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Engages in the development, manufacture and marketing of sorbent products

Oil-Dri Corp. of America develops, mines, manufactures and markets sorbent products produced from clay minerals, primarily consisting of montmorillonite and attapulgite and, other clay-like sorbent materials, such as Antelope shale.

Its principal products include agricultural and horticultural chemical carriers, animal health and nutrition products, cat litter, fluids purification and filtration bleaching clays, industrial and automotive floor absorbents and sports field products.

It operates its business through the Retail and Wholesale Products Group and Business to Business Products Group segments.

The Retail and Wholesale Products Group segments include massmerchandisers, wholesale clubs, drugstore chains, pet specialty retail outlets, dollar stores, retail grocery stores, distributors of industrial cleanup and automotive products, environmental service companies, and sports field product users.

The Business to Business Products Group segment comprises processors and refiners of edible oils, petroleum-based oils and biodiesel fuel; manufacturers of animal feed and agricultural chemicals; distributors of animal health and nutrition products; and marketers of consumer products.

The company was founded by Nick Jaffee in 1941 and is headquartered in Chicago, IL.

Number of employees : 783 persons.
Sales per Businesses
20162017Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
Retail and Wholesale Products165.8763.2%161.8961.7% -2.4%
Business to Business Products96.4436.8%100.4238.3% +4.12%
Sales per Regions
20162017Delta
USD (in Million)%USD (in Million)%
United States251.0595.7%249.7795.2% -0.51%
Foreign11.264.3%12.544.8% +11.33%
Managers
NameAgeSinceTitle
Daniel S. Jaffee, MBA521987President, Chief Executive Officer & Director
Richard M. Jaffee, CPA801958Chairman
Mark E. Lewry, MBA592014Chief Operating Officer
Daniel Thomas Smith, MBA582001Chief Financial Officer & Vice President
Allan H. Selig821969Independent Non-Employee Director
J. Steven Cole821981Independent Director
Joseph Miller741989Vice Chairman
Michael A. Nemeroff542006Director
Paul Edward Suckow CFA, MBA692005Independent Director
Lawrence Edwin Washow, MBA632013Independent Director
Equities
Vote QuantityFloatCompany-owned sharesTotal Float
Share A 1 8,015,166 4,948,996 61.7% 2,907,370 36.3% 47.0%
Share B 10 2,513,512 0 0.0% 324,741 12.9%
Shareholders
NameEquities%
T. Rowe Price Associates, Inc. 618,634 12.1%
GAMCO Asset Management, Inc. 590,250 11.6%
Renaissance Technologies LLC 407,625 7.98%
Dimensional Fund Advisors LP 387,833 7.59%
BlackRock Fund Advisors 207,159 4.06%
Uniplan Investment Counsel, Inc. 188,281 3.69%
The Vanguard Group, Inc. 183,724 3.60%
Gabelli Funds LLC 138,100 2.70%
Teton Advisors, Inc. (Investment Management) 128,300 2.51%
Harvey Partners LLC 104,500 2.05%
Company contact information
Oil-Dri Corp. of America
410 North Michigan Avenue
Suite 400
Chicago, IL 60611-4213

Phone : +1.312.321.1515
Fax : +1.312.321.1271
Web : www.oildri.com
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