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Lowest EPS Growth in the Specialty Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Sensient Technologies (SXT, IOSP, PPG, CE, ALB)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Specialty 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.

Sensient Technologies ranks lowest with a EPS growth of 643.8%. Innospec is next with a EPS growth of 685.7%. PPG Industries ranks third lowest with a EPS growth of 1,145.2%.

Celanese follows with a EPS growth of 1,306.9%, and Albemarle rounds out the bottom five with a EPS growth of 3,040.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Albemarle on September 22nd, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $81.36. Since that recommendation, shares of Albemarle have risen 35.9%. We continue to monitor Albemarle for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest eps growth sensient technologies innospec PPG Industries Celanese albemarle