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Market Intelligence Center  Apr 29  Comment 
The patented algorithms that power MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's Artificial Intelligence Center found a trading opportunity with Olin Corp (OLN) that should provide a 4.20% return in just 114 days. Sell one Aug. '15 call at the $30.00 level for...
Benzinga  Apr 22  Comment 
Cleveland Research initiated coverage on Alcoa Inc (NYSE: AA) Wednesday with a Neutral rating. Analysts Christopher D. Olin and Casey McDonald had a “favorable long-term view of the company, mitigated by potential FY15 aluminum-related...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 10  Comment 
Olin Corp (OLN) traded between $31.25 and $31.80 before closing at $31.71 Thursday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today. MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s patented algorithms selected a Aug. '15 $30.00 covered call for a net...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 9  Comment 
Olin Corp (OLN) traded between $31.34 and $31.92 before closing at $31.39 Wednesday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today. MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s patented algorithms selected a Aug. '15 $30.00 covered call for a net...
Market Intelligence Center  Apr 8  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Olin Corp (OLN). Look at the Aug. '15 $30.00 covered call for a net debit in the $28.78 area. This trade has a duration of 135...
Motley Fool  Mar 27  Comment 
A merger with a large competitor had this chemical company soaring today.
Benzinga  Mar 27  Comment 
Olin Corp. (NYSE: OLN) shares reached a new 52-week high of $32.94. Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) announced its plans to spin off Chlor Alkali unit to merge that unit with Olin. RBC Bearings Inc. (NASDAQ: ROLL) shares climbed 13.80% to...




 
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Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) is a manufacturer of chemical products and ammunition.

Business Overview

Business & Financial Metrics[1]

In 2009, OLN generated a net income of $135.7 million on revenues of $1.53 billion. This represents a 14.0% decrease in net income and a 13.2% decrease in revenues from 2008, when the company earned $157.7 million on $1.76 billion in revenue.

Business Segments[2]

  • Chlor Alkali Products (62.9% of 2009 sales): This segment manufactures and sells chlorine and caustic soda, sodium hydrosulfite, hydrochloric acid, hydrogen, sodium chlorate, bleach products and potassium hydroxide.
  • Winchester (37.1% of 2009 sales): This segment sells sporting ammunition, reloading components, small caliber military ammunition and components, and industrial cartridges.

Competition[3]

OLN's competitors in the chemical market include:

In the ammunition market, OLN competes with:

References

  1. OLN 2009 10-K pg. 57  
  2. OLN 2009 10-K pg. 31  
  3. OLN 2009 10-K pg. 8  
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