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PolyOne Corp. Reports Operating Results (10-Q)

August 02, 2010 | About:
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PolyOne Corp. (POL) filed Quarterly Report for the period ended 2010-06-30.

Polyone Corp. has a market cap of $956.26 million; its shares were traded at around $10.31 with a P/E ratio of 19.09 and P/S ratio of 0.46. POL is in the portfolios of James Barrow of Barrow, Hanley, Mewhinney & Strauss, Jim Simons of Renaissance Technologies LLC, Chuck Royce of Royce& Associates, Paul Tudor Jones of The Tudor Group, Bruce Kovner of Caxton Associates, Steven Cohen of SAC Capital Advisors, Kenneth Fisher of Fisher Asset Management, LLC.
This is the annual revenues and earnings per share of POL over the last 10 years. For detailed 10-year financial data and charts, go to 10-Year Financials of POL.


Highlight of Business Operations:

Sales increased 39.6% and 37.9% in the second quarter and first half of 2010, respectively, as compared to the second quarter and first half of 2009. Volumes in the second quarter and first half of 2010 increased 27.3% and 27.1%, respectively, versus the corresponding periods in 2009. Additionally, sales were favorably impacted by a higher value sales mix and increased market pricing associated with raw material inflation. Sales increased across most of our end markets in the second quarter and first half of 2010 as compared to the corresponding periods in 2009. In North America, sales increased 47.6% and 40.4% in the second quarter and first half of 2010, respectively, led by the transportation, consumer, healthcare and industrial end markets. In Europe, sales increased 14.7% and 25.8% in the second quarter and first half of 2010, respectively, led by the transportation and wire and cable end markets. In Asia, sales increased 29.0% and 44.1% in the second quarter and first half of 2010, respectively, led by the electrical and electronics end markets.

Sales increased 39.6% in the second quarter of 2010 as compared to the second quarter of 2009. Volumes increased 27.3% versus the comparable period in 2009. Additionally, sales were favorably impacted by a higher value sales mix and increased market pricing principally associated with raw material inflation. These positive items were partially offset by the impact of unfavorable changes in currency exchange rates of 1%, primarily due to a weaker euro.

Sales increased 37.9% in the first half of 2010 as compared to the first half of 2009. Volumes in the first half of 2010 increased 27.1% versus the comparable period in 2009. Additionally, sales were favorably impacted by a higher value sales mix and increased market pricing associated with raw material inflation.

Cost of sales declined to 82.6% of sales in the first half of 2010 as compared to 86.3% in the first half of 2009. Cost of sales was favorably impacted in the first half of 2010 by gains of $19.1 million associated with insurance settlements, the realization of savings associated with the previously announced plant realignment activities and savings associated with our Lean Six Sigma initiatives. Charges related to environmental remediation and plant related restructuring in cost of sales was $6.6 million in the first half of 2010 as compared to $15.6 million in the first half of 2009. Sales from our Distribution business, which has lower gross margin percentages than our other businesses, increased from 28.3% to 34.6% of total PolyOne sales in the first half of 2010 as compared to the first half of 2009.

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