A Long-term Value Creator

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Compounding growth story – Aptar has a 75-year history of innovation, vision and entrepreneurial spirit. Generating profitable returns and increasing the value of our business is made possible by growing and reinvesting in the business. Investing in new technologies, expanding our geographic footprint, entering new markets and discovering new product applications. As a result, our market capitalization has increased 204%, over the last 10 years.

Market leader in niche industry with differentiated solutions – The broadest portfolio of dispensing and drug delivery systems protected by IP and knowhow with over 1,000 patent families.

Sales by region

Operating in attractive, growing, diverse markets – Globally serving eight end markets, each with attractive growth profiles: prescription drug, consumer health care, injectables, beauty, personal care, home care, food and beverage.

Strong balance sheet – Our cash generation ability combined with low debt levels have resulted in one of the least levered balance sheets in our industry.

Balanced Capital Allocation

Balanced capital allocation – We have consistently deployed a balanced capital allocation strategy that includes investing in our business, selective and strategic M&A, share repurchases and paying an increased annual dividend for the past 26 consecutive years.

We are good stewards of capital with compelling performance targets – We are investing in the right projects. Our ROIC(3) has averaged over 13% per year for the past 5 years. We are selective in our acquisitions and equity investments typically investing in unique technology that we can leverage across our business and global commercial network. We believe in creating value for all stakeholders. Our short-term incentive plans are based on core sales growth and EBITDA growth and our long-term incentive plans, which grant restricted performance shares based on TSR and ROIC ensure our decisions are aligned with shareholders’ interests.

Our Long-term Targets

Long Term Targets

We are more than our products and services – We care. We care about our planet. We care about solid governance. We care about our people and the communities in which they live and work. We are on a mission to go from good to great and here are a few reasons why we will succeed.

  • We support a circular economy in which packaging can be reused or recycled.
  • We have started our own grass roots landfill free and renewable energy initiatives for all our manufacturing sites.
  • We have joined the Ellen McArthur Foundation and the World Business Council on Sustainable Development.
  • We are partnering with innovators like Terracycle, a leading provider of recycling platforms and Purecyle, a provider of ultra-pure recycled polypropylene, to make a difference.
  • We are ranked by Barron’s as one of the 100 Most Sustainable U.S. Companies (2020, top 50).
  • We have been given a rating of “A” by MSCI’s ESG Ratings Service (2019).
  • We have a board that is comprised of 40% women and where each of our board committees is chaired by a woman director.
  • Our CEO, Stephan B. Tanda has been named a Catalyst CEO for Change.
  • We are included in State Street’s Gender Diversity Index (NYSE: SHE).
  • We are ranked by Newsweek Magazine as one of America’s Most Responsible Companies (2020, top 200)
  • We hire passionate, smart and caring people who are empowered to be bold, be accountable and be themselves.
  • We will be here, still growing, still creating value for all stakeholders, many years from now.

1 – Excludes acquisitions and currency effects.
2 – Adjusted EBITDA (earnings before net interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization) excludes restructuring costs, acquisition costs, non-recurring purchase accounting adjustments.
3 – Return on invested capital = adjusted earnings before net interest and taxes, less tax effect / average capital (average of beginning of year and end of year capital) [capital = equity plus debt less cash].
4 – Cash dividends paid / adjusted earnings per share.

*Click here to see 2019 Reconciliation of Non-GAAP Financial Measures.