|Bid||85.00 x 100|
|Ask||0.00 x 0|
|Day's Range||131.64 - 134.27|
|52 Week Range||115.35 - 144.65|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.10%|
Speculation that the Trump Administration’s recently announced tariffs on imported aluminum and steel will spark a trade war is prompting some investors to depart exchange traded funds viewed as vulnerable ...
LyondellBasell’s (LYB) Intermediates and Derivatives (or I&D) segment accounted for 24.4% of LYB’s total revenues in 4Q17 compared with 25.2% in 4Q16, indicating a decline of 0.80 percentage points on a year-over-year basis. The segment’s revenue growth is primarily driven by higher volumes in propylene oxide and oxyfuels and related products.
On January 22, 2018, Praxair (PX) announced that it has entered a long-term contract with Everdisplay Optronics (EDO), a China-based producer of 4.5 generation AMOLED displays. Praxair will supply helium, nitrogen, oxygen, and other gases. Through this deal, Praxair further enhances its strong presence in China.
On January 23, 2018, International Flavors and Fragrances (IFF) announced that it had broken ground for a new plant in Sri City. The plant will be built on 32 acres and will be the biggest plant in India and Greater Asia. The facility is expected to serve India and other countries in the region.
LyondellBasell (LYB) is expected to report adjusted earnings per share of $2.55 in 4Q17, an increase of 17.0% on a year-over-year basis. In 4Q16, LYB reported adjusted earnings per share of $2.18. In 2017, LYB managed to beat analysts’ estimate once and underperformed twice.
PPG Industries’ (PPG) Industrial Coatings segment is its second reporting segment. The segment represented 42.3% of the company’s total revenue in 4Q17 compared to 42.0% in 4Q16. The Industrial Coatings segment reported revenue of $1.6 billion in 4Q17 compared to $1.4 billion in 4Q16—a rise of 8.3% on a YoY (year-over-year) basis.
As of January 15, 2018, analysts are expecting Praxair (PX) to report adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $1.48, an increase of 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. In 4Q16, Praxair reported adjusted EPS of $1.40. Praxair’s projected adjusted EPS could be primarily driven by expected higher revenue.
The Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLB) and other materials ETFs are performing admirably this year. For example, XLB, the largest materials ETF by assets, is up 19% year-to-date. Rivals to XLB ...
Albemarle’s (ALB) Refining Solutions segment is the company’s lowest revenue generator, accounting for 22.6% of its total revenues in 3Q17 compared to 29.1% in 3Q16.
On September 21, 2017, LyondellBasell (LYB) announced that it has started manufacturing polypropylene (or PP) from its production facility in Dalian, China.
Analysts' consensus on EMN's mean target price is on the rise from $89.92 in July to the current target price of $93.38 as of September 12, 2017.
The number of analysts covering Huntsman (HUN) stock has increased from eight analysts to nine analysts in the last month. Among them, 89% of the analysts have recommended “buy,” and…