ARKEMA/S (OTCMKTS:ARKAY) Stock Rating Lowered by Zacks Investment Research

Zacks Investment Research downgraded shares of ARKEMA/S (OTCMKTS:ARKAY) from a hold rating to a sell rating in a research note issued to investors on Wednesday morning, Zacks.com reports.

According to Zacks, “Arkema SA is engaged in the manufacturing and marketing of vinyl products, industrial chemicals, and performance products. Vinyl products include chlorine or caustic soda, pipes and profiles, PVC, and vinyl compounds. Industrial chemicals include emulsion systems, fluorochemicals, hydrogen peroxide, PMMA and methacrylics, specialty acrylic polymers and thiochemicals. Performance products include functional additives, specialty chemicals and technical polymers. The Company’s products can be used for various purposes including air conditioning or refrigeration; chemical processing, coating, construction; packaging; automotive & transportation. Its products, also find their application in adhesives and sealants, agriculture & agrochemicals, consumer goods, electronics, foams, solvents and aerosols market, health, hygiene & beauty, oil & gas, energy, pharmaceuticals, pulp & paper, rubber market, sports & leisure, etc. Arkema SA is headquartered in France. “

Separately, ValuEngine raised ARKEMA/S from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research report on Wednesday, October 2nd. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. ARKEMA/S presently has a consensus rating of Hold and a consensus price target of $109.00.

Shares of ARKEMA/S stock opened at $93.88 on Wednesday. The stock has a market capitalization of $7.19 billion, a P/E ratio of 8.37 and a beta of 1.41. The company has a quick ratio of 1.40, a current ratio of 1.95 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $90.64 and a two-hundred day moving average price of $92.14. ARKEMA/S has a 12-month low of $80.75 and a 12-month high of $114.40.

About ARKEMA/S

Arkema SA manufactures and sells specialty chemicals and advanced materials worldwide. It operates through three segments: High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions. Its products include acrylics, coating resins, electroactive polymers, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, functional polyolefins, hydrazine hydrate, hydrogen peroxide, molecular sieves, organic peroxide, oxygenated solvents, poly-ether-ketone-ketone polyetherketoneketone, plastic additives, polymethyl methacrylate resins and sheets, rheology additives, solutions for glass coating, specialty adhesives, specialty polyamides, surfactants and additives, technical fluids, and thiochemicals.

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