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Board Appointments, Terminated License Agreements, Strong Financial Results, Dividends, and Awards - Analyst Notes on

 Board Appointments, Terminated License Agreements, Strong Financial Results,  Dividends, and Awards - Analyst Notes on LyondellBasell, PPG, Rockwood, IFF,                                  and Westlake  Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom  PR Newswire  NEW YORK, March 14, 2014  NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --  Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding LyondellBasell Industries NV (NYSE: LYB), PPG Industries Inc. (NYSE: PPG), Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: ROC), International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (NYSE: IFF) Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE: WLK). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at:  --  LyondellBasell Industries NV Analyst Notes  On February 24, 2014, LyondellBasell Industries NV (LyondellBasell) announced the appointment of Claire S. Farley and Isabella (Bella) D. Goren to the Company's Supervisory Board of Directors, effective February 20, 2014. "We welcome Claire and Bella to the supervisory board and look forward to working with them to build shareholder value. Their executive management and corporate governance experience will add significant value to LyondellBasell," said Robert G. Gwin, Non-Executive Chairman of the LyondellBasell Supervisory Board. Farley serves on the board of directors of EnCana Corporation, FMC Technologies and Samson Resources while Goren serves on the board of directors of Gap Inc. and is also on the executive board of the Southern Methodist University Lyle School of Engineering. The full analyst notes on LyondellBasell Industries NV are available to download free of charge at:  --  PPG Industries Inc. Analyst Notes  On March 10, 2014, PPG Industries Inc. (PPG) announced the termination of its licensee agreement with Comex Group in Mexico and that customers in that country can now order AMERCOAT® brand products directly from PPG. Diane Kappas, PPG Vice President, Americas, PMC, said PPG is thrilled with the opportunity to serve customers in Mexico directly. "We view Mexico as a tremendous growth market," she said. "By working more closely with our customers, we believe we can enhance their competitive advantage, not just through the strength of our product offering but with advanced levels of technical and sales support. Products sold and serviced by PPG in Mexico include Amerlock, Dimetcote, and Patented PSX® 700 polysiloxane topcoat. The full analyst notes on PPG Industries Inc. are available to download free of charge at:  --  Rockwood Holdings, Inc. Analyst Notes  On March 3, 2014, Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (Rockwood) reported its Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results. In Q4 2013, net income from continuing operations totaled $14.8 million, or $0.20 per share compared to $28.3 million, or $0.35 per share in Q4 2012. For full-year 2013, net income from continuing operations was $55.4 million, or $0.72 per share, compared to $232.9 million, or $2.91 per share in 2012. Seifi Ghasemi, Chairman and CEO said, "2013 represented a landmark year for Rockwood. In addition to our strong financial performance, we embarked on and successfully executed a significant and strategic transformation of Rockwood to deliver shareholder value and position Rockwood's future growth with a focused and strengthened long-term business platform." The full analyst notes on Rockwood Holdings, Inc. are available to download free of charge at:  --  International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. Analyst Notes  On March 11, 2014, International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. (IFF) announced that its Board of Directors has authorized and declared a regular quarterly cash dividend in the amount of $0.39 per share of the Company's common stock. The dividend is payable on April 8, 2014 to shareholders of record as of March 27, 2014. The full analyst notes on International Flavors & Fragrances Inc. are available to download free of charge at:  --  Westlake Chemical Corp. Analyst Notes  On March 3, 2014, Westlake Chemical Corp. (Westlake) announced that its Evansville, Indiana facility has been the recipient of the 2014 Indiana Governor's Workplace Safety Award, in the "Innovation" category. The award recognizes companies' efforts and best practices in eliminating workplace injuries and illnesses. "The safety of our employees and contractors is of the utmost importance. We are committed to operating safe facilities and returning each worker safely to his or her family at the end of the day," says Albert Chao, President and CEO. "Westlake Chemical is proud to be a top quartile safety performer and we congratulate the Westech's Evansville plant for winning this important award." The full analyst notes on Westlake Chemical Corp. are available to download free of charge at:  --  About Analysts Review We provide our members with a simple and reliable way to leverage our economy of scale. Most investors do not have time to track all publicly traded companies, much less perform an in-depth review and analysis of the complexities contained in each situation. That's where Analysts Review comes in. We provide a single unified platform for investors' to hear about what matters. Situation alerts, moving events, and upcoming opportunities.  --  =============  EDITOR NOTES:    oThis is not company news. 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