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Highest Earnings Yield in the Commodity Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of LyondellBasell Industries (LYB, WLK, CMT, MEOH, CCC)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the highest 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.

LyondellBasell Industries ranks highest with a an earnings yield of 12.0%. Following is Westlake Chemical with a an earnings yield of 11.7%. Core Molding Technologies ranks third highest with a an earnings yield of 10.5%.

Methanex follows with a an earnings yield of 8.0%, and Calgon Carbon rounds out the top five with a an earnings yield of 6.6%.

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