This Day On The Street
Continue to site right-arrow
ADVERTISEMENT
This account is pending registration confirmation. Please click on the link within the confirmation email previously sent you to complete registration.
Need a new registration confirmation email? Click here
TheStreet Open House

Georgia Gulf Reports Third-Quarter 2012 Financial Results

Georgia Gulf Corporation (NYSE: GGC) today announced financial results for the quarter ended September 30, 2012.

The company reported net sales of $813.5 million for the third quarter of 2012, 12 percent lower than the net sales of $929.6 million reported for the third quarter of 2011. Georgia Gulf reported net income of $39.3 million, or $1.12 per diluted share, for the third quarter of 2012, compared to net income of $34.4 million, or $0.99 per diluted share, for the third quarter of the previous year. Net income for the third quarter of 2012 includes $14.8 million of pre-tax expense from transaction related costs, restructuring, and other expenses, a $1.1 million release of tax reserves related to the Royal Group prior to its acquisition by Georgia Gulf in 2006, and a $1.9 million pre-tax gain on sale of assets. Net income for the third quarter of 2011 includes an $8.1 million release of tax reserves related to the Royal Group prior to its acquisition by Georgia Gulf in 2006. Excluding these items, adjusted net income was $48.4 million, or $1.38 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2012 compared to adjusted net income of $26.3 million, or $0.75 per diluted share for the third quarter of 2011.

“We are very pleased with the results for the third quarter as the performance, when combined with the first two quarters, exceeded our expectations in all business segments for the first nine months of the year,” said Paul Carrico, president and chief executive officer. “I would like to express my congratulations and thanks to all the employees who made this happen by their dedicated efforts, particularly in the areas of safety, operations and superior customer service.

“Going forward, we believe low-cost natural gas in North America will remain globally advantaged as a source of energy. We expect this to place the Gulf Coast chlorovinyls producers in a strong position to supply domestic and export customers,” Carrico said. “We believe our pending merger with PPG’s commodity chemicals business will create a chemicals and building products leader that is well positioned to benefit from this cost advantage and expanding global demand for our products.”

1 of 7

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Action Alerts PLUS

Portfolio Manager Jim Cramer and Director of Research Jack Mohr reveal their investment tactics while giving advanced notice before every trade.

Product Features:
  • $2.5+ million portfolio
  • Large-cap and dividend focus
  • Intraday trade alerts from Cramer
Quant Ratings

Access the tool that DOMINATES the Russell 2000 and the S&P 500.

Product Features:
  • Buy, hold, or sell recommendations for over 4,300 stocks
  • Unlimited research reports on your favorite stocks
  • A custom stock screener
Stocks Under $10

David Peltier uncovers low dollar stocks with serious upside potential that are flying under Wall Street's radar.

Product Features:
  • Model portfolio
  • Stocks trading below $10
  • Intraday trade alerts
14-Days Free
Try it NOW
Only $9.95
Try it NOW
14-Days Free
Try it NOW

Check Out Our Best Services for Investors

Dividend Stock Advisor

David Peltier identifies the best of breed dividend stocks that will pay a reliable AND significant income stream.

Product Features:
  • Diversified model portfolio of dividend stocks
  • Updates with exact steps to take - BUY, HOLD, SELL
Trifecta Stocks

Every recommendation goes through 3 layers of intense scrutiny—quantitative, fundamental and technical analysis—to maximize profit potential and minimize risk.

Product Features:
  • Model Portfolio
  • Intra Day Trade alerts
  • Access to Quant Ratings
Options Profits

Our options trading pros provide over 100 monthly option trading ideas and strategies to help you become a well-seasoned trader.

Product Features:
  • Actionable options commentary and news
  • Real-time trading community
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
Try it NOW
To begin commenting right away, you can log in below using your Disqus, Facebook, Twitter, OpenID or Yahoo login credentials. Alternatively, you can post a comment as a "guest" just by entering an email address. Your use of the commenting tool is subject to multiple terms of service/use and privacy policies - see here for more details.
Submit an article to us!
SYM TRADE IT LAST %CHG

Markets

DOW 17,712.66 +34.43 0.19%
S&P 500 2,061.02 +4.87 0.24%
NASDAQ 4,891.2190 +27.8570 0.57%

Partners Compare Online Brokers

Free Reports

Free Newsletters from TheStreet

My Subscriptions:

After the Bell

Before the Bell

Booyah! Newsletter

Midday Bell

TheStreet Top 10 Stories

Winners & Losers

Register for Newsletters
Top Rated Stocks Top Rated Funds Top Rated ETFs