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Shares of Du Pont (Ei) Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Diversified Chemicals Industry (DD, DOW, EMN, HUN, CC)

By Nick Russo

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.

Du Pont (Ei) ranks highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.71. Following is Dow Chemical Co with a a forward P/E ratio of 10.02. Eastman Chemical ranks third highest with a a forward P/E ratio of 6.83.

Huntsman Corp follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 5.86, and Chemours Co rounds out the top five with a a forward P/E ratio of 1.84.

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