NEW YORK, January 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The companies that make up the Diversified Chemicals space are largely intermediate producers of a broad array of chemicals and industrial gases that are mostly used as raw materials by manufacturing industries. Major end markets served include automotive, residential and commercial construction, agriculture, commercial aerospace, and general manufacturing customers. This morning, Stock-Callers.com assesses the performances of four major industry players which are: FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC), Univar Inc. (NYSE: UNVR), Ashland Global Holdings Inc. (NYSE: ASH), and Braskem S.A. (NYSE: BAK). Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania headquartered FMC Corp.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 1.47% higher at $61.63. A total volume of 1.83 million shares was traded, which are above their three months average volume of 955,230 shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 8.09% and 30.26%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 8.96% since the start of this year. Shares of the Company are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 8.65% and 25.46%, respectively. Moreover, shares of FMC, which provides solutions, applications, and products for the agricultural, consumer, and industrial markets worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 75.59.
On January 19th, 2017, FMC announced that Ronaldo Pereira has been elected Vice President and Business Director, Latin America for Agricultural Solutions, and President, FMC Latin America, effective immediately. Pereira has most recently served as General Manager, Brazil, Agricultural Solutions.
On January 23rd, 2017, research firm Seaport Global Securities downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Accumulate' to 'Neutral', with a target price of $60 per share. FMC complete research report is just a click away at:
Shares in Downers Grove, Illinois headquartered Univar Inc. rose 1.87%, ending yesterday's session at $30.00. A total volume of 930,900 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 832,950 shares. The stock has gained 8.34% in the past month, 34.17% in the previous three months, and 5.75% on an YTD basis. The Company's shares are trading 13.18% above their 50-day moving average and 41.03% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Univar, which distributes commodity and specialty chemical products, and related services worldwide, have an RSI of 72.66.
On January 24th, 2017, Univar announced that it plans to report financial results for Q4 and full year of fiscal 2016 on February 22nd, 2017 via a press release at approximately 6 a.m. ET. In conjunction with the release, the Company will host a webcast with investors to discuss the results at 9:00 a.m. ET on February 22nd, 2017. The complimentary report on UNVR can be downloaded at:
On Tuesday, Covington, Kentucky headquartered Ashland Global Holdings Inc.'s stock climbed 2.52%, to close the day at $113.81. A total volume of 648,847 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 579,910 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.85% in the last one month, 2.08% in the previous three months, and 4.14% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 2.44% and 0.25% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Ashland Global Holdings, which provides specialty chemical solutions worldwide, have an RSI of 61.68.
On January 12th, 2017, Ashland announced that it plans to report financial results for Q1 FY17 after the NYSE closes January 26th, 2017, via a press release at approximately 5 p.m. ET. The live webcast with investors, which will include an executive summary and detailed remarks, will take place at 9 a.m. ET on January 27th, 2017. Sign up for your complimentary report on ASH at:
Shares in Sao Paulo, Brazil headquartered Braskem S.A. ended the day 2.67% lower at $21.84. A total volume of 673,851 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 542,300 shares. The stock has gained 6.38% in the last one month, 21.54% in the previous three months, and 2.97% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 12.88% and 49.86%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Braskem, which together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells thermoplastic resins, have an RSI of 57.96.
On January 18th, 2017, Braskem announced the startup of its new UTEC Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylene (UHMWPE) production plant at its La Porte, Texas site. Braskem sells high-performance UHMWPE under the trade name UTEC, developed and produced through Braskem's proprietary technologies. The new UTEC production facility allows Braskem to better serve its clients in North America as well as serve European clients via exports. With over 700 US based team members, Braskem America has a regional headquarters in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and six production plants. Download the research report for free on BAK at:
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