IHS Chemical Week

Regions :: North America

Lower Costs Lift Basic and Diversified Chemical Earnings

2:02 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Kerri Walsh with Michelle Bryner

Most North American basic and diversified chemical makers beat analysts’ fourth-quarter earnings estimates (table). Lower raw material and energy costs helped to offset weak demand in U.S. automotive and housing markets. Dow Chemical’s net income fell 11%, to $975 million ($1.00/share). Earnings were 98 cts/share excluding one-time items. Dow, however, exceeded the consensus of analysts’ estimates of 93 cts/share, as reported by First Call (Boston). Net income fell because operating income declined within the agricultural sciences, basic...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Not an IHS Chemical Week member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • 31 issues of Chemical Week magazine in print or digital format
  • Critical daily news and analysis on chemweek.com
  • Free mobile edition 
  • 20+ years of online archives
  • Topical e-newsletters that capture the most impactful events
  • Special issues with a regional or company focus
  • Global Outlook issue

Subscribe now

100% Satisfaction Guarantee
If at any time you are not completely satisfied with IHS Chemical Week, simply notify us and we'll refund the balance of your paid subscription - no problem.

Learn more about group subscriptions and site licenses.


contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2015 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa