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Best Relative Performance in the Specialty Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Albemarle Corp (ALB , ASH , PAH , RPM , PPG )

By Shiri Gupta

We looked at the Specialty Chemicals industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Albemarle Corp (NYSE:ALB ) ranks first with a gain of 1.58%; Ashland Global H (NYSE:ASH ) ranks second with a gain of 1.03%; and Platform Special (NYSE:PAH ) ranks third with a gain of 0.64%.

Rpm Intl Inc (NYSE:RPM ) follows with a gain of 0.36% and Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.06%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Ppg Inds Inc on February 5th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $114.37. Since that call, shares of Ppg Inds Inc have fallen 10.0%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: relative performance albemarle corp ashland global h platform special rpm intl inc ppg inds inc

Ticker(s): ALB ASH PAH RPM PPG