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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
VAL's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
92% of the 1074 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.80 vs. VAL: 0.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
VAL' s Cash to Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.26
Current: 0.05
0.02
0.26
Equity to Asset 0.22
VAL's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
91% of the 1034 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.54 vs. VAL: 0.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
VAL' s Equity to Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.37 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.22
0.19
0.53
Interest Coverage 6.22
VAL's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
70% of the 794 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.48 vs. VAL: 6.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
VAL' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.02  Med: 6.55 Max: 8.57
Current: 6.22
5.02
8.57
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 3.74
M-Score: -2.58
WACC vs ROIC
12.93%
14.74%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 13.19
VAL's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
79% of the 1053 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 6.33 vs. VAL: 13.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
VAL' s Operating margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.42  Med: 10.99 Max: 14.75
Current: 13.19
8.42
14.75
Net-margin (%) 7.96
VAL's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
70% of the 1056 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.49 vs. VAL: 7.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
VAL' s Net-margin (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.51  Med: 6.38 Max: 9.09
Current: 7.96
-3.51
9.09
ROE (%) 38.08
VAL's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
94% of the 1039 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.90 vs. VAL: 38.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
VAL' s ROE (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.75  Med: 14.70 Max: 42.82
Current: 38.08
-9.75
42.82
ROA (%) 7.89
VAL's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 1079 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 3.81 vs. VAL: 7.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
VAL' s ROA (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -3.76  Med: 5.97 Max: 9.57
Current: 7.89
-3.76
9.57
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 49.48
VAL's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
92% of the 1069 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 12.34 vs. VAL: 49.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
VAL' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -5.14  Med: 49.84 Max: 63.2
Current: 49.48
-5.14
63.2
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 7.70
VAL's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
72% of the 941 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.00 vs. VAL: 7.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VAL' s Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.5  Med: 9.40 Max: 17.7
Current: 7.7
-0.5
17.7
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) 13.40
VAL's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
66% of the 832 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.90 vs. VAL: 13.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VAL' s EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -45.4  Med: 9.60 Max: 134.2
Current: 13.4
-45.4
134.2
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) 16.10
VAL's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
64% of the 735 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 7.80 vs. VAL: 16.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
VAL' s EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.3  Med: 10.30 Max: 35.1
Current: 16.1
-12.3
35.1
» VAL's 10-Y Financials

Financials (Next Earnings Date: Est. 2016-08-25)


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow
Oprt. Cash Flow & Net Income

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Guru Trades

Q2 2015

VAL Guru Trades in Q2 2015

Chuck Royce 11,300 sh (New)
Steven Cohen 625,100 sh (+123.17%)
Paul Tudor Jones 6,200 sh (+21.57%)
Pioneer Investments 1,524,420 sh (+0.77%)
Jim Simons Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,860,538 sh (-1.47%)
First Eagle Investment 686,800 sh (-21.20%)
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Q3 2015

VAL Guru Trades in Q3 2015

Ray Dalio 5,532 sh (New)
First Eagle Investment 711,630 sh (+3.62%)
Steven Cohen 644,300 sh (+3.07%)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,854,516 sh (-0.21%)
Pioneer Investments 1,484,059 sh (-2.65%)
Chuck Royce 10,631 sh (-5.92%)
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Q4 2015

VAL Guru Trades in Q4 2015

Joel Greenblatt 13,391 sh (New)
Jim Simons 78,175 sh (New)
Mairs and Power 2,862,721 sh (+0.29%)
Pioneer Investments 1,486,145 sh (+0.14%)
First Eagle Investment 711,630 sh (unchged)
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
Steven Cohen 97,700 sh (-84.84%)
» More
Q1 2016

VAL Guru Trades in Q1 2016

Paul Tudor Jones 60,753 sh (New)
Mario Gabelli 479,303 sh (New)
Jim Simons 276,400 sh (+253.57%)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Mairs and Power 2,347,083 sh (-18.01%)
Pioneer Investments 1,162,777 sh (-21.76%)
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Business Description

Industry: Chemicals » Specialty Chemicals
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The Valspar Corp is engaged in the manufacturing and distribution of coatings, paints and related products. The Company operates its business in two reportable segments, namely Coatings and Paints.

The Valspar Corp is a Delaware corporation and was founded in 1806. The Company is a manufacturer and distributor of coatings and paints. It operates its business in two reportable segments namely Coatings and Paints. Its coating segment includes industrial product lines and its packaging product line. It offers range of decorative and protective coatings for metal, wood and plastic, for sale to original equipment manufacturing (OEM) customers in Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America. Products within its coatings segment include primers, top coats, varnishes, sprays, stains, fillers and other coatings for a range of manufacturing industries, including agricultural and construction equipment, appliances, building products, furniture, metal fabrication, metal packaging and transportation. It also provides technical, manufacturing and formulation services for its customers. Its industrial product lines include general industrial, coil and wood coatings. Its general industrial product line provides customers a single source for powder, liquid and electrodeposition coatings technologies for variety of industries, including agricultural and construction equipment, pipe, lawn and garden, appliance, transportation and marine shipping containers. Its coil product line produces coatings applied to metal coils used to manufacture pre-engineered buildings and building components, other metal building and architectural products and appliances. Its wood product line supplies decorative and protective coatings for wood furniture, building products, cabinets and floors. It also provides color design and technical service to its customers. Its packaging product line includes coatings for the interior and exterior of packaging containers, principally metal food containers and beverage cans. It's also produces coatings for aerosol and paint cans, crowns for glass bottles, plastic packaging and bottle closures. Its paints segment includes its consumer paints and automotive paint refinishes product lines. It offers variety of paints, primers, topcoats and aerosol spray paints through retailers, distribution networks and company-owned stores. It 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. In the U.S. and Canada, it offers branded products and private-label brands through more than 10,000 points of sale. The primary distribution channels for these products are home centers, hardware stores, distributors and independent dealers. In China, it sells branded consumer paints through distributors and exclusive retailers. In Australia and New Zealand, it sells branded consumer paints through independent dealers, hardware chains, home centers and Valspar company-owned stores. Its primary brands include Valspar and Cabot in the U.S., Huarun in China, Wattyl, Sol

Guru Investment Theses on The Valspar Corp

Mario Gabelli Comments on The Valspar Corp - May 03, 2016

The Valspar Corporation (2.2%) (NYSE:VAL)(VAL – $107.02 – NYSE) is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The company operates through two business segments: Coatings and Paints. On March 31, 2016 Valspar announced an agreement with competitor Sherwin-Williams to be acquired in a transaction with an estimated value of $8.9 billion. The deal specifies that shareholders of VAL will receive $113 cash per share, and requires a shareholder vote along with regulatory approval. However, should the company need to make divestitures exceeding a specified threshold, then the consideration would be revised down to $105. We expect the deal to close in the early part of 2017.

From Mario Gabelli (Trades, Portfolio)'s first quarter 2016 ABC Fund shareholder commentary.

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The Valspar Corporation (2.2%) (NYSE:VAL)(VAL – $107.02 – NYSE) is engaged in developing, manufacturing and distributing a range of coatings, paints and related products. The company operates through two business segments: Coatings and Paints. On March 31, 2016 Valspar announced an agreement with competitor Sherwin-Williams to be acquired in a transaction with an estimated value of $8.9 billion. The deal specifies that shareholders of VAL will receive $113 cash per share, and requires a shareholder vote along with regulatory approval. However, should the company need to make divestitures exceeding a specified threshold, then the consideration would be revised down to $105. We expect the deal to close in the early part of 2017. Read more...

Ratios

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history
P/E(ttm) 25.79
VAL's P/E(ttm) is ranked lower than
66% of the 947 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.24 vs. VAL: 25.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
VAL' s P/E(ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.06  Med: 17.44 Max: 26.06
Current: 25.79
11.06
26.06
Forward P/E 20.12
VAL's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
66% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 16.78 vs. VAL: 20.12 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 25.85
VAL's PE(NRI) is ranked lower than
65% of the 862 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.82 vs. VAL: 25.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
VAL' s PE(NRI) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.06  Med: 17.44 Max: 26.12
Current: 25.85
11.06
26.12
Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) 25.86
VAL's Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) is ranked lower than
65% of the 467 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 17.83 vs. VAL: 25.86 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) only.
VAL' s Price/Owner Earnings (ttm) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.87  Med: 19.37 Max: 38.16
Current: 25.86
5.87
38.16
P/B 8.78
VAL's P/B is ranked lower than
94% of the 1131 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.77 vs. VAL: 8.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
VAL' s P/B Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.05  Med: 2.37 Max: 9.79
Current: 8.78
1.05
9.79
P/S 2.07
VAL's P/S is ranked lower than
71% of the 1124 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. VAL: 2.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
VAL' s P/S Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.44  Med: 1.01 Max: 2.08
Current: 2.07
0.44
2.08
PFCF 27.49
VAL's PFCF is ranked lower than
75% of the 430 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 14.92 vs. VAL: 27.49 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PFCF only.
VAL' s PFCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.9  Med: 19.19 Max: 51.79
Current: 27.49
6.9
51.79
POCF 20.13
VAL's POCF is ranked lower than
82% of the 542 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 8.78 vs. VAL: 20.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
VAL' s POCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.78  Med: 13.69 Max: 26.6
Current: 20.13
5.78
26.6
EV-to-EBIT 18.75
VAL's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
65% of the 966 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 13.18 vs. VAL: 18.75 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
VAL' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -423.9  Med: 12.40 Max: 345.2
Current: 18.75
-423.9
345.2
EV-to-EBITDA 16.03
VAL's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
69% of the 1005 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 10.25 vs. VAL: 16.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
VAL' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.4  Med: 10.30 Max: 81.2
Current: 16.03
6.4
81.2
PEG 0.69
VAL's PEG is ranked higher than
83% of the 433 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.22 vs. VAL: 0.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
VAL' s PEG Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.42  Med: 2.41 Max: 13.1
Current: 0.69
0.42
13.1
Shiller P/E 44.22
VAL's Shiller P/E is ranked lower than
69% of the 171 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 31.40 vs. VAL: 44.22 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
VAL' s Shiller P/E Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.14  Med: 24.20 Max: 45.33
Current: 44.22
11.14
45.33
Current Ratio 1.26
VAL's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
71% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.76 vs. VAL: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
VAL' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.71  Med: 1.37 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.26
0.71
1.69
Quick Ratio 0.85
VAL's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 949 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. VAL: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
VAL' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.48  Med: 0.95 Max: 1.24
Current: 0.85
0.48
1.24
Days Inventory 67.97
VAL's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
51% of the 1012 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 66.52 vs. VAL: 67.97 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
VAL' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 41.03  Med: 48.34 Max: 60.26
Current: 67.97
41.03
60.26
Days Sales Outstanding 71.25
VAL's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
63% of the 861 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 59.53 vs. VAL: 71.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
VAL' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.31  Med: 63.76 Max: 71.23
Current: 71.25
58.31
71.23
Days Payable 72.25
VAL's Days Payable is ranked higher than
73% of the 840 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 45.13 vs. VAL: 72.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
VAL' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 58.4  Med: 68.03 Max: 82.26
Current: 72.25
58.4
82.26

Dividend & Buy Back

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history
Dividend Yield 1.21
VAL's Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
73% of the 1055 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.10 vs. VAL: 1.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
VAL' s Dividend Yield Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 1.64 Max: 3.67
Current: 1.21
1.16
3.67
Dividend Payout 0.30
VAL's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
85% of the 702 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 0.31 vs. VAL: 0.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
VAL' s Dividend Payout Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.19  Med: 0.26 Max: 6.8
Current: 0.3
0.19
6.8
Dividend Growth (3y) 14.50
VAL's Dividend Growth (3y) is ranked higher than
71% of the 545 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. VAL: 14.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Growth (3y) only.
VAL' s Dividend Growth (3y) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 11.70 Max: 14.5
Current: 14.5
4.9
14.5
Forward Dividend Yield 1.23
VAL's Forward Dividend Yield is ranked lower than
76% of the 1007 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. VAL: 1.23 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield only.
N/A
Yield on cost (5-Year) 2.27
VAL's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked lower than
54% of the 1204 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 2.46 vs. VAL: 2.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
VAL' s Yield on cost (5-Year) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.18  Med: 3.08 Max: 6.88
Current: 2.27
2.18
6.88
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 4.30
VAL's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
96% of the 471 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: -1.60 vs. VAL: 4.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
VAL' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.1  Med: 0.70 Max: 4.3
Current: 4.3
-6.1
4.3

Valuation & Return

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Price/Projected FCF 2.67
VAL's Price/Projected FCF is ranked lower than
76% of the 575 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.27 vs. VAL: 2.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Projected FCF only.
VAL' s Price/Projected FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.56  Med: 1.11 Max: 4.54
Current: 2.67
0.56
4.54
Price/Median PS Value 2.04
VAL's Price/Median PS Value is ranked lower than
82% of the 1112 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.21 vs. VAL: 2.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
VAL' s Price/Median PS Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.51  Med: 1.03 Max: 2.03
Current: 2.04
0.51
2.03
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.03
VAL's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
64% of the 240 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 1.41 vs. VAL: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
VAL' s Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.85 Max: 3.99
Current: 1.03
0.67
3.99
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) 5.30
VAL's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
53% of the 1199 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 5.80 vs. VAL: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
VAL' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.3  Med: 8.00 Max: 12.1
Current: 5.3
0.3
12.1
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) 48.18
VAL's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 566 Companies
in the Global Specialty Chemicals industry.

( Industry Median: 4.05 vs. VAL: 48.18 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) only.
VAL' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) (%) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -15.4  Med: 12.20 Max: 48.2
Current: 48.18
-15.4
48.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,241
EPS (TTM) $ 4.16
Beta1.79
Short Percentage of Float2.17%
52-Week Range $70.58 - 108.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)79.27

Analyst Estimate

Oct16 Oct17 Oct18 Oct19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,299 4,535 4,725 4,965
EPS ($) 4.90 5.41 6.15 6.85
EPS w/o NRI ($) 4.90 5.41 6.15 6.85
EPS Growth Rate
(3Y to 5Y Estimate)
18.79%
Dividends Per Share ($) 1.06 1.32
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Headlines

Articles On GuruFocus.com
Mario Gabelli Takes Stake in Valspar Paint Company May 06 2016 
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 

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