NEW YORK, October 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Operators in the Specialty Chemicals space are engaged in the manufacturing, transporting, and selling of agricultural products, natural gas, and construction chemicals. According to a research report released by QYResearchReports.com last July, the global industry is expected to grow through 2021 due to increased chemicals demand and a rise in manufacturing activities in developing countries. This morning, Stock-Callers.com has issued research reports on the following equities: Kraton Corp. (NYSE: KRA), W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA), PolyOne Corp. (NYSE: POL), and TerraVia Holdings Inc. (NASDAQ: TVIA). Learn more about these stocks by downloading their free report at:
Kraton Performance Polymers
On Wednesday, shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Kraton Corp. recorded a trading volume of 117,833 shares. The stock ended the session 0.12% higher at $34.51. The Company's shares have advanced 5.18% in the last one month, 13.67% in the previous three months, and 107.77% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.93% above its 50-day moving average and 41.61% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Kraton Corp., which produces and sells styrenic block copolymers and other engineered polymers in the Americas, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and the Asia/Pacific, have an RSI of 53.10.
On October 3rd, 2016, Kraton introduced the company's new logo and brand identity. Kraton also announced that it will debut the new brand at K 2016, to be held October 19th-26th in Düsseldorf, Germany, Hall 5 booth C22. Kraton's booth will feature technologies for specialty adhesives, sealants, oil gels, coatings, automotive soft skins, polymer modification, compounding solutions, Cariflex™ polyisoprene products, and medical applications. The free research report on KRA is available at:
Shares in Columbia, Maryland headquartered W.R. Grace & Co. closed the day 0.86% higher at $70.76, with a total trading volume of 363,623 shares. The stock is trading 5.70% below its 50-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which produces and sells specialty chemicals and materials worldwide, have an RSI of 38.68.
On September 13th, 2016, research firm Seaport Global Securities initiated a 'Neutral' rating on the Company's stock, issuing a target price of $81 per share.
On October 5th, 2016, the company announced that it will release its Q3 2016 financial results at 6:00 a.m. ET on October 26th, 2016. A company-hosted conference call and webcast will follow at 9:00 a.m. ET that day. The complimentary report on GRA can be downloaded at:
Avon Lake, Ohio headquartered PolyOne Corp.'s stock finished Wednesday's session 1.22%, lower at $31.64 with a total trading volume of 282,194 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.74% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.18% below its 200-day moving average. Additionally, 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 a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 41.37.
On October 12th, 2016, PolyOne announced that it expects to begin local production of specialty engineered materials at its existing facility in Pune, India in January 2017. The new capability enables PolyOne to more broadly support customers and increase their speed to market through PolyOne's expansive portfolio of high-performance solutions and services. Initial production will include specialty engineered polymer materials used in high performance applications that have the need for flame retardant properties, high strength and durability, stiffness, chemical resistance, or weatherability. Visit us today and download our complete research report on POL for free at:
At the close, shares in South San Francisco, California headquartered TerraVia Holdings Inc. ended the day at $2.62, a slight drop of 0.38%. The stock recorded a trading volume of 346,074 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 8.26% in the previous three months and 5.65% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 17.22%. Furthermore, shares of TerraVia Holdings, which creates and sells food, nutrition, and specialty ingredients from algae, have an RSI of 47.00.
On September 15th, 2016, TerraVia announced that its AlgaVia® Protein-Rich Whole Algae continues to gain traction among leading food manufacturers and pioneering plant-based brands. AlgaVia® Protein-Rich Whole Algae is already being incorporated into numerous products across the grocery store including bakery, snacks, beverages, and bars nationwide, such as in OLLY, Enjoy Life Foods, and K'ul Chocolate products. Get free access to your technical report on TVIA at:
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