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Profile - Millennium Chemicals Inc. (NYSE:MCH)
As of 31-Aug-2001
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Recent Events
July 26Conference call: Millennium Chemicals Earnings (Q2 2001)
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Sep 28Dividend payment of $0.135
230 Half Mile Road, P.O. Box 7015
Red Bank, NJ 07701
Phone: (732) 933-5000
Fax: (732) 933-5240
Employees (last reported count): 4,370
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 ·Industry: Chemicals - Plastics & Rubber
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·Insider and 5%+ Owners: 58%
·Over the last 6 months:
 · 4 insider sells; 6,000  shares
·Institutional: 83% (197% of float)
(244 institutions)
·Net Inst. Buying: 639.0K shares (+1.20%)
(prior quarter to latest quarter)
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Business Summary
Millennium Chemicals Inc. is an international chemical company, with market positions in a broad range of commodity, industrial, performance and specialty chemicals. The Company has three principal wholly owned operating subsidiaries, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals Inc., Millennium Petrochemicals Inc. and Millennium Specialty Chemicals Inc. Millennium also owns a 29.5% interest in Equistar. On March 23, 2001, the Company announced that it would restructure its operating businesses into two business units, the Growth and Development unit and the Operational Excellence unit. On February 1, 2000, Millennium Inorganic Chemicals, a subsidiary of the Company, completed the acquisition of Hanwha Advanced Ceramics of South Korea, a company located near Perth, Western Australia that produces a broad range of zirconia products that complement Millennium Inorganic Chemicals' manufacturing operations in Thann, Alsace and France.
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Financial Summary
Millenium Chemicals is an international chemicals company, with leading market positions in a range of commodity, industrial, performance and specialty chemicals. For the six months ended 6/30/01, revenues fell 3% to $863 million. Net loss totaled $39 million vs. an income of $73 million. Revenues reflect lower prices and lower volumes in the Titanium Dioxide and Related Products segment. Net loss reflects the equity losses, reorganization and plant closure charges.
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Officers[Insider Trade Data]
FY2000 Pay

William Landuyt, 45
Chairman, Pres, CEO
John Lushefski, 45
Robert Lee, 44
Exec. VP - Growth and Devel., Director
George Hempstead, III, 57
Sr. VP, Sec., Gen. Counsel
Richard Lamond, 54
Sr. VP of HR and Admin.
Dollar amounts are as of 31-Dec-2000 and compensation values are for the fiscal year ending on that date; "Pay" is salary, bonuses, etc..
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Statistics at a Glance -- NYSE:MCHAs of 31-Aug-2001
Price and Volume
52-Week Low
on 13-Oct-2000
Recent Price$13.44 
52-Week High
on 29-Dec-2000
Daily Volume (3-month avg)152.2K
Daily Volume (10-day avg)115.0K
Stock Performance
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52-Week Change-19.5%
52-Week Change
relative to S&P500
Share-Related Items
Market Capitalization$851.2M
Shares Outstanding63.3M
Dividends & Splits
Annual Dividend (indicated)$0.54 
Dividend Yield4.02%
Last Splitnone 
Per-Share Data
Book Value (mrq)$14.04 
Earnings (ttm)$0.17 
Earnings (mrq)-$0.36 
Sales (ttm)$27.80 
Cash (mrq)$1.06 
Valuation Ratios
Price/Book (mrq)0.96 
Price/Earnings (ttm)79.06 
Price/Sales (ttm)0.48 
Income Statements
Sales (ttm)$1.77B
EBITDA (ttm)$249.0M
Income available to common (ttm)$11.0M
Profit Margin (ttm)0.9%
Operating Margin (ttm)7.7%
Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year EndsDec 31
Most recent quarter30-June-2001
Management Effectiveness
Return on Assets (ttm)0.51%
Return on Equity (ttm)1.16%
Financial Strength
Current Ratio (mrq)2.42 
Debt/Equity (mrq)1.36 
Total Cash (mrq)$67.0M
Short Interest
As of 8-Aug-2001
Shares Short205.0K
Percent of Float0.8%
Shares Short
(Prior Month)
Short Ratio1.92 
Daily Volume107.0K
See Profile Help for a description of each item above;   K = thousands;   M = millions;   B = billions;   mrq = most-recent quarter;   ttm = trailing twelve months;   (as of 30-June-2001)

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