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This Morning's Research Reports on Specialty Chemicals Stocks -- Platform Specialty Products, PolyOne, Sherwin-Williams, and Westlake Chemical

NEW YORK, Feb. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- strives to bring the best free research to the investment community.  Today we are offering reports on PAH, POL, SHW, and WLK which can be accessed for free by signing up to Today's attention is redirected to the Specialty Chemicals space, which is a mature sector. Though mature, member companies, some more than others, are subject to swings in the macroeconomic cycle. Pre-market, scans four industry players to see how they have fared over the previous trading sessions: Platform Specialty Products Corp. (NYSE: PAH), PolyOne Corp. (NYSE: POL), The Sherwin-Williams Co. (NYSE: SHW), and Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK). All you have to do is sign up today for this free limited time offer by clicking the link below.

Platform Specialty Products

West Palm Beach, Florida headquartered Platform Specialty Products Corp.'s stock finished Thursday's session 4.19% lower at $9.84 with a total trading volume of 3.52 million shares. The stock is trading 6.02% below their 50-day moving average. Shares of the Company, which produces and sells specialty chemical products in the Americas, the Asia-Pacific, and Europe, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 33.46. Get the full research report on PAH for free by clicking below at:


On Thursday, shares in Avon Lake, Ohio headquartered PolyOne Corp. recorded a trading volume of 438,335 shares, which was above their three months average volume of 398,770 shares. The stock ended the session 3.33% lower at $40.32. The Company's shares have advanced 20.07% over the past year. The stock is trading 0.39% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of PolyOne, which provides specialized polymer materials, services and solutions in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 30.19.

On February 01st, 2018, PolyOne announced that the company has finalized the details of its upcoming Investor Day for investment professionals. The event will now take place on May 10th, 2018, from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. ET at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida in conjunction with NPE 2018, widely recognized as the premier global exhibition for the Plastics industry. Download our actionable research report on POL at:


Cleveland, Ohio headquartered The Sherwin-Williams Co.'s shares closed the day 3.92% lower at $387.65. The stock recorded a trading volume of 792,609 shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 545,230 shares. The Company's shares have gained 26.95% over the past year. The stock is trading 4.97% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Sherwin-Williams, which develops, manufactures, distributes, and sells paints, coatings, and related products to professional, industrial, commercial, and retail customers primarily in North and South America, the Caribbean, Europe, and Asia, have an RSI of 30.87.  

On January 11th, 2018, research firm KeyBanc Capital Markets reiterated its 'Overweight' rating on the Company's stock with an increase of the target price from $440 a share to $465 a share.

On February 05th, 2018, HGTV HOME® by Sherwin-Williams, a brand of Sherwin-Williams, announced its 2018 Color Collections of the Year and distinguished Color of the Year. Available exclusively at Lowe's, these four designer-inspired HGTV HOME by Sherwin-Williams Color Collections are unique additions to the existing Color Collections and include palettes of eight colors that work together in any combination. Register for your free report coverage on SHW at:

Westlake Chemical

Shares in Houston, Texas headquartered Westlake Chemical Corp. finished 4.52% lower at $102.09. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.21 million shares, which was higher than its three months average volume of 823,840 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 11.43% in the previous three months and 64.69% over the past year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 24.85%. Furthermore, shares of Westlake Chemical, which manufactures and markets basic chemicals, vinyls, polymers, and building products, have an RSI of 38.99.  

On January 16th, 2018, research firm Bank of America/Merrill downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Underperform'.

On February 06th, 2018, Westlake Chemical announced that it will release its Q4 2017 and full-year earnings prior to the market opening on February 20th, 2018. The Company will host a conference call at 11:00 a.m. ET on the same day to discuss the earnings release. Get the free research report on WLK at:


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