Multi-Color Recognized in the Forbes 200 Best Small Companies
Press release from the issuing company
SHARONVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 16 -- Multi-Color Corporation has been listed on Forbes 200 Best Small Companies. Multi-Color is ranked 86th in this prestigious group with revenues of $229 million for last 12 month period.
Forbes judged candidates with revenues between $5 million and $750 million and share prices above $5 as of October 1, 2007 -- according to return on equity, as well as sustained sales and net profit growth over 12-month and five-year periods. Multi-Color's impressive financial performance includes a 5-year annual revenue growth of 25.2%, and earnings per share growth of 15%, giving investors an overall 5-year annual return of 22%!
"Being selected for the Forbes list of Best Small Companies is truly an exciting achievement for us," said Frank Gerace, president and chief executive officer of Multi-Color Corporation. "It solidly reflects the hard work and commitment of all Multi-Color associates who have brought high value products and service to our customers - and high return to our shareholders in the process."
"We have recorded our ninth consecutive year of increased sales and operating income, and our third consecutive year of rewarding shareholders with a quarterly dividend," he added.
Multi-Color was similarly honored by Forbes Magazine in 2005, ranked 41st in the "200 Best Small Companies in America" list.
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