Stock Price Movements, Conference Call Schedules, Acquisitions, Supply Agreements, and Leadership Appointments - Analyst Notes on FMC, Balchem, Celanese, Airgas, and SQM
April 04, 2014 at 08:00 AM EDT
NEW YORK, April 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --
Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding FMC Corp. (NYSE: FMC), Balchem Corp. (NASDAQ: BCPC), Celanese Corporation (NYSE: CE), Airgas Inc. (NYSE: ARG), and Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. (NYSE: SQM). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register
FMC Corp. Analyst Notes
On March 31, 2014, FMC Corp. (FMC) announced its plans to release its Q1 2014 financial results on May 6, 2014, Tuesday, after the stock market closes. The Company added that in conjunction with its earnings release, it will host a conference call on May 7, 2014, Wednesday, at 11:00 a.m. ET, which can be accessed via telephone and Internet broadcast on its website. The full analyst notes on FMC Corp. are available to download free of charge at:
Balchem Corp. Analyst Notes
On March 31, 2014, Balchem Corp. (Balchem) announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Performance Chemicals & Ingredients Company (SensoryEffects) for $567 million in cash. The Company stated that SensoryEffects is a privately held supplier of customized food and beverage ingredient systems, headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Commenting on the acquisition, Dino A. Rossi, Chairman, President and CEO of Balchem, said, "The prospects of a combined Balchem and SensoryEffects will canvass an even broader range of food customers. The united experience and technical problem solving capabilities will ultimately make our company one of the most comprehensive food ingredient solution companies globally." Balchem stated that it expects the transaction to be immediately accretive to its EPS, and to close within forty days from the date of announcement. The full analyst notes on Balchem Corp. are available to download free of charge at:
Celanese Corporation Analyst Notes
On March 7, 2014, Celanese Corp. (Celanese) announced that it has signed a strategic supply agreement with Airborne Oil & Gas B.V. for the development and supply of composite materials for thermoplastic composite pipe systems. Michael Ruby, Global Composites Business Manager for Celanese, commented, "Our multi-year supply agreement demonstrates the Celanese commitment to meeting the needs of the oil and gas industry and supporting future developments. This agreement will ensure a supply of numerous, fully qualified engineered materials that can meet the demand for oil and gas pipes." The full analyst notes on Celanese Corporation are available to download free of charge at:
Airgas Inc. Analyst Notes
On March 26, 2014, Airgas, Inc. (Airgas) announced the appointment of Andrew R. Cichocki as President - Airgas USA, LLC, effective April 1, 2014. The Company added that in this role, he will lead all aspects of Airgas USA, LLC including sales, operational, organizational, and financial. Commenting on the appointment, Airgas President and CEO Michael L. Molinini stated, "Andy has been a key leader in the successful implementation of SAP and in the achievement of the early benefits related to SAP, most of which have been within the business units under the Airgas USA, LLC umbrella. Bringing his proven leadership skills, field operational experience, and financial acumen to bear across all aspects of Airgas USA, LLC will enhance our ability to capitalize on the tremendous long-term growth prospects for our distribution business." The Company informed that Mr. Cichocki joined Airgas in 1988 and most recently served as its Senior Vice President - Distribution Operations and Business Process Improvement. The full analyst notes on Airgas Inc. are available to download free of charge at:
Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. Analyst Notes
On April 1, 2014, Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. (SQM) stock declined 1.01%, to end the day at $31.42, compared to the previous day's closing price of $31.74. The Company's stock gained 2.25% over the past three trading days, compared to the Dow Jones Industrial Average which rose 1.65%, and S&P 500 which went up by 1.97% during the same trading period. The full analyst notes on Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile S.A. are available to download free of charge at:
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