Violeta Slavtchevska

Nanophase Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ:NANX): Price Rally Hits Year's Peak

by Violeta Slavtchevska April 1, 2010

Nanophase_Logo.jpgThe company produces nanomaterial products and dispersions, used in the production of a variety of goods, like sunscreen, personal care products, industrial coating ingredients and in optics and architecture. Plans include also to concentrate research and process engineering on the improvement of the applications and solutions for nanomaterials and to create or obtain additional core technology to expand in new markets.

Despite management's optimism, Nanophase has a negative ROE of -30,36%, as well as one of the lowest operating margins in its peer industry. Yesterday's extreme investor demand was probably in the hope of another tremendous rise and significant speculative gains.

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