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SQM

SQM

$50.05

1.73672 (3.59%)

, ALB

Albemarle

$118.39

-0.27 (-0.23%)

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12:39

SQM says lithium demand expected to double every five years

Other companies that produce lithium, which is used in the production of lithium-ion batteries, include Albemarle (ALB) and FMC Corporation (FMC).

SQM

SQM

$50.05

1.73672 (3.59%)

ALB

Albemarle

$118.39

-0.27 (-0.23%)

FMC

FMC Corporation

$87.11

0.81 (0.94%)

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SQM SQM
$50.05

1.73672 (3.59%)

04/17/17
DBAB
04/17/17
DOWNGRADE
Target $36
DBAB
Hold
SQM downgraded to Hold from Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Terry downgraded SQM to Hold citing valuation following the recent rally in the shares. The analyst keeps a $36 price target for the name.
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SQM downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotiabank
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11/15/16
INITIATION
Target $33
DBAB
Buy
SQM initiated with a Buy at Deutsche Bank
Deutsche Bank analyst Chris Terry started SQM with a Buy rating and $33 price target. The analyst highlights the company's "growing profitability" in lithium through volume and price.
ALB Albemarle
$118.39

-0.27 (-0.23%)

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RBCM
08/09/17
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RBCM
Albemarle should be bought on weakness, says RBC Capital
RBC Capital analyst Arun Viswanathan says Albermarle bulls were probably disappointed by the company's failure to raise its guidance. However, the analyst thinks that the company's pricing power should be boosted into 2018 by "favorable lithium supply/demand dynamics." He recommends buying the stock on weakness.
08/16/17
OPCO
08/16/17
INITIATION
Target $133
OPCO
Outperform
Albemarle initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst Colin Rusch initiated Albemarle with an Outperform and $133 price target.
09/01/17
NOMU
09/01/17
INITIATION
Target $77
NOMU
Buy
DowDuPont initiated with a Buy at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Aleksey Yefremov started DowDuPont (DWDP) with a Buy rating and $77 price target. The analyst calls the company one of his top picks in chemicals, along with Olin (OLN) and Albemarle (ALB). He expects above-average earnings growth and spin-offs to enhance the valuation from DowDuPont.
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FMC FMC Corporation
$87.11

0.81 (0.94%)

08/08/17
SUSQ
08/08/17
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Target $100
SUSQ
Positive
FMC Corporation price target raised to $100 from $86 at Susquehanna
Susquehanna analyst Don Carson raised his price target on FMC Corporation (FMC) to $100 from $86, saying he sees 2018 as a transformational year highlighted by the integration of the DuPont (DD) crop protection acquisition and continued growth in lithium. Carson reiterated his Positive rating on FMC Corporation shares.
08/31/17
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08/31/17
UPGRADE
Target $100
BOFA
Buy
FMC Corporation upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill
BofA/Merrill analyst Steve Byrne double upgraded FMC Corporation to Buy from Underperform and raised its price target to a Street high $103 from $65 following survey results that indicate ag sales are likely to increase 1-3% rather than decline 1-3% as previously expected. Byrne said FMC will be a structurally better business following the DuPont (DD) acquisition that doubles ag EBITDA and increases margins by 1000bps and further diversifies earnings, especially if competing product dicamba's use is restricted. The analyst sees upside to consensus 2018/19 estimates of 10-15% from ag growth volume acceleration, Dupont synergies, and higher price/volume in Lithium.
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On The Fly: Top five analyst upgrades
Catch up on today's top five analyst upgrades with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. FMC Corporation (FMC) upgraded to Buy from Underperform at BofA/Merrill with analyst Steve Byrne double upgrading FMC following survey results that indicate ag sales are likely to increase 1-3% rather than decline 1-3%, as previously expected. 2. Owens Corning (OC) upgraded to Outperform from Market Perform at Wells Fargo with analyst Stephen East saying he sees an "inexpensive valuation" versus peers and has increased comfort in Owens' ability to achieve or surpass this year's targets. Hurricane Harvey is a boost to the company's roofing business, but its insulation replacement "may be the bigger winner," East tells investors. 3. ChannelAdvisor (ECOM) upgraded to Overweight from Equal-Weight at First Analysis with analyst Lawrence Berlin citing increased confidence in the company's ability to accelerate growth and hit its mid-teen growth targets after meeting with management. 4. Abercrombie & Fitch (ANF) upgraded to Sector Perform from Underperform at RBC Capital with analyst Brian Tunick saying a return to profitability in the second half of 2017 is more likely following Q2 results that suggest that turnaround efforts are yielding results faster than anticipated. 5. Transocean (RIG) upgraded to Overweight from Equalweight at Capital One with analyst Joseph Gibney saying the group is exhibiting some modest "green shoots" and sees upside to Transocean on a relative basis even in a long/measured recovery and some semblance of contracting pickup. This list is just a portion of The Fly's full analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
08/04/17
NOMU
08/04/17
UPGRADE
Target $97
NOMU
Buy
FMC Corporation upgraded to Buy from Neutral at Nomura Instinet
Nomura Instinet analyst Aleksey Yefremov upgraded FMC Corporation to Buy and increased its price target to $97 from $78 on increased growth and upside risks in both the Ag and Lithium businesses. The analyst said the crop price and crop protection demand risks are skewed to the upside and sees upside related to the pending acquisition of DuPont's crop protection assets. Further, McCourt said Lithium EBIT growth of $40M-$50M in 2018 appears conservative.

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