Valspar Corp. Company Profile (NYSE:VAL)

About Valspar Corp.

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: Construction
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VAL
  • CUSIP: 92035510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $106.37
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $105.79
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $105.96
  • 52-Week Range: $71.40 - $108.97
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 24.44
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 19.92
  • P/E Growth: 2.93
  • Market Cap: $8.44B
  • Outstanding Shares: 79,353,000
  • Beta: 1.44
  • Net Margins: 8.31%
  • Return on Equity: 41.74%
  • Return on Assets: 9.01%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.50%
  • Current Ratio: 1.21%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.84%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 11 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.92)
Consensus Price Target: $96.00 (9.75% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/12/2016Barclays PLCSet Price TargetHold$87.00 -> $110.00View Rating Details
9/8/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
5/26/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
3/22/2016Northcoast ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/22/2016Longbow ResearchDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details
3/22/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price Target$82.00 -> $113.00View Rating Details
3/3/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingHold$88.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
2/19/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetNeutral$90.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
1/15/2016KeyCorpLower Price Target$96.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
1/5/2016Seaport Global SecuritiesInitiated CoverageNeutral$88.00View Rating Details
11/25/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingNeutral$80.00 -> $92.00View Rating Details
11/25/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$83.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
8/26/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$90.00 -> $85.00View Rating Details
5/28/2015GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
12/5/2014Goldman Sachs Group Inc.DowngradeConviction-Buy -> BuyView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.95 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.34 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.63$0.63$0.63
Q2 20166$1.26$1.32$1.30
Q3 20163$1.43$1.50$1.45
Q4 20163$1.44$1.50$1.48
Q1 20171$0.87$0.87$0.87
Q2 20171$1.31$1.31$1.31
Q3 20171$1.57$1.57$1.57
Q4 20171$1.59$1.59$1.59
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL)
Annual Dividend:$1.32
Dividend Yield:1.24%
Dividend Growth:6.10% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:30.41% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
26.67% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
24.72% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:34 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.13%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 71.89%
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)


Latest Headlines for Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL)
News IconPaints and coatings market : the increasing market for consumer goods and automobiles scrutinized in new research (NYSE:VAL) - September 26 at 7:57 PM logoPowder Coatings Market Analysis By Resin Type, By Application And Segment Forecasts to 2024 (NYSE:VAL) - September 22 at 7:34 PM
News IconThe Valspar Corp Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Piper Jaffray (VAL) - Petro Global News 24 (NYSE:VAL) - September 22 at 7:43 AM
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News IconNew Report Available: The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) - September 15 at 11:41 AM
News IconStock Update on Earnings & Estimates for The Valspar Corp (NYSE ... - Frisco Fastball (NYSE:VAL) - September 14 at 8:08 PM logoVALSPAR CORP Financials (NYSE:VAL) - September 14 at 12:19 PM logoQ3 2016 Valspar Earnings Release (NYSE:VAL) - September 14 at 12:19 PM logoForm 4 VALSPAR CORP For: Sep 07 Filed by: Friendly Ian R - (NYSE:VAL) - September 10 at 7:38 AM
News IconValspar Corp. (NYSE: VAL) stock reiterated at Deutsche Bank AG - BNB Daily (blog) (NYSE:VAL) - September 10 at 7:38 AM logoForm 4 VALSPAR CORP For: Sep 07 Filed by: CURLER JEFFREY H - (NYSE:VAL) - September 9 at 7:33 PM
News IconValspar Q3 Numbers Mixed (NYSE:VAL) - September 8 at 7:36 PM logoValspar shares dip premarket after company's sales fall short of estimates - MarketWatch (NYSE:VAL) - September 8 at 11:52 AM logoValspar volumes rise, but currency hurts revenue - MarketWatch (NYSE:VAL) - September 8 at 11:52 AM logoThe Valspar Corp. :VAL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q3, 2016 By the Numbers : September 8, 2016 (NYSE:VAL) - September 8 at 11:52 AM
News IconValspar Sales Down 1% in 3Q (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 8:03 PM logoForm 8-K VALSPAR CORP For: Sep 07 (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 8:03 PM logoBRIEF-Valspar reports Q3 earnings per share $1.44 (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 11:48 AM logoForm 4 VALSPAR CORP For: Sep 01 Filed by: Hendrickson Gary E (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 11:48 AM logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Flat Ahead of Earnings Announcement (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 11:48 AM
News IconValspar Shares Dip Premarket After Company's Sales Fall Short Of Estimates (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 11:48 AM logoThe Valspar Corp Q3 Income Climbs 17% (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 11:48 AM logoValspar Reports Fiscal Third Quarter 2016 Results (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 11:48 AM logoMore on Valspar's FQ3 (NYSE:VAL) - September 7 at 8:21 AM
News IconThe Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL): What is the Sell-side Making of this Stock? - Post News (NYSE:VAL) - September 6 at 8:00 PM logoForm 4 VALSPAR CORP For: Sep 01 Filed by: Hendrickson Gary E - (NYSE:VAL) - September 6 at 8:00 PM logoGlobal UV Cured Coatings Market - largest segment wood coatings, APAC largest market (NYSE:VAL) - September 5 at 6:53 PM
News IconPT Look at The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) - Post News (NYSE:VAL) - September 2 at 8:56 AM
News IconPowder Coating Market & Roof Coating Industry Analysis with 2016-2021 Forecasts Research Report (NYSE:VAL) - September 1 at 7:56 PM logoValspar Fights Attys' Fees Bid In Suit Over $11.3B Merger (NYSE:VAL) - September 1 at 11:13 AM logoValspar Corporation (VAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for August 30, 2016 - Nasdaq (NYSE:VAL) - August 29 at 7:58 PM logoNotable Monday Option Activity: VAL, SRPT, AAPL (NYSE:VAL) - August 29 at 4:31 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: TransAlta, Advanced Drainage Systems and ... - Nasdaq (NYSE:VAL) - August 27 at 7:40 AM logoShares of VAL Up 30.8% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NYSE:VAL) - August 26 at 7:41 PM logoValspar : Announces Wood Coatings Distribution Agreement with HGH Hardware Supply (NYSE:VAL) - August 26 at 10:56 AM logoValspar Announces Wood Coatings Distribution Agreement with HGH Hardware Supply (NYSE:VAL) - August 25 at 8:21 PM
News IconThe Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) - The Sell-Side Consensus Numbers in Perspective - Post News (NYSE:VAL) - August 24 at 7:50 PM
News IconGlobal Alkyd Protective Coating Market Research Report 2016: PPG Industries, Akzonobel N.V., The Sherwin-Williams Company (NYSE:VAL) - August 24 at 11:06 AM
News IconShares Showing Gains in the Last Five Trading Sessions: The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) - Post News (NYSE:VAL) - August 22 at 7:57 PM logoBrokerage Firm Ratings Update On Valspar Corporation (The) (NYSE:VAL) - Investor Newswire (NYSE:VAL) - August 22 at 7:51 AM
News IconAcquisition of G&K to further thin ranks of Minnesota's public companies (NYSE:VAL) - August 19 at 7:54 PM logo30.9% Return Seen to Date on SmarTrend Valspar Call (VAL) (NYSE:VAL) - August 19 at 11:00 AM logoValspar Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:VAL) - August 18 at 8:18 PM
News IconThe Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL): Where is the Stock Headed? - Post News (NYSE:VAL) - August 18 at 11:12 AM logoG&K Services agrees to be acquired by rival Cintas for $2B (NYSE:VAL) - August 16 at 8:10 PM
News IconExploring External Opportunities Through Open Innovation (NYSE:VAL) - August 15 at 10:08 AM logoCan the Everbank-TIAA Deal Get Regulatory Approval? (NYSE:VAL) - August 12 at 11:23 AM logoShares of VAL Up 31.2% Since Uptrend Call on Shares (NYSE:VAL) - August 11 at 8:44 PM


Valspar Corp. (NYSE:VAL) Chart for Thursday, September, 29, 2016

Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by Staff