AVD : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Monsanto Has Eased Off, But Still Not Cheap

    June 26, 2013
    Monsanto's earnings quality is flagging, setting up a trade-off between short- and long-term opportunities
  2. Monsanto Earnings Beat, Revs Lag - Analyst Blog

    June 26, 2013
    Monsanto's third-quarter earnings beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $1.60 by 3.8%, but revenues of $4.2 billion lag our ...
  3. Ecolab Rolls Out New Kay Product - Analyst Blog

    June 24, 2013
    Ecolab has launched its latest Kay Heated Soak Tank Program for quick service restaurants.
  4. American Vanguard Expands Bank Credit Facility - Analyst Blog

    June 20, 2013
    American Vanguard has entered into an amended and restated credit facility.
  5. Positive News for Monsanto - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    After a few hectic days of controversy over the alleged presence of GMOs in wheat grown in a field at Oregon, finally some ...
  6. ECL's Campinas Unit Doubles in Size - Analyst Blog

    June 18, 2013
    Ecolab has expanded its Research, Development & Engineering (RD&E) Center in Campinas, S??o Paulo.
  7. Syngenta Maintained at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    We reaffirmed our long-term Neutral recommendation on Syngenta on Jun 14, 2013, as risk reward remains fairly balanced for ...
  8. Rockwood to Divest Ceramics Business - Analyst Blog

    June 17, 2013
    Rockwood is selling its advanced ceramics business to Cinven.
  9. Potash Corp. Held at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 13, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on fertilizer company Potash Corporation.
  10. Ecolab Stays at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    June 12, 2013
    We retain our Neutral recommendation on Ecolab, following its first-quarter results.
  11. Chemtura Provides 2nd Quarter Outlook - Analyst Blog

    June 11, 2013
    Chemtura Corporation has provided a highlight on how its segments are performing in the second quarter of 2013 along with ...
  12. American Vanguard, Monsanto Extend Tie-Up - Analyst Blog

    June 10, 2013
    American Vanguard has extended its crop protection collaboration with Monsanto.
  13. Sigma-Aldrich Beats by a Penny - Analyst Blog

    February 7, 2013
    Lab chemical and life sciences company Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (SIAL) posted adjusted earnings (excluding items) of 96 ...
  14. Stock Market News for December 28, 2012 - Market News

    December 28, 2012
    Investor fears about the Fiscal Cliff dilemma and a decline in consumer confidence dragged the benchmarks into negative territory ...
  15. Stock Market News for December 27, 2012 - Market News

    December 27, 2012
    A slump in U.S retail stocks and investor apprehensions about the Fiscal Cliff dragged the benchmarks lower on Wednesday. ...
  16. Cobalt International Energy and More Big Movers on the NYSE on ...

    December 12, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.2% and the Dow is up 0.2% this morning. The NYSE is a stock ...
  17. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Cliffs Natural Resources, Making ...

    November 28, 2012
    The Nasdaq has been relatively flat, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow is trading up 0.2% so far today. The basic ...
  18. Dover Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers on November 9, 2 ...

    November 9, 2012
    The Nasdaq has increased 0.9%, the S&P 500 has increased 0.5% and the Dow has moved up 0.2% on a good day for the market ...
  19. Companhia de Saneamento Basico and More Big Movers on the NYSE ...

    September 17, 2012
    The market is down this morning. The Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%; the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  20. Sociedad Quimica y Minera and More Big Movers in Basic Materials ...

    September 17, 2012
    On a bad day for the market, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.2%, the S&P 500 has slipped 0.2% and the Dow has decreased 0.2%. ...
  21. Southern and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on August 28, ...

    August 28, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq slipping 0.1%, the S&P 500 down 0.1% and the Dow declining 0.1%. The basic ...
  22. Basic Materials Sector's Biggest Movers for July 17, 2012

    July 17, 2012
    The market is currently down, with the Nasdaq decreasing 0.1%, the S&P 500 down 0.1% and the Dow slipping 0.2%. The basic ...
  23. Biggest Basic Materials Sector Movers for July 10, 2012

    July 10, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq is trading down 0.5%, the S&P 500 is down 0.2% and the Dow has risen 0.1%. The basic ...
  24. Agricultural Chemical Leaders

    February 28, 2012
    The agricultural chemical sector has been outperforming, and it appears it is back on track to be a leading sectore again.
  25. May's Basic Material Winners

    June 2, 2011
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  26. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...
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