Depressed crop commodity prices are scuppering a meaningful recovery of the fertilizer industry.
Sherwin-Williams (SHW) is gaining from its cost-reduction initiatives and the Valspar buyout has strengthened its position as a leading paints and costing provider.
Chemours (CC) shares scaled new 52-week high on upbeat prospects in 2017.
Sociedad Quimica (SQM) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision activity, and is a great company from a Zacks Industry Rank perspective
Kinross (KGC) is proceeding with the Tasiast Phase Two expansion in Mauritania and is also on track with the Round Mountain Phase W project in Nevada.
Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile (SQM) was a big mover last session, as the company saw its shares rise more than 5% on the day amid huge volumes.
Ashland (ASH) announces resumption of operations at manufacturing facilities in Texas City, TX, and Marl, Germany.
Air Products (APD) has entered into an agreement with Dhahran Techno Valley to build world-class technology center in Saudi Arabia that will act as its central hub in the region.
CF Industries (CF) shares rose nearly 7% in the last trading session, amid huge volumes.
The U.S. government's policies and improving automotive and commercial construction markets are likely to benefit the Basic Material sector. Growth stocks are suitable for investing in the sector.
Nucor (NUE) now sees earnings for third-quarter 2017 to be lower than what it had previously expected due to unplanned outages and continued impact from steel imports.
Sociedad Quimica (SQM) has decent short-term momentum and is seeing solid activity on the earnings estimate revision front as well.
Ashland (ASH) will increase prices of maleic anhydride in North America, in response to increases in prices of key raw materials.
Sociedad Quimica (SQM) is seeing solid earnings estimate revision and has a favorable Zacks rank, making it well positioned for future earnings growth.