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Kronos Worldwide Scales New 52-Week High on Upbeat Prospects

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Some other top-ranked stocks in the basic materials space are Ingevity Corporation (NGVT - Free Report) , ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) and Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) , all flaunting a Zacks Rank #1. You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. (9-1)

Arconic (ARNC) to Invest $137M for New Heat Treat Furnace

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Arconic Inc. (ARNC - Free Report) declared plans to set up a new horizontal heat treat furnace at its Davenport Works facility, Iowa. Heat treatment is a necessary stage in the production of certain high-strength products. It is essential for products intended for large industrial and aerospace applications. The furnace will allow Arconic to heat treat thicker and longer plate, including materials for thick plate stretcher, which started commercial production this year and is the largest thick plate stretcher in the world. (40-0)

Air Products Inks Oxygen & Nitrogen Supply Deal in China

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Some other top-ranked stocks in the basic materials space are  Ingevity Corporation (NGVT - Free Report) , ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) and Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) , all sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. (7-0)

TimkenSteel: Revisiting One Of Steel's Weaker Players

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TimkenSteel, highly levered to the fate of oil and gas, found itself in quite a pickle at the end of 2015. (54-0)

AK Steel (AKS) to Increase Price of Carbon Steel Products

2017-11-20 zacks
AK Steel Holding Corporation Price and Consensus | AK Steel Holding Corporation Quote Zacks Rank & Stocks to Consider (35-0)

Celanese (CE) Well Poised on Productivity and Growth Actions

2017-11-20 zacks
We issued an updated research report on Texas-based chemical company, Celanese Corporation (CE - Free Report) on Nov 17. Celanese kept its earnings streak alive with a beat in third-quarter 2017. The company logged adjusted earnings per share of $1.93, up 15.6% from $1.67 reported a year ago. The figure was slightly above the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.92. Celanese reported sales of $1,566 million for the quarter, up roughly 18. (19-0)

Why ArcelorMittal (MT) Is the Best Steel Stock Today

2017-11-17 zacks
ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) – the biggest steel producer on the planet – is having an impressive run of late, thanks to improving global steel market conditions and the company’s internal initiatives. The Luxembourg-based company has seen its shares shoot up roughly 34% so far this year. The stock is also up around 29% over the last six months. ArcelorMittal has also seen strong earnings estimate revision activity over the past month, suggesting analysts are becoming more bullish on the firm’s prospects in both the short and long term. (43-0)

Top Ranked Value Stocks to Buy for November 16th

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Here are four stocks with buy rank and strong value characteristics for investors to consider today, November 16th: (64-0)

POSCO Poised to Benefit From Rising Global Steel Demand

2017-11-16 zacks
We believe that POSCO (PKX - Free Report) is a solid choice for investors seeking exposure in the steel space. The company is poised to gain traction from its initiatives to strengthen its businesses and healthy global steel demand. The stock has been upgraded to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy) on Nov 16. Year to date, the American Depository Receipts (ADR) of this Korean steelmaker have yielded 33.5% return, outperforming 3. (12-0)

DowDuPont to Expand Capacity to Meet DuPont Zytel HTN Demand

2017-11-16 zacks
Some better-ranked companies in the basic materials space are Ingevity Corporation (NGVT - Free Report) , ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) and Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) , all sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. (12-0)

Arconic (ARNC) and Airbus Ink Aerospace 3D-Printing Deal

2017-11-16 zacks
Arconic Inc. (ARNC - Free Report) entered into a multi-year cooperative research deal with Airbus to advance metal 3D printing for aircraft manufacturing. The deal combines Arconic’s expertise in metal additive production and metallurgy with Airbus’s qualification and design capabilities. Per the deal, both companies will build customized parameters and processes to make and qualify large, structural 3D printed components like rib structures and pylon spars up to roughly 1 meter in length. (45-0)

Royal Gold (RGLD) Raises Annual Dividend by 4.2% to $1

2017-11-16 zacks
Royal Gold, Inc. (RGLD - Free Report) declared that its board has hiked the company’s annual dividend for shares of common stock by roughly 4.2% to $1 per share from 96 cents, which will be payable on a quarterly basis of 25 cents per share. The dividend is payable on Jan 19, 2018 to shareholders of record at the close of business as of Jan 5, 2018. Notably, this is the 17th consecutive annual dividend hike declared by the company. (14-0)

Nucor to Build Full-Range Merchant Bar Mill in Illinois

2017-11-16 zacks
Some better-ranked companies in the basic materials space are Ingevity Corporation (NGVT - Free Report) , ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) and Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) , all sporting a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). You can see the complete list of today’s Zacks #1 Rank stocks here. (14-0)

Westlake Chemical Prices Senior Notes Offering Worth $500M

2017-11-15 zacks
Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) has priced its earlier announced underwritten public offering of $500 million total principal amount of senior unsecured notes due 2047. The notes, which will carry an interest rate of 4.375% per annum, will mature on Nov 15, 2047. Subject to customary closing conditions, the sale of notes is scheduled to close on Nov 28, 2017. The company plans to utilize the net proceeds from the proposed public offering of the notes along with cash on hand, borrowings under its revolving credit facility, 2017 Revenue Refunding Bonds and the planned remarketing of up to $250 million total principal amount of Community Development Authority Revenue Refunding Bonds and Louisiana Local Government Environmental Facilities, to redeem $1. (81-0)

ArcelorMittal (MT) Q3 Earnings Top, Sales Miss Estimates

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Steel giant ArcelorMittal (MT - Free Report) logged net income of $1,205 million or $1.18 per share in third-quarter 2017, up from net earnings of $680 million or 67 cents recorded a year ago. Earnings per share topped the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 86 cents. Revenues went up 21.5% year over year to $17,639 million in the quarter on the back of higher average steel selling prices, higher steel shipments, higher market-priced iron ore shipments and higher seaborne iron ore prices. (7-0)