 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Plans $0.37 Quarterly Dividend - May 19 at 7:36 PM logoValspar declares $0.37 dividend - May 19 at 4:55 PM logoThe Valspar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VAL-US : May 19, 2017 - May 19 at 1:32 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research - May 16 at 2:08 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages - May 12 at 10:56 AM logoRisk Arbitrage Today: Can Westar's Merger Be Saved? - May 6 at 3:26 PM logo Analysts Anticipate The Valspar Corp (VAL) to Announce $1.19 Earnings Per Share - May 4 at 8:14 AM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.34 - May 2 at 2:40 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows - April 29 at 11:35 AM logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect The Valspar Corp (VAL) Stock Price - April 26 at 10:22 AM logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Impact The Valspar Corp (VAL) Share Price - April 23 at 1:46 PM logoCramer Remix: The Sherwin-Williams & Valspar deal could be a profit primer for this stock - April 20 at 8:05 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.33 - April 20 at 7:45 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 17 at 12:18 PM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Finds - April 17 at 10:56 AM logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate The Valspar Corp (VAL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.07 Billion - April 15 at 10:19 AM logoValspar Corp. (VAL) Rose To A New High After Sale Of Wood Coatings Business - April 13 at 10:50 PM logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact The Valspar Corp (VAL) Share Price - April 13 at 2:32 PM



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