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Balchem Corp has the Highest P/E Ratio in the Specialty Chemicals Industry (BCPC, PAH, KWR, ECL, SHW)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Balchem Corp ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 46.00. Following is Platform Special with a a P/E ratio of 43.31. Quaker Chemical ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 42.62.

Ecolab Inc follows with a a P/E ratio of 41.46, and Sherwin-Williams rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 31.72.

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