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April 26, 2016Chemical stock update Company Today Yesterday Air Products (APD) 147.40 146.88 Airgas (ARG) 142.29 141.87 Albemarle (ALB) 67.27 66.48 Ashland (ASH) 115.32 113.87 Axalta (AXTA) 29.96...
April 26, 2016Analysis The week ended 25 April saw a slew of chemicals merger-and-acquisition (M&A) announcements—fourteen in all, the highest figure of any week so far this year. While most...
April 26, 2016DuPont reports first-quarter net income of $1.2 billion, up 19% year-on-year (YOY) due mainly to a gain from the sale of assets in China. Reported operating earnings of $1.26/share...
April 26, 2016Saudi Arabia on Monday announced sweeping economic changes as it battles to diversify its economy for the post-oil era. The cabinet has agreed on a broad-based plan, Vision 2030...
April 26, 2016Bayer reports Ebitda before special items increased 16%, to €3.4 billion ($3.85 billion) and net income rose 13%, to €1.5 billion, for the first quarter. Sales were marginally...
April 26, 2016ACC’s chemical activity barometer (CAB) for April expanded 0.6% on a three-month moving average (3MMA) following a revised 0.1% increase in March and a 0.2% decline in February. On...
April 25, 2016Chemical stock update Company Today Friday Air Products (APD) 146.88 148.01 Airgas (ARG) 141.87 141.79 Albemarle (ALB) 66.48 66.60 Ashland (ASH) 113.87 115.56 Axalta (AXTA) 29.53 29.67...
April 25, 2016Market analysis European styrene monomer was the major spot market story last week, as short-covering and reports of production issues saw April and May prices shoot up by $36/m.t...
April 25, 2016Covestro (Leverkusen, Germany), formerly Bayer MaterialScience, on Monday announced first-quarter earnings significantly improved, with Ebitda rising 29%, to €508 million ($571.1...
April 25, 2016Axiall (Atlanta) says that China Petrochemical Development Corp. (CPDC; Taipei) has exercised an option to sell its 40% share in Taiwan Chlorine Industries (TCI; Kaohsiung, Taiwan) to...