NYSE:PAH - Platform Specialty Products Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$10.13 -0.44 (-4.16 %)
(As of 03/22/2019 04:00 PM ET)
Previous Close$10.13
Today's Range$10.07 - $10.57
52-Week Range$9.09 - $13.54
Volume1.90 million shs
Average Volume2.45 million shs
Market Capitalization$2.92 billion
P/E Ratio13.33
Dividend YieldN/A
Platform Specialty Products Corp. engages in the provision of technology chemical products and technical services. It operates its business through the Performance Solutions and Agricultural Solutions segments. The Performance Solutions segment formulates and markets chemistry solutions that are used in production, commercial packaging and printing, electronics, and oil and gas production and drilling. The Agricultural Solutions segment is based on a solutions-oriented business model that focuses on its product improvement address an ever increasing need for higher crop yield and quality. The company was founded by Martin E. Franklin on April 23, 2013 and is headquartered in West Palm Beach, FL.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry Miscellaneous chemical products
SectorBasic Materials
Phone(561) 207-9600



Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$3.78 billion
Cash Flow$2.3287 per share
Book Value$9.96 per share


Net Income$-296,200,000.00


Market Cap$2.92 billion
Next Earnings DateN/A

Platform Specialty Products (NYSE:PAH) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Platform Specialty Products' stock symbol?

Platform Specialty Products trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "PAH."

How were Platform Specialty Products' earnings last quarter?

Platform Specialty Products Corp (NYSE:PAH) issued its earnings results on Thursday, August, 2nd. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.24 by $0.02. The specialty chemicals company had revenue of $1 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $997.27 million. Platform Specialty Products had a positive return on equity of 8.48% and a negative net margin of 14.14%. The business's revenue was up 6.5% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.20 EPS. View Platform Specialty Products' Earnings History.

What guidance has Platform Specialty Products issued on next quarter's earnings?

Platform Specialty Products issued an update on its FY 2019 earnings guidance on Monday, January, 28th. The company provided earnings per share guidance of $0.75-0.80 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.73. Platform Specialty Products also updated its FY 2018 guidance to EPS.

What price target have analysts set for PAH?

6 analysts have issued 1 year target prices for Platform Specialty Products' shares. Their forecasts range from $12.00 to $15.00. On average, they expect Platform Specialty Products' stock price to reach $13.25 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 30.8% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Platform Specialty Products.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Platform Specialty Products?

6 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Platform Specialty Products 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 Platform Specialty Products.

Has Platform Specialty Products been receiving favorable news coverage?

Media headlines about PAH stock have been trending somewhat positive this week, according to InfoTrie Sentiment. The research group identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than six thousand blog and news sources in real time. The firm ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores closest to five being the most favorable. Platform Specialty Products earned a media sentiment score of 0.6 on InfoTrie's scale. They also assigned news stories about the specialty chemicals company a news buzz of 0.0 out of 10, meaning that recent media coverage is extremely unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the immediate future.

Who are some of Platform Specialty Products' key competitors?

What other stocks do shareholders of Platform Specialty Products own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Platform Specialty Products investors own include Micron Technology (MU), Alibaba Group (BABA), Two Harbors Investment (TWO), Uniti Group (UNIT), Fitbit (FIT), Energy Transfer LP Unit (ET), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Intel (INTC), General Electric (GE) and Kratos Defense & Security Solutions (KTOS).

Who are Platform Specialty Products' key executives?

Platform Specialty Products' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Rakesh Sachdev, Chief Executive Officer & Director
  • Benjamin H. Gliklich, Executive Vice President-Operations & Strategy
  • John P. Connolly, CFO & Principal Accounting Officer
  • John Edward Capps, Secretary, Executive VP & General Counsel
  • Scot Robert Benson, President-Performance Solutions

Who are Platform Specialty Products' major shareholders?

Platform Specialty Products' stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include FMR LLC (9.91%), BlackRock Inc. (5.74%), Dimensional Fund Advisors LP (5.50%), Gates Capital Management Inc. (2.33%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (1.41%) and Victory Capital Management Inc. (1.26%). Company insiders that own Platform Specialty Products stock include Benjamin Gliklich, Diego Lopez Casanello, Ian G H Ashken, John David Tolbert, John Edward Capps, Martin E Franklin, Pershing Square Capital Manage, Rakesh Sachdev and Scot Benson. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Platform Specialty Products.

Which major investors are selling Platform Specialty Products stock?

PAH stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including FMR LLC, Wedge Capital Management L L P NC, First Manhattan Co., First Trust Advisors LP, Raymond James & Associates, Victory Capital Management Inc., Van ECK Associates Corp and ETF Managers Group LLC. Company insiders that have sold Platform Specialty Products company stock in the last year include Martin E Franklin and Pershing Square Capital Manage. View Insider Buying and Selling for Platform Specialty Products.

Which major investors are buying Platform Specialty Products stock?

PAH stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Norges Bank, Consulta Ltd, Locust Wood Capital Advisers LLC, Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P., Gates Capital Management Inc., Royce & Associates LP, Hsbc Holdings PLC and BlackRock Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Platform Specialty Products stock in the last two years include Benjamin Gliklich, Diego Lopez Casanello, Ian G H Ashken, John David Tolbert, John Edward Capps, Martin E Franklin, Pershing Square Capital Manage, Rakesh Sachdev and Scot Benson. View Insider Buying and Selling for Platform Specialty Products.

How do I buy shares of Platform Specialty Products?

Shares of PAH 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 Platform Specialty Products' stock price today?

One share of PAH stock can currently be purchased for approximately $10.13.

How big of a company is Platform Specialty Products?

Platform Specialty Products has a market capitalization of $2.92 billion and generates $3.78 billion in revenue each year. The specialty chemicals company earns $-296,200,000.00 in net income (profit) each year or $0.76 on an earnings per share basis.

What is Platform Specialty Products' official website?

The official website for Platform Specialty Products is http://www.platformspecialtyproducts.com.

How can I contact Platform Specialty Products?

Platform Specialty Products' mailing address is 1450 CENTREPARK BLVD SUITE 210, WEST PALM BEACH FL, 33401. The specialty chemicals company can be reached via phone at (561) 207-9600.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Platform Specialty Products (NYSE PAH)

Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  179 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  262 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  441
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Platform Specialty Products and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe PAH will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe PAH will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 3/23/2019 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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