Benzinga  Feb 10  Comment 
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Market Intelligence Center  Jan 28  Comment 
Olin Corp (OLN) traded between $24.93 and $25.48 before closing at $25.39 Tuesday and presents some attractive trading opportunities today. MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s patented algorithms selected a May. '15 $25.00 covered call for a net...
Benzinga  Dec 15  Comment 
Olin (NYSE: OLN) shares touched a new 52-week low of $22.01. Olin's PEG ratio is 3.60. SeaWorld Entertainment (NYSE: SEAS) shares reached a new 52-week low of $15.33. SeaWorld Entertainment announced the resignation of its CEO James Atchison and...
Benzinga  Dec 12  Comment 
Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that it plans to permanently close the portion of its Becancour, Quebec, Canada facility that has been shut down since late June 2014. This action reduces the facility's chlor alkali capacity by...
Insurance Journal  Dec 9  Comment 
A used car dealer in New Jersey has been sentenced to three years in prison for selling vehicles damaged in Superstorm Sandy to unsuspecting customers. Jonathan Olin of Manalapan admitted orchestrating a scheme in which a Motor Vehicles Commission...
Market Intelligence Center  Dec 8  Comment 
MarketIntelligenceCenter.com's option-trade picking algorithms have identified an attractive covered-call trade on Olin Corp (OLN). Look at the Feb. '15 $25.00 covered call for a net debit in the $24.09 area. This trade has a duration of 74 days....
Market Intelligence Center  Nov 7  Comment 
For a hedged play on Olin Corp (OLN) MarketIntelligenceCenter.com’s patented trade-picking algorithms recommend the Feb. '15 $25.00 covered call for a net debit in the $23.89 area. That is also the break-even stock price for the covered call....


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.


OLN's competitors in the chemical market include:

In the ammunition market, OLN competes with:


  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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