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Technical Perspectives on Specialty Chemicals Stocks -- Kronos Worldwide, LyondellBasell Industries, Platform Specialty Products, and PolyOne


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Kronos Worldwide

Shares in Dallas, Texas headquartered Kronos Worldwide Inc. saw a decline of 2.36%, ending Thursday's trading session at $23.15. The stock recorded a trading volume of 428,426 shares. The Company's shares have surged 50.03% over the past year. The stock is trading 0.36% below its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Kronos Worldwide, which produces and markets titanium dioxide pigments in Europe, North America, Asia/Pacific, and internationally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 43.94.  

On March 12th, 2018, Kronos Worldwide reported its Q4 and full-year 2017 results. For Q4 2017, net income was $47.4 million, net sales were $453.3 million, and EBITDA was $127.6 million. For the full year 2017, net income was $354.5 million, net sales were $1.7 billion, and EBITDA was $373.0 million. Get the full research report on KRO for free by clicking below at:

LyondellBasell Industries

London, the UK-based LyondellBasell Industries N.V.'s stock declined 1.18%, closing the day at $107.47 with a total trading volume of 2.01 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.45% in the previous three months and 18.24% over the past year. The stock is trading 8.59% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of LyondellBasell Industries, which operates as a chemical company worldwide, have an RSI of 41.78. 

On March 13th, 2018, LyondellBasell Industries donated a total of $60,000 to the Barbara Bush Houston Literacy Foundation's My Home Library program and Communities in Schools – Bay Area to support children attending K.E. Little Elementary School in Dickinson, Texas, which was one of the communities hit hardest by Hurricane Harvey last August. The gift will be used to provide six books to every student and case management for 60 at-risk children. Access the free research report on LYB now by signing up at:

Platform Specialty Products

On Thursday, shares in West Palm Beach, Florida headquartered Platform Specialty Products Corp. recorded a trading volume of 3.44 million shares. The stock ended the day 0.38% lower at $10.54. The Company's shares have advanced 7.22% in the past month and 10.83% in the previous three months. The stock is trading below its 50-day moving average by 2.53%. Furthermore, shares of the Company, which produces and sells specialty chemical products in the Americas, Asia/Pacific, and Europe, have an RSI of 45.07.  

On February 27th, 2018, Platform Specialty Products announced its financial results for the three and twelve months ended December 31st, 2017. For Q4 2017, net sales on a reported basis were $1.1 billion, net loss attributable to common stockholders was $(142) million, and adjusted EBITDA was $226 million. For the full year 2017, net sales on a reported basis were $3.8 billion, net loss attributable to common stockholders was $(296) million, and adjusted EBITDA was $821 million. Are you already registered with Wall St. Equities? Do so now for free, and get the report on PAH at:


Avon Lake, Ohio headquartered PolyOne Corp.'s stock dropped 1.70%, finishing yesterday's session at $42.84. A total volume of 647,033 shares was traded, which was above their three months average volume of 406,380 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.23% in the last month and 26.56% over the past year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 4.57%. Additionally, shares of PolyOne, which provides specialized polymer materials, services, and solutions in the US, Canada, Mexico, Europe, South America, and Asia, have an RSI of 49.12.  

On March 07th, 2018, PolyOne announced that its Board of Directors has elected Robert E. Abernathy as an independent director, effective that day. Mr. Abernathy will serve on the Audit committee. Aspiring Member, please take a moment to register below for your free research report on POL at:

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