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Shares of Huntsman Rank the Highest in Terms of Forward Earnings Yield in the Diversified Chemicals Industry (HUN, EMN, DOW, DD, OLN)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Chemicals industry with the highest forward earnings yields. Using projected earnings for the current fiscal year, the forward earnings yield is useful to compare a stock's return vs. owning a similar stock or other yield assets (e.g. bonds). Generally, the higher the earnings yield, the more undervalued the stock.

Huntsman ranks highest with a forward earnings yield of 14.0%. Following is Eastman Chemical with a forward earnings yield of 10.8%. Dow Chemical ranks third highest with a forward earnings yield of 6.8%.

EI Du Pont de Nemours follows with a forward earnings yield of 4.5%, and Olin rounds out the top five with a forward earnings yield of 4.2%.

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Keywords: highest forward earnings yield Huntsman Eastman Chemical Dow Chemical ei du pont de nemours olin