Olin Corporation manufactures and distributes chemical products in the United States and internationally. It operates through three segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls; Epoxy; and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls segment offers chlorine and caustic soda, ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride monomers, methyl chloride, methylene chloride, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene and vinylidene chloride, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products, and potassium hydroxide. The Epoxy segment provides allyl chloride and epichlorohydrin, as well as acetone, bisphenol, cumene, and phenol for use in resins and other plastic materials, water purification, and pesticides, as well as for the manufacturers of polymers; liquid and solid epoxy resins that are used in adhesives, paints and coatings, composites, and flooring; and differentiated epoxy resins for use in electrical laminates, paints and coatings, wind blades, electronics, and construction, as well as offers additives. The Winchester segment offers sporting ammunition products, including shotshells, small caliber centerfire, and rimfire ammunition products for hunters and recreational shooters, and law enforcement agencies; small caliber military ammunition products for use in infantry and mounted weapons; and industrial products comprising gauge loads and powder-actuated tool loads for maintenance applications in power and concrete industries, and construction industry. The company markets its products through its sales force, as well as directly to various industrial customers, mass merchants, retailers, wholesalers, other distributors, and the U.S. Government and its prime contractors. Olin Corporation was founded in 1892 and is headquartered in Clayton, Missouri.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Chemicals & allied products
Trailing P/E Ratio37.27
Forward P/E Ratio15.36
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$6.27 billion
Price / Sales0.81
Cash Flow$4.1552 per share
Price / Cash7.28
Book Value$16.54 per share
Price / Book1.83
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$0.81
Net Income$549.50 million
Return on Equity5.81%
Return on Assets1.60%
Olin (NYSE:OLN) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Olin's stock symbol?
Olin trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "OLN."
How often does Olin pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Olin?
Olin declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, April 26th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, May 10th will be given a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, June 11th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.64%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, May 9th. View Olin's Dividend History.
How will Olin's stock buyback program work?
Olin announced that its Board of Directors has approved a stock buyback plan on Tuesday, May 1st 2018, which authorizes the company to buyback $500,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This buyback authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 9.9% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock buyback plans are generally an indication that the company's leadership believes its stock is undervalued.
How were Olin's earnings last quarter?
Olin Co. (NYSE:OLN) posted its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 1st. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.15 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.03. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $1.71 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.60 billion. Olin had a return on equity of 5.81% and a net margin of 8.69%. View Olin's Earnings History.
When is Olin's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for OLN?
9 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Olin's stock. Their forecasts range from $27.79 to $46.00. On average, they anticipate Olin's share price to reach $36.8488 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Olin.
Are investors shorting Olin?
Olin saw a increase in short interest in the month of May. As of May 15th, there was short interest totalling 5,080,561 shares, an increase of 61.1% from the April 30th total of 3,154,076 shares. Based on an average daily volume of 2,437,092 shares, the short-interest ratio is currently 2.1 days. Approximately 3.1% of the shares of the company are short sold.
Who are some of Olin's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Olin include DSM (RDSMY), ASAHI KASEI Cor/ADR (AHKSY), FMC (FMC), JOHNSON MATTHEY/S (JMPLY), Chemours (CC), Huntsman (HUN), W. R. Grace & Co (GRA), Ashland Global (ASH), Univar (UNVR), Ingevity (NGVT), Balchem (BCPC), PQ Group (PQG), GCP Applied Technologies (GCP), Innospec (IOSP) and KMG Chemicals (KMG).
Who are Olin's key executives?
Olin's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. John E. Fischer, Chairman, Pres & CEO (Age 62)
- Mr. Todd A. Slater, VP & CFO (Age 54)
- Mr. John L. McIntosh, Exec. VP of Synergies & Systems (Age 63)
- Mr. Pat D. Dawson, Exec. VP (Age 61)
- Mr. James A. Varilek, Exec. VP (Age 60)
Has Olin been receiving favorable news coverage?
News stories about OLN stock have been trending somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research group identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Olin earned a news sentiment score of 0.12 on Accern's scale. They also assigned media headlines about the specialty chemicals company an impact score of 46.55 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the next several days.
Who are Olin's major shareholders?
Olin's stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (11.03%), Iridian Asset Management LLC CT (4.45%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (2.91%), Northern Trust Corp (0.79%), Prudential Financial Inc. (0.79%) and Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. (0.65%). Company insiders that own Olin stock include C Robert Bunch, Dolores J Ennico, Donald W Bogus, John E Fischer, John L Mcintosh, John Maurice Sampson, Pat D Dawson, Randall W Larrimore, Stephen C Curley and Thomas J Okeefe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Olin.
Which major investors are selling Olin stock?
OLN stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Boston Partners, Nuveen Asset Management LLC, Iridian Asset Management LLC CT, Principal Financial Group Inc., Principal Financial Group Inc., Stevens Capital Management LP, Federated Investors Inc. PA and Wells Fargo & Company MN. Company insiders that have sold Olin company stock in the last year include C Robert Bunch, Dolores J Ennico, John E Fischer, John L Mcintosh, John Maurice Sampson and Stephen C Curley. View Insider Buying and Selling for Olin.
Which major investors are buying Olin stock?
OLN stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including BlackRock Inc., Rubric Capital Management LP, Manning & Napier Group LLC, Point72 Asset Management L.P., Mackay Shields LLC, Korea Investment CORP, Highbridge Capital Management LLC and Victory Capital Management Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Olin stock in the last two years include Donald W Bogus, Pat D Dawson and Randall W Larrimore. View Insider Buying and Selling for Olin.
How do I buy shares of Olin?
Shares of OLN 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, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Olin's stock price today?
One share of OLN stock can currently be purchased for approximately $30.25.
How big of a company is Olin?
Olin has a market capitalization of $5.08 billion and generates $6.27 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $549.50 million in net income (profit) each year or $0.81 on an earnings per share basis. Olin employs 6,400 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Olin?
Olin's mailing address is 190 CARONDELET PLAZA SUITE 1530, CLAYTON MO, 63105. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at 314-480-1400 or via email at [email protected]
MarketBeat Community Rating for Olin (OLN)MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Olin and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe OLN will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe OLN will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.