NYSE:VNTR - Venator Materials Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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$3.81 +0.16 (+4.38 %)
(As of 12/19/2018 09:30 AM ET)
Previous Close$3.65
Today's Range$3.65 - $3.87
52-Week Range$3.59 - $24.31
Volume962,189 shs
Average Volume1.04 million shs
Market Capitalization$388.36 million
P/E Ratio2.19
Dividend YieldN/A
Beta1.51
Venator Materials PLC manufactures and markets chemical products worldwide. It operates through two segments, Titanium Dioxide and Performance Additives. The Titanium Dioxide segment offers titanium dioxide (TiO2), such as rutile, anatase, and nano TiO2 products for use in coatings, plastics, paper, printing inks, fibers, and food and personal care products. The Performance Additives segment provides barium and zinc additives for use in coatings, films, pharmaceuticals, and paper and glass fiber reinforced plastics; colored inorganic pigments comprising iron oxides, ultramarines, specialty inorganics chemicals, and driers for construction, coating, plastic, and specialty markets; and wood protection chemicals for use in residential and commercial applications, as well as water treatment chemicals. The company was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in Stockton-On-Tees, the United Kingdom.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry Industrial inorganic chemicals
Sub-IndustryN/A
SectorBasic Materials
Current SymbolNYSE:VNTR
Previous SymbolNASDAQ:VNTR
CUSIPN/A
Phone44-0-17-4060-8001

Debt

Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.76
Current Ratio2.27
Quick Ratio1.34

Price-To-Earnings

Trailing P/E Ratio2.19
Forward P/E Ratio1.89
P/E Growth0.21

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$2.21 billion
Price / Sales0.18
Cash Flow$3.0726 per share
Price / Cash Flow1.24
Book Value$10.40 per share
Price / Book0.37

Profitability

EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$1.74
Net Income$134 million
Net Margins-1.13%
Return on Equity24.15%
Return on Assets9.86%

Miscellaneous

Employees4,500
Outstanding Shares106,400,000
Market Cap$388.36 million
OptionableOptionable

Venator Materials (NYSE:VNTR) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Venator Materials' stock symbol?

Venator Materials trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "VNTR."

How were Venator Materials' earnings last quarter?

Venator Materials PLC (NYSE:VNTR) released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October, 30th. The company reported $0.32 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.33 by $0.01. The business earned $533 million during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $577.99 million. Venator Materials had a negative net margin of 1.13% and a positive return on equity of 24.15%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was down 8.4% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.70 earnings per share. View Venator Materials' Earnings History.

When is Venator Materials' next earnings date?

Venator Materials is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Friday, February 22nd 2019. View Earnings Estimates for Venator Materials.

What price target have analysts set for VNTR?

13 brokerages have issued twelve-month target prices for Venator Materials' stock. Their predictions range from $9.00 to $32.00. On average, they anticipate Venator Materials' stock price to reach $18.9091 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 396.3% from the stock's current price. View Analyst Price Targets for Venator Materials.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Venator Materials?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Venator Materials in the last year. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 6 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Hold." View Analyst Ratings for Venator Materials.

What are Wall Street analysts saying about Venator Materials stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Venator Materials stock:
  • 1. Jefferies Financial Group Inc analysts commented, "Q3 missed consensus by $0.01–but was $0.09 above our forecast. The weakness we expected is more in Q4, now likely a modest loss. After a margin squeeze this winter, Venator could double, or better over 2-3 years. The ingredients: a spring restocking cycle that tightens TiO2 S/D balances (if consumer confidences holds up); normal summer seasonality (at least); and keeping most of the productivity. Timing of validation? Most likely after the Chinese New Year. Q3 EPS was $0.01 below consensus but $0.09 above our forecast: +$0.01 in flat in a lower tax rate. Total sales decreased 8% (-15% vol., +6% price, +1% sales mix and other); TiO2 sales decreased 10% (-18% vol., +7% price, +1% sales mix and other); and Performance Additives sales decreased 5% (-6% vol., +2% price, -1% sales mix and other)." (11/4/2018)
  • 2. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Venator Materials PLC is a manufacturer and marketer of chemical products. The company's product comprises a broad range of pigments and additives that bring color and vibrancy to building, protect and extend product life and reduce energy consumption. Its operating segment consists of Titanium Dioxide, which consists of our TiO2 business, and Performance Additives, which consists of our functional additives, color pigments, timber treatment and water treatment businesses. Venator Materials PLC is headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas. " (8/3/2018)

Has Venator Materials been receiving favorable news coverage?

Press coverage about VNTR stock has trended negative on Wednesday, InfoTrie reports. The research firm identifies positive and negative press coverage by analyzing more than six thousand news and blog sources in real-time. The firm ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -5 to 5, with scores nearest to five being the most favorable. Venator Materials earned a coverage optimism score of -2.9 on InfoTrie's scale. They also gave news articles about the company a news buzz of 10.0 out of 10, meaning that recent press coverage is extremely likely to have an effect on the company's share price in the next few days.

Are investors shorting Venator Materials?

Venator Materials saw a increase in short interest in November. As of November 15th, there was short interest totalling 2,804,459 shares, an increase of 52.8% from the October 31st total of 1,834,857 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 1,709,884 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.6 days. Currently, 5.6% of the company's stock are sold short. View Venator Materials' Current Options Chain.

Who are some of Venator Materials' key competitors?

Who are Venator Materials' key executives?

Venator Materials' management team includes the folowing people:
  • Mr. Simon Turner, Pres, CEO & Director (Age 55)
  • Mr. Kurt D. Ogden, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 50)
  • Mr. Russ R. Stolle, Sr. VP, Gen. Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer & Sec. (Age 56)
  • Mr. Mahomed Maiter, Sr. VP of White Pigments (Age 57)
  • Mr. Jan Buberl, VP of Color Pigments & Timber Treatment (Age 43)

When did Venator Materials IPO?

(VNTR) raised $465 million in an initial public offering (IPO) on Thursday, August 3rd 2017. The company issued 22,700,000 shares at a price of $20.00-$21.00 per share. Citigroup, Goldman Sachs, BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan acted as the underwriters for the IPO and Barclays, Deutsche Bank Securities, UBS Investment Bank, RBC Capital Markets, Moelis & Company, HSBC, Nomura, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey, Academy Securities and COMMERZBANK were co-managers.

Who are Venator Materials' major shareholders?

Venator Materials' stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Zimmer Partners LP (3.71%), Luminus Management LLC (3.24%), Macquarie Group Ltd. (2.93%), Vaughan Nelson Investment Management L.P. (2.57%), Clearbridge Investments LLC (1.67%) and Systematic Financial Management LP (1.47%). Company insiders that own Venator Materials stock include Corp Huntsman, Kathy Dawn Patrick and Peter R Huntsman. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Venator Materials.

Which institutional investors are selling Venator Materials stock?

VNTR stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Jennison Associates LLC, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, Luminus Management LLC, Zimmer Partners LP, Capital Research Global Investors, Penn Capital Management Co. Inc., Scopus Asset Management L.P. and Panagora Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Venator Materials.

Which institutional investors are buying Venator Materials stock?

VNTR stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Clearbridge Investments LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Schneider Capital Management Corp, Morgan Stanley, General American Investors Co. Inc., Schroder Investment Management Group, Macquarie Group Ltd. and JPMorgan Chase & Co.. Company insiders that have bought Venator Materials stock in the last two years include Kathy Dawn Patrick and Peter R Huntsman. View Insider Buying and Selling for Venator Materials.

How do I buy shares of Venator Materials?

Shares of VNTR 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 Venator Materials' stock price today?

One share of VNTR stock can currently be purchased for approximately $3.81.

How big of a company is Venator Materials?

Venator Materials has a market capitalization of $388.36 million and generates $2.21 billion in revenue each year. The company earns $134 million in net income (profit) each year or $1.74 on an earnings per share basis. Venator Materials employs 4,500 workers across the globe.

What is Venator Materials' official website?

The official website for Venator Materials is http://www.venatorcorp.com.

How can I contact Venator Materials?

Venator Materials' mailing address is TITANIUM HOUSE HANZARD DRIVE, WYNYARD PARK STOCKTON-ON-TEES X0, TS22 5FD. The company can be reached via phone at 44-0-17-4060-8001 or via email at [email protected]


MarketBeat Community Rating for Venator Materials (NYSE VNTR)

Community Ranking:  2.4 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  284 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  314 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  598
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This page was last updated on 12/19/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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