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Balchem Corp has the Lowest Earnings Yield in the Specialty Chemicals Industry (BCPC, KWR, PAH, ECL, SHW)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry with the lowest earnings yields. Earnings yield is useful to compare the relative benefit of owning a stock vs. owning other yield assets such as bonds. If the earnings yield is higher, stocks may be considered undervalued.

Balchem Corp ranks lowest with a an earnings yield of 2.2%. Quaker Chemical is next with a an earnings yield of 2.2%. Platform Special ranks third lowest with a an earnings yield of 2.3%.

Ecolab Inc follows with a an earnings yield of 2.5%, and Sherwin-Williams rounds out the bottom five with a an earnings yield of 3.1%.

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Ticker(s): BCPC KWR PAH ECL SHW