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UPDATE: Jefferies & Company Assumes Coverage on PolyOne Corporation with Buy Rating, $24 PT

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In a report published Wednesday, Jefferies & Company assumed coverage on PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL) with a Buy rating and $24.00 price target.

Jefferies noted, “On December 20, PolyOne announced the acquisition of $50m (2012E sales) Glasform to strengthen its specialty portfolio in key niche specialty end markets. We expect the acquisition to be modestly accretive and to generate a ROIC of more than 9%. With this note, we are assuming coverage of PolyOne as the prior analyst has left the firm. We are maintaining estimates and a Buy rating.”

PolyOne Corporation closed on Monday at $20.42.

Latest Ratings for POL

DateFirmActionFromTo
Aug 2015Goldman SachsUpgradesNeutralBuy
Jul 2015Global HunterDowngradesBuy
Jul 2015Longbow ResearchDowngradesBuyNeutral

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