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Lowest Return on Equity in the Specialty Chemicals Industry Detected in Shares of Senomyx (SNMX, KRA, FTK, OMN, SHLM)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Specialty 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.

Senomyx ranks lowest with a ROE of -55.8%. Following is Kraton Performance Polymers with a ROE of -5.5%. Flotek Industries ranks third lowest with a ROE of 1.4%.

Omnova Solutions follows with a ROE of 4.0%, and Schulman rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of 4.4%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Flotek Industries on February 4th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $7.11. Since that recommendation, shares of Flotek Industries have risen 54.4%. We continue to monitor Flotek Industries for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest return on equity senomyx Kraton Performance Polymers flotek industries omnova solutions schulman