RPM International Inc is a specialty chemicals business based in the US. RPM International shares (RPM) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. RPM International employs 14,600 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.
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- RPM shares summary
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- Is RPM stock a buy or sell?
- Stock performance over time
- Can I short RPM shares?
- Is RPM suitable for ethical investing?
- Are RPM shares over-valued?
- RPM International's financials
- How volatile are RPM shares?
- Does RPM International pay a dividend?
- Have RPM shares ever split?
- Other common questions
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RPM International shares at a glance
|Latest market close||$93.53|
|52-week range||$76.80 - $98.87|
|50-day moving average||$89.81|
|200-day moving average||$89.73|
|Wall St. target price||$99.83|
|Dividend yield||$1.48 (1.7%)|
|Earnings per share (TTM)||$3.50|
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RPM International price performance over time
|1 week (2021-07-19)||N/A|
|1 month (2021-06-30)||5.47%|
|3 months (2021-04-30)||-1.38%|
|6 months (2021-01-26)||N/A|
|1 year (2020-07-26)||N/A|
|2 years (2019-07-26)||N/A|
|3 years (2018-07-26)||N/A|
|5 years (2016-07-26)||N/A|
Is RPM International under- or over-valued?
Valuing RPM International stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of RPM International's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.
RPM International's P/E ratio
RPM International's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 25x. In other words, RPM International shares trade at around 25x recent earnings.
That's relatively low compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The low P/E ratio could mean that investors are pessimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're under-valued.
RPM International's PEG ratio
RPM International's "price/earnings-to-growth ratio" can be calculated by dividing its P/E ratio by its growth – to give 1.9353. A low ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer better value, while a higher ratio can be interpreted as meaning the shares offer worse value.
The PEG ratio provides a broader view than just the P/E ratio, as it gives more insight into RPM International's future profitability. By accounting for growth, it could also help you if you're comparing the share prices of multiple high-growth companies.
RPM International's EBITDA
RPM International's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $867.3 million.
The EBITDA is a measure of a RPM International's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.
RPM International financials
|Revenue TTM||$5.8 billion|
|Operating margin TTM||12.28%|
|Gross profit TTM||$2.1 billion|
|Return on assets TTM||7.87%|
|Return on equity TTM||31.44%|
|Market capitalisation||$11.2 billion|
TTM: trailing 12 months
Shorting RPM International shares
There are currently 1.4 million RPM International shares held short by investors – that's known as RPM International's "short interest". This figure is 4.1% up from 1.3 million last month.
There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting RPM International shares can be evaluated.
RPM International's "short interest ratio" (SIR)
RPM International's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of RPM International shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of RPM International shares traded daily (recently around 506048.37545126). RPM International's SIR currently stands at 2.77. In other words for every 100,000 RPM International shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2770 shares are currently held short.
However RPM International's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of RPM International shares, or, against the total number of tradable RPM International shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case RPM International's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 RPM International shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.011% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable RPM International shares, roughly 11 shares are currently held short).
Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against RPM International.
Find out more about how you can short RPM International stock.
RPM International's environmental, social and governance track record
Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like RPM International.
When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.
RPM International's total ESG risk score
Total ESG risk: 50.89
Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and RPM International's overall score of 50.89 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 101st percentile of companies rated in the same sector.
ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like RPM International is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).
RPM International's environmental score
Environmental score: 30.61/100
RPM International's environmental score of 30.61 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that RPM International is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
RPM International's social score
Social score: 17.79/100
RPM International's social score of 17.79 puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that RPM International is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.
RPM International's governance score
Governance score: 15.49/100
RPM International's governance score puts it squarely in the 9th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that RPM International is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.
RPM International's controversy score
Controversy score: 2/5
ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. RPM International scored a 2 out of 5 for controversy – the second-highest score possible, reflecting that RPM International has, for the most part, managed to keep its nose clean.
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary
|Total ESG score||50.89|
|Total ESG percentile||100.56|
|Environmental score percentile||9|
|Social score percentile||9|
|Governance score percentile||9|
|Level of controversy||2|
RPM International share dividends
Dividend payout ratio: 52.78% of net profits
Recently RPM International has paid out, on average, around 52.78% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 1.75% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), RPM International shareholders could enjoy a 1.75% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In RPM International's case, that would currently equate to about $1.48 per share.
RPM International's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.
RPM International's most recent dividend payout was on 29 July 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 13 July 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").
Have RPM International's shares ever split?
RPM International's shares were split on a 5:4 basis on 8 December 1997. So if you had owned 4 shares the day before before the split, the next day you'd have owned 5 shares. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your RPM International shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new 20% lower share price could have impacted the market appetite for RPM International shares which in turn could have impacted RPM International's share price.
RPM International share price volatility
Over the last 12 months, RPM International's shares have ranged in value from as little as $76.8037 up to $98.8748. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".
Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while RPM International's is 0.9635. This would suggest that RPM International's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).
RPM International overview
RPM International Inc. manufactures and sells specialty chemicals for the industrial, specialty, and consumer markets worldwide. It offers waterproofing, coatings, and institutional roofing systems; sealants, air barriers, tapes, and foams; residential home weatherization systems; roofing and building maintenance and related services; sealing and bonding, and flooring and in-plant glazing solutions; solutions for fire stopping and intumescent steel coating, and the manufacturing industry; rolled asphalt roofing materials and chemical admixtures; concrete and masonry admixtures, concrete fibers, curing and sealing compounds, structural grouts and mortars, epoxy adhesives, injection resins, polyurethane foams, floor hardeners and toppings, joint fillers and sealants, industrial and architectural coatings, decorative color/stains/stamps, and restoration materials; and insulated building cladding materials and concrete form wall systems. It also provides polymer flooring systems; fiberglass reinforced plastic gratings and shapes; corrosion-control coating, containment lining, fire and sound proofing, and insulation products; and specialty construction products; and amine curing agents, reactive diluents, specialty epoxy resins and other intermediates. In addition, it offers fluorescent colorants and pigments; shellac-based-specialty and marine coatings; fire and water damage restoration, and carpet cleaning and disinfecting products; fuel additives; wood treatments, furniture finishes, and touch-up products; and nail enamels, polishes, and coating components. Further, it offers specialty products for paint contractors and the DIYers, deck and fence restoration products, metallic and faux finish coatings, exterior wood deck and concrete restoration systems, flooring finishes, and hobby paints and cements; and caulk, sealant, adhesive, insulating foam, spackling, glazing, and patch and repair products. The company was founded in 1947 and is headquartered in Medina, Ohio.
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Frequently asked questionsWhat percentage of RPM International is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 1.734% of RPM International shares are held by insiders and 79.748% by institutions. How many people work for RPM International?
Latest data suggests 14,600 work at RPM International. When does the fiscal year end for RPM International?
RPM International's fiscal year ends in May. Where is RPM International based?
RPM International's address is: 2628 Pearl Road, Medina, OH, United States, 44258 What is RPM International's ISIN number?
RPM International's international securities identification number is: US7496851038 What is RPM International's CUSIP number?
RPM International's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 749685103
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