NYSE:RPM

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Market Cap

US$11.0b

Last Updated

2021/08/05 22:53 UTC

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Executive Summary

RPM International Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells specialty chemicals for the industrial, specialty, and consumer markets worldwide. More Details


Snowflake Analysis

Solid track record established dividend payer.


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Share Price & News

How has RPM International's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?


Latest Share Price and Events

Stable Share Price: RPM is less volatile than 75% of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 3% a week.

Volatility Over Time: RPM's weekly volatility (3%) has been stable over the past year.


Market Performance


7 Day Return

-1.0%

RPM

-0.2%

US Chemicals

0.02%

US Market


1 Year Return

1.3%

RPM

30.9%

US Chemicals

33.2%

US Market

Return vs Industry: RPM underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned 30.9% over the past year.

Return vs Market: RPM underperformed the US Market which returned 33.2% over the past year.


Shareholder returns

RPMIndustryMarket
7 Day-1.0%-0.2%0.02%
30 Day-4.7%-1.2%-0.1%
90 Day-12.8%-5.0%4.1%
1 Year3.0%1.3%33.5%30.9%35.3%33.2%
3 Year41.8%33.3%41.0%20.1%61.4%51.3%
5 Year74.5%56.6%95.6%57.8%122.2%97.7%

Long-Term Price Volatility Vs. Market

How volatile is RPM International's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?


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Valuation

Is RPM International undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?

8.9%

Undervalued compared to fair value


Share Price vs. Fair Value

Below Fair Value: RPM ($85) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($93.28)

Significantly Below Fair Value: RPM is trading below fair value, but not by a significant amount.


Price To Earnings Ratio

PE vs Industry: RPM is good value based on its PE Ratio (21.9x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (24.4x).

PE vs Market: RPM is poor value based on its PE Ratio (21.9x) compared to the US market (17.8x).


Price to Earnings Growth Ratio

PEG Ratio: RPM is poor value based on its PEG Ratio (2.2x)


Price to Book Ratio

PB vs Industry: RPM is overvalued based on its PB Ratio (6.3x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.9x).


Future Growth

How is RPM International forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 11 analysts?

10.1%

Forecasted annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts


Analyst Future Growth Forecasts

Earnings vs Savings Rate: RPM's forecast earnings growth (10.1% per year) is above the savings rate (2%).

Earnings vs Market: RPM's earnings (10.1% per year) are forecast to grow slower than the US market (14.9% per year).

High Growth Earnings: RPM's earnings are forecast to grow, but not significantly.

Revenue vs Market: RPM's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (9.1% per year).

High Growth Revenue: RPM's revenue (3.6% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.


Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts


Future Return on Equity

Future ROE: RPM's Return on Equity is forecast to be high in 3 years time (29.7%)


Past Performance

How has RPM International performed over the past 5 years?

10.3%

Historical annual earnings growth


Earnings and Revenue History

Quality Earnings: RPM has high quality earnings.

Growing Profit Margin: RPM's current net profit margins (8.2%) are higher than last year (5.5%).


Past Earnings Growth Analysis

Earnings Trend: RPM's earnings have grown by 10.3% per year over the past 5 years.

Accelerating Growth: RPM's earnings growth over the past year (64.9%) exceeds its 5-year average (10.3% per year).

Earnings vs Industry: RPM earnings growth over the past year (64.9%) exceeded the Chemicals industry 32.1%.


Return on Equity

High ROE: Whilst RPM's Return on Equity (28.89%) is high, this metric is skewed due to their high level of debt.


Financial Health

How is RPM International's financial position?


Financial Position Analysis

Short Term Liabilities: RPM's short term assets ($2.8B) exceed its short term liabilities ($1.3B).

Long Term Liabilities: RPM's short term assets ($2.8B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($3.2B).


Debt to Equity History and Analysis

Debt Level: RPM's debt to equity ratio (136.9%) is considered high.

Reducing Debt: RPM's debt to equity ratio has increased from 119.5% to 136.9% over the past 5 years.

Debt Coverage: RPM's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (32.1%).

Interest Coverage: RPM's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (17.8x coverage).


Balance Sheet


Dividend

What is RPM International current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?

1.79%

Current Dividend Yield


Dividend Yield vs Market

Notable Dividend: RPM's dividend (1.79%) is higher than the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.32%).

High Dividend: RPM's dividend (1.79%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.57%).


Stability and Growth of Payments

Stable Dividend: RPM's dividends per share have been stable in the past 10 years.

Growing Dividend: RPM's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.


Current Payout to Shareholders

Dividend Coverage: With its reasonably low payout ratio (38.6%), RPM's dividend payments are well covered by earnings.


Future Payout to Shareholders

Future Dividend Coverage: RPM's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (33.7% payout ratio).


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Management

How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?

10.8yrs

Average management tenure


CEO

Frank Sullivan (60 yo)

18.83yrs

Tenure

US$9,183,765

Compensation

Mr. Frank C. Sullivan has been the Chief Executive Officer of RPM International Inc. since October 11, 2002 and served as its President from August 1999 until 2008 and again serves as President since 2018....


CEO Compensation Analysis

Compensation vs Market: Frank's total compensation ($USD9.18M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.15M).

Compensation vs Earnings: Frank's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.


Leadership Team

Experienced Management: RPM's management team is seasoned and experienced (10.8 years average tenure).


Board Members

Experienced Board: RPM's board of directors are considered experienced (7.2 years average tenure).


Ownership

Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?


Insider Trading Volume

Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.


Recent Insider Transactions

Ownership Breakdown

Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.


Top Shareholders

Company Information

RPM International Inc.'s company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources


Key Information

  • Name: RPM International Inc.
  • Ticker: RPM
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Founded: 1947
  • Industry: Specialty Chemicals
  • Sector: Materials
  • Market Cap: US$11.031b
  • Shares outstanding: 129.77m
  • Website: https://www.rpminc.com

Number of Employees


Location

  • RPM International Inc.
  • 2628 Pearl Road
  • PO Box 777
  • Medina
  • Ohio
  • 44258
  • United States

Listings


Biography

RPM International Inc. manufactures, markets, and sells specialty chemicals for the industrial, specialty, and consumer markets worldwide. It offers waterproofing, coatings, and institutional roofing syste...


Company Analysis and Financial Data Status

All financial data provided by Standard & Poor's Capital IQ.
DataLast Updated (UTC time)
Company Analysis2021/08/05 22:53
End of Day Share Price2021/08/05 00:00
Earnings2021/05/31
Annual Earnings2021/05/31


Unless specified all financial data is based on a yearly period but updated quarterly. This is known as Trailing Twelve Month (TTM) or Last Twelve Month (LTM) Data. Learn more here.