PolyOne (NYSE:POL) is set to post its quarterly earnings results before the market opens on Friday, January 26th. Analysts expect PolyOne to post earnings of $0.41 per share for the quarter.

PolyOne (NYSE:POL) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 25th. The specialty chemicals company reported $0.58 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55 by $0.03. PolyOne had a positive return on equity of 27.77% and a negative net margin of 1.87%. The company had revenue of $818.50 million for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $789.32 million. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $0.55 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 9.6% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, analysts expect PolyOne to post $2 EPS for the current fiscal year and $3 EPS for the next fiscal year.

Shares of PolyOne (NYSE:POL) opened at $43.73 on Friday. PolyOne has a 12-month low of $31.68 and a 12-month high of $46.79. The firm has a market capitalization of $3,548.11, a PE ratio of -57.54, a P/E/G ratio of 1.78 and a beta of 1.84. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 2.32, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a current ratio of 1.96.

A number of equities research analysts recently weighed in on the company. Robert W. Baird downgraded PolyOne from an “outperform” rating to a “neutral” rating and set a $46.00 price objective on the stock. in a research report on Tuesday. ValuEngine raised PolyOne from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Sunday, December 31st. KeyCorp set a $47.00 price target on PolyOne and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, October 26th. Jefferies Group reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $42.00 price target on shares of PolyOne in a report on Thursday, October 19th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research downgraded PolyOne from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating to the stock. PolyOne has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $44.57.

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About PolyOne

PolyOne Corporation (PolyOne) provides specialized polymer materials, services and solutions. The Company’s segments include Color, Additives and Inks; Specialty Engineered Materials; Performance Products and Solutions, and PolyOne Distribution. The Color, Additives and Inks segment provides custom color and additive concentrates in solid and liquid form for thermoplastics, dispersions for thermosets.

Earnings History for PolyOne (NYSE:POL)

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