CUO Continental Materials

Continental Materials Corp. engages in the provision of heating, ventilation and air conditioning, and construction products. It operates through following segments: HVAC; Door; and Construction Materials. The HVAC segment sells a variety of products including residential and commercial wall furnaces, fan coils, evaporative coolers, boiler room equipment, dryer boxes, and related accessories. The Door segment markets and installs hollow metal and wood doors, door frames and related hardware, sliding door systems, and electronic access and security systems. The Construction Materials segment offers a variety of construction related products including limestone, gravel, sand, steel rebar, and consumable construction products. The company was founded in 1954 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Company profile

James G. Gidwitz
Fiscal year end
IRS number

CUO stock data



11 May 20
12 Apr 21
2 Jan 22
Date Owner Security Transaction Code Indirect 10b5-1 $Price #Shares $Value #Remaining
14 Apr 20 Trent Darrell M common stock Sale back to company Dispose D No No 9.5 21,833 207.41K 0
14 Apr 20 Thieriot Peter E common stock Sale back to company Dispose D No No 9.5 21,833 207.41K 0
14 Apr 20 Ainsworth Paul common stock Sale back to company Dispose D No No 9.5 1,000 9.5K 0
14 Apr 20 Sullivan Ryan Common Stock Sale back to company Dispose D No No 9.5 600 5.7K 0
14 Apr 20 Tetzlaff Theodore R common stock Sale back to company Dispose D No No 9.5 19,833 188.41K 0

Data for the last complete 13F reporting period. To see the most recent changes to ownership, click the ownership history button above.

13.4% owned by funds/institutions
13F holders
Current Prev Q Change
Total holders 13 16 -18.8%
Opened positions 2 0 NEW
Closed positions 5 0 NEW
Increased positions 4 2 +100.0%
Reduced positions 3 5 -40.0%
13F shares
Current Prev Q Change
Total value 2.02M 1.94M +3.8%
Total shares 224.02K 246.69K -9.2%
Total puts 0 0
Total calls 0 0
Total put/call ratio
Largest owners
Shares Value Change
Venator Capital Management 68.85K $620K NEW
Dimensional Fund Advisors 46.06K $415K -3.0%
Minerva Advisors 31.84K $286K -9.7%
RBF Capital 26.19K $236K 0.0%
Ingalls & Snyder 19.84K $179K +2.9%
Perritt Capital Management 15.76K $142K -44.1%
Vanguard 10.37K $93K 0.0%
UBS UBS Group AG - Registered Shares 2.58K $23K +260.6%
BLK Blackrock 1.41K $13K +712.1%
BAC Bank Of America 1K $9K 0.0%
Largest transactions
Shares Bought/sold Change
Venator Capital Management 68.85K +68.85K NEW
BEN Franklin Resources 0 -60K EXIT
Renaissance Technologies 0 -14.2K EXIT
Perritt Capital Management 15.76K -12.44K -44.1%
Minerva Advisors 31.84K -3.42K -9.7%
MS Morgan Stanley 0 -3K EXIT
UBS UBS Group AG - Registered Shares 2.58K +1.86K +260.6%
Dimensional Fund Advisors 46.06K -1.42K -3.0%
BLK Blackrock 1.41K +1.24K +712.1%
Ingalls & Snyder 19.84K +550 +2.9%

Financial report summary

Management Discussion
  • Consolidated sales in 2019 were $113,276,000, an increase of 12,389,000 or 12.3%, compared to 2018 after adjusting for discontinued operations. The increase was directly attributable to the higher sales in the HVAC and Doors segment reflecting the impact of acquisitions in the second quarter of 2019. The HVAC segment reported sales increases of $8,671,000 (11.8%) primarily due to the acquisitions of GFP and InOvate. The Door segment reported a sales increase of
  • $4,211,000 (20.9%) primarily due to the acquisitions of Fastrac and Serenity. The Construction Materials segment reported a small decrease in sales of $399,000 (5.6%) not including approximately $7,156,000 of 2018 former intercompany sales to the ready-mix business that was sold in the first quarter of 2019.
  • The consolidated gross profit ratio in 2019 was 21.7% compared to 22.7% for 2018. The Door Segment and HVAC segments reported increases in gross profit while the Construction Material segment reported a decrease in gross profit primarily due to the charges associated with the decision to cease mining operations at the Pikeview quarry.
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