Quick Facts
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg
Share SHARE
mail  E-MAIL

RPM Int'l. Q3 Profit Climbs - Quick Facts

4/5/2012 7:49 AM ET

RPM International Inc. (RPM: Quote) posted a surge in its third-quarter net income attributable to RPM stockholders to $6.62 million from $1.1 million in the year-ago period, with earnings per share jumping to $0.05 from last year's $0.01. On average, 8 analysts polled by Thomson Reuters expected earnings per share of $0.01 for the quarter. Analysts' estimates typically exclude one-time items.

Quarterly net sales totaled $773.64 million, up 14.0% from $678.92 million in the comparable period prior year, whereas 5 analysts estimated revenues of $730.38 million for the quarter.

Chairman and Chief Executive noted, "RPM's operations delivered exceptional performance during our third quarter, with market share gains and improved demand, as nearly all of our business units generated solid sales increases and substantially stronger growth in earnings."

Additionally, the company said it remains confident in its fiscal 2012 initial guidance of earnings per share growth of 10% to 15%, and that fiscal 2013 would be another year of solid sales and earnings growth for RPM.

Click here to receive FREE breaking news email alerts for RPM International Inc and others in your portfolio

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Editors Pick
Justin Moore has been named Humanitarian of the Year by by the Armed Forces Foundation. Moore received the award alongside Big Machine Label Group President/CEO Scott Borchetta for their service and commitment to the morale and welfare of military families through the Crown Royal "Your Hero's Name Here" contest. International Business Machines Corp. said Wednesday after the markets closed that its first quarter profit fell 21% from last year, hurt by lower revenue as well as a hefty workforce rebalancing charge. The company's quarterly earnings per share, excluding items, came in line with analysts' expectations, but its quarterly revenue fell short of analysts' forecast. Stocks moved sharply higher over the course of the trading day on Wednesday, further offsetting the steep losses posted late last week. The markets benefited from a positive reaction to the latest earnings news as well as remarks by Federal Reserve Chairman Janet Yellen. The major averages saw further upside going into the close, ending the session at their best levels of the day.
comments powered by Disqus
FREE Newsletters, Analysis & Alerts

 

Stay informed with our FREE daily Newsletters and real-time breaking News Alerts. Sign up to receive the latest information on business news, health, technology, biotech, market analysis, currency trading and more.