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Chemical Industry on Solid Footing: Stocks Worth a Look

2017-11-10 zacks
The chemical industry is finding traction again after staying down for a while. The industry’s upturn is expected to continue on sustained momentum across major end-markets. (53-0)

Albermarle: Mining For Growth

2017-11-09 seekingalpha
You might remember Albermarle (ALB) from such things as the white-hot lithium growth story, the increase in electric vehicle (EV) demand and production, and Tesla (NASDAQ:TSLA). I am going to talk just a bit about the macro-view to give context, but this is going to be more of a bottom-up analysis. (76-0)

Hardinge's (HDNG) CEO Charles Dougherty on Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-09 seekingalpha
Welcome to the Hardinge Inc. Third Quarter 2017 Financial Results. [Operator Instructions]. I would now like to turn the conference over to your host, Deborah Pawlowski, Investor Relations for Hardinge. Please go ahead. (7-0)

FMC Corp announces $300 mln lithium investment in Argentina

2017-11-09 reuters
BUENOS AIRES, Nov 9 (Reuters) - Chemicals manufacturer FMC Corp said it would invest $300 million investment to double its lithium production in Argentina by 2019, its local affiliate said in a statement on Thursday. (4-0)

New Strong Buy Stocks for November 9th

2017-11-09 zacks
Sprouts Farmers Market Inc (SFM - Free Report) : This food retailer has witnessed the Zacks Consensus Estimate for its current year earnings increasing 6.5% over the last 60 days. (13-0)

FMC Corp to Sell Certain European Herbicides to Nufarm

2017-11-08 zacks
Some other top-ranked stocks in the basic materials space are BHP Billiton Limited (BHP - Free Report) , Arkema S.A. (ARKAY - Free Report) and Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP - Free Report) . (66-0)

BRIEF-FMC Corp agreed with Nufarm to divest portion of FMC's European herbicide portfolio​

2017-11-08 reuters

FMC (FMC) Q3 2017 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
Good morning, and welcome to the Third Quarter 2017 Earnings Release Conference Call for FMC Corporation. Phone lines will be placed on listen-only mode throughout the conference. After the speakers' presentation, there will be a question-and-answer period. (4-0)

Beyond Tesla: 2 Lithium Stocks to Buy Now

2017-11-07 zacks
While the market for Lithium-ion (Li-ion) batteries has a ton of untapped potential, Tesla Inc.’s (TSLA - Free Report) decision to build a $5 billion Gigafactory to meet its requirement of lithium-ion battery packs brought glaring focus on the shortage of supply of this emerging energy storage technology. (44-0)

FMC Corporation 2017 Q3 - Results - Earnings Call Slides

2017-11-07 seekingalpha
The following slide deck was published by FMC Corporation in conjunction with their 2017 Q3 earnings call. (4-0)

3 Stocks to Watch on Tuesday: FMC Corp (FMC), Microchip Technology Inc. (MCHP) and TrueCar Inc (TRUE)

2017-11-07 investorplace
Energy stocks lead the way on a positive day for U.S. equities, gaining 2.2%, while telecom were the laggards, falling 2.4%. The S&P 500 Index gained 0.1%, the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged a fraction higher and the Nasdaq Composite surged 0.3%. (8-0)

FMC Corp (FMC) Earnings Beat in Q3, Raises FY17 Outlook

2017-11-07 zacks
FMC Corporation (FMC - Free Report) posted earnings of $55 million or 41 cents per share in third-quarter 2017, down roughly 31% from $80 million or 59 cents a year ago. Barring one-time items, earnings came in at 70 cents per share in the quarter, exceeding the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 63 cents. The chemical maker’s revenues rose roughly 3% year over year to $646 million in the reported quarter. (4-0)

Allegheny, Tsingshan Team Up to Form Stainless Steel JV

2017-11-07 zacks
Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (ATI - Free Report) has entered into a definitive agreement to form a 50-50 joint venture (JV) with an affiliate company of Tsingshan Group, the world’s largest stainless steel producer. The JV will produce and sell 60 inch-wide stainless sheet in North America and first shipments are expected early next year. The deal is subject to customary regulatory and anti-trust clearances, which are expected by first-quarter 2018. (17-0)

Cabot Corp (CBT) Q4 Earnings Miss, Revenues Beat Estimates

2017-11-06 zacks
Cabot Corporation (CBT - Free Report) recorded net income (attributable to shareholders) of $68 million or $1.07 per share for the fourth quarter of fiscal 2017 (ended Sep 30, 2017), compared with $52 million or 83 cents recorded a year ago. Barring one-time items, adjusted earnings for the reported quarter were 91 cents per share (down from $1.00 a year ago), which missed the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 93 cents. (12-0)

Univar's (UNVR) Q3 Earnings and Revenues Top Estimates

2017-11-06 zacks
Univar Inc. (UNVR - Free Report) logged a profit (on a reported basis) of $38.9 million or 28 cents per share in third-quarter 2017 as against a loss of $63 million or 46 cents a year ago. Barring one-time items, earnings came in at 36 cents per share in the quarter, topping the Zacks Consensus Estimate of 23 cents. The chemical maker’s revenues rose 2.5% year over year to $2,048.7 million in the reported quarter, beating the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1,949 million. (33-0)

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