A number of research firms have changed their ratings and price targets for OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE: OMN):

  • 10/13/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Omnova Solutions Inc. develops, manufactures and markets emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and building products for a variety of industrial, commercial and consumer markets. The Performance Chemicals unit’s broad range of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals are used as coatings, binders, adhesives, and additives for paper, carpet, textile and various other industries. “
  • 10/12/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $12.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/4/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating. According to Zacks, “Omnova Solutions Inc. develops, manufactures and markets emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and building products for a variety of industrial, commercial and consumer markets. The Performance Chemicals unit’s broad range of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals are used as coatings, binders, adhesives, and additives for paper, carpet, textile and various other industries. “
  • 9/29/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.
  • 9/28/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions was upgraded by analysts at ValuEngine from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating.
  • 9/6/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “Omnova Solutions Inc. develops, manufactures and markets emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and decorative and building products for a variety of industrial, commercial and consumer markets. The Performance Chemicals unit’s broad range of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals are used as coatings, binders, adhesives, and additives for paper, carpet, textile and various other industries. “
  • 8/24/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at KeyCorp.
  • 8/22/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions was downgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating.
  • 8/16/2017 – OMNOVA Solutions was upgraded by analysts at BidaskClub from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating.

OMNOVA Solutions (NYSE:OMN) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, September 28th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.25 earnings per share for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.18 by $0.07. The company had revenue of $200.90 million for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $203.12 million. OMNOVA Solutions had a positive return on equity of 22.71% and a negative net margin of 0.78%. The business’s revenue was up 2.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the firm posted $0.14 EPS.

OMNOVA Solutions Inc is a provider of emulsion polymers, specialty chemicals and engineered surfaces for commercial, industrial and residential end uses. The Company’s segments include Performance Chemicals and Engineered Surfaces. The Performance Chemicals segment produces a range of emulsion polymers and specialty chemicals based on styrene butadiene, styrene butadiene acrylonitrile, styrene butadiene vinyl pyridine, nitrile butadiene, polyvinyl acetate, acrylic, styrene acrylic, vinyl acrylic, glyoxal, fluorochemical and bio-based chemistries.

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