Eastman Chemical Co. (EMN) Pops 3.8% for February 15

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One of the S&P 500’s big winners for Monday February 15 was Eastman Chemical Co. ($EMN) as the company’s stock climbed 3.8% to $60.66 on volume of 1.83 million shares.

The stock opened at $58.87 and saw an intraday low of $58.00 and an intraday high of $60.82. All told, the day saw a per-share gain of $2.22. The stock’s average daily volume of 1.38 million and 148.61 million shares outstanding. Eastman Chemical Co. now has a 50-day SMA is $64.72 and 200-day SMA is $71.31, and it has a 52-week high of $83.90 and a 52-week low of $56.03.

Eastman Chemical Co is a specialty chemical company which manufactures and sells a portfolio of chemicals, plastics and fibers. It has eleven manufacturing sites in seven countries that supply chemicals, plastics, and fibers products to customers.

Based out of Kingsport, TN, Eastman Chemical Co. has 15,000 employees and, after today’s trading, reached a market cap of $9.01 billion. The stock’s P/E Ratio is 10.3. Its P/S ratio is 0.9, P/B ratio is 2.33, and P/FCF ratio is 12.9.

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