RPM International Inc. is a $6.1 billion global leader in specialty coatings, sealants, building materials and related services. From homes and workplaces, to infrastructure and precious landmarks, RPM’s market-leading brands are trusted by consumers and professionals alike to help build a better world.
RPM’s 5-pillar growth strategy creates sustained value for its key stakeholders and drives long-term success for the business through strategic acquisitions, product innovations, connections among its operating companies, geographic expansion and operational excellence.
PROFIT MARGIN EXPANSION
RPM implemented its MAP to Growth margin acceleration plan, which included structural, leadership and operational initiatives designed to unlock more internal resources to better serve customers and create greater value for shareholders.
RPM maintains a deliberate strategic balance among its four operating segments—serving RPM and its shareholders well, particularly during challenging economic times when weakness in one segment is offset by strength in the others.
RPM boasts an impressive dividend track record and stock price appreciation that offer superior, long-term returns for its shareholders. Over the last 10 years, RPM’s total return has outpaced the S&P 500 by 33%.
RPM has increased its cash dividend for 48 consecutive years—an impressive track record that only 41 of the thousands of publicly traded U.S. companies can match. During this timeframe, RPM has returned approximately $2.8 billion in cash dividends to its shareholders.
Shares of RPM’s common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RPM. The company boasts an impressive 48-year track record of consecutively increasing cash dividends.
RPM’s success over the years has been recognized by the investment community, including being a perennial favorite of BetterInvesting investment clubs. In fact, RPM ranks in the top 200 most popular holdings by active club investors in today’s equity market.