Why Invest?

Why Invest in RPM?

RPM is owned by more than 593 institutions and over 138,000 individual investors. It's also a favorite among investment clubs, particularly those of BetterInvesting.

So, what compels these investors to hold RPM in their portfolios? Learn the five primary reasons.

Growth Strategy

1. GROWTH STRATEGY

RPM’s growth strategy includes internal initiatives and a robust acquisition program. Internal growth is generated by developing innovative products, expanding into new markets and winning market share. Acquisitions add successful companies that are leaders in their respective niche markets. Their growth is accelerated as part of RPM.

Profit Margin

2. PROFIT MARGIN EXPANSION

RPM is implementing a Margin Acceleration Plan (MAP), which includes structural, leadership and operational initiatives that will free up internal resources to better serve customers and create greater value for shareholders.

Strategic Balance

3. STRATEGIC BALANCE

RPM maintains a deliberate strategic balance among its consumer, industrial and specialty segments. This balance serves RPM and its shareholders well, particularly during challenging economic times when weakness in one segment will be offset by strength in the others.

Long -term Performance

4. LONG-TERM PERFORMANCE

The combination of stock price appreciation and a growing cash dividend provides superior, long-term returns to shareholders. Over the last 10 years, RPM’s cumulative total return has outpaced the S&P 500 by 16%.

Dividend Record

5. DIVIDEND RECORD

The hallmark of RPM is its tremendous record of increasing its dividend for 45 consecutive years. Fewer than 50 of the thousands of publicly traded U.S. companies can boast of a dividend track record equal to or better than RPM.

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