After releasing its fourth-quarter and full-year earnings for 2012, Huntsman (NYSE: HUN ) shares traded down sharply today. Was 2012 the cause, or were future expectations at fault? According to Fool energy and materials analyst Taylor Muckerman, he believes the 2012 figures were serviceable, and actions were taking during the fourth quarter that position the company nicely. What exactly did management have to show for its actions during 2012? Check out the video for more.
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