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Ecolab Inc has the Best Relative Performance in the Specialty Chemicals Industry (ECL , ASH , PPG , IFF , AXTA )

By James Quinn

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.

Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL ) ranks first with a gain of 1.08%; Ashland Global H (NYSE:ASH ) ranks second with a gain of 1.02%; and Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG ) ranks third with a gain of 0.72%.

Intl Flvr & Frag (NYSE:IFF ) follows with a gain of 0.66% and Axalta Coating S (NYSE:AXTA ) rounds out the top five with a gain of 0.57%.

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Keywords: relative performance ecolab inc ashland global h ppg inds inc intl flvr & frag axalta coating s