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: Construction
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:VAL
  • CUSIP: 92035510
  • Web: www.valspar.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: $8.98 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 79,454,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $112.20
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $108.44
  • 52 Week Range: $97.62 - $113.07
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 26.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 22.51
  • P/E Growth: 5.27
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $4.21 billion
  • Price / Sales: 2.13
  • Book Value: $13.45 per share
  • Price / Book: 8.40
Dividend:
  • Annual Dividend: $1.48
  • Dividend Yield: 1.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: $665.12 million
  • Net Margins: 8.42%
  • Return on Equity: 39.26%
  • Return on Assets: 9.07%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.40%
  • Current Ratio: 1.26%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.89%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 757,949 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 declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, May 19th. Stockholders 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 of this dividend 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) announced its quarterly 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 company earned $907.70 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $893.56 million. The Valspar Corp had a net margin of 8.42% and a return on equity of 39.26%. The Valspar Corp's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.66 earnings per share. 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?

4 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for The Valspar Corp's shares. Their forecasts range from $110.00 to $111.00. On average, they anticipate The Valspar Corp's stock price to reach $110.50 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for The Valspar Corp.

Are investors shorting The Valspar Corp?

The Valspar Corp saw a increase in short interest during the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 4,110,806 shares, an increase of 58.2% from the April 28th total of 2,598,645 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 660,992 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 6.2 days. Approximately 5.6% of the shares of the company are short sold.

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

Who owns The Valspar Corp stock?

The Valspar Corp's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (8.47%), Vanguard Group Inc. (7.85%), State Street Corp (4.31%), Morgan Stanley (1.92%), JPMorgan Chase & Co. (1.56%) and Earnest Partners LLC (1.28%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for The Valspar Corp.

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 Bank of America Corp DE, Tyrus Capital S.A.M., Highbridge Capital Management LLC, Earnest Partners LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, Marshall Wace LLP and Glazer Capital LLC. View Insider Buying and Selling for The Valspar Corp.

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 BlackRock Inc., Commerce Bank, State Street Corp, Janus Capital Management LLC, HighVista Strategies LLC, JPMorgan Chase & Co., Pentwater Capital Management LP and BNP Paribas Arbitrage SA. 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.

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

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

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.75)
Consensus Price Target: $110.50 (2.20% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
3/14/2017Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated 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 IncReiterated 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
11/25/2015JPMorgan Chase & Co.DowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$83.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
8/26/2015Robert W. BairdLower Price TargetNeutral$90.00 -> $85.00N/AView Rating Details
5/28/2015GabelliUpgradeHold -> BuyN/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 5/26/2015 forward)

Earnings

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)

Estimates

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)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Next 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)
32.39% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
29.48% (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
5/19/2017quarterly$0.371.32%5/30/20176/1/20176/8/2017
2/16/2017quarterly$0.372/27/20173/1/20173/8/2017
11/17/2016quarterly$0.371.46%11/29/201612/1/201612/15/2016
8/18/2016quarterly$0.331.25%8/30/20169/1/20169/15/2016
5/19/2016quarterly$0.331.24%5/27/20166/1/20166/15/2016
2/24/2016quarterly$0.331.69%3/3/20163/7/20163/18/2016
11/25/2015quarterly$0.331.57%12/3/201512/7/201512/16/2015
11/24/2015quarterly$0.3312/7/201512/23/2015
8/20/2015quarterly$0.301.53%8/28/20159/1/20159/15/2015
5/21/2015quarterly$0.301.39%5/28/20156/1/20156/15/2015
2/18/2015quarterly$0.301.36%2/26/20153/2/20153/13/2015
11/25/2014quarterly$0.301.45%12/4/201412/8/201412/19/2014
8/19/2014quarterly$0.261.29%8/28/20149/2/20149/15/2014
5/19/2014quarterly$0.261.41%5/29/20146/2/20146/13/2014
2/19/2014quarterly$0.261.42%2/27/20143/3/20143/14/2014
11/19/2013quarterly$0.261.47%11/27/201312/2/201312/13/2013
8/20/2013quarterly$0.231.45%8/29/20139/3/20139/16/2013
5/20/2013quarterly$0.231.25%5/30/20136/3/20136/14/2013
2/21/2013quarterly$0.231.5%2/28/20133/4/20133/15/2013
12/5/2012quarterly$0.2312/17/201212/28/2012
(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)

Headlines

Headline Trends for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Latest Headlines for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
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DateHeadline
nasdaq.com logoValspar Reaches Analyst Target Price
www.nasdaq.com - May 26 at 8:20 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-The Valspar Corp expands production capacity for automotive refinish coatings
www.reuters.com - May 26 at 8:20 AM
bizjournals.com logoCoatings company upgrades Pittsburgh plant
www.bizjournals.com - May 26 at 8:20 AM
prnewswire.com logoThe Valspar Corporation Expands Production Capacity for Automotive Refinish ...
www.prnewswire.com - May 26 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Valspar Corporation Expands Production Capacity for Automotive Refinish Coatings
finance.yahoo.com - May 26 at 8:20 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Valspar Corp. – Value Analysis (NYSE:VAL) : May 22, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 22 at 7:32 PM
marketwatch.com logoPPG chief paints bold image in bid for Dutch rival
www.marketwatch.com - May 21 at 7:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Plans $0.37 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 7:36 PM
seekingalpha.com logoValspar declares $0.37 dividend
seekingalpha.com - May 19 at 4:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Valspar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : VAL-US : May 19, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 19 at 1:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Rating Increased to Hold at Zacks Investment Research
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 16 at 2:08 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 12 at 10:56 AM
seekingalpha.com logoRisk Arbitrage Today: Can Westar's Merger Be Saved?
seekingalpha.com - May 6 at 3:26 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo Analysts Anticipate The Valspar Corp (VAL) to Announce $1.19 Earnings Per Share
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 4 at 8:14 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Coverage Optimism Score of 0.34
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 2:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Receiving Favorable Media Coverage, Study Shows
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 11:35 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive News Coverage Extremely Likely to Affect The Valspar Corp (VAL) Stock Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 26 at 10:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPositive Press Coverage Likely to Impact The Valspar Corp (VAL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 23 at 1:46 PM
cnbc.com logoCramer Remix: The Sherwin-Williams & Valspar deal could be a profit primer for this stock
www.cnbc.com - April 20 at 8:05 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Daily Coverage Optimism Rating of 0.33
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 20 at 7:45 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 12:18 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Receiving Somewhat Critical Media Coverage, Study Finds
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 17 at 10:56 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoZacks: Analysts Anticipate The Valspar Corp (VAL) Will Post Quarterly Sales of $1.07 Billion
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 15 at 10:19 AM
rttnews.com logoValspar Corp. (VAL) Rose To A New High After Sale Of Wood Coatings Business
www.rttnews.com - April 13 at 10:50 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoSomewhat Positive Media Coverage Somewhat Likely to Impact The Valspar Corp (VAL) Share Price
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 2:32 PM
americanbankingnews.com logo$1.19 EPS Expected for The Valspar Corp (VAL) This Quarter
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 13 at 9:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoBlog Coverage Valspar Divests its Wood Coatings Business to Axalta Coating Systems to Make Way for Merger
finance.yahoo.com - April 13 at 8:38 AM
bizjournals.com logoValspar to sell wood-coatings business for $420M to smooth Sherwin-Williams deal
www.bizjournals.com - April 12 at 12:05 PM
msn.com logoRadiant Logistics (RLGT) & Valspar (VAL): Bull and Bear of the Day
www.msn.com - April 10 at 7:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoBear Of The Day: Valspar Corp (VAL)
finance.yahoo.com - April 10 at 8:32 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoValspar Packaging Price Increase in the Americas and Europe
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:18 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoThe Valspar Corp. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : VAL-US : April 7, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 7 at 1:18 PM
seekingalpha.com logoSherwin-Williams: Avoid Expensive Shares Given Delay In Closing Valspar Deal - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 27 at 8:24 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoValspar Packaging to Implement Price Increase in Asia
finance.yahoo.com - March 24 at 11:27 PM
biz.yahoo.com logoVALSPAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders
biz.yahoo.com - March 24 at 11:27 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logoValspar Packaging Price Increase in Asia
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 23 at 10:08 PM
us.rd.yahoo.com logo11:00 am Valspar announces a price increase in Asia to offset a 'significant' rise in raw material costs effective April 1, 2017
us.rd.yahoo.com - March 23 at 10:08 PM
prnewswire.com logoValspar Packaging Price Increase in Asia - PR Newswire - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - March 23 at 3:49 PM
streetinsider.com logoForm 8-K SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO For: Mar 20
www.streetinsider.com - March 22 at 5:39 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 21 at 12:13 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoSherwin-Williams And Valspar Extend Term Of Merger Agreement
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 9:40 AM
finance.yahoo.com logo8:31 am Valspar and Sherwin-Williams (SHW) extend the termination date of their previously announced merger from March 21 to June 21
finance.yahoo.com - March 21 at 9:40 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVALSPAR CORP Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
biz.yahoo.com - March 21 at 9:40 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoCredit Suisse Group AG Reiterates “Hold” Rating for The Valspar Corp (VAL)
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 20 at 9:55 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoThe Valspar Corp (VAL) Earns “Hold” Rating from Credit Suisse Group AG
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 19 at 1:26 AM
prnewswire.com logoGrowth Opportunities for the Global Coil Coatings Market
www.prnewswire.com - March 16 at 5:40 AM
cnbc.com logoValspar misses 1Q profit forecasts
www.cnbc.com - March 10 at 10:13 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoValspar's (VAL) Q1 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - March 10 at 10:13 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoQ1 2017 Valspar Corp Earnings Release - Before Market Open
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 4:08 AM
biz.yahoo.com logoVALSPAR CORP Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
biz.yahoo.com - March 9 at 4:08 AM

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