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Koppers Holdings is Among the Companies in the Commodity Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (KOP, OLN, KRO, TG, CCC)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Commodity 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.

Koppers Holdings ranks lowest with a ROE of -14,677.2%. Following is Olin with a ROE of -16.6%. Kronos Worldwide ranks third lowest with a ROE of -6.2%.

Tredegar follows with a ROE of 562.3%, and Calgon Carbon rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 680.3%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Calgon Carbon on January 9th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $16.73. Since that call, shares of Calgon Carbon have fallen 18.7%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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