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Celanese Raises Acetyl Intermediates Prices in Asia

6h marketrealist
On November 16, 2017, Celanese (CE) announced it would increase the prices of a few acetyl intermediates products. The price increases will be effective immediately or as the contract allows in the Asian region. Below are the details of the price increases:

The Best DGI Stocks For Young Investors: Part 5

9h seekingalpha
I love my Dividend Aristocrats and Dividend Kings, but there are a lot of well-positioned dividend-paying growth stocks that don't get much love. (33-0)

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

10h 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

10h 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)

5 Reasons That Make Albemarle (ALB) a Solid Choice Now

11h zacks
Albemarle Corporation (ALB - Free Report) has been performing well of late. The chemical maker, currently carrying a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy), has seen its shares surge roughly 58% year to date. Albemarle has also outperformed the industry it belongs to over a year, partly reflecting its forecast-topping earnings performance and its strategic growth initiatives. The company’s shares have rallied around 62. (29-0)

Altalis Capital Dragged Down By Shorts; Likes News Corp Stock

21h valuewalk
Value-oriented long/short equity fund Altalis Capital is having a tough year. According to the firm’s third-quarter letter to investors, a copy of which has been reviewed by ValueWalk, for the third quarter the firm lost 1.3%, dragging the performance for the year down to -0.3% net. (5-0)

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)

6 Reasons That Make Kronos Worldwide an Attractive Pick

2017-11-16 zacks
Kronos Worldwide, Inc.’s (KRO - Free Report) stock looks promising at the moment. The company, currently carrying a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy), has seen its shares shoot up roughly 122% year to date. If you haven’t taken advantage of the share price appreciation yet, the time is right for you to add the stock to portfolio as it looks promising and is poised to carry the momentum ahead. Let’s delve deeper into the factors that make this chemical maker an attractive investment option. (14-0) highlights: Jones Lang LaSalle, Rogers, PBF Energy, Westlake Chemical and DXC Technology

2017-11-16 zacks
Chicago, IL – November 16, 2017 - Stocks in this week’s article include: Jones Lang LaSalle Inc. (JLL - Free Report) , Rogers Corporation (ROG - Free Report) , PBF Energy Inc. (PBF - Free Report) , Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK - Free Report) and DXC Technology Company (DXC - Free Report) . (26-2)

Koppers (KOP) Up 22% in 3 Months: What's Driving the Stock?

2017-11-16 zacks
Shares of Koppers Holdings Inc. (KOP - Free Report) have gained around 22% over the last three months. The company has also outperformed its industry’s gain of roughly 11.4% to over the same time frame.   Koppers has a market cap of roughly $963 million and average volume of shares traded in the last three months is around 117.4K. The company has an expected long-term earnings per share growth of 18%, higher than the industry average of 10%. (12-0)

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)

5 Top Stocks Backed by Explosive Relative Price Strength

2017-11-15 zacks
Whether a stock has the potential to offer considerable returns is determined primarily by its earnings and valuation ratios. Simultaneously, it is important to check whether its price performance exceeds its peers or the industry average. (52-0)

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