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MIDLAND (dpa-AFX) - The Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) Friday said it has received a favorable private letter ruling from the U.S. Internal Revenue Service with respect to the proposed transaction involving a significant portion of Dow's chlorine...
Benzinga  Jul 6  Comment 
Olin Corporation (NYSE: OLN) announced today that it has received all the foreign regulatory approvals required to close its pending merger of The Dow Chemical Company's chlorine value chain with Olin. The transaction is still subject to Olin...
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Forbes  Jun 22  Comment 
The merger of Olin with Dow's chlorine operations will result in Dow shareholders receiving approximately 50.5% of the shares of Olin Corp., valued at $2.2 billion as of the close on March 25, 2015, while existing Olin shareholders will own the...
TheStreet.com  Jun 17  Comment 
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Dow Chemical shares are up 0.42% to $52.81 in afternoon trading on Wednesday following the expiration of the required 30-day waiting period restricting Olin  from merging with Dow's chlorine unit.The waiting period...
newratings.com  Jun 16  Comment 
MIDLAND (dpa-AFX) - Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) and Olin Corp. (OLN) announced the achievement of a regulatory milestone in the proposed transaction involving a significant portion of Dow's chlorine value chain and Olin Corporation, with the...




 
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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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