Last $28.55 USD
Change Today +0.06 / 0.21%
Volume 470.5K
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$28.49
Previous Close
$28.49
Day High
$28.67
Day Low
$28.31
52 Week High
12/19/13 - $29.52
52 Week Low
10/25/13 - $21.79
Market Cap
2.3B
Average Volume 10 Days
814.7K
EPS TTM
$1.97
Shares Outstanding
79.2M
EX-Date
02/6/14
P/E TM
14.5x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
2.80%
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olin corp (OLN) Details

Olin Corporation manufactures and sells chlor alkali products in the United States and internationally. The company operates in three segments, Chlor Alkali Products, Chemical Distribution, and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products segment provides chlorine/caustic soda that is used in pulp and paper processing, chemical manufacturing, water purification, manufacture of vinyl chloride, bleach, swimming pool chemicals, and urethane chemicals; sodium hypochlorite for use in household cleaners, laundry bleaching, swimming pool sanitizers, semiconductors, water treatment, textile, pulp and paper, and food processing; and hydrogen, which is used in fuel source, hydrogen peroxide, and hydrochloric acid. This segment also offers hydrochloric acid for use in steel, oil and gas, plastics, organic chemical synthesis, water and wastewater treatment, brine treatment, artificial sweeteners, pharmaceuticals, food processing, and ore and mineral processing; and potassium hydroxide that is used in fertilizer manufacturing, soaps, detergents and cleaners, battery manufacturing, food processing chemicals, and deicers. The Chemical Distribution segment manufactures and sells bleach products; and distributes caustic soda, potassium hydroxide, and hydrochloric acid. The Winchester segment develops, manufactures, and sells gauges and calibers of shotgun shells, rimfire, and centerfire ammunition for pistols and rifles, reloading components and industrial cartridges; small caliber military ammunition for use in infantry and mounted weapons; and industrial products that are used in maintenance applications in power and concrete industries, and powder-actuated tools in construction industry. The company markets its products through its sales force and 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 based in Clayton, Missouri.

4,100 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/24/14
Founded in 1892

olin corp (OLN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President ...
Total Annual Compensation: $930.0K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $470.0K
Senior Vice President of Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $450.0K
Vice President and President of Chlor Alkali ...
Total Annual Compensation: $338.0K
Vice President and President of KA Steel
Total Annual Compensation: $127.5K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

olin corp (OLN) Key Developments

Olin Corp. Presents at Susquehanna 2014 Chemical Conference, Mar-11-2014

Olin Corp. Presents at Susquehanna 2014 Chemical Conference, Mar-11-2014 . Venue: Boston Harbor Hotel, 70 Rowes Wharf, Boston, MA 02110, United States.

Olin Mulls Acquisitions

Olin Corp. (NYSE:OLN) is seeking acquisitions. Joseph Rupp, Chairman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Olin said, "We continue to look for ways to deploy cash flow to increase shareholder value and we will consider accretive acquisitions and investments, share repurchases, and our dividend policy”.

Olin Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2013; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter and Full Year 2014

Olin Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2013. For the quarter, the company reported sales of USD 562.1 million compared to USD 587.6 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 34.7 million compared to USD 65.9 million a year ago. Income before taxes was USD 30.5 million compared to USD 54.7 million a year ago. Net income was USD 24.7 million compared to USD 34.6 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were USD 0.31 compared to USD 0.43 a year ago. EBITDA was USD 74.2 million compared to USD 94.7 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was USD 69.2 million compared to USD 99.1 million a year ago. Capital spending in the fourth of 2013 was USD 20.4 million. For the year, the company reported sales of USD 2,515.0 million compared to USD 2,184.7 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 286.5 million compared to USD 258.9 million a year ago. Income before taxes was USD 250.0 million compared to USD 225.2 million a year ago. Net income was USD 178.6 million compared to USD 149.6 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were USD 2.21 compared to USD 1.85 a year ago. Net operating activities were USD 317.0 million compared to USD 279.2 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were USD 90.8 million compared to USD 255.7 million a year ago. EBITDA was USD 423.3 million compared to USD 361.5 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was USD 424.6 million compared to USD 372.8 million a year ago. In the first quarter of 2014, earnings per share are forecast to be in the USD 0.30 to USD 0.35 range. Winchester first quarter 2014 segment earnings are forecast to improve compared to the first quarter of 2013 due to improved pricing and lower costs. First quarter 2014 Chlor Alkali segment earnings are forecast to decline compared to the first quarter of 2013 due to lower ECU netbacks, partially offset by improved volumes and lower costs. For the full year 2014, the company expects Capital spending will be in the USD 95 million to USD 105 million and that depreciation and amortization expense will remain in the USD 135 million to USD 140 million range. The company believes the maintenance level of capital spending to be in the USD 75 million to USD 85 billion range. The company believes the effective tax rate will be in the 35% to 37% range. Adjusted EBITDA in the USD 375 million to USD 425 million range. This range reflects the view consistent with prior surges at the record level of demand currently being experienced in the Winchester business will begin to moderate during the second half of the year.

 

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