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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Porter’s 5 Forces: Lowe’s Position in a Competitive Industry

    Lowe’s (LOW) operates in the home improvement industry where most products, especially building materials, are largely standardized and undifferentiated.

    By Phalguni Soni
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why PPG Industries Is Trading at a Discount to Peers

    At present, PPG is trading at a discount to SHW primarily due to the acquisition of Valspar (VAL).

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Axalta Completed the Acquisition of Valspar’s Business

    On June 1, 2017, Axalta (AXTA) announced that it completed the acquisition of Valspar’s (VAL) North American Industrial Wood Coatings business.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why PPG Industries’ Dividend Yield Is in a Downward Trend

    PPG has a better current dividend yield than its peers, with the exception of RPM.

    By Peter Neil
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    Should RPM Increase Dividends to Maintain Better Dividend Yields?

    On April 13, 2017, RPM International (RPM) stock closed at $49.94.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Sherwin-Williams and Valspar Postpone Merger Date

    On March 21, 2017, Sherwin-Williams (SHW) and Valspar (VAL) extended the closure date of their merger agreement to June 21 from the previously announced March 21, 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Is PPG Industries’ Dividend Yield Better Than Its Peers?

    On March 1, 2017, PPG stock closed at $103.29. With a 1Q17 quarterly dividend of $0.40 per share, its current dividend yield is ~1.6%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Analysts’ Latest Recommendations for Sherwin-Williams

    As of February 27, 21 brokerage firms were actively tracking Sherwin-Williams stock—57% gave it a “buy,” 38% gave it a “hold,” and 5% gave it a “sell.”

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Is Sherwin-Williams’ Dividend Yield Falling?

    The fall in Sherwin-Williams’ dividend yield is primarily due to an increase in its share price. Sherwin-Williams’ share price outpaced its dividend growth.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    What Does Wall Street Think about Valspar?

    As of December 20, 2016, 13 brokerage firms are actively tracking Valspar (VAL)) stock. About 15.0% of those analysts have recommended a “buy” for the stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Valspar Missed Analysts’ 4Q16 Revenue Estimates

    Valspar (VAL) not only missed analysts’ 4Q16 earnings estimates, but it also missed analysts’ revenue estimates. Its total reported revenue was $1.1 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    Here’s Valspar’s 4Q16 Earnings: Beat or Miss?

    On Tuesday, December 20, 2016, Valspar (VAL) reported its 4Q16 earnings before the market opened. It reported adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.37.

    By Peter Neil
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    Axalta’s Stock Price Spikes as It Plans a Rapid Expansion

    On December 6, 2016, Axalta (AXTA) introduced its new Procor HP line in Mexico and Central America.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Valuations for Sherwin-Williams Are Higher Than Its Peers

    As of December 2, 2016, Sherwin-Williams’s one-year forward EV-to-EBITDA stood at 11.9x, while PPG’s was 10.4x.

    By Peter Neil
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Sherwin-Williams Stock Outperformed Broader Market in November

    Sherwin-Williams (SHW) stock had a strong performance in November, closing at $268.67 and rising a whopping 9.7%.

    By Peter Neil
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    PPG Industries Now Completely Owns PPG Univer

    On November 11, PPG Industries announced that it had bought the remaining 50% ownership in PPG Univer from Univer Italiana, its partner in the joint venture.

    By Peter Neil
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    Axalta’s New Metallic Color Gives More Options to Customers

    On October 5, 2016, Axalta announced the introduction of its new architectural-grade Alesta AR400 champagne metallic color.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did RPM’s Fiscal 1Q17 Revenues Miss Analyst Estimates?

    RPM International (RPM) reported fiscal 1Q17 revenues of $1.25 billion, which missed analysts’ expectation of $1.30 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    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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    Why Did H.B. Fuller Miss 3Q16 Revenue Estimates?

    Analysts had estimated that H.B. Fuller’s (FUL) 3Q16 revenue would be $534.8 million, but it came in at $512.9 million.

    By Peter Neil
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    Chemours Inaugurates New TiO2 Production Line at Altamira in Mexico

    On September 22, Chemours inaugurated its new Tio2, which is used as raw material for coatings and paints, production line at its Altamira plant in Mexico.

    By Peter Neil
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    Axalta Coating Systems Prices Its 450 Million Euro Senior Notes

    On September 13, Axalta Coating Systems (AXTA) announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, Axalta Coating Systems Dutch Holding BBV, has priced its offering of 450 million euro senior notes. With a 3.75% coupon rate, the notes are being offered to qualified institutional buyers, and the offer is expected to close on September 27.

    By Peter Neil
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    Earnings Report

    Why Did Valspar’s Coatings Segment Revenue Fall in 3Q16?

    Valspar (VAL) reports its revenue under two segments, namely: the coatings segment and paints segment.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Did Valspar Miss 3Q16 Analyst Revenue Estimates?

    Valspar’s (VAL) 3Q16 earnings beat analysts’ estimates but missed analysts’ revenue estimates.

    By Peter Neil
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    Understanding PPG’s Formation through a Review of Its History

    PPG Industries (PPG) is a Fortune 500 company and the world’s largest paint and coatings company by revenue. In 2015, its coatings segment posted $14.2 billion.

    By Peter Neil
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    Post Properties and Mid-America: Exceptions in the MAE Clause

    Pretty much anything that has a material adverse effect on a company will be considered an MAE, although there are exceptions to that rule.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    MAE Clause: How Mid-America Could Walk Away from the Deal

    We’ll look at the MAE clause of the Post Properties and Mid-America Apartment merger agreement. We’ll see how Mid-America could walk away from the deal.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    How Could TIAA Walk Away from the Deal?

    We’ll look at the MAE (material adverse effect) clause of the Everbank (EVER)-TIAA merger agreement and see how TIAA could walk away from the deal.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Why FMC’s Health and Nutrition Segment’s Revenue Fell in 2Q16

    In 2Q16, FMC Corporation’s (FMC) Health and Nutrition segment reported revenue of $195 million, representing 24.1% of FMC’s total revenue.

    By Peter Neil
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    What’s the Rationale for the TIAA-Everbank Merger?

    Everbank is a major player in the mortgage origination space. TIAA is looking to take some of that mortgage origination and put it on its balance sheet.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    What’s the Rationale for the Valspar and Sherwin-Williams Merger?

    Sherwin-Williams is buying coatings manufacturer Valspar in a $11.3 billion cash transaction. The companies stress that this is a complementary transaction.

    By Brent Nyitray, CFA, MBA
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Understanding the Business Models of Specialty Chemical Companies

    Companies in the specialty chemical industry have fewer intermediaries in their distribution range as they move from coatings to more specialized chemicals.

    By Shannon Black
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    Assessing Returns in the Specialty Chemical Industry

    The proprietary products and processes developed by specialty chemical firms command a premium and have enabled companies to post high returns on capital.

    By Shannon Black
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    What You Need to Know before Investing in Paint Companies

    Even when the house not for sale, the aesthetic appeal of new paint on a house is a strong motivator for repainting, making it a recurring activity.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Paint Companies Are Posting Their Best Gross Margins

    Paint companies benefit significantly when titanium dioxide prices enter recessionary cycles.

    By Shannon Black
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Introducing the Specialty Chemicals Industry: What You May Not Yet Know

    The specialty chemicals industry caters to diverse sectors through innovative products that are tailored to the specific requirements of end markets.

    By Shannon Black
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