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    Eastman Chemical Declares First-Quarter Dividend

    In a press release on February 14, Eastman Chemical declared a dividend of $0.62.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese’s ATEVA EVA Polymers: Higher Price

    In a press release on March 13, Celanese (CE) announced that it would increase the price of its ATEVA EVA polymers.

    By Peter Neil
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    Westlake Chemical Reported Disappointing Q4 Earnings

    On February 19, Westlake Chemical (WLK) announced its fourth-quarter earnings. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $0.95.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Announced Higher Acetyl Intermediates Prices

    On February 20, Celanese (CE) announced higher prices for acetyl intermediate products.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese to Increase Acetyl Intermediates Prices

    On January 31, Celanese (CE) announced that it would increase acetyl intermediates prices. The price increase is effective immediately.

    By Peter Neil
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    H.B. Fuller Announced Its Fourth-Quarter Earnings

    On January 16, H.B. Fuller (FUL) announced its fourth-quarter earnings. In the fourth quarter, the company reported an adjusted EPS of $0.79.

    By Peter Neil
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    PPG’s Performance Coatings’ Q4 Revenue Grows, Margin Remains Flat

    PPG Industries’ Performance Coatings segment reported revenue of $2.14 billion in the fourth quarter, flat year-over-year.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Appointed a New General Counsel

    On January 17, Celanese (CE) announced that it appointed A. Lynne Puckett as the company’s senior vice president and general counsel.

    By Peter Neil
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    Westlake Chemical Completed the Nakan Acquisition

    On January 2, Westlake Chemical (WLK) announced that it completed the Nakan acquisition.

    By Peter Neil
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    Materials

    Celanese Completed the Next Polymers Acquisition

    Celanese announced that it completed the acquisition of Next Polymers. The acquisition will likely help Celanese improve its footprint in India.

    By Peter Neil
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    Materials

    Ashland Increases Composite Product Prices in India

    On January 3, Ashland (ASH) announced that it will increase composite product prices. The price increase is limited to India.

    By Peter Neil
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    IFF’s Dividend Yield Is at Its Highest—Is This Encouraging?

    On December 24, International Flavors & Fragrances’ dividend yield was 2.27%, its highest quarterly dividend yield since the first quarter of 2013.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Increased VAM Prices in Asia outside China

    On December 21, Celanese (CE) increased VAM (vinyl acetate monomer) prices. The price increase is only applicable to Asia outside China.

    By Peter Neil
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    Analyzing Eastman Chemical’s Dividend in the Fourth Quarter

    Eastman Chemical’s (EMN) fourth-quarter ex-dividend date is around the corner. Eastman Chemical will trade ex-dividend on December 14.

    By Peter Neil
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    LyondellBasell: Analysts’ Views and Recommendations

    For LyondellBasell, 30% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 65% recommended a “hold,” and 5% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle: What Institutional Activities Suggest

    The 13F filings on September 30 indicate that institutional investors own ~93.4% of Albemarle’s (ALB) outstanding shares.

    By Peter Neil
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    Analyzing Eastman Chemical’s Free Cash Flow

    In the past five years, Eastman Chemical has generated an average free cash flow of $871.20 million.

    By Peter Neil
  • uploads///Part  CHEM WLK
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    Westlake Chemical Announced Its Fourth-Quarter Dividend

    On November 16, Westlake Chemical (WLK) announced the key dates for its fourth-quarter dividend.

    By Peter Neil
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    APD’s Industrial Gases–EMEA Segment: Lowest Margin in Two Years

    In the fourth quarter, the Industrial Gases–EMEA segment’s total revenue contribution expanded by 0.7 percentage points YoY.

    By Peter Neil
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    DowDuPont’s Material Science Revenues Rose in Q3

    DowDuPont’s (DWDP) Material Science segment, which will be spun off and called Dow by the end of Q1 2019, accounted for 61.7% of DWDP’s total revenues in Q3 2018.

    By Peter Neil
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    IFF: How Much Upside Do Analysts See?

    For International Flavors and Fragrances, 42% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 42% recommended a “hold,” and 16% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Increases Prices of Ethyl Acetate in the Americas

    On October 22, Celanese (CE) announced that it would be increasing the prices of ethyl acetate in the Americas region.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why PPG’s Performance Coatings Segment Margins Declined

    PPG Industries’ (PPG) Performance Coatings segment is the most significant contributor to the company’s overall revenue in Q3 2018.

    By Peter Neil
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    PPG Industries’ Short Interest Could Increase after Its Earnings

    In terms of PPG Industries’ number of shares, the short interest was 6.0 million. The company’s average trading volume is 1.65 million shares.

    By Peter Neil
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    PolyOne Increased Its Quarterly Dividend

    On October 11, PolyOne declared its quarterly cash dividend. The press release said that PolyOne would pay a dividend of $0.195 per share.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Acquires Next Polymers

    On October 11, Celanese (CE) announced that it entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Next Polymers.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese’s Debt Trend in 2018: Where Is It Headed?

    At the end of the second quarter of 2018, Celanese (CE) reported debt of ~$.3.6 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    Materials

    Westlake Chemical Increased Its Quarterly Dividend

    On August 17, Westlake Chemical (WLK) increased its quarterly dividend. Westlake Chemical will pay $0.25 per share.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Obtained Four New Patents for Its Sunett Sweetener

    The news about new patents didn’t have a positive impact on Celanese stock. The stock declined 0.7% and closed at $115.69 for the week ending August 17.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Short Interest in PPG Industries Is on the Rise

    The latest short interest data from July 31 indicate that PPG Industries’ short interest has been increasing since the beginning of 2018.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Announces Price Increase on Acetyl Intermediate Prices

    On August 9, Celanese (CE) announced a price hike for several acetyl intermediate products. The price hike is related to the Asia region.

    By Peter Neil
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    How APD’s Industrial Gases–EMEA Segment Performed in Fiscal Q3

    In fiscal Q3 2018, Air Products and Chemicals’ (APD) Industrial Gases–EMEA segment’s total revenue contribution expanded 3.5 percentage points YoY to 24.8% from 21.3%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why PPG’s Industrial Coatings Segment Margin Declined in Q2

    PPG Industries’ (PPG) Industrial Coatings segment represented 39.5% of the company’s total revenue in Q2 2018 compared to 39.6% in Q2 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Who Are the Top Institutional Investors in APD?

    The 13F filings by institutional investors as of March 31 indicate that institutional investors own 87.0% of Air Products and Chemical’s (APD) outstanding shares.

    By Peter Neil
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    Is Eastman Chemical Overvalued or Undervalued Compared to Peers?

    As of June 12, Eastman Chemical (EMN) was trading at a one-year forward PE multiple of 12.3x.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chemours to Raise Its Debt: Good or Bad?

    At the end of the first quarter, Chemours’s (CC) debt stood at $4.1 billion. It is now on its way to adding 450 million euros in 4% senior notes.

    By Peter Neil
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    Can 1Q18 Earnings Help LyondellBasell Retain Premium over Peers?

    As of April 20, 2018, LyondellBasell’s one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings ratio) stands at 10.2x.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s Lithium and Advanced Materials Segment in 4Q17

    Albemarle’s (ALB) Lithium and Advanced Materials segment is its largest revenue contributor, accounting for 42.2% of its total revenues in 4Q17.

    By Peter Neil
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    PolyOne Begins 2018 with Acquisition of IQAP Masterbatch Group

    On January 2, 2018, PolyOne (POL) announced that it acquired Spain-based IQAP Masterbatch Group.

    By Peter Neil
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    International Flavors & Fragrances’ Interest Coverage Ratio

    International Flavors & Fragrances’ (IFF) increased debt has resulted in higher interest expense.

    By Peter Neil
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    Westlake Announces Optional Redemption of Senior Notes

    On December 18, 2017, Westlake Chemical (WLK) announced that it had sent notices about the optional redemption of $688 million in senior notes.

    By Peter Neil
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    What Could Boost RPM International’s Fiscal 2Q18 Revenue

    Analysts’ revenue expectations As of December 20, 2017, analysts expected RPM International (RPM) to report revenue of $1.3 billion in fiscal 2Q18. The expected revenue represents growth of 6.7% year-over-year. In fiscal 2Q17, RPM reported revenue of $1.2 billion. Between 2012 and 2017, RPM’s second-quarter revenue grew at a CAGR (compound annual growth rate) of […]

    By Peter Neil
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    H.B. Fuller Opens a New Facility in Germany

    On November 28, 2017, H.B. Fuller (FUL) announced that it has started a new Automotive Competency Center in Mannheim, Germany.

    By Peter Neil
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    H.B. Fuller Finalizes Its Adecol Deal

    On November 6, 2017, H.B. Fuller (FUL) provided its acquisition plans for Adecol Indústria Química, a Brazilian company.

    By Peter Neil
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    RPM International Increases Its Quarterly Dividend

    On October 5, 2017, RPM International (RPM) announced an increase in its regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share—a YoY rise of 6.7%.

    By Peter Neil
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    H.B. Fuller Inducts Ruth Kimmelshue to Its Board of Directors

    On October 4, 2017, H.B. Fuller (FUL) announced that Ruth Kimmelshue had been appointed to the company’s board of directors, effective immediately.

    By Peter Neil
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    Can RPM International Outperform the Analysts’ Revenue Estimate for Fiscal 1Q18?

    As of September 25, 2017, analysts have forecasted that RPM will report revenues of $1.32 billion for fiscal 1Q18, which would be a 5.5% rise over fiscal 1Q17.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Continues to Hike Its Product Prices

    On September 14, 2017, Celanese (CE) announced that it’s increasing the prices for several of its products across different regions.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Chemours: Analysts’ Recommendations and More

    For Chemours, 88% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 12% of the analysts recommended a “hold,” and none of the analysts recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Chemours: Analyzing Its 3Q17 Dividend

    On September 15, 2017, Chemours (CC) will pay the 3Q17 dividend on its outstanding common shares. It has declared a cash dividend of $0.03 per share.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese: Another Round of Price Hikes on Some Products

    Celanese’s stock price fell 1.3% and closed at $96.78 for the week ending September 8, 2017. It traded 4.40% above the 100-day moving average price.

    By Peter Neil
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    H.B. Fuller to Acquire Royal Adhesives and Sealants

    On September 4, 2017, H.B. Fuller (FUL) announced that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Royal Adhesives and Sealants.

    By Peter Neil
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    Is LyondellBasell Stock Undervalued Compared to Its Peer?

    As of September 7, 2017, LyondellBasell’s one-year forward PE multiple stands at 9.80x, while Eastman Chemical has one-year forward PE multiple of 10.70x.

    By Peter Neil
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    Ashland Hikes Prices of Gelcoat in EMEA

    On August 25, 2017, Ashland (ASH) announced that it would hike the prices of its Gelcoat portfolio. The price hike will be 75 euros per metric ton.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Increased Vinyl Acetate Monomer Prices

    Celanese stock fell 1.0% and closed at $95.77. Despite the fall in the prices, the stock was trading 4.3% above the 100-day moving average price of $91.78.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s 2Q17 Revenues Rose on Higher Volumes

    ALB has guided its fiscal 2017 revenues to be in the range of ~$2.9 billion–$3.1 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    Celanese Impacts Price Hikes on Acetyl Intermediates

    On August 2, 2017, Celanese (CE) announced that it’s increasing the prices of a few acetyl intermediates. The price increase will be effective immediately.

    By Peter Neil
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    Chemours Stock Fell despite Strong Earnings in 2Q17

    Chemours (CC) reported its 2Q17 earnings on August 2, 2017, after the markets closed. The company’s management held a conference call on August 3, 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Air Products & Chemicals’ Revenue Rose in 3Q17

    Air Products & Chemicals (APD) follows October 1–September 30 as its fiscal year. The company reported revenue of $2.11 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    Materials

    H.B. Fuller Will Acquire Adecol

    H.B. Fuller had a quiet week with a meager gain of 0.1% for the week ending July 21, 2017. The stock closed at $51.50.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Inside Celanese’s Price Hikes Products

    On July 12, 2017, Celanese (CE) announced that it will be increasing the prices of a few of its acetyl intermediate products.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    International Flavors and Fragrances Launches New Company

    IFF fell 0.8% for the week ended June 30, 2017, and closed at $135.00.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why LyondellBasell Is Trading at a Discount to Peers

    As of June 26, 2017, LyondellBasell’s one-year forward PE (price-to-earnings) multiple stood at 8.50x.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Behind Chemours’ Debt Development since Its Spin-Off

    When Chemours (CC) was spun off from DuPont (DD) on July 1, 2015, many believed that CC was doomed to fail.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Analysts’ View on International Flavors & Fragrances

    For International Flavors & Fragrances, 33% of the analysts recommended a “buy,” 60% recommended a “hold,” and 7% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Celanese Raises Product Prices in Europe and Asia

    On June 13, 2017, Celanese (CE) increased the prices of methyl isobutyl carbinol (or MIBC) in Europe.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    PolyOne Acquired Rutland Holding Company

    On June 8, 2017, PolyOne (POL) announced that it acquired Rutland Holding Company. The acquisition will help PolyOne expand its portfolio.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did IFF’s Earnings Beat Analysts’ Estimates?

    International Flavors & Fragrances (IFF) announced its 1Q17 earnings on May 8, 2017, after the market closed. It reported adjusted EPS of $1.52 in 1Q17.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Air Products & Chemicals Stock: 2017 Performance So Far

    As of March 29, 2017, Air Products & Chemicals’ (APD) year-to-date stock performance was negative, falling 4.9% to date.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    HB Fuller Expands in India with New R&D Center

    On March 21, 2017, HB Fuller (FUL) announced that it had officially opened its new business office and research and development center at its Shirwal manufacturing facility in India.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Celanese Increases Vinyl Acetate Monomer Prices in Asia

    On March 7, 2017, Celanese (CE) announced a price increase for VAM (vinyl acetate monomer) in Asia. The increase is effective immediately.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    H.B. Fuller Has Another Round of Price Hikes

    On March 7, 2016, H.B. Fuller (FUL) announced another round of price hikes for its products. It came on the back of other price hikes the week before.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    H.B. Fuller Increases Price for Adhesives in North America

    On March 3, 2017, H.B. Fuller (FUL) announced price increases for its adhesives in the North American region.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Ratner Leaves RPM International’s Board of Directors

    On February 24, 2017, RPM International (RPM) announced that Charles Ratner would be retiring from RPM’s board of directors after serving the company for 12 years.

    By Peter Neil
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    What Are Analysts’ Recommendations for Chemours?

    After Chemours’ 4Q16 earnings, 38.0% of the analysts recommended a “buy” for the stock, 50.0% recommended a “hold,” and 12.0% recommended a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Chemours Beat Analysts’ 4Q16 Revenue Estimates

    Chemours (CC) reported its 4Q16 results on February 15, 2017, after the markets closed. Chemours reported 4Q16 revenue of $1.32 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    What Are Analysts Recommending for Chemours ahead of 4Q16?

    As of February 9, 2017, eight brokerage firms are actively tracking Chemours (CC) stock. About 25.0% of them have recommended a “buy” for the stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    RPM International Has Acquired Prime Resins

    On January 17, 2017, RPM International (RPM) announced that it has acquired Prime Resins. The acquisition will be integrated into RPM’s USL Group.

    By Peter Neil
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    RPM International to Acquire SPS Group

    On December 21, RPM announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire SPS Group.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    How Did IFF’s Fragrances Segment Perform in 3Q16?

    IFF’s Fragrances segment reported revenues of ~$410.1 million in 3Q16, as compared to $406 million in 3Q15, implying a 1.0% YoY rise.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Analysts Are Truly Divided on Chemours after Its 3Q16 Earnings

    Among the analysts covering Chemours’ stock, 33.33% analysts recommended a “buy,” while 33.33% issued a “hold,” and the remaining 33.33% issued a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did the Chemours Chemical Solutions Segment’s Revenue Dip in 3Q16?

    Chemours’ Chemical Solutions segment reported revenue of $182 million in 3Q16, as compared to $295 million in 3Q15, implying a revenue fall of 38.2% YoY.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Can IFF Surprise Analysts with a Higher Net Profit Margin?

    Wall Street analysts are expecting International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) to post a net profit margin of 14.6% in 3Q16, compared to 14.7% in 2Q16.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Can IFF Break the Jinx of the $700 Million Revenue Range?

    Analysts are expecting International Flavors and Fragrances to post revenue of $787.20 in 3Q16, implying a 2.9% rise in its projected revenue on a year-over-year basis.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    IFF Is Trading High: Can This Continue ahead of Its 3Q16 Results?

    International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) is set to report its 3Q16 earnings after the market closes on November 7, 2016.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    PolyOne Will Manufacture Specialty Materials in India

    On October 12, 2016, PolyOne (POL) announced that it would produce specialty engineered materials at its existing facility in Pune, India.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    RPM International’s Fiscal 1Q17 Earnings Beat Analysts’ Estimates

    RPM International reported adjusted EPS (or earnings per share) of $0.83, which beat analysts’ estimate of $0.80.

    By Peter Neil
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    Can Celanese Outperform Analysts’ Revenue Estimates in 2Q16?

    Celanese (CE) will announce its 2Q16 earnings report on July 26, 2016. In this series, we’ll look at the company’s 2016 guidance and valuations, analysts’ expectations, and other factors that could help investors make informed decisions.

    By Peter Neil
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    Can Eastman’s Additives & Functional Products Segment Deliver?

    Eastman Chemical’s (EMN) Additives & Functional Products segment is the company’s strongest segment. It has grown significantly since 1Q14.

    By Peter Neil
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