CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY

Our Chemicals & Materials research platform is focused on those companies and industries producing industrial chemicals. These companies convert a variety of raw materials including oil, natural gas, air, water, metals, and minerals into value-added chemicals. These include both specialty chemicals as well as commodity chemicals utilized in nearly every product produced around the world. Materials Technology is focused on nanomaterials, biomaterials, electronic chemicals, battery chemistries, magnetics, and vapor deposition / optical thin film coatings. It also encompasses ceramics and glasses, advanced composites, polymers, metal alloys and semiconductor materials. Materials technology is fast becoming a critical part of the next generation of products with applications ranging from energy storage to telecommunications to aerospace & defense.

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CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Mat-Chem Notes for the Week Ended August 7, 2022
· Industry Report · 10 Aug 2022

WTR-CMI last week. Our WTR-CMI index of 30 chemicals and materials technology stocks couldn’t keep up with the broader market last week, slipping 0.4% versus the prior week, while the S&P 500 posted a 0.4% appreciation and the Russell 2000 rallied 1.9% for the week. Strong 2Q22 results and a stro...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Mat-Chem Notes for the Week Ended July 31, 2022
· Industry Report · 03 Aug 2022

WTR-CMI last week. In what was another positive week for the stock market, both the Russell 2000 and S&P 500 appreciated 4.3% versus week-ago levels, while our WTR-CMI index of 30 chemicals and materials technology stocks outperformed the broader market with a 4.9% return. Lithium stocks once aga...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Westwater Resources, Inc. (NYSE: WWR)
Fireside Chat: Westwater Resources, Inc. Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board Terence J. Cryan and Chief Accounting Officer and Controller Steven M. Cates, August 4, 2022, at 11:00 am EDT
· Fireside Chat Invitation · 29 Jul 2022

Please join us for a conversation with Terence Cryan, Executive Chairman and Steven Cates, Chief Accounting Officer of Westwater Resources, Inc. (NYSE: WWR) on August 4, 2022, at 11:00 am EDT. Mr. Cryan and Mr. Cates will discuss the growing supply-demand imbalance in the battery-grade graphite m...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Mat-Chem Notes for the Week Ended July 24, 2022
· Industry Report · 27 Jul 2022

WTR-CMI last week. In what was a week of recovery for the market, the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 advanced 2.5% and 3.6%, respectively. Our WTR-CMI index of 30 chemicals and materials technology stocks outperformed the broader indexes by delivering a 6.1% bounce last week. The WTR-CMI’s performance ...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Mat-Chem Notes for the Week Ended July 17, 2022
· Industry Report · 20 Jul 2022

WTR-CMI last week. While both broad market indexes declined last week, with the S&P 500 and the Russell 2000 down 0.9% and 1.4%, respectively, our WTR-CMI index of 30 chemicals and materials technology stocks underperformed on a relative basis, declining 1.5%. BofA’s downgrade didn’t prevent SHW ...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Mat-Chem Notes for the Week Ended July 10, 2022
· Industry Report · 13 Jul 2022

WTR-CMI last week. Weekly volatility on the market continued last week, with the Russell 2000 recouping previous week’s losses by appreciating 3.6% and the S&P 500 almost keeping pace with a 3.0% return. Our WTR-CMI index of 30 chemicals and materials technology companies declined 0.5% for the we...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Mat-Chem Notes for the Week Ended July 3, 2022
· Industry Report · 07 Jul 2022

WTR-CMI last week. After a dead cat bounce the previous week, last week saw the market resume its sell-off, with the S&P 500 and Russell 2000 each losing 2.2% of their value for the week. Our WTR-CMI index of 30 chemicals and materials technology companies delivered a slightly weaker result (2.5%...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Westwater Resources, Inc. (NYSE: WWR)
Enabling Domestic EV Transformation
· Initiation Of Coverage Report · 06 Jul 2022

A green energy materials company. Having restructured and recapitalized itself over the past five years, Westwater Resources is a late-stage natural graphite development company with a laser focus on becoming the domestic supplier of choice of battery-grade graphite products designed to meet the ...

CHEMICALS & MATERIALS TECHNOLOGY
Westwater Resources, Inc. (NYSE: WWR)
Fireside Chat: Terence J. Cryan, Executive Chairman and Chairman of the Board of Westwater Resources, Inc., and Steven M. Cates, Chief Accounting Officer and Controller, June 27, 2022, at 10:00am EDT
· Fireside Chat Invitation · 23 Jun 2022

Please join us for a conversation with Terence Cryan, Executive Chairman and Steven Cates, Chief Accounting Officer of Westwater Resources, Inc. (NYSE: WWR) on June 27, 2022, at 10:00 am EDT. Mr. Cryan and Mr. Cates will discuss the recently announced changes in company management and Westwater R...

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