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Huntsman is Among the Companies in the Diversified Chemicals Industry With the Lowest P/E Ratio (HUN, EMN, DOW, OLN, DD)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Chemicals industry with the lowest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Huntsman ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 9.98. Eastman Chemical is next with a a P/E ratio of 10.01. Dow Chemical ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 15.27.

Olin follows with a a P/E ratio of 21.81, and EI Du Pont de Nemours rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 22.48.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Olin on February 22nd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $15.20. Since that recommendation, shares of Olin have risen 71.0%. We continue to monitor Olin for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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