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Last $31.00 USD
Change Today +3.81 / 14.01%
Volume 9.8M
OLN On Other Exchanges
Symbol
Exchange
New York
As of 8:04 PM 03/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

olin corp (OLN) Snapshot

Open
$33.96
Previous Close
$27.19
Day High
$34.34
Day Low
$30.48
52 Week High
03/27/15 - $34.34
52 Week Low
12/16/14 - $20.43
Market Cap
2.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
1.9M
EPS TTM
$1.52
Shares Outstanding
77.4M
EX-Date
02/6/15
P/E TM
20.5x
Dividend
$0.80
Dividend Yield
2.56%
Current Stock Chart for OLIN CORP (OLN)

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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 through 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, and water purification, as well as in the 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 used in fuel source, hydrogen peroxide, and hydrochloric acid. This segment also offers hydrochloric acid for 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 distributes bleach products; and distributes caustic soda, potassium hydroxide, and hydrochloric acid. The Winchester segment provides 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 headquartered in Clayton, Missouri.

3,900 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1892

olin corp (OLN) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $930.0K
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $501.3K
Chief Financial Officer and Vice President
Total Annual Compensation: $337.0K
Vice President and President of Chlor Alkali ...
Total Annual Compensation: $348.0K
Senior Vice President of Chemicals
Total Annual Compensation: $467.0K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

olin corp (OLN) Key Developments

Olin Corp., The Dow Chemical Company - M&A Call

To discuss the spin off chlorine business and the deal to take majority stake in Olin Corp

Olin Corp. Presents at Sidoti 19th Annual Small-Cap Equity Conference, Mar-17-2015 08:40 AM

Olin Corp. Presents at Sidoti 19th Annual Small-Cap Equity Conference, Mar-17-2015 08:40 AM. Venue: The Grand Hyatt Hotel, New York City, New York, United States.

Olin Corp. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Full Year Ended December 31, 2014; Provides Earnings Guidance for the First Quarter and Full Year of 2015

Olin Corp. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and full year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of USD 499.8 million compared to USD 562.1 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 25.5 million compared to USD 34.7 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes was USD 19.4 million compared to USD 30.5 million a year ago. Net income was USD 12.8 million compared to USD 24.7 million a year ago. Basic and diluted earnings per share were USD 0.16 compared to USD 0.31 a year ago. EBITDA was USD 60.6 million compared to USD 74.2 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was USD 60.6 million compared to USD 69.2 million a year ago. For the year, the company reported sales of USD 2,241.2 million compared to USD 2,515.0 million a year ago. Operating income was USD 203.4 million compared to USD 286.5 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before taxes was USD 162.7 million compared to USD 250.0 million a year ago. Net income was USD 105.7 million compared to USD 178.6 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share were USD 1.32 compared to USD 2.21 a year ago. Capital spending were USD 71.8 million compared to USD 90.8 million in 2013. Net operating activities were USD 159.2 million compared to USD 317.0 million a year ago. EBITDA was USD 344.3 million compared to USD 423.3 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was USD 344.2 million compared to USD 424.6 million a year ago. For the first quarter 2015, net income is forecasted to be in the USD 0.20 to USD 0.25 per diluted share range. For the year 2015, the company’s earnings are forecast to be negatively impacted by higher legacy environmental expenses and lower levels of pension income. The company forecasted adjusted EBITDA in 2015 in the USD 340 million to USD 380 million range, which includes approximately USD 6 million of pretax restructuring costs. In 2015, the company forecasts that capital spending to be in the USD 120 million to USD 130 million range, and that depreciation and amortization expense will be in the USD 140 million to USD 145 million range. It believes that the maintenance level of capital spending will be in the USD 70 million to USD 80 million range. In 2015, it believes that the effective tax rate will be in the 35% to 37% range.

 

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