IHS Chemical Week

Chemical Week Magazine :: Viewpoint

Modest expectations

5:41 AM MST | January 25, 2013 | —Robert Westervelt

A weak end to 2012 has companies dampening earnings expectations for 2013. Sharp cuts in estimates in late 2012 helped companies meet lowered fourth-quarter earnings expectations. Companies don’t expect much improvement in early 2013 and have generally cut earnings forecasts (p. 7, 15). DuPont set its 2013 outlook for adjusted operating earnings at $3.85–4.05/share, an increase of 2–7% over the prior year. First- and second-quarter earnings are expected to decline modestly year-on-year, as the cyclical decline in titanium dioxide remains a...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.


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

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers




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