Olin Corporation Company Profile (NYSE:OLN)

About Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)

Olin Corporation logoOlin Corporation is a manufacturer and distributor of chemical products, and ammunition. The Company operates through three segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, Epoxy and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls segment manufactures and sells chlorine and caustic soda, ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride monomer, methyl chloride, methylene chloride, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene and vinylidene chloride, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products and potassium hydroxide. The Epoxy segment produces and sells a range of epoxy materials, including allyl chloride, epichlorohydrin, liquid epoxy resins and downstream products, such as converted epoxy resins and additives. The Winchester segment produces and sells sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Commodity Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:OLN
  • CUSIP: 68066520
  • Web: www.olin.com
  • Market Cap: $5.84 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 166,258,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $33.96
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $31.40
  • 52 Week Range: $20.43 - $36.84
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 136.69
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 16.04
  • P/E Growth: 1.86
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $5.93 billion
  • Price / Sales: 0.98
  • Book Value: $13.59 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.58
  • Annual Dividend: $0.80
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
  • EBITDA: $842.9 million
  • Net Margins: 0.72%
  • Return on Equity: 5.80%
  • Return on Assets: 1.51%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.56%
  • Current Ratio: 1.68%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.02%
  • Average Volume: 1.87 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.42
  • Short Ratio: 1.58

Frequently Asked Questions for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)

What is Olin Corporation's stock symbol?

Olin Corporation trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "OLN."

How often does Olin Corporation pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Olin Corporation?

Olin Corporation declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 27th. Investors of record on Thursday, August 10th will be paid a dividend of $0.20 per share on Monday, September 11th. This represents a $0.80 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.28%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, August 8th. View Olin Corporation's Dividend History.

How were Olin Corporation's earnings last quarter?

Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) announced its quarterly earnings results on Monday, July, 31st. The company reported $0.01 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.16 by $0.15. The business had revenue of $1.53 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.51 billion. Olin Corporation had a return on equity of 5.80% and a net margin of 0.72%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 11.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period in the prior year, the business posted $0.24 earnings per share. View Olin Corporation's Earnings History.

When will Olin Corporation make its next earnings announcement?

Olin Corporation is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, October, 30th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Olin Corporation.

Where is Olin Corporation's stock going? Where will Olin Corporation's stock price be in 2017?

8 equities research analysts have issued 1-year price objectives for Olin Corporation's stock. Their predictions range from $28.00 to $44.00. On average, they expect Olin Corporation's stock price to reach $37.86 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Olin Corporation.

Who are some of Olin Corporation's key competitors?

Who are Olin Corporation's key executives?

Olin Corporation's management team includes the folowing people:

  • John E. Fischer, Chairman of the Board, President, Chief Executive Officer
  • Todd A. Slater, Chief Financial Officer, Vice President
  • Pat D. Dawson, Executive Vice President and President - Epoxy and International
  • John L. McIntosh, Executive Vice President Synergies and Systems
  • James A. Varilek, Executive Vice President, President - Chlor Alkali Vinyls and Services
  • John M. Sampson, Vice President and Senior Vice President, Business Operations
  • Thomas J. O'Keefe, Senior Vice President, Ammunition
  • Randee N. Sumner, Vice President, Controller
  • Stephen C. Curley, Vice President, Treasurer
  • Dolores J. Ennico, Vice President - Human Resources

Who owns Olin Corporation stock?

Olin Corporation's stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Mutual of America Capital Management LLC (0.08%), Shell Asset Management Co. (0.04%), State Treasurer State of Michigan (0.04%) and Oakbrook Investments LLC (0.01%). Company insiders that own Olin Corporation stock include C Robert Bunch, Donald W Bogus, Frank W Chirumbole, George H Pain, Gray G Benoist, James A Varilek, John E Fischer, John L Mcintosh, John Maurice Sampson, Joseph D Rupp, Pat D Dawson, Randall W Larrimore, Stephen C Curley and Thomas J Okeefe. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Olin Corporation.

Who sold Olin Corporation stock? Who is selling Olin Corporation stock?

Olin Corporation's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including State Treasurer State of Michigan and Oakbrook Investments LLC. Company insiders that have sold Olin Corporation stock in the last year include C Robert Bunch, John L Mcintosh, Stephen C Curley and Thomas J Okeefe. View Insider Buying and Selling for Olin Corporation.

Who bought Olin Corporation stock? Who is buying Olin Corporation stock?

Olin Corporation's stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co. and Mutual of America Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Olin Corporation stock in the last two years include C Robert Bunch, Donald W Bogus, George H Pain, Gray G Benoist, James A Varilek, John E Fischer, John Maurice Sampson, Joseph D Rupp, Pat D Dawson and Randall W Larrimore. View Insider Buying and Selling for Olin Corporation.

How do I buy Olin Corporation stock?

Shares of Olin Corporation can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Olin Corporation's stock price today?

One share of Olin Corporation stock can currently be purchased for approximately $35.13.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Olin Corporation (NYSE OLN)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  155 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  231 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  386
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Olin Corporation and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.75)
Consensus Price Target: $37.86 (7.76% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Price Target History for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Analysts' Ratings History for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/10/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingOutperform$39.00 -> $42.00N/AView Rating Details
10/2/2017SunTrust Banks, Inc.Reiterated RatingBuy$36.00 -> $44.00HighView Rating Details
9/27/2017Citigroup Inc.Initiated CoverageBuy$39.00LowView Rating Details
6/20/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$35.00MediumView Rating Details
5/12/2017Tudor PickeringInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$37.00MediumView Rating Details
5/8/2017Bank of America CorporationInitiated CoverageBuy -> Buy$40.00MediumView Rating Details
2/2/2017Monness Crespi & HardtDowngradeBuy -> Neutral$28.00N/AView Rating Details
2/2/2017Longbow ResearchUpgradeUnderperform -> NeutralN/AView Rating Details
7/12/2016NomuraReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
4/17/2016Wells Fargo & CompanyReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/5/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncLower Price Target$23.00 -> $21.00N/AView Rating Details
2/4/2016MacquarieLower Price TargetNeutral$23.00 -> $19.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/22/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Earnings by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Earnings History by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE OLN)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/30/2017$0.52N/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2017Q2 2017$0.16$0.01$1.51 billion$1.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.24$0.14$1.44 billion$1.57 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2017Q416$0.09$0.31$1.36 billion$1.39 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.33$0.33$1.44 billion$1.45 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.31$0.24$1.47 billion$1.36 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/2/2016Q116$0.22($0.23)$1.43 billion$1.35 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/2/2015Q315$0.32$0.08$572.00 million$533.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.30$0.54$570.90 million$535.40 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/27/2015Q115$0.25$0.17$575.87 million$518.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/5/2015Q414$0.22$0.25$538.03 million$499.80 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.42$0.33$617.20 million$593.60 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.45$0.46$639.52 million$570.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.34$0.37$618.20 million$577.40 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2014Q413$0.31$0.31$585.35 million$562.10 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/29/2013Q313$0.67$0.86$679.10 million$670.70 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.52$0.54$659.69 million$652.20 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.47$0.50$611.90 million$630.00 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.42$0.48ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2012$0.22$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/21/2011$0.50$0.52ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.30$1.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2011$0.05$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.90
2018 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.65
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.32$0.32$0.32
Q2 20171$0.34$0.34$0.34
Q3 20171$0.70$0.70$0.70
Q4 20171$0.54$0.54$0.54
Q1 20181$0.56$0.56$0.56
Q2 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
Q3 20181$0.85$0.85$0.85
Q4 20181$0.62$0.62$0.62
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Most Recent Dividend:9/11/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.80
Dividend Yield:2.28%
Dividend Growth:0.00% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:320.00% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
78.43% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
36.53% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)

Dividend History by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE OLN)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 2.90%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 92.62%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Olin Corporation (NYSE:OLN)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
8/15/2017Stephen C CurleyVPSell5,000$30.34$151,700.00View SEC Filing  
8/3/2017John L McintoshEVPSell24,000$31.54$756,960.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2017John L McintoshEVPSell16,070$31.02$498,491.40View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Stephen C CurleyVPSell5,500$32.06$176,330.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2017Thomas J OkeefeSVPSell10,000$32.26$322,600.00View SEC Filing  
2/27/2017Stephen C CurleyVPSell2,000$30.95$61,900.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017C Robert BunchDirectorSell10,000$29.65$296,500.00View SEC Filing  
11/8/2016Pat D DawsonInsiderBuy20,000$22.54$450,800.00View SEC Filing  
8/23/2016John L McintoshEVPSell10,000$21.59$215,900.00View SEC Filing  
3/1/2016Randall W LarrimoreDirectorBuy1,600$15.45$24,720.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Joseph D RuppCEOBuy70,000$14.26$998,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016John Maurice SampsonVPBuy5,000$13.84$69,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Gray G BenoistDirectorBuy15,000$12.54$188,100.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2016Pat D DawsonInsiderBuy20,000$12.90$258,000.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2015Frank W ChirumboleInsiderSell1,984$21.53$42,715.52View SEC Filing  
11/25/2015Randall W LarrimoreDirectorBuy1,100$21.97$24,167.00View SEC Filing  
11/12/2015C Robert BunchDirectorBuy7,500$19.25$144,375.00View SEC Filing  
11/5/2015John Maurice SampsonVPBuy5,000$19.20$96,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015Donald W BogusDirectorBuy50,000$19.92$996,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015George H PainSVPBuy25,000$19.99$499,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015James A VarilekInsiderBuy15,000$19.27$289,050.00View SEC Filing  
11/4/2015John E FischerCOOBuy5,000$19.60$98,000.00View SEC Filing  
11/20/2014Gbruce GreerVPSell4,772$25.16$120,063.52View SEC Filing  
11/17/2014Stephen C CurleyVPSell8,500$25.23$214,455.00View SEC Filing  
8/13/2014John L McintoshSVPSell23,000$25.92$596,160.00View SEC Filing  
8/6/2014Stephen C CurleyVPSell6,000$26.56$159,360.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2014Gbruce GreerVPSell31,000$27.15$841,650.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2014Gray G BenoistDirectorBuy5,000$26.57$132,850.00View SEC Filing  
5/14/2014Frank ChirumboleInsiderSell5,337$27.73$147,995.01View SEC Filing  
4/29/2014Gbruce GreerVPSell33,500$27.90$934,650.00View SEC Filing  
2/25/2014Stephen CurleyVPSell4,750$26.14$124,165.00View SEC Filing  
1/30/2014Gbruce GreerVPSell1,918$25.53$48,966.54View SEC Filing  
12/3/2013Stephen CurleyVPSell6,500$26.51$172,315.00View SEC Filing  
12/2/2013Gbruce GreerVPSell2,000$26.81$53,620.00View SEC Filing  
11/6/2013Todd SlaterVPSell7,900$23.48$185,492.00View SEC Filing  
11/1/2013C Robert BunchDirectorBuy12,500$22.47$280,875.00View SEC Filing  
8/2/2013Stephen C CurleyVPSell5,000$25.09$125,450.00View SEC Filing  
7/30/2013John L McintoshVPSell35,000$23.90$836,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/29/2013Stephen C CurleyVPSell3,200$24.97$79,904.00View SEC Filing  
5/22/2013Stephen C CurleyVPSell5,700$24.99$142,443.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Stephen C CurleyVPSell3,200$25.06$80,192.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Donald W BogusDirectorBuy5,000$24.58$122,900.00View SEC Filing  
4/30/2013Gbruce GreerVPSell19,833$24.19$479,760.27View SEC Filing  
2/26/2013Donald W BogusDirectorBuy10,000$22.22$222,200.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2013George H PainVPSell51,249$23.20$1,188,976.80View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013Frank W ChirumboleInsiderSell9,200$23.71$218,132.00View SEC Filing  
2/5/2013John L McintoshVPSell25,000$23.71$592,750.00View SEC Filing  
11/19/2012Donald W BogusDirectorBuy5,000$20.07$100,350.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


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Olin Corporation (OLN) Chart for Sunday, October, 22, 2017

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