Morningstar submits: By Elizabeth Collins Several themes emerged as chemicals and agriculture companies reported earnings for the second quarter of 2010. We have highlighted the most important trends below.Complete Story »
With the third quarter earnings season almost over, and 90% of companies having reported, here is a quick look at where we stand and what has emerged as the 4 main themes during earnings calls. As of this moment, 71% of companies have beaten earnings expectations and just 44% have beaten top line estimates. The current consensus estimate is for a 2.2% decline in Q3 EPS across the S&P500.
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) announced yesterday in a press release that it had revised down its outlook for second-quarter and full-year profits due to a slowdown in its Agricultural Seeds segment. The company also said that further pricing pressures in its troubled Performance Chemicals unit will also weigh down on earnings this year.
By Marc Lichtenfeld: The workers at the restaurants and bars around Union Square in San Francisco have likely just about caught their breath. The 10,000 or so businesspeople who descended on the neighborhood for the J.P. Morgan Healthcare Conference drank their fill of Patron, ate a few tons of filets and guzzled thousands of gallons of Starbucks coffee.
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) is scheduled to report second quarter (2QFY14; ended June 30, 2014) results tomorrow, before the market opens. Analysts expect the company to report adjusted per-share earnings of $0.72 per share, and revenue is projected at $14.9 billion for the quarter. This would translate to 11.1% year-over-year (YoY) earnings growth, and 1.8% YoY revenue growth.
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) reported its second-quarter earnings results for fiscal 2014 before the opening bell today. The company, which reported earnings per share of $1.17, met analysts’ bottomline expectations; however, revenues for the quarter – $9.7 billion – were $63 million short of the consensus.
ByAbba's Aces:Union Pacific Corporation (UNP) owns transportation companies, of which its principal operating company, Union Pacific Railroad Company, connects 23 states in the western 66% of the United States.
Air Products & Chemicals (APD) Q4 2013 Earnings Call October 29, 2013 10:00 am ET
Simon R. Moore - Director of Investor Relations John E. McGlade - Chairman, Chief Executive Officer, President and Chairman of Executive Committee M. Scott Crocco - Chief Financial Officer, Principal Accounting Officer and Senior Vice President
KMG Chemicals (KMG) Q3 2013 Earnings Call June 10, 2013 10:00 am ET
Eric Glover - Investor Relations Manager J. Neal Butler - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Risk Oversight Committee John V. Sobchak - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Rosemarie J. Morbelli - Gabelli & Company, Inc.
KMG Chemicals (KMG)
Q2 2013 Earnings Call
March 08, 2013 10:00 am ET
Eric Glover - Investor Relations Manager
J. Neal Butler - Chief Executive Officer, President, Director and Member of Risk Oversight Committee
John V. Sobchak - Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Daniel D. Rizzo - Sidoti & Company, LLC