The specialty chemicals company reported $2.89 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.44 by $2.45. The company has a market cap of $5,370.00, a PE ratio of 48.80, a PEG ratio of 1.07 and a beta of 1.43. $206,250 worth of Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) shares were sold by Curley Stephen C. Another trade for 8,750 shares valued at $286,889 was sold by MCINTOSH JOHN L. Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F) has declined 16.63% since March 8, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 31.38% the S&P500. Bb&T Securities Limited has 0% invested in Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN). The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 1.31, a current ratio of 1.78 and a quick ratio of 1.07. The institutional investor held 4,172 shares of the major chemicals company at the end of 2017Q3, valued at $143,000, down from 14,618 at the end of the previous reported quarter. About 99,598 shares traded or 19.03% up from the average. Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) has risen 51.90% since March 5, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 35.20% the S&P500. 44,662 Trimble Inc. (NASDAQ:TRMB) shares with value of $1.72M were sold by Kliem Jurgen. Advisor Group Inc. now owns 22,836 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $784,000 after purchasing an additional 1,665 shares during the period.
Investors sentiment increased to 1.29 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.16, from 0.88 in 2017Q2.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. 42 funds opened positions while 79 raised stakes. 801.45 million shares or 0.31% less from 803.96 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported. It improved, as 23 investors sold WBC shares while 88 reduced holdings. Hancock reported 0.05% stake. Gotham Asset Management LLC grew its stake in Olin by 24.7% in the 4th quarter.
Olin (NYSE:OLN) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, February 6th. 10,500 are owned by Oakbrook Ltd. Teachers Retirement System Of The State Of Kentucky holds 381,729 shares or 0.16% of its portfolio.
ILLEGAL ACTIVITY NOTICE: "Olin Co". Natixis Asset Mgmt owns 1,459 shares. Deprince Race And Zollo accumulated 475,112 shares. Iridian Asset Management LLC CT now owns 7,760,477 shares of the specialty chemicals company's stock worth $276,118,000 after purchasing an additional 390,184 shares during the last quarter. Mufg Americas Corp holds 300 shares. First Eagle Inv Management Ltd Llc owns 0.14% invested in Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) for 1.81M shares. 175,000 are held by Broadview Advsrs Ltd Company. Vertical Research upgraded shares of Olin from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Therefore 79% are positive. Olin had a return on equity of 6.02% and a net margin of 8.77%. Longbow upgraded Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) on Thursday, February 2 to "Neutral" rating. As per Monday, June 13, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has "Neutral" rating by H.C. Wainwright on Friday, January 8. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co on Friday, February 10 with "Outperform".
Olin (NYSE:OLN) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February 6th. The stock now has a consensus rating of "Buy" and a consensus price target of $39.80.
OLN has been the topic of a number of other reports.
Since February 12, 2018, it had 3 insider purchases, and 2 insider sales for $61,635 activity. 6,500 shares were bought by Shipp Earl L, worth $208,083.
In related news, Director Randall W. Larrimore acquired 800 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, February 12th. On Monday, September 11 the insider Moriarty Thomas M sold $7.19 million. The insider Armstrong Steven R. sold $273,080. Calamos Advisors Llc sold 18,615 shares as the company's stock rose 13.95% with the market. MATTHEWS DARRYL R sold $143,583 worth of stock.
Sir Capital Management Lp increased Mrc Global Inc (NYSE:MRC) stake by 202,943 shares to 452,443 valued at $7.91 million in 2017Q3. Its down 0.12, from 1.07 in 2017Q2. It also increased its holding in Liberty Media Corp Delaware by 83,282 shares in the quarter, for a total of 8.11 million shares, and has risen its stake in Express Scripts Hldg Co (NASDAQ:ESRX). 91 funds opened positions while 271 raised stakes. Wells Fargo Communications Mn has 0.04% invested in WABCO Holdings Inc. 1492 Mngmt Ltd Co has 19,387 shares. Raymond James And Assocs stated it has 0.05% of its portfolio in Ford Motor Company (NYSE:F). Fmr Limited Com has 3.73M shares for 0.02% of their portfolio. Insight 2811 Incorporated owns 12,428 shares. Boys Arnold And Co Inc invested in 12,835 shares. Ent Financial Ser owns 46 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio. Charter Tru reported 17,629 shares or 0.03% of all its holdings. Paradigm Inc Ny accumulated 28,775 shares. Bollard Gp Ltd Liability Co invested 0.08% of its portfolio in CVS Health Corporation (NYSE:CVS). Morgan Stanley set a $41.00 target price on shares of Olin and gave the company a "buy" rating in a research report on Monday, February 12th. Therefore 65% are positive. The firm has "Outperform" rating given on Friday, October 30 by Robert W. Baird. The stock has "Buy" rating by RBC Capital Markets on Sunday, August 13. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company's stock. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with "Buy" on Tuesday, June 20. Benchmark downgraded the stock to " rating in Friday, August 7 report. Vetr has "Buy" rating and $16.44 target. 62,050 are held by Fruth Inv. Reliance Of Delaware reported 10,153 shares.
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