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 paid a dividend of $0.37 per share on Thursday, June 8th. This represents a $1.48 annualized dividend and a 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) released its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, March, 8th. The company reported $0.50 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.73 by $0.23. The business had revenue of $907.70 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $893.56 million. The Valspar Corp had a return on equity of 27.08% and a net margin of 6.89%. The business's quarterly revenue was up 2.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $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?

1 brokerages have issued 1-year price objectives 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 twelve months. 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

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:  120 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  297 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  417
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)
Consensus Price Target History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
Price Target History for The Valspar Corp (NYSE:VAL)
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 10/22/2015 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)


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The Valspar Corp (VAL) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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