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Omnova Solutions is Among the Companies in the Specialty Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Return on Equity (OMN, POL, PAH, FTK, CHMT)

By James Quinn

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.

Omnova Solutions ranks lowest with a ROE of -10,332.1%. Polyone Corp is next with a ROE of -875.7%. Platform Special ranks third lowest with a ROE of -813.8%.

Flotek Inds follows with a ROE of -562.6%, and Chemtura Corp rounds out the bottom five with a ROE of -151.6%.

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Ticker(s): OMN POL PAH FTK