May 21, 2013 at 10:55 AM EDT
Morning Research on DOW, DD, HUN, and SZYM
StockCall.com Provides Stock Research on The Dow Chemical Co., E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co., Huntsman Corp., and Solazyme Inc.
New York City, New York -- (May 21, 2013)
2012 was a challenging year for the chemical industry as a slowdown in China, economic uncertainty in the U.S., and a recession in the Eurozone hurt demand for chemical products. While the economic environment remains challenging, there have been some improvements since the start of this year. As the global economic outlook continues to improve, the chemical industry can expect improved demand. Chemical stocks ended mostly higher in trading on Monday even as the broad market struggled. Among the major movers were The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD), Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN), and Solazyme Inc. (NASDAQ: SZYM). StockCall has posted free technical research reports on DOW, DD, HUN, and SZYM and these can be accessed by signing up at
Shares of The Dow Chemical Company ended marginally lower in Monday’s trading session. The stock traded between $35.42 and $35.87 before finishing the day 0.59% lower at $35.61 on volume of 6.19 million. Despite the pullback yesterday, the company’s shares are currently trading close to their 52-week high $35.89. The stock has seen a series of highs over the past month which indicates that market sentiment is bullish on the stock. The positive trend is further confirmed by the stock’s MACD chart. Shares of DOW have gained 11.25% so far in 2013 as compared to a gain of more than 16.80% for the S&P 500. Download the free report on DOW upon registration at
Shares of E.I. Du Pont De Nemours and Co. touched a 52-week high of $56.28 in trading yesterday. The stock closed 0.07% higher at $55.93 on volume of 3.99 million. The company’s shares have seen a series of highs over the past three weeks which is a bullish signal. The stock is also trading well above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages which further confirms the positive trend. Year-to-date, DuPont’s shares have gained nearly 26.50%, easily outperforming the broad market. DD technical report can be accessed for free by signing up at
Shares of Huntsman Corporation rose sharply in trading on Monday, touching a 52-week high of $20.14. The stock closed 1.54% higher at $19.79 on above average volume of 4.29 million, taking its gains in the last three sessions to nearly 2.60%. Shares of the company recently crossed above their 50-day moving average which is a bullish signal. The stock’s MACD is currently trading above the signal line and the zero-line which further confirms the positive trend. Huntsman’s shares have outperformed the broad market so far this year, gaining 25.25%. The free report on HUN can be downloaded by signing up now at
Shares of Solazyme Inc. rallied in yesterday’s trading session even as the broad market struggled for direction. The stock closed 4.93% higher at $11.49 on above average volume of 1.25 million, taking its gains in the last three trading sessions to over 5.60%. Solazyme’s shares have seen a series of highs over the past two weeks which is a bullish signal. The positive trend is further confirmed by recent volume activity. Shares of SZYM have gained nearly 46.20% so far in 2013, easily outperforming the broad market. Free report on SZYM can be accessed by registering at
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