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Last €136.40 EUR
Change Today +1.75 / 1.30%
Volume 219.9K
SOLB On Other Exchanges
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As of 11:35 AM 04/27/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

solvay sa (SOLB) Snapshot

Open
€134.80
Previous Close
€134.65
Day High
€137.40
Day Low
€133.35
52 Week High
04/10/15 - €141.10
52 Week Low
01/6/15 - €104.05
Market Cap
11.6B
Average Volume 10 Days
205.7K
EPS TTM
€4.11
Shares Outstanding
84.7M
EX-Date
05/15/15
P/E TM
33.2x
Dividend
€3.40
Dividend Yield
2.35%
Current Stock Chart for SOLVAY SA (SOLB)

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solvay sa (SOLB) Details

Solvay SA engages in the chemical and plastic businesses worldwide. It operates in five segments: Advanced Formulations, Advanced Materials, Performance Chemicals, Functional Polymers, and Corporate & Business Services. The company offers chemical products, such as advanced materials, barium and strontium, calcium chloride, caustic soda, chlorinated products, fluor, peroxygen products, polyglycerols, precipitated calcium carbonate, soda ash, and sodium bicarbonate. It also provides specialty polymers, such as biomaterials for implantable devices, cross-linkable compounds, films, fluorinated elastomers, fluorinated fluids, fluoropolymers, functional fluids, liquid crystal polymers, polyamide-imides, aromatic polyamides, polyesters, polyketones, aromatic polymer processing aids, polyphenylene, polyphenylene sulfide, polyvinylidene chloride, specialty materials, and sulfone polymers; and vinyls comprising Benvic plasticized PVC compounds, Benvic PVC alloys, Benvic rigid PVC compounds, Nidacell, SolVin copolymers, SolVin general purpose, SolVin specialties, and Vinyloop regenerated PVC. In addition, the company offers cellulose acetate tow; diphenols/aliphatic fluorinated derivatives specialties; chlorinated products, such as allyls and chloromethanes; oxygenated solvents; phenol-based products and derivatives; chlor - alkali derivatives; polyamide-based fibers; hydrogen peroxide; polyamide and intermediates; rare earth-based formulations; dispersible silica; specialty surfactants; and engineering plastics, textile, industrial fibers and yarns, varnishes, and adhesives. Further, it provides energy optimization services; and carbon management services and clean technologies. The company’s products are used in consumer goods and healthcare; automotive and aeronautics; building and construction; electrical and electronics; agro, feed, and food; energy and environment; and industrial applications. Solvay SA was founded in 1863 and is headquartered in Brussels, Belgium.

26,033 Employees
Last Reported Date: 04/1/15
Founded in 1863

solvay sa (SOLB) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, Director and Member ...
Total Annual Compensation: €2.5M
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

solvay sa (SOLB) Key Developments

Solvay Launches Silica Plant Construction in South Korea to Meet Energy Saving Tire Demand

Solvay launched the construction of its Highly Dispersible Silica (HDS) production plant in Gunsan, South Korea, to address growing demand in Asia for energy saving tires and to develop innovative HDS grades. Solvay officially broke ground for the construction of the plant, which with an annual capacity of more than 80,000 tons, is expected to be operational in the next two years.

Solvay to Expand Peroxides Production to Serve Growing North American Markets

Solvay, plans to expand its production facility in Longview, WA., to meet growing demands from pulp and paper producers in the Pacific Northwest and other industrial markets around the United States. Solvay expects to increase its North American production capacity by about 20%, supported by a multi-million dollar investment in Longview. This investment will help to ensure that Solvay can continue to supply key markets that rely on Solvay to support their own growth projections. The investment will be in two stages. Longview construction is expected to begin later in 2015 and completion of stage one is expected in late 2016. Stage two of the expansion will take place in the near future as market conditions require. Plant employment will remain stable, augmented by contract workers during the construction stages.

Solvay and 3A Composites Seal Global Specialty Foams Alliance to Secure Light-Weighting in Advanced Transportation

Solvay and 3A Composites are joining forces to make innovative specialty foam materials for advanced transportation, offering for the first time on a large and worldwide scale a tailored, cost-effective substitute to traditional, labor-intense materials used to reduce the weight of applications. Their world-class manufacturing capability will combine 3A Composites' unique know-how in industrial process development and high-volume fabrication of foams, with Solvay's world leadership offering of high- and ultra-performing plastics materials. The partners will first build on Solvay's Radel foam and so-called sandwich materials, used on Airbus A350 and Solar Impulse, and will later expand to products that Solvay is developing. The alliance secures global logistics and regional support through its manufacturing and workshop capabilities worldwide. 3A Composites expects additional foam extrusion capacity in the United States to come on stream 2016 and will continue to service the market with its existing product lines.

 

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Price/Cash Flow 129.8x
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