Chemical Major Diversified: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), Gevo (NASDAQ:GEVO), FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC)



The Dow Chemical Co. is continuing its more than 30-year partnership with Habitat for Humanity, with 1,500 employees expected to log 10,000 volunteer hours in the Great Lakes Bay Region and around the world this year. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) stock performance was -0.47% in last session and finished the day at $49.03. Traded volume was 6.54 million shares in the last session and the average volume of the stock remained 10.16 million shares. The beta of the stock remained 2.50. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) insider ownership is 0.20%.

Huntsman (NYSE:HUN) had its target price boosted by Macquarie from $27.00 to $30.00 in a report issued on Tuesday, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. In other Huntsman news, major shareholder Jon Huntsman sold 500,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, March 6th. The stock was sold at an average price of $24.53, for a total transaction of $12,265,000.00. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) rose 0.40% to $23.66 yesterday on volume of 2.76 million shares. The intra-day range of the stock was $23.33 – $23.73. Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN) has a market capitalization of 5.68 billion.

Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO), the only commercial-producer of renewable isobutanol, in the world, announced that Porta Hnos S.A has signed the letter of intent to become the exclusive-licensee of GIFT in Argentina and will produce renewable isobutanol. Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO)’s stock on March 12, 2014 reported a higher of 0.69% to the closing price of $1.46. Its fifty two weeks range is $1.12 – $2.45. The total market capitalization recorded 67.24 million. The overall volume in the last trading session was 1.77 million shares. In its share capital, Gevo, Inc. (NASDAQ:GEVO) has 46.05 million outstanding shares.

Piper Jaffray downgraded shares of FMC Corp. (NYSE:FMC) from an overweight rating to a neutral rating in a report issued on Tuesday, TheFlyOnTheWall.com reports. They currently have $87.00 target price on the stock, up from their previous target price of $81.00. The analysts noted that the move was a valuation call. On Wednesday, shares of FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) dropped -1.10% to close the day at $80.25. Company return on investment (ROI) is 14.90% and its monthly performance is recorded as 12.24%. FMC Corp (NYSE:FMC) quarterly revenue growth is 7.40%.

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