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Market Cap $M8,447Revenue $M4,264Net Margin (%)8.2Altman Z-Score3.8
Enterprise Value $M10,342EPS $4.3Operating Margin %13.7Piotroski F-Score6
P/E(ttm)25.1Beneish M-Score-2.7Pre-tax Margin (%)11.6Higher ROA y-yN
Price/Book9.910-y EBITDA Growth Rate %8.3Quick Ratio0.8Cash flow > EarningsY
Price/Sales2.15-y EBITDA Growth Rate %37.3Current Ratio1.2Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Free Cash Flow27.2y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %-2.5ROA % (ttm)8.3Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.2PEG0.7ROE % (ttm)39.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %29.0Shares Outstanding M79.1ROIC % (ttm)15.5Gross 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 2015-12-31 Buy 0.01%$74.22 - $85.37
($81.23)
$ 106.8131%New holding13,391
VALFirst Eagle Investment 2015-09-30 Add$70.82 - $84.54
($78.43)
$ 106.8136%Add 3.62%711,630
VALFirst Eagle Investment 2015-06-30 Reduce-0.04%$81.1 - $86.43
($83.82)
$ 106.8127%Reduce -21.20%686,800
VALFirst Eagle Investment 2015-03-31 Add$83.43 - $88.16
($86.04)
$ 106.8124%Add 2.41%871,550
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$75.29 - $80.88
($78.62)
$ 106.8136%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.02%$70.04 - $76.7
($74)
$ 106.8144%Reduce -72.25%8,446
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$68.1 - $75.35
($72.39)
$ 106.8148%Add 65.24%30,438
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.08%$64.25 - $72.13
($69.37)
$ 106.8154%Reduce -69.53%18,420
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.08%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 106.8163%Add 181.83%60,461
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.03%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 106.8160%Add 112.47%21,453
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$59.98 - $68.32
($64.31)
$ 106.8166%New holding10,097
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.03%$54.96 - $62.78
($59.22)
$ 106.8180%Sold Out0
VALMeridian Funds 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.69%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 106.81102%Reduce -27.68%1,021,000
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.01%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 106.81102%Add 66.52%8,386
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 106.81118%Reduce -75.14%5,036
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add0.03%$39.23 - $49.7
($42.33)
$ 106.81152%Add 60.12%20,261
VALJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.06%$30.15 - $38.97
($35.2)
$ 106.81203%New holding12,654
VALFirst Eagle Investment 2011-06-30 Add0.03%$34.98 - $39.9
($37.84)
$ 106.81182%Add 21.15%892,570
VALMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Add0.1%$33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 106.81187%Add 5.60%1,611,405
VALMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 106.81187%Sold Out0
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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
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2015-12-07Sell50,000$84.6626.16view
HECKES HOWARD CExecutive Vice President 2015-06-24Sell8,000$84.8225.93view
Blaine Anthony LSenior Vice President 2014-11-28Sell16,000$8328.69view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-10-01Buy2,500$77.4137.98view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2014-08-14Sell84,500$79.1235view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-03-26Buy1,075$72.7546.82view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-11-25Sell1,700$71.8548.66view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-09-18Sell1,000$63.9167.13view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-06-21Buy2,088$6564.32view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2013-05-21Sell116,865$73.6545.02view

Press Releases about VAL :

Quarterly/Annual Reports about VAL:

News about VAL:

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Mario Gabelli Comments on The Valspar Corp May 03 2016 
Here’s What To Do About Sherwin-Williams’ Acquisition of Valspar Mar 21 2016 
Valspar Is A Good Buy For Long-Term Gains May 30 2015 
Lowe's Companies Is A Good Buy For Long-Term Gains May 26 2015 
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 

More From Other Websites
Valspar Exhibits Global Industrial Coatings Portfolio at COATech 2016 May 03 2016
Valspar Exhibits Global Industrial Coatings Portfolio at COATech 2016 May 03 2016
Valspar Announces Release Date for Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results May 02 2016
Valspar Announces Release Date for Fiscal 2016 Second Quarter Results May 02 2016
Valspar Expands Spray Paint Offering At Lowe's With Decorative Finishes And More Apr 28 2016
Valspar Provides $2.5 Million to Support 51 Local Habitat for Humanity Organizations Apr 28 2016
Sherwin-Williams (SHW) Beats on Earnings in Q1, Ups View Apr 21 2016
SHAREHOLDER ALERT: Rigrodsky & Long, P.A. Announces Investigation Of The Valspar Corporation Buyout Apr 15 2016
Sherwin-Williams (SHW) Strikes New 52-Week High at $297.25 Apr 11 2016
Breathe Easier With Valspar's Invigorated Paint Line at Lowe's Apr 06 2016
INVESTOR ALERT: Brower Piven Commences an Investigation into the Proposed Sale of The Valspar... Mar 28 2016
Valspar Named AGCO-Approved Supplier in Brazil Mar 28 2016
Valspar Named AGCO-Approved Supplier in Brazil Mar 28 2016
Risk-to-Reward Ratio for the Valspar and Sherwin-Williams Deal Mar 26 2016
Expect More Deals After Sherwin-Williams Buyout Mar 23 2016
VALSPAR SHAREHOLDER NOTICE: Faruqi & Faruqi, LLP Announces the Investigation of The Valspar... Mar 23 2016
Antitrust Risk Low, Valspar May Be Getting a Deal Mar 23 2016
Sherwin-Williams' Offer for Valspar Looks Fair Mar 23 2016

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