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MeadWestvaco at UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference (Replay)
09/11/14 at 8:30 a.m. ET
MeadWestvaco at UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference
Thursday, September 11, 2014 8:30 a.m. ET  
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08/21/14MWV Chairman and Chief Executive Officer to Present at UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 21, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions today announced that John A. Luke, Jr., chairman and chief executive officer, will present at the UBS Global Paper and Forest Products Conference on Thursday, Sept. 11 at 8:30 a.m. EDT, followed by a question and answer session. The conference will be held in New York City. Mr. Luke will discuss MWV’s pr... 
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08/20/14MWV introduces Avive®, a software-based pharmacy system with proven benefits across patient, payer and provider needs
Avive increases medication adherence, pharmacy efficiency and CMS Star Ratings RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug. 20, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the commercial availability of the Avive® Multimed system, a software-based solution that establishes a pharmacy home, synchronizes medication regimens, improves adherence, supports reimbursement for services in... 
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07/30/14MWV Reports Second Quarter Sales and Earnings Growth
Second Quarter 2014 Highlights: Earnings from continuing operations of $0.43 per share, $0.53 ex-items vs. $0.28 on the same basis Sales of $1.47 billion were up 6% from gains across targeted packaging and specialty chemicals markets EBITDA ex-items increased to $257 million, up 26% driven by margin expansion in the Food & Beverage and Home, Health & Beauty segments ... 
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06/26/14James E. Nevels Elected to MWV Board of Directors
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2014-- The board of directors of MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, elected James E. Nevels a director of the company effective June 24, 2014. Nevels has extensive investment, financial and management experience, as well as knowledge of consumer packaged goods markets, which will help guide MWV as the company focuses on achieving its growth and margin goals ... 
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06/26/14MWV to Release Second Quarter 2014 Results and Host Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 26, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions will release its second quarter results on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, before the market opens. The news release and slides for the results will be available on MWV’s website at www.mwv.com. The company will host its second quarter results conference call on Wednesday, July 30, 2014, at 10 a.m. (EDT) with... 
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06/24/14MWV Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 24, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE: MWV) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made September 2, 2014 to shareholders of record at the close of business August 1, 2014. About MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) is a global packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admi... 
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06/02/14MWV Issues Statement Regarding Starboard Value LP
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 2, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today issued the following statement in response to Starboard Value LP (“Starboard”): MWV welcomes open communications with shareholders, values input toward our common goal of enhancing shareholder value, and will consider Starboard’s suggestions as we would if received from any other shareholder... 
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05/20/14MWV Transforms the Chilled Ready Meal Experience with SmartFare
Packaging innovation creates a premium brand experience, improves functionality and increases recyclability for a category poised for growth RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 20, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the launch of SmartFare™, a new package for chilled ready meals (CRM). SmartFare transforms the flimsy CRM tray into a premium, brandable experi... 
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05/13/14Packaging a Key Component of Consumer Skincare Ritual
MWV global study uncovers role of packaging in sensorial skincare experience RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 13, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today released findings from its new Skincare Research & Insights Study. The study explores the five-step ritual that grounds consumer facial skincare routines, and shows that product packaging enhances the sensorial exp... 
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05/09/14MWV Leaders to Participate in Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May 9, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions today announced that John A. Luke Jr., chairman and chief executive officer; Mark Rajkowski, senior vice president and chief financial officer; and Jason Thompson, director, investor relations, will participate in the Goldman Sachs Basic Materials Conference in New York City on Wednesday, May 21, 2014. ... 
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04/30/14MWV Reports First Quarter Sales and Earnings Growth
First Quarter 2014 Highlights: Earnings from continuing operations of $0.18 per share, $0.23 ex-items vs. $0.09 on the same basis EBITDA ex-items increases to $191 million, up 24% driven by significant margin expansion in all packaging businesses Program to accelerate profitability on track to achieve $75 million in savings in 2014 Sales of $1.32 billion were up 1% (+3% ... 
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04/28/14MWV Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 28, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE: MWV) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made June 2, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business May 8, 2014. About MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) is a global packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admired bra... 
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04/01/14MWV to Release First Quarter 2014 Results and Host Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions will release its first quarter 2014 results on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, before the market opens. The news release and slides for the results will be available on MWV’s website at www.mwv.com. The company will host its first quarter 2014 results conference call on Wednesday, April 30, 2014, at 10 a.m. (... 
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03/13/14MWV Launches EnShield kit 5 for Food & Food Service To-go Packaging
New paperboard delivers superior barrier protection and sustainability benefits to improve consumer experience RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 13, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE:MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the launch of EnShield™ kit 5, a new lightweight paperboard for packaging foods that require resistance to oil and grease. EnShield kit 5 offers market-appropriate barrier protectio... 
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03/04/14The 2nd Annual World Congress Summit to Improve Adherence & Enhance Patient Engagement to Convene in Philadelphia, March 10-11, 2014
Industry leaders collaborate to address adherence solutions that impact patient health PHILADELPHIA--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2014-- Improving medication use and adherence is a system-wide challenge. With health reform changing the dynamics between delivery systems, payers, pharmacies and pharmaceutical companies, there is an opportunity to go beyond programs that focus on fill rates to improve coordination of health services that can positive... 
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03/03/14MWV Introduces Evertain® Barrier Packaging at SNAXPO 2014
Patented barrier technology preserves freshness and offers unique sustainability benefits RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 3, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced the launch of Evertain®, the hermetically sealable, airtight paperboard package for foods that require protection from oxygen and moisture. MWV’s patented technology combines a specially sealed i... 
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02/12/14MWV Packaging Matters™ Research Reveals Global Differences in Role of Packaging
Second annual study explores how packaging impacts shopping behavior, influences product satisfaction and motivates consumers around the world RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 12, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, launched Packaging Matters, the company’s second annual study of the role packaging plays in consumer purchasing behavior, brand loyalty and overall product satisfa... 
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02/10/14MWV Introduces New Customizable Medication Adherence Package
Dosepak Express® with Optilock® Technology Launches to Better Meet Patient Needs RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 10, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corp. (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, introduced Dosepak Express® with Optilock® technology, a customizable medication package that enables pharmaceutical companies to develop brand-specific adherence solutions that better fit patients’ lifestyles while also meet... 
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02/06/14MeadWestvaco Executes $300 Million Accelerated Share Repurchase
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 6, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) today announced that it has executed an accelerated share repurchase (“ASR”) agreement with BofA Merrill Lynch and Goldman, Sachs & Co. to purchase $300 million of MeadWestvaco’s outstanding common stock, with approximately 7.5 million shares to be received and retired immediately. The exact number of shares repurchased and retired by the company will be determ... 
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01/29/14MWV Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2013 Results
Fourth Quarter Highlights: Earnings from continuing operations of $1.18 per share; $0.29 ex-items Sales increased 3 percent, driven by growth in targeted packaging and specialty chemicals markets Strong cash flow from continuing operations of $194 million RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 29, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and p... 
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01/28/14MWV Elects Dr. Robert K. Beckler and Robert A. Feeser Executive Vice Presidents
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 28, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) today announced that its board of directors has elected Dr. Robert K. Beckler and Robert A. Feeser each to the position of executive vice president, effective immediately. MWV today announced that its board of directors has elected Dr. Robert K. Beckler to the position of executive vice president, effective immediately. (Photo: Business Wire) In his new role, Robe... 
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01/27/14MWV Announces Special Dividend and Share Repurchases for Remaining U.S. Forestlands Sale Proceeds
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the final form of shareholder returns for the remaining $569 million of proceeds from the company’s sale of all of its U.S. forestlands to Plum Creek Timber Company, Inc., which was completed on December 6, 2013. The Board approved the following: ... 
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01/27/14MWV Declares Regular Quarterly Dividend
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 27, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation’s (NYSE: MWV) Board of Directors declared a regular quarterly dividend of $0.25 cents per common share. The payment of the dividend will be made March 3, 2014, to shareholders of record at the close of business Feb. 6, 2014. About MWV MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) is a global packaging company providing innovative solutions to the world’s most admired b... 
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01/15/14MWV Announces Program to Accelerate Profitability and Cash Flow
Targets Incremental Annual Cost Savings of $100 to $125 million, with at Least $75 million to be Realized in 2014 Expects to Return $700 million to Shareholders, including Proceeds from the Forestland Assets Sale Fourth Quarter EPS Expected to be in Line with Current Analyst Consensus RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 15, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV) today announced a n... 
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01/03/14MWV to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results and Host Conference Call
RICHMOND, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 3, 2014-- MeadWestvaco Corporation (NYSE: MWV), a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions will release its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results on Wednesday, January 29, 2014, before the market opens. The news release and slides for the results will be available on MWV’s website at www.mwv.com. The company will host its fourth quarter and full year 2013 results conference call on ... 
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MWV (Common Stock)
ExchangeNYSE
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Price$42.44
Change (%) Stock is Up 0.26 (0.62%)
Volume896,400
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