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Market Cap $M7,000Revenue $M4,522Net Margin (%)8.6Altman Z-Score3.8
Enterprise Value $M8,515EPS $4.0Operating Margin %13.6Piotroski F-Score6
P/E(ttm)18.5Beneish M-Score-2.3Pre-tax Margin (%)12.1Higher ROA y-yY
Price/Book7.310-y EBITDA Growth Rate %4.9Quick Ratio0.8Cash flow > EarningsN
Price/Sales1.65-y EBITDA Growth Rate %22.2Current Ratio1.2Lower Leverage y-yN
Price/Free Cash Flow37.1y-y EBITDA Growth Rate %28.3ROA % (ttm)9.8Higher Current Ratio y-yY
Dividend Yield %1.3PEG0.8ROE % (ttm)38.3Less Shares Outstanding y-yY
Payout Ratio %23.0Shares Outstanding M81.3ROIC % (ttm)17.8Gross 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
VALFirst Eagle Investment 2015-03-31 Add$83.43 - $88.16
($86.04)
$ 86.160%Add 2.41%871,550
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-09-30 Sold Out -0.01%$75.29 - $80.88
($78.62)
$ 86.1610%Sold Out0
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-06-30 Reduce-0.02%$70.04 - $76.7
($74)
$ 86.1616%Reduce 72.25%8,446
VALJoel Greenblatt 2014-03-31 Add0.01%$68.1 - $75.35
($72.39)
$ 86.1619%Add 65.24%30,438
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-12-31 Reduce-0.08%$64.25 - $72.13
($69.37)
$ 86.1624%Reduce 69.53%18,420
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-09-30 Add0.08%$61.84 - $70.77
($65.55)
$ 86.1631%Add 181.83%60,461
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-06-30 Add0.03%$59.23 - $73.81
($66.56)
$ 86.1629%Add 112.47%21,453
VALJoel Greenblatt 2013-03-31 Buy 0.03%$59.98 - $68.32
($64.31)
$ 86.1634%New holding10,097
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-12-31 Sold Out -0.03%$54.96 - $62.78
($59.22)
$ 86.1645%Sold Out0
VALMeridian Funds 2012-09-30 Reduce-0.69%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 86.1663%Reduce 27.68%1,021,000
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-09-30 Add0.01%$48.9 - $58.82
($52.88)
$ 86.1663%Add 66.52%8,386
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-06-30 Reduce-0.06%$45.85 - $51.99
($49.08)
$ 86.1676%Reduce 75.14%5,036
VALJoel Greenblatt 2012-03-31 Add0.03%$39.23 - $49.7
($42.33)
$ 86.16104%Add 60.12%20,261
VALJoel Greenblatt 2011-12-31 Buy 0.06%$30.15 - $38.97
($35.2)
$ 86.16145%New holding12,654
VALFirst Eagle Investment 2011-06-30 Add0.03%$34.98 - $39.9
($37.84)
$ 86.16128%Add 21.15%892,570
VALMeridian Funds 2011-03-31 Add0.1%$33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 86.16131%Add 5.60%1,611,405
VALMario Gabelli 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 86.16131%Sold Out0
VALGeorge Soros 2011-03-31 Sold Out $33.97 - $39.14
($37.22)
$ 86.16131%Sold Out0
VALMeridian Funds 2010-12-31 Add0.21%$31.24 - $34.58
($32.9)
$ 86.16162%Add 13.17%1,525,920
VALGeorge Soros 2010-12-31 Buy $31.24 - $34.58
($32.9)
$ 86.16162%New holding8,300
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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$833.81view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-10-01Buy2,500$77.4111.3view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2014-08-14Sell84,500$79.128.9view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2014-03-26Buy1,075$72.7518.43view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-11-25Sell1,700$71.8519.92view
JEMISON MAEDirector 2013-09-18Sell1,000$63.9134.81view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-06-21Buy2,088$6532.55view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2013-05-21Sell116,865$73.6516.99view
BALLBACH JOHN MDirector 2013-02-25Buy1,246$6043.6view
Hendrickson Gary EChairman, President and CEO 2012-11-28Sell13,158$62.1938.54view

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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    Maersk and Valspar Complete Waterborne Conversion at Southern China Facility May 13 2015
    Maersk and Valspar Complete Waterborne Conversion at Southern China Facility May 13 2015
    10-Q for The Valspar Corp. May 06 2015
    Valspar Earns Recognition as a John Deere 'Partner-level Supplier' Apr 30 2015
    Valspar Earns Recognition as a John Deere 'Partner-level Supplier' Apr 30 2015
    Valspar Announces Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results Apr 29 2015
    Valspar Announces Release Date, Conference Call and Webcast for Fiscal 2015 Second Quarter Results Apr 29 2015
    Ace Hardware Names Valspar A 2014 Vendor Of The Year Apr 27 2015
    Ace Hardware Names Valspar A 2014 Vendor Of The Year Apr 27 2015
    Valspar Expands Production Capacity for Valspar Pipeclad® Technology in Europe Apr 22 2015
    Valspar Expands Production Capacity for Valspar Pipeclad® Technology in Europe Apr 22 2015
    Valspar Completes New $45 Million Manufacturing Center in China Apr 15 2015
    Valspar (VAL) Unveils New Manufacturing Center in China - Analyst Blog Apr 14 2015
    Valspar Completes New $45 Million Manufacturing Center in China Apr 13 2015
    Building Trends Paint Bright Sherwin-Williams Outlook Apr 10 2015
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