RPM International Inc. is a $7.3 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.
DIVERSIFIED BUSINESS MODEL
RPM maintains a deliberate strategic balance among its four operating segments. This serves RPM and its shareholders well, particularly during challenging economic times when weakness in one segment is offset by strength in the others. In addition, its products and services are focused on repair and maintenance applications, which tend to be more stable through economic cycles than new construction.
MULTIPLE REVENUE DRIVERS
RPM creates sustained value for its key stakeholders and drives long-term success for the business through multiple revenue drivers, including strong organic growth opportunities, development of innovative new products, and a robust acquisition pipeline.
FOCUS ON MARGIN ACHIEVEMENT
RPM is focused on expanding its margins through the implementation of its operational improvement initiative, MAP 2025 (Margin Achievement Plan), and its center-led manufacturing, procurement and commercial programs.
BUILDING A BETTER WORLD
Building a Better World is our ongoing commitment to a sustainable future. RPM is Building a Better World by investing in products, people and processes that benefit its customers, associates, and the environment and is making progress toward its 2025 sustainability goals. Sustainability is integrated across the organization, and customer demand for sustainable products and services continues to drive growth.
TRACK RECORD OF SHAREHOLDER RETURNS
RPM has increased its cash dividend for 50 consecutive years—an impressive track record that only 41 of the thousands of publicly traded U.S. companies can match, and has made $708 million in share repurchases since fiscal year 2019, inclusive of $205 million in convertible debt repurchases.
Shares of RPM’s common stock are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol RPM. The company boasts an impressive 50-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.