VAL : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook

    December 17, 2013
    Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2013 - Industry Outlook
  2. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook

    August 20, 2013
    Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Aug 2013 - Industry Outlook
  3. Sherwin-Williams Hikes Dividend - Analyst Blog

    February 15, 2013
    The Sherwin-Williams Company (SHW) has announced a 28% hike in its quarterly dividend to 50 cents per share from 39 cents ...
  4. Valspar Misses Estimates in 1Q - Analyst Blog

    February 14, 2013
    Leading paint and coatings maker The Valspar Corporation's (VAL) first-quarter fiscal 2013 (ended Jan 25, 2013) earnings ...
  5. Sherwin-Williams Remains Neutral - Analyst Blog

    February 11, 2013
    We have retained our Neutral recommendation on Sherwin-Williams (SHW) following our assessment of its fourth-quarter 2012 ...
  6. Valspar Intros New Color Palettes - Analyst Blog

    January 14, 2013
    Leading paint and coatings maker The Valspar Corporation (VAL) has unveiled three color trend palettes for 2013. The color ...
  7. Can RPM Play Catch Up On The Housing Trade?

    January 9, 2013
    RPM International may have more growth ahead of it, but the valuation assumes that.
  8. POSCO and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on January 2, 2 ...

    January 2, 2013
    The Nasdaq is trading up 2.3%, the S&P 500 is up 1.8% and the Dow has increased 1.9% on a good day for the market so far. ...
  9. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Mosaic, Making Big Moves on ...

    December 31, 2012
    After the morning's trading, the Nasdaq has climbed 0.6%, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.2% and the Dow has been relatively ...
  10. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    December 20, 2012
    The September quarter essentially mirrored the conditions witnessed in the first two quarters of the year. A feeble economic ...
  11. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Dec 2012 - Industry Outlook

    December 20, 2012
    The September quarter essentially mirrored the conditions witnessed in the first two quarters of the year. A feeble economic ...
  12. Stock Market News for December 17, 2012 - Market News

    December 17, 2012
    Investor apprehensions about the Fiscal Cliff once again dented the benchmarks on Friday. The S&P 500 and the Dow Jones posted ...
  13. Valspar Raises Dividend by 15% - Analyst Blog

    December 14, 2012
    The Valspar Corporation (VAL), the sixth largest paint and coatings manufacturer globally, has beefed up its quarterly dividend ...
  14. Stock Market News for December 13, 2012 - Market News

    December 13, 2012
    Benchmarks lost most of the gains that were propelled by the central bank's announcement of a new stimulus plan and ended ...
  15. Retaining Valspar at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    November 27, 2012
    We are maintaining our Neutral recommendation on The Valspar Corporation (VAL) following our assessment of its mixed fourth-quarter ...
  16. Mixed 4Q for Valspar - Analyst Blog

    November 21, 2012
    Leading paint and coatings maker The Valspar Corporation's (VAL) fourth-quarter fiscal 2012 (ended on Oct 26) adjusted (excluding ...
  17. Valspar Collaborates with B&Q - Analyst Blog

    November 20, 2012
    Leading paints and coatings maker The Valspar Corporation (VAL) announced the collaboration with B&Q, an operating company ...
  18. Parker-Hannifin and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials on November ...

    November 20, 2012
    This morning, the market has been relatively quiet. The Nasdaq is unchanged; the S&P 500 has moved little; and the Dow has ...
  19. Monsanto and More Big Movers in Basic Materials on September ...

    September 19, 2012
    The market is currently up, with the Nasdaq increasing 0.1%, the S&P 500 climbing 0.2% and the Dow up 0.3%. The basic materials ...
  20. Valspar Reaffirmed at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    September 12, 2012
    We are retaining our Neutral recommendation on The Valspar Corporation (VAL) following its mixed third-quarter fiscal 2012 ...
  21. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - Sept. 2012 - Zacks Analyst ...

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  22. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Industry Outlook

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  23. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - May 2012 - Zacks Analyst Interviews

    September 6, 2012
    June quarter results mostly reflect a slow economic recovery in the U.S. and persistent recessionary conditions in Europe, ...
  24. Mixed 3Q for Valspar, Bumps Ahead - Analyst Blog

    August 16, 2012
    Leading paint and coatings maker The Valspar Corporation's (VAL) third-quarter fiscal 2012 (end July 27) adjusted (excluding ...
  25. Cliffs Natural Resources Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers

    August 14, 2012
    The Nasdaq has moved up 0.6%, the S&P 500 is trading up 0.3% and the Dow has risen 0.3%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  26. Valspar Downgraded to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    July 10, 2012
    We are downgrading our recommendation on The Valspar Corporation (VAL) to Neutral, considering raw material cost pressure ...
  27. New Paint Color App from Valspar - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2012
    Leading paint and coatings maker The Valspar Corporation (VAL) has introduced, through its Paint division, a new paint color ...
  28. Outperform on Valspar Corp. - Analyst Blog

    June 8, 2012
    We are maintaining our Outperform recommendation on The Valspar Corporation (VAL), the sixth largest paint and coatings manufacturer ...
  29. RPM Seeing The Benefits Of The Recovery

    April 10, 2012
    RPM is seeing surprisingly strong revenue, but paying near a double-digit enterprise multiple for a chemical company seems ...
  30. 3 Large Caps Wasting Shareholder Money

    March 16, 2012
    PPG Industries, American Express and JPMorgan Chase are three companies that are wasting the money of its investors.
  31. RPM Still Rolling Ahead

    October 5, 2011
    RPM has done surprisingly well in a very tough market.
  32. Invest In The Magazine Portfolio

    May 6, 2010
    Just for fun, I went through advertisers in Canadian House and Home. Despite being a Canadian magazine, well-known names ...
  33. RPM Earnings Show Weak Quarter, Strong Year

    April 14, 2010
    Paint and sealing coating maker RPM had a loss in its just reported quarter, but it should have a profitable year.
  34. USG: Shaken But Not Unnerved

    May 20, 2009
    USG is poised for a future recovery in construction spending.
  35. 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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