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Market Cap $M7,150Revenue $M4,522Net Margin (%)7.6Z-Score3.6
Enterprise Value $M8,578EPS $4.0Operating Margin %12.4F-Score7
P/E(ttm))21.7Cash Flow Per Share $8.1Pre-tax Margin (%)10.9Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book7.110-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.9Quick Ratio0.6Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales1.75-y EBITDA Growth Rate %22.2Current Ratio0.9Lower Leverage y-yY
Price/Cash Flow7.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %20.2ROA % (ttm)8.5Higher Current Ratio y-yN
Dividend Yield %1.3Insider Buy (3m)1ROE % (ttm)32.4Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %26.0Shares Outstanding M81.9ROI % (ttm)3.3Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with VAL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 85. (List those with share number changes of more than 20%, or impact to portfolio more than 0.1%)
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
VALRay Dalio 2014-12-31 Buy $73.24 - $87.83
($82.07)
$ 87.266%New holding, 2366 sh.2,366
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$75.29 - $80.88
($78.62)
$ 87.2611%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.02%$70.04 - $76.7
($74)
$ 87.2618%Reduce -72.25%8,446
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$68.1 - $75.35
($72.39)
$ 87.2620%Add 65.24%30,438
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.08%$64.25 - $72.13
($69.37)
$ 87.2626%Reduce -69.53%18,420
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.08%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 87.2633%Add 181.83%60,461
VALRay Dalio 2013-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 87.2633%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.03%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 87.2631%Add 112.47%21,453
VALRay Dalio 2013-06-30 Buy 0.01%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 87.2631%New holding, 17011 sh.17,011
VALScott Black 2013-06-30 Sold Out -0.87%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 87.2631%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$59.98 - $68.32
($64.31)
$ 87.2636%New holding, 10097 sh.10,097
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.03%$54.96 - $62.78
($59.22)
$ 87.2647%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.01%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 87.2665%Add 66.52%8,386
VALMeridian Funds 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.69%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 87.2665%Reduce -27.68%1,021,000
VALScott Black 2012-06-30 Add0.17%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 87.2678%Add 20.24%124,955
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 87.2678%Reduce -75.14%5,036
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add0.03%$39.23 - $49.7
($42.33)
$ 87.26106%Add 60.12%20,261
VALJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.06%$30.15 - $38.97
($35.2)
$ 87.26148%New holding, 12654 sh.12,654
VALJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 Add0.03%$34.98 - $39.9
($37.84)
$ 87.26131%Add 21.15%892,570
VALMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Add0.1%$33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 87.26134%Add 5.6%1,611,405
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*The price and date might not be the actual time and price at which the transactions were made. In the case of institutional owners, the date is stated as the last day of their fiscal quarter. The prices are estimates if no accurate information available. Foreign holdings may not be included.

VAL is held by these Gurus:

Ticker Guru Name Portfolio Date* Current Shares % of Shares Outstanding % of Total Assets Managed Change from Last Holdings Holding History
VAL Ray Dalio 2014-12-312,36600New Buy
VAL Jean-Marie Eveillard 2014-12-31851,0501.040.18
VAL Meridian Funds 2013-06-30697,2000.851.7-3.43%
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VAL: Insider Buys/Sells

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InsiderPosition Date Trades Shares Trade Price ($) Change (%) Details
Blaine Anthony LSenior Vice President 2014-11-28Sell16,000$835.53view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-10-01Buy2,500$77.4113.15view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2014-08-14Sell84,500$79.1210.71view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-03-26Buy1,075$72.7520.4view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-11-25Sell1,700$71.8521.91view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-09-18Sell1,000$63.9137.05view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-06-21Buy2,088$6534.75view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2013-05-21Sell116,865$73.6518.93view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-02-25Buy1,246$6045.98view
McCormick Brenda AController 2012-11-28Sell4,000$62.2540.71view

Press Releases about VAL :

Quarterly/Annual Reports about VAL:

News about VAL:

Articles On GuruFocus.com
ValGold Arranges Non-Brokered Secured Convertible Financing Nov 12 2014 
Why Valspar's Impressive Growth Run Will Continue Oct 17 2014 
A Global Leader in the Cleaning and Sanitation Industry Oct 09 2014 
The FECC Disapproves of Sherwin-Williams’ Latest Acquisition - Can Valspar Close the Gap? Mar 12 2014 
Back to Basic Materials – Second Quarter Updates and Guru Trades Aug 10 2013 
Delphi Management - Five Sell Outs Jul 15 2013 
Bill Frels' Mairs & Power Balanced Fund Fourth Quarter Commentary Mar 08 2013 
Weekly CFO Highlight: GS, VAL, DK, TRMB, SXT, LOW Dec 02 2012 
Bill Frel's Mairs & Power First Quarter Letter May 29 2012 
Mairs and Power on Valspar, a Long-Term Holding May 18 2012 


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