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Dow Chemical is Among the Companies in the Diversified Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (DOW, LXU, EMN, HUN, DD)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Chemicals industry with the lowest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Dow Chemical ranks lowest with a ROE of 1,672.3%. LSB Industries is next with a ROE of 1,790.9%. Eastman Chemical ranks third lowest with a ROE of 2,072.6%.

Huntsman follows with a ROE of 2,389.2%, and EI Du Pont de Nemours rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 2,564.9%.

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Keywords: lowest return on equity Dow Chemical lsb industries Eastman Chemical Huntsman ei du pont de nemours