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Relatively Low Projected Earnings Growth Detected in Shares of Koppers Holdings in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (KOP, LYB, TSE, CBT, KRO)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Koppers Holdings ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 4.1%. Following is Lyondellbasell-A with a projected earnings growth of 9.4%. Trinseo Sa ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 11.5%.

Cabot Corp follows with a projected earnings growth of 19.3%, and Kronos Worldwide rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 39.1%.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Koppers Holdings on January 7th, 2019 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $20.04. Since that recommendation, shares of Koppers Holdings have risen 38.8%. We continue to monitor Koppers Holdings for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

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