Stephen Simpson, CFA
Long only, growth at reasonable price, value, research analyst

Taminco Should Be Switching Over To Cash Generation

The ag chemical market has slowed, as seen recently at FMC (NYSE:FMC) and DuPont (NYSE:DD), but Taminco's (NYSE:TAM) strong market share and diverse end markets for its alkylamine products are serving the company pretty well. The shares have done okay since my mid-February write-up, rising about 10% and doing pretty well relative to direct rivals like DuPont and BASF (OTCQX:BASFY) and the Dow Jones Specialty Chemicals Index. I continue to believe that Taminco is a solid specialty chemical company with better growth and return on capital prospects than its peers, not to mention deleveraging potential, but the valuation is creeping up a bit and this looks more like a "buy...

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