The Valspar Corp Company Profile (NYSE:VAL)

About The Valspar Corp

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: Construction
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: VAL
  • CUSIP: 92035510
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $111.41
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $109.00
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $105.34
  • 52-Week Range: $77.52 - $111.56
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 25.55
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.68
  • P/E Growth: 3.34
  • Market Cap: $8.85B
  • Outstanding Shares: 79,422,000
  • Beta: 1.63
  • Net Margins: 8.42%
  • Return on Equity: 39.26%
  • Return on Assets: 9.07%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 7 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.88)
Consensus Price Target: $106.40 (4.53% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
1/27/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetHold$111.00View Rating Details
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
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
2/19/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower 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 CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$80.00 -> $92.00View Rating Details
11/25/2015J P Morgan Chase & CoDowngradeOverweight -> 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
(Data available from 2/24/2015 forward)


Earnings History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
12/20/2016Q416$1.50$1.37$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)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.85 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.39 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 20172$0.70$0.75$0.73
Q2 20172$1.17$1.32$1.25
Q3 20172$1.48$1.57$1.53
Q4 20172$1.37$1.39$1.38
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Annual Dividend:$1.48
Dividend Yield:1.33%
Dividend Growth:12.70% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:34.02% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
30.52% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
27.46% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:35 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 3.13%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 69.60%
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 The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
DateHeadline logoValspar Corporation (VAL) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for February 27, 2017 - Nasdaq (NYSE:VAL) - February 24 at 9:34 AM logoValspar Announces Date for Fiscal 2017 First Quarter Results (NYSE:VAL) - February 24 at 9:34 AM
News IconDecorative Paints Market Poised for Robust CAGR of over 5.3% through 2026 (NYSE:VAL) - February 23 at 11:30 PM
News IconNew report examines the global e-coat sales (NYSE:VAL) - February 23 at 3:04 AM
News IconNew report: Global e-coat industry forecast to 2021 (NYSE:VAL) - February 17 at 5:47 AM logoValspar Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:VAL) - February 17 at 5:47 AM logoValspar : Church helps school with new sandbox (NYSE:VAL) - February 14 at 6:54 AM logoSherwin-Williams Co Jumps 13% in January as Valspar Deal Moves Closer (NYSE:VAL) - February 9 at 12:09 PM
News IconStock Hits Tipping Point on the RSI Reading: The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:VAL) - January 31 at 7:35 AM
News IconStock Overbuying in Action: The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) - Post Registrar (NYSE:VAL) - January 29 at 11:30 PM logoVAL Crosses Above Average Analyst Target (NYSE:VAL) - January 29 at 3:28 AM logoForm 8-K VALSPAR CORP For: Jan 26 - (NYSE:VAL) - January 28 at 7:33 AM
News IconStock Hits Crucial Indicator on the RSI Reading: The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:VAL) - January 28 at 7:33 AM logoForm 8-K VALSPAR CORP For: Jan 26 (NYSE:VAL) - January 27 at 6:35 AM logoSherwin-Williams to Make Divestiture to Complete Valspar Acquisition (NYSE:VAL) - January 27 at 6:35 AM logoVALSPAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Regulation FD Disclosure (NYSE:VAL) - January 27 at 6:35 AM logoUltraviolet (UV) Coatings Market - Positive Long-Term Growth Outlook 2023 (NYSE:VAL) - January 26 at 2:20 AM logoAdd Arctic Cat to list of Minnesota's large public companies waving goodbye (NYSE:VAL) - January 25 at 4:16 PM logoThe Valspar Corp. : VAL-US: Dividend Analysis : December 01st, 2016 (record date) : By the numbers : January 25, 2017 (NYSE:VAL) - January 25 at 4:16 PM logoNew Report Available: The Valspar Corporation - Strategy, SWOT and Corporate Finance Report (NYSE:VAL) - January 25 at 8:17 AM logoGreen Coating Market: Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trend, and Forecast 2016 - 2022 (NYSE:VAL) - January 24 at 2:04 AM logoElastomeric Coatings Market Sizing with Competitive Landscape by 2021 (NYSE:VAL) - January 23 at 1:14 AM
News IconLooking Back at January 21 (NYSE:VAL) - January 22 at 5:58 AM
News IconRecent Stock Surge Places it In Overbought Territory: The Valspar Corporation (NYSE:VAL) - Wall Street Beacon (NYSE:VAL) - January 19 at 4:17 PM logoTarget bets big on soccer with MLS, Minnesota United sponsorships (NYSE:VAL) - January 19 at 4:16 PM
News IconWhat is the Sell-side Saying About The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)? - Aiken Advocate (NYSE:VAL) - January 19 at 6:52 AM
News IconOwnership Action Alert: Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) First Quarter Institutional Investor Sentiment Steady - Baxley Report (NYSE:VAL) - January 19 at 6:52 AM logoConstruction Repaint Market by Resin Type, Formulation, Application, Region - Global Forecast to 2026 (NYSE:VAL) - January 18 at 5:22 AM logoRise in Non-residential Construction Activities to Fuel Demand for Coil Coatings Market, reports TMR :2023 (NYSE:VAL) - January 18 at 5:22 AM
News IconGlobal Roof Waterproof Coating By Trend,Types, Challenge And Applications Research Report Forecast To 2021 (NYSE:VAL) - January 16 at 12:29 PM logoBerko: 4 stocks for an infrastructure fix-up program play (NYSE:VAL) - January 16 at 12:29 PM
News IconResearch report explores the Global UV coatings industry forecast to 2021 (NYSE:VAL) - January 13 at 5:02 AM logoHavens Advisors Llc Buys NXP Semiconductors NV, The Valspar Corp, Mentor Graphics Corp, Sells ... (NYSE:VAL) - January 11 at 8:15 AM logoETFs with exposure to The Valspar Corp. : January 9, 2017 (NYSE:VAL) - January 10 at 4:43 AM logoThe Valspar Corp : Post Earnings Coverage as Valspar Q4 Missed Market Estimates (NYSE:VAL) - December 29 at 1:22 AM logoETFs with exposure to The Valspar Corp. : December 27, 2016 (NYSE:VAL) - December 27 at 8:09 PM logoVALSPAR CORP Financials (NYSE:VAL) - December 24 at 7:53 PM logoAnalyst Activity – Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterates Hold on ... - Market Exclusive (NYSE:VAL) - December 24 at 12:07 AM logoThe Valspar Corp. :VAL-US: Earnings Analysis: 2016 By the Numbers : December 23, 2016 (NYSE:VAL) - December 24 at 12:07 AM logoThe Valspar Corp. :VAL-US: Earnings Analysis: Q4, 2016 By the Numbers : December 23, 2016 (NYSE:VAL) - December 24 at 12:07 AM
News IconValspar Corp. (VAL) Announces Earnings Results, Misses Estimates By $0.13 EPS (NYSE:VAL) - December 23 at 3:44 AM
News IconValspar's (VAL) Q4 Earnings & Revenues Trail Estimates (NYSE:VAL) - December 22 at 1:26 AM logoValspar sales fall below views ahead of merger - MarketWatch (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 3:21 PM logoBRIEF-Valspar Corp reports Q4 earnings per share $1.27 - Reuters (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 3:21 PM logoForm 8-K VALSPAR CORP For: Dec 19 - (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 3:21 PM
News IconSherwin-Williams still expects to acquire Valspar in 2017, despite "unfounded rumors" (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 5:10 AM
News IconValspar Addresses Financials, Merger Chatter (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 5:10 AM logoValspar sales fall below views ahead of merger (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 5:10 AM logoTHE VALSPAR CORPORATION (FRA:VAP) Files An 8-K Results of Operations and Financial Condition (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 5:10 AM logoValspar Corp. (VAL) Posts Q4 GAAP EPS of $1.27 (NYSE:VAL) - December 21 at 5:10 AM


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 declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, February 16th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, March 1st will be given a dividend of $0.37 per share on Wednesday, March 8th. This represents a $1.48 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.33%. The ex-dividend date is Monday, February 27th.

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

8 equities research analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for The Valspar Corp's stock. Their forecasts range from $85.00 to $113.00. On average, they anticipate The Valspar Corp's stock price to reach $106.40 in the next year.

When will The Valspar Corp announce their earnings?

The Valspar Corp is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, March, 8th 2017.

Who owns The Valspar Corp stock?

The Valspar Corp's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.06%), CNH Partners LLC (2.05%), Manikay Partners LLC (1.81%), Alpine Associates Management Inc. (1.45%), Renaissance Technologies LLC (1.13%) and Westchester Capital Management LLC (1.08%). Company insiders that own The Valspar Corp stock include Howard C Heckes and Thierry Vergnol.

Who sold The Valspar Corp stock? Who is selling The Valspar Corp stock?

The Valspar Corp's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Capstone Investment Advisors LLC, Pinnacle Associates Ltd., Gamco Investors INC. ET AL, ING Groep NV, Envestnet Asset Management Inc., Janus Capital Management LLC and Westchester Capital Management LLC.

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

The Valspar Corp's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Manikay Partners LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Alpine Associates Management Inc., Marshall Wace LLP, Allianz Asset Management AG, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Public Sector Pension Investment Board and ARP Americas LLC.

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.

How much does a share of The Valspar Corp stock cost?

One share of The Valspar Corp stock can currently be purchased for approximately $111.45.

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Last Updated on 2/24/2017 by Staff