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Stock-Callers.com shifts its focus today on the Specialty Chemicals industry, which caters to diverse sectors through innovative products. Companies in this space are engaged in the manufacturing, transporting, and selling of various chemical products such as agricultural products, natural gas, and construction chemicals. Equities under assessment today are: Kraton Corp. (NYSE: KRA), Ferro Corp. (NYSE: FOE), PolyOne Corp. (NYSE: POL), and TerraVia Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TVIA). Register now and get full and free access to our downloadable research reports on these stocks at:
Last Friday, shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Kraton Corp. ended the day 0.54% higher at $29.92. The stock recorded a trading volume of 184,170 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 80.13% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 13.58%. Furthermore, shares of Kraton, which produces and sells styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers in the America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.20.
On October 26th, 2016, Kraton reported strong volume growth for its Polymer segment, with sales volume up 6.1% compared to Q3 2015. The Company's net income was $15.6 million, or $0.49 per diluted share, in Q3 2016 compared to a net income of $8.4 million, or $0.27 per diluted share, in Q3 2015. Adjusted earnings per diluted share (non-GAAP) were $0.63 in the reported quarter compared to $0.48 in Q3 2015. Kraton's adjusted EBITDA (non-GAAP) was $91.1 million in Q3 2016 compared to $42.4 million in Q3 2015. Access our complete research report on KRA for free at:
Mayfield Heights, Ohio headquartered Ferro Corp.'s stock finished Friday's session 1.02% higher at $14.85 with a total trading volume of 484,559 shares. The Company's shares have gained 9.92% in the last one month, 12.84% in the previous three months, and 33.54% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 10.98% and 16.42%, respectively. Moreover, shares of Ferro, which together with its subsidiaries, produces specialty materials in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 65.04.
On November 02nd, Ferro reported that Q3 2016 income from continuing operations attributable to common shareholders was $0.24 per diluted share compared to $0.17 per diluted share in Q3 2015. The Company's Q3 2016 net sales increased 3.3% to $289 million compared to $279 million in Q3 2015. On a constant currency basis, net sales increased by 5.7%. The adjusted gross profit margin for Q3 2016 increased to 30.8% from 27.5% in Q3 2015. The complimentary research report on FOE can be downloaded at:
Shares in Avon Lake, Ohio headquartered PolyOne Corp. ended the session 0.99% higher at $32.70. The stock recorded a trading volume of 352,212 shares. The Company's shares have gained 5.01% in the last month and 4.11% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day moving average by 3.57%. Moreover, shares of PolyOne, which provides specialized polymer materials, services, and solutions with operations in specialty polymer formulations, color and additive systems, plastic sheet and packaging solutions, and polymer distribution, have an RSI of 62.60.
On October 26th, 2016, PolyOne reported that its GAAP earnings per share were $0.50 in both Q3 2016 and Q3 2015. Adjusted earnings per share increased 4% to $0.56 from $0.54 in Q3 2015. Revenue for Q3 2016 rose to $844 million compared to $842 million in Q3 2015. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and get access to the latest PDF format report on POL at:
South San Francisco, California headquartered TerraVia Holdings Inc.'s stock recorded a trading volume of 342,214 shares last Friday, and ended flat at $1.45. Shares of the Company, which creates and sells food, nutrition, and specialty ingredients from algae, are trading 35.92% below their 200-day moving average. Further, the stock have an RSI of 21.64.
On November 02nd, 2016, TerraVia reported that total revenue for Q3 2016 was $4.3 million compared to $4.5 million in the Q3 2015. GAAP net loss narrowed to $20.5 million for Q3 2016 from a net loss of $34.9 million in Q3 2015 as the Company benefitted from reductions in cash operating expenditures. On a non-GAAP basis, the net loss also declined to $20.5 million for Q3 2016 compared to net loss of $31.5 million in the prior year's quarter. Revenues from the 50.1% owned unconsolidated SB Oils JV totaled $2.5 million for Q3 2016 and $5.5 million year-to-date, reflecting a three-fold increase from prior year-to-date performance. Download your free research report on TVIA at:
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