$KWR (Quaker Chemical Corporation)

$KWR {{ '2016-09-22T14:31:31+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$KWR's BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.345 per share. The dividend is payable on Oct. 31, 2016, to shareholders of record at the close of business on Oct. 17, 2016.

$PPG {{ '2018-01-19T21:19:56+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PPG said it expects to achieve $45-50MM of the remainder of its $125MM restructuring program in fiscal 2018. The tax rate on earnings from continuing operations is estimated to be in the 23- 24% range, a tad lower than the 2017 level. This year, PPG targets to deploy around $2.4Bil of cash on either acquisitions or share repurchases.

$PPG {{ '2018-01-19T20:33:16+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PPG expects its initiatives to address raw material inflation will yield results in the first half of this year, by bringing in significant raw material efficiency. While focusing on the overall cost structure, PPG plans to continue to execute on its restructuring program. The company expects acquisition-related sales gains of $125MM in FY18.

$PPG {{ '2018-01-19T20:12:57+0000' | timeago}} • Webcast

$PPG said the volume growth in 4Q17 was supplemented by acquisition-related gains from Crown Group, which was added to its fold in October 2017. The company is working with retail firm $HD to have its Timeless product added to more retail locations. In the current fiscal year, PPG plans to spend about $20MM on additional growth-related activities.

$CBT {{ '2018-01-19T16:33:24+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CBT elected Cynthia Arnold to its BoD, effective Jan. 18, 2018. She was also appointed a member of the Compensation Committee. $CBT elected Sue Rataj as Non-Executive Chair of the Board of Directors, effective March 9, 2018. $CBT said Roderick MacLeod will retire from the Board, effective at annual meeting that will be held on March 8, 2018.

$ALB {{ '2018-01-19T14:49:48+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$ALB said Matt Juneau, EVP, Corporate Strategy & Investor Relations, is retiring from the company in March 2018 and that it has named Eric Norris as its chief strategy officer, effective immediately. As chief strategy officer, Norris will be responsible for both Corporate Strategy and Investor Relations.

$PPG {{ '2018-01-19T12:49:12+0000' | timeago}} • Infographic

$PPG PPG Industries, Inc. Earnings AlphaGraphic: Q4 2017 Highlights

$PPG {{ '2018-01-18T16:01:15+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PPG, a manufacturer of coatings, reported an 8% growth in sales to $3.7Bil in 4Q17, helped mainly by higher selling prices and favorable currency rates. Net earnings were $0.73 per share, compared to $1.31 per share in 4Q16, which included one-time gains. Adjusted for special items, 4Q17 earnings were $1.19 per share, up 3% from last year.

$PX {{ '2018-01-16T15:26:54+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$PX expanded its long-term hydrogen supply agreement with Motiva Enterprises LLC. $PX will increase the amount of hydrogen it supplies to Motiva's about 600,000 barrel per day refinery in Port Arthur, Texas. This agreement secures the additional hydrogen required to support that expansion, as well as the ongoing needs of the refinery.

$CBT {{ '2018-01-16T11:50:12+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CBT's BoD declared a quarterly dividend of $0.315 per share on all outstanding shares of its common stock. The dividend is payable on March 9, 2018, to stockholders of record at the close of business on Feb. 23, 2018.

$CMP {{ '2018-01-10T17:39:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMP said 11 representative cities in its primary North American highway deicing service area reported 57 snow events during 4Q17 vs. 50 in 4Q16. The company sold about 3MM tons of highway deicing salt products in the period, essentially unchanged from 4Q16. Sales of all salt products totaled 3.6MM tons vs. 3.7MM tons in 4Q16.

$WDFC {{ '2018-01-09T21:39:56+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$WDFC said it is looking for net sales between $396MM and 403MM for fiscal 2018, representing a 4-6% YoY increase. Full year net income is expected to be in the range of $54.4MM to $55.3MM, and earnings per share between $3.91 and $3.98. The company anticipates to register gross margin of 56% in 2018.

$WDFC {{ '2018-01-09T21:31:03+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

Favorable currency exchange rates and strong demand for its maintenance products pushed up $WDFC’s sales 9% to $98MM in 1Q18. The topline growth translated into a 7% annual increase in net profit to $12.6MM or $0.90 per share. Sales increased across all geographical segments, with EMEA registering a 16% gain.

$RPM {{ '2018-01-04T12:58:23+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

"“Excluding this one-time discrete tax adjustment resulting from the new federal tax legislation, we are increasing our full-year fiscal 2018 EPS guidance to a range of $3.00 to $3.10 per share,” said $RPM as it posted 2Q18 results.

$RPM {{ '2018-01-04T12:55:11+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

In 2Q18, $RPM jumped 11% to $1.32Bil. RPM turned to profit of $96MM or $0.70 per diluted share from last year's loss of $71MM or $0.54 per diluted share.

$RPM {{ '2018-01-03T14:56:47+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$RPM's BoD declared a regular quarterly cash dividend of $0.32 per share. The dividend is payable on Jan. 31, 2018 to stockholders of record as of Jan. 17, 2018.

$CMC {{ '2018-01-03T12:16:27+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMC agreed to buy certain U.S. rebar assets from Gerdau S.A. including 4 mini mills and 33 rebar fabrication facilities. $CMC believes this is ideal strategic fit with $CMC given existing expertise in concrete reinforcing products and services. $CMC sees significant opportunity for cost synergies and value creation for customers and shareholders.

$CMC {{ '2018-01-03T12:14:34+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMC said it normally experiences lower shipment levels due to winter weather conditions impairing construction activity as well as a reduced number of shipping days during 2Q. However, $CMC sees strength in the underlying market fundamentals supporting each of its segments as it enter CY18.

$CMC {{ '2018-01-03T12:14:18+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMC's Americas Fabrication segment recorded an adjusted operating loss of $4.8MM for 1Q18 compared to a profit of $6.7MM a year ago. The average selling price was similar to last year, however raw material rebar prices have increase resulting in the losses suffered during the recent quarters.

$CMC {{ '2018-01-03T12:13:33+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMC's Americas Mills segment recorded adjusted operating profit of $40.8MM for 1Q18, up from $36.9MM a year earlier. The segment had a strong shipping quarter as non-residential construction activity remains high. While metal margins were relatively flat, they were $14 per ton higher than 4Q17.

$CMC {{ '2018-01-03T12:13:16+0000' | timeago}} • Announcement

$CMC's Amercias Recycling segment recorded adjusted operating profit of $9.9MM for 1Q18 compared to a loss of $5.1MM a year ago, on strong volumes and a rise in non-ferrous prices. Shipment volumes climbed 44% on higher domestic steel manufacturing utilization rates and the impact of the acquisition of yards.

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