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LyondellBasell Industries is Among the Companies in the Commodity Chemicals Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (LYB, WLK, MEOH, CMT, CCC)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the highest 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.

LyondellBasell Industries ranks highest with a ROE of 52.0%. Following is Westlake Chemical with a ROE of 23.7%. Methanex ranks third highest with a ROE of 18.5%.

Core Molding Technologies follows with a ROE of 15.2%, and Calgon Carbon rounds out the top five with a ROE of 11.6%.

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