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Olin (OLN) Gets a Buy Rating from J.P. Morgan

J.P. Morgan analyst Jeffrey Zekauskas reiterated a Buy rating on Olin (OLNResearch Report) on August 1 and set a price target of $85.00. The company’s shares closed last Wednesday at $51.01.

According to TipRanks.com, Zekauskas is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 7.1% and a 61.0% success rate. Zekauskas covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Compass Minerals International, Scotts Miracle-Gro Company, and Air Products and Chemicals.

Currently, the analyst consensus on Olin is a Strong Buy with an average price target of $71.91, implying a 38.6% upside from current levels. In a report issued on July 20, KeyBanc also maintained a Buy rating on the stock with a $60.00 price target.

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The company has a one-year high of $67.25 and a one-year low of $43.02. Currently, Olin has an average volume of 1.91M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 31 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock. This means that over the past quarter there has been an increase of insiders selling their shares of OLN in relation to earlier this year.

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Olin Corp. engages in manufacturing of chemicals products. It operates through the following segments: Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls, Epoxy, and Winchester. The Chlor Alkali Products and Vinyls segment manufactures and sells chlorine and caustic soda, ethylene dichloride and vinyl chloride monomer, methyl chloride, methylene chloride, chloroform, carbon tetrachloride, perchloroethylene, trichloroethylene and vinylidene chloride, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, bleach products and potassium hydroxide. . The Epoxy segment produces and sells epoxy materials, which includes allyl chloride, epichlorohydrin, liquid epoxy resins and downstream products such as converted epoxy resins and additives. The Winchester segment produces and sells sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges. The company was founded by Franklin W. Olin in 1892 and is headquartered in Clayton, MO.

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