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NYSE:EMN

Eastman Chemical - EMN Stock Forecast, Price & News

$85.26
+0.51 (+0.60%)
(As of 12/8/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$84.92
$86.45
50-Day Range
$71.05
$89.49
52-Week Range
$69.91
$129.48
Volume
812,228 shs
Average Volume
1.14 million shs
Market Capitalization
$10.23 billion
P/E Ratio
9.37
Dividend Yield
3.59%
Price Target
$97.31

Eastman Chemical MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Hold
2.41 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
14.1% Upside
$97.31 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
1.48% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Strong
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-6.93
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.68mentions of Eastman Chemical in the last 14 days
Based on 6 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
N/A
Proj. Earnings Growth
-1.91%
From $8.37 to $8.21 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.44 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

52nd out of 163 stocks

Plastics Materials & Resins Industry

4th out of 11 stocks

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About Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) Stock

Eastman Chemical Company operates as a specialty materials company in the United States and internationally. The company's Additives & Functional Products segment offers hydrocarbon and rosin resins; organic acid-based solutions; amine derivative-based building blocks; metam-based soil fumigants, thiram and ziram based fungicides, and plant growth regulators; specialty coalescent, specialty and commodity solvents, paint additives, and specialty polymers; heat transfer and aviation fluids; insoluble sulfur and anti-degradant rubber additives; and performance resins. It serves transportation, personal care, wellness, food, feed, agriculture, building and construction, water treatment, energy, consumables, durables, and electronics markets. Its Advanced Materials segment provides copolyesters, cellulosic biopolymers, cellulose esters, polyvinyl butyral (PVB) sheets, and window and protective films, and aftermarket applied film products for value-added end uses in the transportation, durables, electronics, building and construction, medical and pharma, and consumables markets. The company's Chemical Intermediates segment offers methylamines and salts higher amines and solvents; Olefin and acetyl derivatives, ethylene, and commodity solvents; and primary non-phthalate and phthalate plasticizers, and niche non- phthalate plasticizers to the industrial chemicals and processing, building and construction, health and wellness, and agrochemicals. Its Fibers segment provides cellulose acetate tow, triacetin, cellulose acetate flake, acetic acid, and acetic anhydride for use in filtration media primarily cigarette filters; natural and solution dyed acetate yarns for use in consumables, and health and wellness markets; and wet-laid nonwoven media, specialty and engineered papers, and cellulose acetate fibers for transportation, industrial, agriculture and mining, and aerospace markets. Eastman Chemical Company was founded in 1920 and is headquartered in Kingsport, Tennessee.

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EMN Stock News Headlines

Why Is Cabot (CBT) Up 2% Since Last Earnings Report?
Short Interest in Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) Rises By 5.4%
Eastman Chemical Approves 4% Dividend Increase
Eastman Increases Dividend for 13th Consecutive Year
Why Is FMC (FMC) Up 9% Since Last Earnings Report?
16 Analysts Have This to Say About Eastman Chemical
Eastman Chemical PT Lowered to $95 at Credit Suisse
Eastman Chemical Q3 Profit Decreases, but beats estimates
Eastman Announces Third-Quarter 2022 Financial Results
While Beaten Down, Eastman Shares Still Have Downside
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EMN Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 10/7 Dividend
9/14/2022
Dividend Payable
10/07/2022
Last Earnings
10/27/2022
Today
12/08/2022
Ex-Dividend for 1/6 Dividend
12/14/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022
Dividend Payable
1/06/2023
Next Earnings (Estimated)
1/26/2023

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Plastics materials & resins
Sub-Industry
Diversified Chemicals
CUSIP
27743210
Employees
14,000
Year Founded
1920

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$97.31
High Stock Price Forecast
$155.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$75.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+14.1%
Consensus Rating
Hold
Rating Score (0-4)
2.41
Research Coverage
17 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$857 million
Pretax Margin
13.56%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$10.48 billion
Cash Flow
$13.60 per share
Book Value
$44.88 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
117,674,000
Market Cap
$10.23 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.48

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Key Executives

  • Mr. Mark J. CostaMr. Mark J. Costa (Age 56)
    Chairman & CEO
    Comp: $5.24M
  • Mr. William Thomas McLain Jr. (Age 49)
    CFO & Sr. VP
    Comp: $2.07M
  • Mr. Brad A. LichMr. Brad A. Lich (Age 54)
    Exec. VP & Chief Commercial Officer
    Comp: $2.14M
  • Mr. Stephen Glenn CrawfordMr. Stephen Glenn Crawford (Age 57)
    Exec. VP of Manufacturing & Chief Sustainability Officer
    Comp: $1.68M
  • Ms. Michelle R. Stewart (Age 50)
    VP, Chief Accounting Officer & Controller
  • Dr. Christopher Moore Killian Ph.D.Dr. Christopher Moore Killian Ph.D. (Age 52)
    Sr. VP & CTO
  • Mr. Gregory A. Riddle (Age 53)
    VP of Investor Relations & Communications
  • Ms. Kellye L. Walker (Age 55)
    Exec. VP & Chief Legal Officer
  • Mr. Perry Stuckey IIIMr. Perry Stuckey III (Age 63)
    Chief HR Officer & Sr. VP
  • Mr. J. P. Kuijpers
    MD of EMEA Region & Global Procurement Director













EMN Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Eastman Chemical stock right now?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Eastman Chemical in the last year. There are currently 10 hold ratings and 7 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street analysts is that investors should "hold" EMN shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in EMN, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Eastman Chemical's stock price forecast for 2023?

17 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Eastman Chemical's shares. Their EMN share price forecasts range from $75.00 to $155.00. On average, they expect the company's stock price to reach $97.31 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 14.1% from the stock's current price.
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How have EMN shares performed in 2022?

Eastman Chemical's stock was trading at $120.91 at the start of the year. Since then, EMN shares have decreased by 29.5% and is now trading at $85.26.
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Are investors shorting Eastman Chemical?

Eastman Chemical saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totaling 1,760,000 shares, an increase of 5.4% from the October 31st total of 1,670,000 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 1,180,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is currently 1.5 days. Approximately 1.5% of the company's stock are short sold.
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When is Eastman Chemical's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, January 26th 2023.
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How were Eastman Chemical's earnings last quarter?

Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 27th. The basic materials company reported $2.05 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $2.00 by $0.05. The basic materials company earned $2.71 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.57 billion. Eastman Chemical had a net margin of 10.73% and a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 19.79%.

How often does Eastman Chemical pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Eastman Chemical?

Eastman Chemical declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, December 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.79 per share on Friday, January 6th. This represents a $3.16 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.71%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, December 14th. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.76.
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Is Eastman Chemical a good dividend stock?

Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) pays an annual dividend of $3.04 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 3.59%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 12 consecutive years, indicating the company has a strong committment to maintain and grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 33.41%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, EMN will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.03% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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What guidance has Eastman Chemical issued on next quarter's earnings?

Eastman Chemical issued an update on its fourth quarter 2022 earnings guidance on Thursday, November, 3rd. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $1.10-$1.40 for the period, compared to the consensus EPS estimate of $1.82. The company issued revenue guidance of -.

What is Mark J. Costa's approval rating as Eastman Chemical's CEO?

742 employees have rated Eastman Chemical Chief Executive Officer Mark J. Costa on Glassdoor.com. Mark J. Costa has an approval rating of 74% among the company's employees.

What other stocks do shareholders of Eastman Chemical own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Eastman Chemical investors own include AT&T (T), AbbVie (ABBV), Intel (INTC), QUALCOMM (QCOM), CVS Health (CVS), Verizon Communications (VZ), Pfizer (PFE), Cisco Systems (CSCO), Johnson & Johnson (JNJ) and Broadcom (AVGO).

What is Eastman Chemical's stock symbol?

Eastman Chemical trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "EMN."

Who are Eastman Chemical's major shareholders?

Eastman Chemical's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.65%), BlackRock Inc. (7.24%), State Street Corp (4.41%), Putnam Investments LLC (3.02%), LSV Asset Management (1.78%) and Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (1.59%). Insiders that own company stock include Brad A Lich, Christopher Moore Killian, Lucian Boldea, Mark J Costa, Mark K Cox, Perry Stuckey, Scott V King and Stephen Glenn Crawford.
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How do I buy shares of Eastman Chemical?

Shares of EMN stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Eastman Chemical's stock price today?

One share of EMN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $85.26.

How much money does Eastman Chemical make?

Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) has a market capitalization of $10.23 billion and generates $10.48 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $857 million in net income (profit) each year or $9.10 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Eastman Chemical have?

The company employs 14,000 workers across the globe.

Does Eastman Chemical have any subsidiaries?
The following companies are subsidiares of Eastman Chemical: BP - Aviation Turbine Oil Business, CP Films Vertriebs GmbH, Commonwealth Laminating & Coating (Hong Kong) Limited, Commonwealth Laminating & Coating Inc, Crown Operations International LLC, Dynaloy, Eastman Administración S.A. de C.V., Eastman Chemical (Barbados) SRL, Eastman Chemical (China) Co. Ltd., Eastman Chemical (China) Co. Ltd. - Guangzhou Branch, Eastman Chemical (China) Co. Ltd. - JingAn Branch, Eastman Chemical (Gibraltar) Limited, Eastman Chemical (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd., Eastman Chemical (PPU) Pte. Ltd., Eastman Chemical AMI GmbH, Eastman Chemical AMI LLC, Eastman Chemical AP Holdings B.V., Eastman Chemical Adhesives (Hong Kong) Limited, Eastman Chemical Advanced Materials B.V., Eastman Chemical Argentina S.R.L., Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Pte Ltd-Indonesia Rep Office, Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd., Eastman Chemical Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. - Vietnam Representative Office, Eastman Chemical Australia Pty LTD - New Zealand Branch, Eastman Chemical Australia Pty. Ltd., Eastman Chemical B.V., Eastman Chemical B.V. - Czech Republic Representative Office, Eastman Chemical B.V. - Denmark Branch, Eastman Chemical B.V. - Filiale Italiana, Eastman Chemical B.V. - France Branch, Eastman Chemical B.V. - Hungarian Commercial Representative Office, Eastman Chemical B.V. - Poland Representative Office, Eastman Chemical B.V. - South Africa Representative Office, Eastman Chemical B.V. Taiwan Branch, Eastman Chemical B.V. The Hague Zug Branch, Eastman Chemical Canada Inc., Eastman Chemical Company Investments Inc., Eastman Chemical EMEA B.V., Eastman Chemical Europe Middle East and Africa LLC, Eastman Chemical Europe S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Fibers IP GmbH, Eastman Chemical Fibers IP LLC, Eastman Chemical Finance B.V., Eastman Chemical Finance CN S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Finance EUR S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Finance GBP S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Finance SGD S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Finance USD S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Financial Corporation, Eastman Chemical GDL S.a.r.l., Eastman Chemical Germany Holdings GmbH & Co. KG, Eastman Chemical Germany Management GmbH & Co. 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Ltd., Eastman Chemical Regional UK, Eastman Chemical Resins Inc., Eastman Chemical S.C.S., Eastman Chemical Singapore Pte. Ltd., Eastman Chemical Switzerland GmbH, Eastman Chemical Technology BVBA, Eastman Chemical Texas City Inc., Eastman Chemical US Finance LLC, Eastman Chemical Uruapan S.A. de C.V., Eastman Chemical Workington Limited, Eastman Chemical do Brasil Ltda., Eastman Cogen Management L.L.C., Eastman Cogeneration L.P., Eastman Company UK Limited, Eastman Fibers Korea Limited, Eastman Fibers Singapore Pte. Ltd., Eastman Foundation, Eastman Global Holdings Inc., Eastman International Holdings LLC, Eastman International Management Company, Eastman Italia S.r.l., Eastman Kimya Sanayi ve Ticaret Limited Sirketi, Eastman LAR Distribucion S. de R.L. de C.V., Eastman Mazzucchelli Hong Kong Limited, Eastman Mazzucchelli Plastics (Shenzhen) Company Limited, Eastman Servicios Corporativos S.A. de C.V., Eastman Spain L.L.C., Eastman Specialties Corporation, Eastman Specialties Holdings Corporation, Eastman Specialties OU, Eastman Specialties S.a.r.l., Eastman Specialties Wuhan Youji Chemical Co. Ltd, Eastman de Argentina SRL, Ecuataminco S.A., Flexsys America L.P., Flexsys America LLC, Flexsys Chemicals (M) Sdn Bhd, Flexsys K.K., Flexsys Rubber Chemicals Limited, Flexsys Verkauf GmbH, Flexsys Verkauf GmbH - France Branch, Flexsys Verwaltungs- und Beteiligungsgesellschaft mbH, Genovique Specialties Corporation, HDK Industries Inc., Holston Defense Corporation, Huper Optik (GP) L.L.C., Huper Optik International Pte. Ltd., Huper Optik U.S.A. L.P., Industriepark Nienburg GmbH, Kingsport Hotel L.L.C., Knowlton Technologies LLC, Monchem International LLC, Mustang Pipeline Company, Nanjing Yangzi Eastman Chemical Ltd, Novomatrix Inc., Novomatrix International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Qilu Eastman Specialty Chemicals Ltd, S E Investment LLC, Sakra Hyco Pte. Ltd., Sakra Island Carbon Dioxide Pte Ltd, Scandiflex do Brasil Ltda., Solchem LLC, Solchem Netherlands C.V., Solutia (Thailand) Ltd., Solutia Brasil Ltda., Solutia Canada Inc., Solutia Chemicals France S.a.r.l., Solutia Chemicals India Private Limited, Solutia Chemicals India Private Limited - Branch, Solutia Deutschland GmbH, Solutia Europe BVBA - Portugal Representative Office, Solutia Europe BVBA - Russia Representative Office, Solutia Europe SPRL/BVBA, Solutia Greater China LLC, Solutia Hong Kong Limited, Solutia Inc., Solutia International Trading (Shanghai) Co. Ltd., Solutia Italia S.r.l., Solutia Japan Limited, Solutia Performance Products (Suzhou) Co. Ltd., Solutia Performance Products Solutions Ltd., Solutia Singapore Pte. Ltd., Solutia Solar GmbH, Solutia Therminol Co. Ltd. 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Ltd., Taminco Corporation, Taminco Finland Oy, Taminco Germany GmbH, Taminco Global Chemical LLC, Taminco Group BVBA, Taminco Group Holdings S.a.r.l., Taminco Holding Netherlands B.V., Taminco Intermediate LLC, Taminco Italia S.r.l., Taminco Limitada, Taminco Mexico S. de R.L. de C.V., Taminco US LLC, Taminco Uruguay S.A., Taminco de Guatemala S.A., Taminco de Honduras S.A. de C.V., Taminco do Brasil Comercio e Industria de Aminas Ltda., Taminco do Brasil Produtos Quimicos Ltda., Te An Ling Tian (Nanjing) Fine Chemical Co. Ltd., TetraVitae Bioscience, V-Kool International Pte. Ltd., and Yixing Taminco Feed Additives Co. Ltd..
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How can I contact Eastman Chemical?

Eastman Chemical's mailing address is PO BOX 511 200 SOUTH WILCOX DRIVE, KINGSPORT TN, 37662. The official website for the company is www.eastman.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (800) 327-8626, via email at griddle@eastman.com, or via fax at 423-224-0502.

This page (NYSE:EMN) was last updated on 12/8/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff