IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Business & Finance :: United States/Americas

Specialty results mixed, most firms forecast modest growth

5:41 AM MST | January 25, 2013 | —Vincent Valk and Rebecca Coons

Specialty chemical companies reported mixed fourth-quarter earnings, as results varied depending on end market. Albemarle and Omnova recorded declines in prices, while 3M and H.B. Fuller were positively impacted by acquisitions. Early reporters remained profitable, but only Fuller and Albemarle beat estimates. Companies generally expect more of the same in 2013, with earnings forecasts mostly showing small increases and economic uncertainty expected to continue at least through mid-year. Albemarle’s fourth-quarter net income totaled $37.7 million, or 42...

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