Barclays lowered shares of ARKEMA/S (OTCMKTS:ARKAY) from an overweight rating to an equal weight rating in a research report sent to investors on Thursday morning, The Fly reports.

A number of other research firms have also commented on ARKAY. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of ARKEMA/S from a buy rating to a hold rating in a research note on Wednesday, January 15th. ValuEngine raised shares of ARKEMA/S from a sell rating to a hold rating in a research note on Friday, January 10th.

ARKAY opened at $97.55 on Thursday. ARKEMA/S has a fifty-two week low of $80.75 and a fifty-two week high of $108.19. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.36, a current ratio of 1.74 and a quick ratio of 1.16. The firm has a market capitalization of $7.48 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 12.67 and a beta of 1.39. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $104.09 and its two-hundred day moving average price is $96.87.

ARKEMA/S (OTCMKTS:ARKAY) last posted its quarterly earnings data on Wednesday, October 30th. The basic materials company reported $2.41 EPS for the quarter. ARKEMA/S had a net margin of 6.68% and a return on equity of 12.26%. The company had revenue of $2.46 billion for the quarter. As a group, equities research analysts predict that ARKEMA/S will post 8.94 EPS for the current year.

About ARKEMA/S

Arkema SA manufactures and sells specialty chemicals and advanced materials worldwide. It operates through three segments: High Performance Materials, Industrial Specialties, and Coating Solutions. Its products include acrylics, coating resins, electroactive polymers, fluorochemicals, fluoropolymers, functional polyolefins, hydrazine hydrate, hydrogen peroxide, molecular sieves, organic peroxide, oxygenated solvents, poly-ether-ketone-ketone polyetherketoneketone, plastic additives, polymethyl methacrylate resins and sheets, rheology additives, solutions for glass coating, specialty adhesives, specialty polyamides, surfactants and additives, technical fluids, and thiochemicals.

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