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Market Cap $M6,713Revenue $M4,522Net Margin (%)8.6Z-Score3.8
Enterprise Value $M8,228EPS $4.0Operating Margin %13.6F-Score6
P/E(ttm))17.8Cash Flow Per Share $8.1Pre-tax Margin (%)12.1Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book7.010-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.9Quick Ratio0.8Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales1.55-y EBITDA Growth Rate %22.2Current Ratio1.2Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Cash Flow7.6y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %28.3ROA % (ttm)9.8Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.4Insider Buy (3m)0ROE % (ttm)38.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %23.0Shares Outstanding M81.3ROI % (ttm)3.3Gross Margin Increase y-yY

Gurus Latest Trades with VAL

Number of guru portfolios checked: 68.
TickerGuruDate Action
Impactdown Price Range
(Average)*
Current Price Change from Average Comment Current Shares
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$75.29 - $80.88
($78.62)
$ 82.635%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.02%$70.04 - $76.7
($74)
$ 82.6310%Reduce -72.25%8,446
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$68.1 - $75.35
($72.39)
$ 82.6312%Add 65.24%30,438
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.08%$64.25 - $72.13
($69.37)
$ 82.6316%Reduce -69.53%18,420
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.08%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 82.6321%Add 181.83%60,461
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.03%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 82.6319%Add 112.47%21,453
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$59.98 - $68.32
($64.31)
$ 82.6322%New holding10,097
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.03%$54.96 - $62.78
($59.22)
$ 82.6328%Sold Out0
VALMeridian Funds 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.69%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 82.6336%Reduce -27.68%1,021,000
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.01%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 82.6336%Add 66.52%8,386
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 82.6341%Reduce -75.14%5,036
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add0.03%$39.23 - $49.7
($42.33)
$ 82.6349%Add 60.12%20,261
VALJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.06%$30.15 - $38.97
($35.2)
$ 82.6357%New holding12,654
VALJean-Marie Eveillard 2011-06-30 Add0.03%$34.98 - $39.9
($37.84)
$ 82.6354%Add 21.15%892,570
VALMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Add0.1%$33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 82.6355%Add 5.60%1,611,405
VALMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 82.6355%Sold Out0
VALGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 82.6355%Sold Out0
VALMeridian Funds 2010-12-31 Add0.21%$31.24 - $34.58
($32.9)
$ 82.6360%Add 13.17%1,525,920
VALGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Buy $31.24 - $34.58
($32.9)
$ 82.6360%New holding8,300
VALMario Gabelli 2010-09-30 Buy $29.5 - $32.53
($30.97)
$ 82.6363%New holding7,217
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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.

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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$83-0.46view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-10-01Buy2,500$77.416.73view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2014-08-14Sell84,500$79.124.42view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-03-26Buy1,075$72.7513.57view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-11-25Sell1,700$71.8514.99view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-09-18Sell1,000$63.9129.28view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-06-21Buy2,088$6527.11view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2013-05-21Sell116,865$73.6512.18view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-02-25Buy1,246$6037.7view
McCormick Brenda AController 2012-11-28Sell4,000$62.2532.72view

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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