RPM International Inc. (NYSE:RPM) saw some unusual options trading activity on Monday. Traders acquired 1,058 call options on the company. This represents an increase of 1,503% compared to the typical daily volume of 66 call options.

Shares of RPM International (RPM) opened at $53.23 on Thursday. The company has a current ratio of 2.16, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.20. RPM International has a 1 year low of $47.87 and a 1 year high of $56.48. The company has a market cap of $7,193.57, a P/E ratio of 21.21, a P/E/G ratio of 2.40 and a beta of 1.53.

RPM International (NYSE:RPM) last posted its earnings results on Wednesday, October 4th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.86 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.84 by $0.02. RPM International had a net margin of 3.67% and a return on equity of 24.73%. The business had revenue of $1.35 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.32 billion. During the same period last year, the company earned $0.83 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 7.5% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts predict that RPM International will post 2.86 earnings per share for the current year.

RPM has been the topic of a number of research analyst reports. TheStreet downgraded shares of RPM International from a “b” rating to a “c+” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 4th. Royal Bank Of Canada restated a “hold” rating and issued a $51.00 price target on shares of RPM International in a research note on Wednesday, November 15th. Wellington Shields upgraded shares of RPM International from a “hold” rating to an “accumulate” rating in a research note on Friday, August 18th. BidaskClub downgraded shares of RPM International from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 12th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of RPM International from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, September 27th. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $57.33.

In other news, insider Ronald A. Rice sold 44,839 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, October 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $51.83, for a total value of $2,324,005.37. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. Company insiders own 2.10% of the company’s stock.

Large investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Advisory Services Network LLC boosted its position in RPM International by 2.7% during the 2nd quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 2,174 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $119,000 after buying an additional 57 shares during the period. Flinton Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in RPM International by 52.1% during the 2nd quarter. Flinton Capital Management LLC now owns 6,864 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $374,000 after purchasing an additional 2,352 shares during the last quarter. Airain ltd raised its holdings in RPM International by 40.6% during the 2nd quarter. Airain ltd now owns 7,524 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $410,000 after purchasing an additional 2,172 shares during the last quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC raised its holdings in RPM International by 52.5% during the 2nd quarter. Riverhead Capital Management LLC now owns 7,623 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $416,000 after purchasing an additional 2,623 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Albion Financial Group UT raised its holdings in RPM International by 1.1% during the 2nd quarter. Albion Financial Group UT now owns 8,583 shares of the specialty chemicals company’s stock worth $468,000 after purchasing an additional 95 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 75.51% of the company’s stock.

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About RPM International

RPM International Inc, through its subsidiaries, manufactures, markets and sells various specialty chemical product lines, including specialty paints, protective coatings, roofing systems, sealants and adhesives, focusing on the maintenance of industrial, specialty and consumer markets. The Company operates through three segments: the industrial reportable segment (industrial segment), the specialty reportable segment (specialty segment) and the consumer reportable segment (consumer segment).

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