Welcome!

News Feed Item

Investor Day Conferences, New Designations, Appointments, and Financial Results - Analyst Notes on Grace, Senomyx, Sigma-Aldrich, PolyOne, and Ferro

Editor Note: For more information about this release, please scroll to bottom

NEW YORK, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Analysts Review released its analysts' notes regarding W.R. Grace & Co. (NYSE: GRA), Senomyx Inc. (NASDAQ: SNMX), Sigma-Aldrich Corporation (NASDAQ: SIAL), PolyOne Corporation (NYSE: POL), and Ferro Corp. (NYSE: FOE). Private wealth members receive these notes ahead of publication. To reserve complementary membership, limited openings are available at: http://www.AnalystsReview.com/register

--

W.R. Grace & Co. Analyst Notes

On March 6, 2014, W. R. Grace & Co. (Grace) reported that it will conduct an investor day for institutional investors and analysts on March 19, 2014, Wednesday in New York City. The Company stated that Fred E. Festa, Chairman and CEO, together with other members of the Company's senior management team, will provide updates on key business strategies and growth initiatives during the conference. Grace added that a live video webcast of the conference can be accessed, along with supporting materials, via the Company's website. The full analyst notes on W.R. Grace & Co. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/GRA/report.pdf

--

Senomyx Inc. Analyst Notes

On March 11, 2014, Senomyx Inc. (Senomyx) announced that its new Sweetmyx flavor ingredient (S617) has been determined to be Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) under the provisions of the Federal Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act, administered by the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). John Poyhonen, President and CEO of Senomyx, commented, "The new Sweetmyx flavor ingredient will enable the creation of lower-calorie beverages and foods that have reduced sweeteners without sacrificing taste. We are particularly excited about the versatility of Sweetmyx since it allows for the reduction of either sucrose or fructose in products. Senomyx is fully engaged with our partners as they evaluate potential product opportunities." According to the Company, the GRAS status allows usage of the Sweetmyx flavor ingredient as part of a flavor system in a broad range of non-alcoholic beverages including carbonated soft drinks, sports drinks, coffee and tea products, and beverage concentrates. The full analyst notes on Senomyx Inc. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/SNMX/report.pdf

--

Sigma-Aldrich Corporation Analyst Notes

On February 18, 2014, Sigma-Aldrich Corp. (Sigma-Aldrich) announced that Darryl Goss has been appointed as the President of SAFC® Hitech, Sigma-Aldrich's high-technology custom manufacturing services business unit. Commenting on the appointment, Gilles Cottier, Sigma-Aldrich Executive Vice President and President of SAFC Commercial, stated, "Darryl Goss has delivered on the SAFC commitment to bring customers the highest quality of products and services. Darryl is a proven leader who can help us capitalize on significant opportunities and strengthen our unique portfolio aimed at the microelectronics industry." The Company stated that Goss will oversee all aspects of SAFC Hitech's commercial efforts, including product development and growth in the Company's Atomic Layer Deposition, Metalorganic Chemical Vapour Deposition, Energy and Display and LED segments. The full analyst notes on Sigma-Aldrich Corporation are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/SIAL/report.pdf

--

PolyOne Corporation Analyst Notes

On March 11, 2014, PolyOne Corporation (PolyOne) announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Robert M. Patterson, President and CEO, effective May 15, 2014. The Company added that Mr. Patterson has also been nominated for election to the PolyOne Board of Directors at the 2014 Annual Meeting of Shareholders. The Company informed that he succeeds Stephen D. Newlin, 61, who will retire as President and CEO and remain Executive Chairman of the PolyOne Board of Directors. Mr. Patterson commented, "I am privileged that the Board has selected me as the next CEO of this great company. It is a tremendous honor to continue the remarkable transformation that Steve Newlin envisioned and has successfully executed since 2006. He has demonstrated clear and consistent leadership, which I will build upon in PolyOne's pursuit of continued growth as a specialty company." The full analyst notes on PolyOne Corporation are available to download free of charge at:  

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/POL/report.pdf

--

Ferro Corp. Analyst Notes

On February 24, 2014, Ferro Corp. (Ferro) reported its Q4 2013 and full-year 2013 financial results. Net sales were $374.3 million in Q4 2013, compared to $399.8 million in Q4 2012. Net income attributable to Ferro came in at $60.5 million or $0.69 per diluted share for the quarter, compared to net loss attributable to Ferro of $63.9 million or $0.74 per diluted share in Q4 2012. For full year 2013, net sales stood at $1.6 billion, compared to $1.7 billion for full year 2012. Full-year 2013 net income attributable to Ferro was $71.9 million or $0.82 per diluted share, compared to net loss attributable to Ferro of $374.3 million or $4.34 per diluted share in full year 2012. Commenting on the results, Peter Thomas, President and CEO stated, "The Ferro team has been successful in making Ferro more competitive and more profitable, and we are better positioned for future growth." The Company stated that for full year 2014, it expects adjusted earnings to be in the range of $0.65 to $0.70 per diluted share driven mainly by additional cost savings and modest growth in value-added sales. The full analyst notes on Ferro Corp. are available to download free of charge at:

http://www.AnalystsReview.com/03142014/FOE/report.pdf

--


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:

  • This is not company news. We are an independent source and our views do not reflect the companies mentioned.
  • Information in this release is fact checked and produced on a best efforts basis and reviewed by Nidhi Vatsal, a CFA charterholder. However, we are only human and are prone to make mistakes. If you notice any errors or omissions, please notify us below.
  • This information is submitted as a net-positive to companies mentioned, to increase awareness for mentioned companies to our subscriber base and the investing public.
  • If you wish to have your company covered in more detail by our team, or wish to learn more about our services, please contact us at pubco [at] AnalystsReview.com.
  • For any urgent concerns or inquiries, please contact us at compliance [at] AnalystsReview.com.
  • Are you a public company? Would you like to see similar coverage on your company? Send us a full investors' package to research [at] AnalystsReview.com for consideration.

COMPLIANCE PROCEDURE

Content is researched, written and reviewed on a best-effort basis. This document, article or report is prepared and authored by Analysts Review. An outsourced research services provider represented by Nidhi Vatsal, CFA, has only reviewed the information provided by Analysts Review in this article or report according to the Procedures outlined by Analysts Review. Analysts Review is not entitled to veto or interfere in the application of such procedures by the outsourced provider to the articles, documents or reports, as the case may be.

NOT FINANCIAL ADVICE

Analysts Review makes no warranty, expressed or implied, as to the accuracy or completeness or fitness for a purpose (investment or otherwise), of the information provided in this document. This information is not to be construed as personal financial advice. Readers are encouraged to consult their personal financial advisor before making any decisions to buy, sell or hold any securities mentioned herein.

NO WARRANTY OR LIABILITY ASSUMED

Analysts Review is not responsible for any error which may be occasioned at the time of printing of this document or any error, mistake or shortcoming. No liability is accepted by Analysts Review whatsoever for any direct, indirect or consequential loss arising from the use of this document. Analysts Review expressly disclaims any fiduciary responsibility or liability for any consequences, financial or otherwise arising from any reliance placed on the information in this document. Analysts Review does not (1) guarantee the accuracy, timeliness, completeness or correct sequencing of the information, or (2) warrant any results from use of the information. The included information is subject to change without notice.

CFA® and Chartered Financial Analyst® are registered trademarks owned by CFA Institute.


SOURCE Analysts Review

More Stories By PR Newswire

Copyright © 2007 PR Newswire. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PRNewswire content is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of PRNewswire. PRNewswire shall not be liable for any errors or delays in the content, or for any actions taken in reliance thereon.

Latest Stories
As the rapid adoption of containers continues, companies are finding that they lack the operational tools to understand the behavior of applications deployed in these containers, and how to identify issues in their application infrastructure. For example, how are multiple containers within an application impacting each other’s performance? If an application’s service is degraded, which container is to blame? In the case of an application outage, what was the root cause of the outage?
We're entering the post-smartphone era, where wearable gadgets from watches and fitness bands to glasses and health aids will power the next technological revolution. With mass adoption of wearable devices comes a new data ecosystem that must be protected. Wearables open new pathways that facilitate the tracking, sharing and storing of consumers’ personal health, location and daily activity data. Consumers have some idea of the data these devices capture, but most don’t realize how revealing and...
When it comes to IoT in the enterprise, namely the commercial building and hospitality markets, a benefit not getting the attention it deserves is energy efficiency, and IoT's direct impact on a cleaner, greener environment when installed in smart buildings. Until now clean technology was offered piecemeal and led with point solutions that require significant systems integration to orchestrate and deploy. There didn't exist a 'top down' approach that can manage and monitor the way a Smart Buildi...
Cloud-based NCLC (No-code/low code) application builder platforms empower everyone in the organization to quickly build applications and executable processes that broaden access, deepen collaboration, and enhance transparency for all team members. Line of business owners (LOBO) and operations managers know best their part of the business and their processes. IT departments are beginning to leverage NCLC platforms to empower and enable LOBOs to lead the innovation, transform the organization, an...
As enterprises around the world struggle with their digital transformation efforts, many are finding that innovative digital teams are moving much faster than their hidebound IT organizations. Rather than struggling to convince traditional IT to get with the digital program, executives are taking advice from IT research firm Gartner, and encouraging existing IT to continue in their desultory ways. However, many CIOs are realizing the dangers of following Gartner’s advice. The central challenge ...
Unless you don’t use the internet, don’t live in California, or haven’t been paying attention to the recent news… you should be aware that self-driving cars are on their way to becoming a reality. I have seen them – they are real. If you believe in the future reality of self-driving cars, then continue reading on. If you don’t believe in the future possibilities, then I am not sure what to do to convince you other than discuss the very real changes that will roll out with the consumer producti...
Cloud Object Storage is effectively infinitely scalable and boasts the lowest total costs. But cloud SLAs and T&Cs are traditionally optimized for huge customers like Netflix, so applications demanding better confidentiality or higher availability typically can’t reap the benefits of public cloud storage. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Don Martin, CTO of Security First Corp, will provide an overview of innovative technologies available today – secret sharing and information dispersal algori...
There is an ever-growing explosion of new devices that are connected to the Internet using “cloud” solutions. This rapid growth is creating a massive new demand for efficient access to data. And it’s not just about connecting to that data anymore. This new demand is bringing new issues and challenges and it is important for companies to scale for the coming growth. And with that scaling comes the need for greater security, gathering and data analysis, storage, connectivity and, of course, the...
The IETF draft standard for M2M certificates is a security solution specifically designed for the demanding needs of IoT/M2M applications. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Brian Romansky, VP of Strategic Technology at TrustPoint Innovation, will explain how M2M certificates can efficiently enable confidentiality, integrity, and authenticity on highly constrained devices.
In the world of DevOps there are ‘known good practices’ – aka ‘patterns’ – and ‘known bad practices’ – aka ‘anti-patterns.' Many of these patterns and anti-patterns have been developed from real world experience, especially by the early adopters of DevOps theory; but many are more feasible in theory than in practice, especially for more recent entrants to the DevOps scene. In this power panel at @DevOpsSummit at 18th Cloud Expo, moderated by DevOps Conference Chair Andi Mann, panelists will dis...
See storage differently! Storage performance problems have only gotten worse and harder to solve as applications have become largely virtualized and moved to a cloud-based infrastructure. Storage performance in a virtualized environment is not just about IOPS, it is about how well that potential performance is guaranteed to individual VMs for these apps as the number of VMs keep going up real time. In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dhiraj Sehgal, in product and marketing at Tintri, will discu...
trust and privacy in their ecosystem. Assurance and protection of device identity, secure data encryption and authentication are the key security challenges organizations are trying to address when integrating IoT devices. This holds true for IoT applications in a wide range of industries, for example, healthcare, consumer devices, and manufacturing. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Lancen LaChance, vice president of product management, IoT solutions at GlobalSign, will teach IoT developers how t...
The pace of innovation, vendor lock-in, production sustainability, cost-effectiveness, and managing risk… In his session at 18th Cloud Expo, Dan Choquette, Founder of RackN, will discuss how CIOs are challenged finding the balance of finding the right tools, technology and operational model that serves the business the best. He will discuss how clouds, open source software and infrastructure solutions have benefits but also drawbacks and how workload and operational portability between vendors...
So, you bought into the current machine learning craze and went on to collect millions/billions of records from this promising new data source. Now, what do you do with them? Too often, the abundance of data quickly turns into an abundance of problems. How do you extract that "magic essence" from your data without falling into the common pitfalls? In her session at @ThingsExpo, Natalia Ponomareva, Software Engineer at Google, will provide tips on how to be successful in large scale machine lear...
You think you know what’s in your data. But do you? Most organizations are now aware of the business intelligence represented by their data. Data science stands to take this to a level you never thought of – literally. The techniques of data science, when used with the capabilities of Big Data technologies, can make connections you had not yet imagined, helping you discover new insights and ask new questions of your data. In his session at @ThingsExpo, Sarbjit Sarkaria, data science team lead ...