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CE

Celanese

$108.73

0.48 (0.44%)

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Celanese working with EC on closing joint venture with Blackstone

Celanese Corporation issued the following statement: "Celanese Corporation continues to work cooperatively with the European Commission toward a successful close of the ongoing merger review process of its proposed Joint Venture with Blackstone to form a new acetate tow supplier. As part of the standard review process of a Phase II investigation we confirm receipt of the statement of objections. It sets out the provisional position of the Commission and does not prejudge the final outcome of the case. Celanese remains committed to creating an acetate tow supplier that provides an increased ability to serve customers efficiently and reliably, while enhancing opportunities for innovation and productivity."

CE Celanese
$108.73

0.48 (0.44%)

10/19/17
KEYB
10/19/17
NO CHANGE
Target $123
KEYB
Overweight
Celanese price target raised to $123 from $116 at KeyBanc
KeyBanc analyst Michael Sison raised his price target for Celanese to $123 from $116 as he believes it is poised for another year of DD earnings growth as solid growth in its AEM business and further improvement in the Acetyl Chain is likely given impressive pricing momentum. The analyst reiterates an Overweight rating on the shares.
11/14/17
TUDR
11/14/17
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Target $119
TUDR
Buy
Celanese initiated with a Buy at Tudor Pickering
Tudor Pickering initiated Celanese with a Buy and $119 price target.
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Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Kroger (KR) assumed with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 2. Dollar General (DG) assumed with a Neutral at Goldman Sachs. 3. Sea Limited (SE) was initiated with an Outperform at Cowen, an Overweight at Piper Jaffray, a Buy at Goldman Sachs and Stifel, and an Equal Weight at Morgan Stanley. 4. Supervalu (SVU) assumed with a Sell at Goldman Sachs. 5. Celanese (CE) initiated with a Buy at Tudor Pickering. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
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Citi moves to sidelines on Ecolab, names Huntsman a top takeout candidate
As previously reported, Citi analyst P.J. Juvekar downgraded Ecolab (ECL) to Neutral from Buy, citing expectations for slower Institutional growth and a slower than anticipated recovery in its Global Energy business. In a note on the broader U.S. Chemicals and Agriculture space partially titled "Go Long Cyclicals in Late Economic Cycle," Juvekar also discussed his M&A expectations for the space in 2018, naming Huntsman (HUN) his top takeout candidate after its successful spin-off of Venator Materials (VNTR). He also views Axalta Coating (AXTA) and Celanese (CE) as likely to be involved in deals, but sees a low probability for "the oft-mentioned" merger of Eastman Chemical (EMN) with Celanese.

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