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NYSE:ESI - Element Solutions Stock Price, Forecast & News

-0.50 (-4.61 %)
(As of 02/28/2020 01:58 AM ET)
Today's Range
Now: $10.35
50-Day Range
MA: $12.01
52-Week Range
Now: $10.35
Volume3.79 million shs
Average Volume2.00 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.60 billion
P/E Ratio54.48
Dividend YieldN/A
Element Solutions Inc produces and sells specialty chemical products worldwide. The company operates through two segments, Electronics and Industrial & Specialty. The Electronics segment researches, formulates, and delivers specialty chemicals and materials for various types of electronics hardware products. This segment offers electronic assembly materials; circuitry solutions comprising circuit board metallization products, circuit formation products, and electronic materials. This segment primarily serves mobile communications, computers, automobiles, and aerospace equipment industries. The Industrial & Specialty segment provides industrial solutions, which include chemical systems that protect and decorate metal and plastic surfaces; graphics solutions that comprise consumable chemicals that enable printing image transfer on flexible packaging materials; and energy solutions, which consist of chemistries used in water-based hydraulic control fluids for offshore deep-water drilling. This segment's products include electroless nickel products, plating products, pre-treatment and cleaning solutions, functional conversion coatings, hard-coated films, and water treatment products; solid sheet printing elements and liquid imaging products; and offshore fluids. This segment serves the aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer electronics, consumer packaged goods, and oil and gas production end markets. The company was formerly known as Platform Specialty Products Corporation and changed its name to Element Solutions Inc in January 2019. Element Solutions Inc was founded in 1922 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, Florida.

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous chemical products
SectorBasic Materials



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$1.96 billion
Cash Flow$0.67 per share
Book Value$7.56 per share


Net Income$-324,400,000.00


Market Cap$2.60 billion
Next Earnings Date5/6/2020 (Estimated)

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Element Solutions (NYSE:ESI) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Element Solutions' stock symbol?

Element Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "ESI."

How were Element Solutions' earnings last quarter?

Element Solutions Inc (NYSE:ESI) issued its quarterly earnings results on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company reported $0.22 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.20 by $0.02. The company had revenue of $454.70 million for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $449.02 million. Element Solutions had a return on equity of 6.67% and a net margin of 2.85%. Element Solutions's revenue was down 5.0% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter last year, the business earned ($0.05) earnings per share. View Element Solutions' Earnings History.

When is Element Solutions' next earnings date?

Element Solutions is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, May 6th 2020. View Earnings Estimates for Element Solutions.

What guidance has Element Solutions issued on next quarter's earnings?

Element Solutions issued an update on its FY20 earnings guidance on Wednesday, February, 26th. The company provided EPS guidance of $0.93-0.97 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.94.

What price target have analysts set for ESI?

6 equities research analysts have issued twelve-month price objectives for Element Solutions' stock. Their forecasts range from $5.00 to $14.00. On average, they expect Element Solutions' share price to reach $9.08 in the next year. This suggests that the stock has a possible downside of 12.2%. View Analyst Price Targets for Element Solutions.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Element Solutions?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Element Solutions in the last year. There are currently 4 hold ratings and 2 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Element Solutions.

Has Element Solutions been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about ESI stock has been trending very negative recently, InfoTrie Sentiment reports. InfoTrie rates the sentiment of media coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of negative five to five, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Element Solutions earned a daily sentiment score of -3.2 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned headlines about the company a news buzz of 4.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock's share price in the near future. View News Stories for Element Solutions.

Are investors shorting Element Solutions?

Element Solutions saw a increase in short interest during the month of January. As of January 31st, there was short interest totalling 12,050,000 shares, an increase of 6.2% from the January 15th total of 11,350,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 2,420,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 5.0 days. Currently, 5.9% of the shares of the company are sold short. View Element Solutions' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Element Solutions' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Element Solutions own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Element Solutions investors own include Cohu (COHU), Corbus Pharmaceuticals (CRBP), FireEye (FEYE), Pattern Energy Group (PEGI), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Ford Motor (F), Forum Energy Technologies (FET), General Motors (GM), Harley-Davidson (HOG) and NeoPhotonics (NPTN).

Who are Element Solutions' key executives?

Element Solutions' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Martin Ellis Franklin, Founder & Exec. Chairman (Age 54)
  • Mr. Benjamin Gliklich, CEO & Director (Age 34)
  • Mr. John Edwards Capps, Exec. VP, Gen. Counsel & Sec. (Age 54)
  • Mr. John David Tolbert, Exec. Officer (Age 58)
  • Mr. Scot R. Benson, Pres, COO & Director (Age 57)

Who are Element Solutions' major shareholders?

Element Solutions' stock is owned by a number of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (4.91%), Bares Capital Management Inc. (4.42%), Credit Suisse AG (3.67%), Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC (3.08%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.85%) and Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC (1.27%). Company insiders that own Element Solutions stock include Benjamin Gliklich, Pershing Square Capital Manage, Rakesh Sachdev and Scot Benson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Element Solutions.

Which institutional investors are selling Element Solutions stock?

ESI stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC, Credit Suisse AG, UBS Group AG, Bares Capital Management Inc., FMR LLC, Goldman Sachs Group Inc., State Street Corp and Bank of New York Mellon Corp. View Insider Buying and Selling for Element Solutions.

Which institutional investors are buying Element Solutions stock?

ESI stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Victory Capital Management Inc., Victory Capital Management Inc., Copper Rock Capital Partners LLC, Marshall Wace North America L.P., Great Lakes Advisors LLC, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, Jacobs Levy Equity Management Inc. and AQR Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Element Solutions stock in the last two years include Benjamin Gliklich and Scot Benson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Element Solutions.

How do I buy shares of Element Solutions?

Shares of ESI can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Element Solutions' stock price today?

One share of ESI stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.35.

How big of a company is Element Solutions?

Element Solutions has a market capitalization of $2.60 billion and generates $1.96 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $-324,400,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.14 on an earnings per share basis. Element Solutions employs 4,450 workers across the globe.View Additional Information About Element Solutions.

What is Element Solutions' official website?

The official website for Element Solutions is http://www.elementsolutionsinc.com/.

How can I contact Element Solutions?

Element Solutions' mailing address is 500 EAST BROWARD BOULEVARD SUITE 127, FORT LAUDERDALE FL, 33394. The company can be reached via phone at 561-207-9600.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Element Solutions (NYSE ESI)

Community Ranking:  1.6 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  15 (Thanks for Voting!)
Underperform Votes:  32 (Thanks for Voting!)
Total Votes:  47
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Element Solutions and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe ESI will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe ESI will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 2/28/2020 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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