On Jul 11, Zacks Investment Research upgraded Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) to a Zacks Rank #1 (Strong Buy). Going by the Zacks model, companies sporting a Zacks Rank #1 have strong chances of outperforming the broader market.
Westlake Chemical Corporation (WLK) has announced that its Calvert City, KY complex is in the process of resuming work, following the unexpected shut down in Jun 2016 due to the mechanical failure of its ethylene unit.
PolyOne Corporation (POL) has been selected by Southern States LLC to provide glass-fiber composite panels for the production of its ballistic-resistant solutions.
PolyOne Corporation (POL) announced that has been persistently taking up strategic integration actions with the former Spartech business to improve service, quality and on-time delivery to its customers.
Zacks Investment Research downgraded A. Schulman, Inc. (SHLM) to a Zacks Rank #5 (Strong Sell) on Jul 9, 2015.
DuPont has agreed to divest its glass laminating solutions and vinyls business to Japan-based Kuraray.
DuPont (DD) agrees to sell its Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls business to Kuraray for $543M plus the value of the inventories. GLS/Vinyls is a leading supplier of polyvinyl butyral and ionomer sheets for safety glass, and vinyl acetate monomer and polyvinyl alcohol products used in a variety of architectural, automotive and industrial applications; the business delivered 2012 net sales of more than $500M. 1 comment!