Axiall Corporation (AXLL) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Axiall Corporation (AXLL), hence the stock is down -6.01% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.27% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has continued its bullish performance both in the near-term and the medium-term, as the stock is up 0.34% in the last 1 week, and is up 0.34% in the past 4 weeks. Buying continues as the stock moves higher, suggesting a strong appetite for the stock.
Axiall Corporation (NYSE:AXLL): The stock opened at $32.51 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $32.56 for the day. The stock traded down to $32.37 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $32.46 with a loss of -0.15% for the day. The stock had closed at $32.51 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 1,711,424 shares.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.04% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 13.71%. Axiall Corporation is up 35.35% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 113.36%.
Axiall Corporation is a manufacturer and international marketer of chemicals and building products. The Company operates through three segments: chlorovinyls, building products and aromatics. The Companys chlorovinyls segment produces a chain of products, including chlor-alkali and derivative products, such as chlorine, caustic soda, vinyl chloride monomer (VCM), vinyl resins, ethylene dichloride (or 1, 2 dichloroethane) (EDC), chlorinated solvents, calcium hypochlorite, hydrochloric acid (HCL) and phosgene derivatives, and compound products, such as vinyl compounds and compound additives and plasticizers. The Companys building products segment consists of two primary product groups: window and door profiles and trim, moldings and deck products, and outdoor building products, which includes siding and exterior accessories, pipe and pipe fittings. The Companys aromatics segment manufactures cumene products and phenol and acetone products (co-products made from cumene).