How Investors are Trading These Specialty Chemicals Stocks Effectively? - Methanex, Valspar, PolyOne, and International Flavors and Fragrances

May 27, 2016, 08:11 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, May 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- takes a closer look at today's featured equities in the Specialty Chemicals space: Methanex Corp. (NASDAQ: MEOH), The Valspar Corp. (NYSE: VAL), PolyOne Corp. (NYSE: POL), and International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF). Sign up for your complimentary trade alerts on these stocks at:

On Thursday, shares in Canada headquartered producer and supplier of methanol, Methanex Corp., recorded a trading volume of 613,244 shares. The stock ended the day at $32.19, which was a correction of 1.80%. The Company's shares have gained 3.70% over the previous three months. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 1.00%. Furthermore, shares of Methanex have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.63. Sign up and read the free notes on MEOH at:

The Valspar Corp.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.94% higher at $107.92. A total volume of 1.34 million shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 1.05 million shares. The Company develops, manufactures, and distributes a range of coatings, paints, and related products worldwide. It operates in two segments, Coatings and Paints. The Company's shares have gained 1.21% in the last one month, 37.08% over the previous three months, and 30.64% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.47% and 26.77%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Valspar have an RSI of 72.93. The complimentary notes on VAL can be downloaded in PDF format at: At the closing bell on Thursday, shares in specialized polymer materials, services, and solutions provider, PolyOne Corp., climbed 0.48%, ending the day at $37.69. The stock recorded a trading volume of 513,860 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 1.73% in the last one month, 39.04% over the previous three months, and 19.17% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 13.25% above its 50-day moving average and 20.35% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of PolyOne have an RSI of 67.37. Register for free on and access the latest research on POL at:

International Flavors & Fragrances Inc., together with its subsidiaries, creates, manufactures, and supplies flavors and fragrances for use in consumer products. The stock ended the day 0.05% lower at $128.93 and with a total volume of 450,872 shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 7.20% in the last month, 24.43% over the previous three months, and 8.29% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 7.66% above its 50-day moving average and 13.48% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of International Flavors & Fragrances have an RSI of 71.24. Get free access to your trade alert on IFF at:


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