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Lowest EPS Growth in the Commodity Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Westlake Chemical (WLK, LYB, TG, CBT, KOP)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the lowest year-over-year expected earnings per share (EPS) growth rates. The long-term growth rate is the expected annual increase in operating EPS over the next three to five years.

Westlake Chemical ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 515.0%. LyondellBasell Industries is next with a EPS growth of 636.6%. Tredegar ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 952.4%.

Cabot follows with a EPS growth of 2,269.9%, and Koppers Holdings rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 3,009.7%.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Koppers Holdings on March 9th, 2017 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $41.50. Since that call, shares of Koppers Holdings have fallen 3.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

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