NEW YORK, January 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ --
Moments ago, Analysts Review released new research updates concerning several important developing situations including Rogers (NYSE: ROG), RPM International (NYSE: RPM), Ryerson (NYSE: RYI), Schweitzer-Mauduit (NYSE: SWM), and Scotts Miracle-Gro (NYSE: SMG). Analysts Review provides a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters - proudly employing registered CFA® research staff and rigorous compliance procedures. The full research reports are being made available to the public for informational purposes only.
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RYI Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Ryerson&d=8-Jan-2015&s=RYI ),
SWM Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Schweitzer-Mauduit&d=8-Jan-2015&s=SWM ),
SMG Research Report: ( http://get.analystsreview.com/pdf/?c=Scotts%20Miracle-Gro&d=8-Jan-2015&s=SMG ).
Analyst Update: Acquisitions, Upcoming Earnings, and Management Restructuring
Reviewed by: Rohit Tuli, CFA®
The Wall Street finally witnessed a rebound on Wednesday, January 7, as slight recovery in the oil prices coupled with latest data on the U.S. economy boosted sentiments in equities. The latest FOMC meeting minutes, which signaled that the U.S. central bank may refrain from raising interest rates until at least end of April, also helped U.S. stocks rally the most in three weeks on Wednesday. Snapping the five-day long losing streak, the S&P 500 index marked its first gain in 2015 and ended the session higher by 1.16% at 2,025.90. Similarly, the Dow Jones Industrial Average rose 1.23% to finish at 17,584.52, and the NASDAQ Composite ended higher by 1.26% at 4,650.47. A recent report on the health of the U.S. economy said that companies in the U.S. added 241,000 workers in December, the highest since June. European markets also had a sigh of relief on Wednesday after a drop in euro area consumer prices in December lifted hopes that ECB will launch further stimulus soon. Most Asian markets also ended higher on Wednesday tracking strong global cues.
Global leader in engineered materials Rogers Corporation (Rogers) has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Arlon, LLC (Arlon), currently owned by Handy & Harman Ltd., for $157 million. The transaction, which is expected to close in the first half of 2015, expands Rogers' capabilities in rapidly growing markets.
RPM International Inc. (RPM International) is set to release its fiscal 2015 second quarter results before the stock markets open on January 7, 2015. Analysts polled by Bloomberg Businessweek forecast an EPS (Pre-Exceptional) of $0.55 on revenue of $1.1 billion for Q2 FY 2015.
Ryerson Holding Corp. (Ryerson) announced that Michael C. Arnold has informed the Board of Directors of his intent to retire as the Company's President and CEO in the year 2015. He has served as Ryerson's President and CEO since January 2011.
Schweitzer-Mauduit International, Inc. (Schweitzer-Mauduit) has acquired air filtration assets from Pronamic Industries for an undisclosed amount. The transaction is expected to be accretive beginning in 2015.
As part of an ongoing effort focused on de-layering Scotts Miracle-Gro Co (Scotts Miracle-Gro) to enhance operational efficiency and speed to market, Barry Sanders, Company's President and COO, will step down from his post on January 31, 2015.
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