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LyondellBasell Industries has the Highest Level of Cash in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (LYB, WLK, MEOH, KRO, CBT)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the highest cash equivalents (CE). Analysts use CE as a measure to compare the cash cushion of companies in the same industry.

LyondellBasell Industries ranks highest with a CE of $3,000. Westlake Chemical is next with a CE of $1,000. Methanex ranks third highest with a CE of $427.

Kronos Worldwide follows with a CE of $130, and Cabot rounds out the top five with a CE of $77.

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