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Lowest Forward Earnings Yield in the Specialty Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Ecolab Inc (ECL, KWR, BCPC, VAL, SHW)

By Nick Russo

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry with the lowest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Ecolab Inc ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 2.8%. Following is Quaker Chemical with a forward earnings yield of 2.8%. Balchem Corp ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 3.0%.

Valspar Corp/The follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.0%, and Sherwin-Williams rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 4.1%.

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