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Lsb Indus Inc is Among the Companies in the Diversified Chemicals Industry With the Highest Forward P/E Ratio (LXU, DD, DOW, EMN, HUN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Chemicals industry with the highest forward price to earnings (P/E) ratios. Forward P/E uses estimated earnings to compare relative value among companies in the same industry. Generally, the lower the forward P/E, the more undervalued a company is believed to be.

Lsb Indus Inc ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 41.07. Du Pont (Ei) is next with a a forward P/E ratio of 19.26. Dow Chemical Co ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 14.06.

Eastman Chemical follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 11.34, and Huntsman Corp rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 9.81.

SmarTrend recommended that its subscribers protect gains by selling shares of Lsb Indus Inc on February 6th, 2018 by issuing a Downtrend alert when the shares were trading at $7.37. Since that call, shares of Lsb Indus Inc have fallen 16.4%. We are now looking for when a new Uptrend will commence and will alert SmarTrend subscribers in real time.

Keywords: highest forward p/e ratio lsb indus inc :dd du pont (ei) :dow dow chemical co Eastman Chemical huntsman corp

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