NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. fell$. 02 or percent, to $53.69. DuPont Co. rose$. 22 or. 3 percent, to $65.15.» Read More
*BASF still sees slightly higher adj EBIT in 2014. FRANKFURT, July 24- BASF, the world's largest chemicals maker by sales, became the latest euro zone company to suffer from the strength of the euro, posting lower-than-expected earnings growth even as sales volumes rose.
Net earnings for the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization fell to $472 million, or 56 cents per share, from $643 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier. Potash Corp had forecast 40 cents to 45 cents. Potash Corp raised its estimate of 2014 earnings to a range of $1.70 to $1.90 per share from a prior forecast of $1.50 to $1.80.
*To raise $1 bln from sale of corporate assets. July 23- Dow Chemical Co said it would raise about $1 billion from the sale of corporate assets such as rail cars and that it was reviewing joint ventures, part of a plan to raise as much as $6 billion through asset sales.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co reported a better-than-expected quarterly profit as sales rose across its businesses and margins improved due to higher prices and a tight control on costs.
July 23- Dow Chemical Co said its second-quarter net profit fell 62 percent from a year earlier, when it received $2.2 billion in damages from Kuwait's state chemical company for pulling out of a petrochemical venture in 2008..
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies were mixed at the close of trading:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 44 or. 8 percent, to $52.30. DuPont Co. fell$. 59 or. 9 percent, to $64.95.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 40 or. 8 percent, to $52.26. DuPont Co. fell$. 24 or. 4 percent, to $65.30.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are mixed at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 19 or. 4 percent, to $52.05. DuPont Co. fell$. 40 or. 6 percent, to $65.14.
July 22- Chemicals maker DuPont forecast lower-than-expected operating earnings for the current quarter and warned of a loss in its agriculture unit as weak farm sales constrain both profit and revenue. DuPont has made a big push into agriculture, energy and specialty materials to insulate itself from more volatile businesses.
July 22- Chemicals maker DuPont forecast weaker-than-expected operating earnings for the current quarter after weak agriculture sales constrained both profit and revenue. DuPont forecast operating earnings of $1.25- $1.35 per share for the second half of the year, and said it expected to realize 40 percent of those earnings in the third quarter.
July 22- Chemicals maker DuPont's quarterly profit inched up 4 percent and raised its quarterly dividend for the third time in the last 27 months. Net income attributable to DuPont rose to $1.07 billion, or $1.15 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $1.03 billion, or $1.11 per share, a year earlier.
SAO PAULO, July 18- Brazil's government approved the use of pesticides with the active ingredient cyantraniliprole to fight the coffee borer beetle, a note published in the country's Official Gazette said on Friday.
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NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 1 p.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 36 or. 7 percent, to $51.90. DuPont Co. rose$. 33 or. 5 percent, to $64.91.
NEW YORK— Shares of some top chemicals companies are up at 10 a.m.:. Dow Chemical Co. rose$. 36 or. 7 percent, to $51.90. DuPont Co. rose$. 20 or. 3 percent, to $64.78.
CNBC's David Faber outlines a coming $6.2 billion acquisition in the specialty chemicals industry. Jim Cramer says this company will be a "must own" for many portfolio managers.
*Albermale to pay $50.65 in cash and 0.4803 in stock. July 15- Chemicals maker Albemarle Corp said it would buy rival Rockwood Holdings Inc for $6.2 billion to tap the fast-growing demand for lithium products used in mobile phone and automobile batteries. Rockwood shareholders will get $50.65 in cash and 0.4803 Albemarle shares for each share they own.