Author: Peter Neil

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Eastman Chemical (EMN) completed the debottlenecking of its diethylhydroxylamine unit in St. Gabriel, Louisiana. The plant's capacity is expected to increase 15%–20%. The company's monopoly will likely continue.

As of May 31, Stanley Black & Decker’s (SWK) dividend yield stood at 2.07%.

On May 28, Eastman Chemical stock fell 1.3% and closed at $67.89. On a year-to-date basis, the stock has fallen 6.1%.

Since the beginning of 2019, Honeywell (HON) stock has remained positive. On a year-to-date basis, Honeywell has gained ~26%.

Deere (DE) announced its fiscal 2019 second-quarter earnings results before the market opened on May 17.

For the second quarter, SHW declared a dividend of $1.13 per share, a ~31.4% increase year-over-year.

On a year-to-date basis, Honeywell has gained 28.6%. The stock has managed to outperform the S&P 500, which has gained 14.0%.

Deere (DE) is scheduled to announce its second-quarter earnings on May 17 before the market opens.

Albemarle (ALB) announced its first-quarter earnings after the market closed on May 8.

In a press release on May 8, Albemarle’s (ALB) board of directors declared a second-quarter dividend of ~$0.3675 per share.