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31-Oct-2013Ferro Announces Sale of Its North American and Asian Precious Metals Powders and Flakes Product Lines
Transaction Represents Continued Execution of Value Creation Strategy Company Reaffirms Full-Year 2013 Adjusted Earnings Per Share Guidance of $0.42 - $0.45 and 2015 Target of Over $1.00 CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 31, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the sale of its precious metals-based powders and flakes product lines in North America and Asia to Ame... 
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23-Oct-2013Ferro Reports Third Quarter 2013 Adjusted EPS of $0.14
Full-year 2013 adjusted EPS guidance raised to $0.42 - $0.45 Cost savings for 2013 now expected to be approximately $45 million Company reaffirms 2015 adjusted EPS target in excess of $1.00 CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 23, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2013. The third-quarter net income attributable to common shareho... 
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16-Oct-2013Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2013 Third-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct. 16, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, October 24, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three months ended September 30, 2013, and provide a current view of 2013 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Thomas, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey ... 
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12-Sep-2013Ferro to Present at the Credit Suisse 26th Annual Chemical and Ag Science Conference
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 12, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that Peter T. Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Credit Suisse 26th Annual Chemical and Ag Science Conference in New York, NY, at 11:30 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, September 18, 2013. The audio presentation and accompanying slides will be webcast live, and can be accessed from the “Investor Information” portion of Ferro’s website at... 
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09-Sep-2013Ferro Increases 2015 Earnings Targets as Progress Continues on Value Creation Strategy
Agreement Signed for Indirect Spend Optimization Initiative Overall Cost Savings Now Expected to Exceed $100 Million versus Prior Target of $85 Million 2015 Adjusted Earnings per Share Target Now Greater than $1.00 versus Prior Target of $0.90 - $1.00 CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 9, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced that it has entered into a five-year agreem... 
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05-Sep-2013Ferro to Present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep. 5, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will present at the KeyBanc Capital Markets Basic Materials & Packaging Conference at the InterContinental Hotel in Boston, MA at 8:00 a.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 10th, 2013. A copy of Ferro’s latest investor presentation, which will be used at the conference, will be available at the time of the conference in the investor relations section of Ferro’s ... 
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31-Jul-2013Ferro Reports Second Quarter 2013 Adjusted EPS of $0.14
Adjusted Gross Margin for Second Quarter 2013 Increases to 21.9% Compared With 20.4% in Same Period Last Year Company Reaffirms Commitment to Reduce Operating Costs in Excess of $85 million with $30 million in 2013 and $70 million in 2014 Full-Year Adjusted Earnings Guidance Reaffirmed at $0.35 - $0.40 per Diluted Share CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 31, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today reported resul... 
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24-Jul-2013Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2013 Second-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul. 24, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, August 1, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three months ended June 30, 2013, and provide a current view of 2013 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Thomas, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jeffrey Rutherf... 
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03-Jun-2013Ferro Announces New Investment in Dibenzoates Manufacturing Capacity
28,000 Metric Ton Capacity Will Expand Plasticizer Product Line and Position Ferro as a Leader in Growing Dibenzoates Market, an Eco-Friendly Alternative for Fast-Fusing Phthalate-Based Plasticizers CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun. 3, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today announced that it will add significantly to its plasticizer product offerings by installing new dibenzoates production capability at its operations ... 
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10-May-2013Ferro Reschedules Annual Meeting of Shareholders to May 22, 2013
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 10, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today announced that its 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders, originally scheduled to be held on May 15, 2013, has been rescheduled and will now be held on May 22, 2013. The meeting will be held at the Posnick Center of Innovative Technology, 7500 East Pleasant Valley Road, Independence, Ohio 44131, and will begin at 9:00 a.m. (Eastern Time). Sharehol... 
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08-May-2013Ferro and the FrontFour-Quinpario Group Reach Agreement
CLEVELAND & GREENWICH, Conn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 8, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) and the FrontFour Capital Group and Quinpario Partners (the “FrontFour-Quinpario Group”) today announced that they have reached an agreement in connection with the Company’s 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Under the terms of the agreement, two members of the FrontFour-Quinpario Group, Jeffry N. Quinn and David A. Lorber, will stand... 
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07-May-2013Egan-Jones Joins Glass Lewis in Recommending That Ferro Shareholders Vote ‘FOR’ the Election of All Ferro Board Nominees
Egan-Jones Recommends Shareholders Vote the WHITE Proxy Card Today CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 7, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced that Egan-Jones Proxy Services (Egan-Jones), one of the nation’s leading proxy advisory firms, has recommended that their clients vote “FOR” the Company’s directors – Richard C. Brown, Gregory E. Hyland and Ronald P. Vargo – on the WHITE proxy card at the 2013 Annual Meeting of ... 
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06-May-2013Leading Proxy Advisory Firm Glass Lewis Recommends Ferro Shareholders Vote ‘FOR’ All of the Company’s Experienced and Qualified Directors
Ferro Mails Letter Urging Shareholders to Vote WHITE Proxy Card TODAY CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 6, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced that Glass Lewis & Co. (Glass Lewis), one of the nation’s leading proxy advisory firms, has recommended that their clients vote “FOR” the Company’s directors – Richard C. Brown, Gregory E. Hyland and Ronald P. Vargo – on the WHITE proxy card at the 2013 Annual Meeting of ... 
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01-May-2013Ferro Corporation Comments on ISS Recommendation
Urges Ferro Shareholders to Vote FOR All of the Company’s Director Nominees on the WHITE Proxy Card Today CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--May. 1, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today issued the following statement in response to the Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) report regarding Ferro’s 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 15, 2013: While we are pleased that ISS recognizes that FrontFour G... 
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29-Apr-2013Ferro Corporation Urges Shareholders to Vote White Proxy Card
Highlights Strong First Quarter and Company’s Increased Full Year Guidance Reiterates That the FrontFour Group’s Interests Are NOT Aligned With Those of ALL Shareholders Provides Details Related to A. Schulman Proposal CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 29, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) announced today that it mailed a letter to shareholders in connection with the Company’s Annual Meeting of Sharehold... 
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24-Apr-2013Ferro Reports 2013 First-Quarter Results
Reported Diluted Earnings per Share from Continuing Operations of $0.11 Adjusted Earnings per Share from Continuing Operations of $0.10, Exceeding Prior Guidance of $0.05 to $0.07 Achieved 15% Reduction in Selling, General and Administrative Expense Levels as a Result of Value Creation Strategy Cost-Saving Actions to Date to Generate 2013 Savings of over $30 million; Cost Savings Run Rate at Quarter-end Estimated at $30 million ... 
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24-Apr-2013Peter T. Thomas Named Ferro President and CEO
William B. Lawrence Named Chairman of the Board CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 24, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced that the Company’s Board of Directors has appointed Peter T. Thomas as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. Mr. Thomas had served as Interim President and Chief Executive Officer of Ferro since November 2012, and prior to that, served as Ferro’s Operating Vice Presiden... 
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19-Apr-2013Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2013 First-Quarter Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 19, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Thursday, April 25, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three months ended March 31, 2013, and provide a current view of 2013 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Thomas, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer Jeffre... 
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18-Apr-2013Ferro Corporation Mailing Letter to Shareholders
Cautions Shareholders Not to be Misled into Disrupting Momentum of Value Creation Strategy Urges Shareholders to Vote FOR the Board’s Nominees on the WHITE Proxy Card Today CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 18, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) announced that it intends to mail a letter to shareholders in connection with the Company’s Annual Meeting of Shareholders to be held on May 15, 2013. The Ferro B... 
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10-Apr-2013Ferro Corporation Files Definitive Proxy Materials
Ferro Successfully Executing On Value Creation Strategy Mails Letter Urging Shareholders to Vote FOR the Board’s Nominees on the WHITE Proxy Card Today CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 10, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) announced today that it has filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) its definitive proxy materials and mailed a letter to shareholders in connection with the Company’s Annual Meeti... 
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08-Apr-2013Ferro Increases 2013 Earnings Guidance and Estimates Cumulative Cost Savings of $70 Million in 2014
First-quarter 2013 adjusted earnings per diluted share expected to be $0.05 to $0.07 2013 adjusted earnings per diluted share guidance increased to $0.30 to $0.35 Cost savings initiatives now estimated to generate savings of $30 million in 2013, rising to $70 million in 2014 Adjusted earnings per diluted share for 2015 expected to be in the range of $0.90 to $1.00 CLE... 
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01-Apr-2013Ferro Announces Sale of Its Pharmaceuticals Business
Represents continued execution of Ferro’s value creation strategy Advances focus on core businesses CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Apr. 1, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) announced today that it has completed the sale of its pharmaceuticals business, Pfanstiehl Laboratories, to PLI Holdings, Inc., an affiliate of Med Opportunity Partners, LLC. Consideration was comprised of a $16.9 million cash paymen... 
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28-Mar-2013Ferro Announces Successful Amendment to Credit Facility
Provides Greater Flexibility in Continued Execution of Value Creation Strategy CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 28, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today announced the amendment of its existing senior credit facility. The amendment reflects a further benefit achieved through the Company’s strategy to divest its solar pastes assets. The previously announced sale of Ferro’s solar pastes assets increased operating cash flows a... 
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05-Mar-2013FOE Q4-FY12 Conference Call Presentation
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05-Mar-2013FOE Q4-FY12 Supplemental Information
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05-Mar-2013Ferro Reports 2012 Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results
Outlines Value Creation Strategy Affirms Previously Announced 2013 EPS Guidance of $0.25 to $0.30 Per Share CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 5, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today reported financial results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2012. The Company also provided an outline of its strategic vision for value creation. Full-Year 2012 Results – Summary ... 
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04-Mar-2013Ferro Confirms Prior Receipt and Rejection of Unsolicited Proposal from A. Schulman
Advises Shareholders to Take No Action at This Time CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Mar. 4, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, the “Company”) today confirmed that its Board of Directors had previously received and rejected an unsolicited proposal from A. Schulman, Inc. (Nasdaq: SHLM) to acquire all of the outstanding shares of Ferro common stock for $6.50 per share in cash and stock. Ferro’s Board of Directors, in consultation wi... 
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26-Feb-2013Ferro Schedules Conference Call for 2012 Fourth-Quarter and Full-Year Results
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Feb. 26, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) announced today that it will conduct a conference call on Tuesday, March 5, 2013 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Time to discuss financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31, 2012, and provide a current view of 2013 business conditions. Participants from Ferro will include Interim President and Chief Executive Officer Peter Thomas, Vice President and Chief Financia... 
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06-Feb-2013Ferro Announces Sale of Solar Pastes Assets to Heraeus, Projects Additional Cost Savings, Confirms 2012 Guidance, and Provides Initial Guidance for 2013
Sale transaction concludes Ferro’s pursuit of strategic alternatives for its solar pastes business Management team advancing on its value creation strategy, including ongoing cost savings initiatives Cost savings initiatives now estimated to generate $25 million to $30 million in savings for 2013 and in excess of $50 million in savings for 2014 Full-year 2012 adjusted ... 
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24-Jan-2013Ferro Receives Notice Announcing Shareholder’s Intent to Nominate Directors
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 24, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE, “Ferro” or the “Company”) has received a letter from FrontFour Master Fund, Ltd., expressing its intention to nominate three individuals to Ferro’s Board of Directors at the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Ferro has not announced the date of the 2013 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. Ferro issued the following statement in response: Ferro values input from its... 
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17-Jan-2013Ferro Announces New Investor Relations Contact
CLEVELAND--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 17, 2013-- Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE) (the “Company”) today announced that John T. Bingle has assumed responsibility for investor relations, in addition to his duties as Treasurer. David Longfellow, Ferro’s Director of Investor Relations since 2006, will retire from the Company at the end of January. Mr. Bingle joined Ferro Corporation in 2004 and has served as Ferro’s Treasurer since 2008. Prior to ... 
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