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Shares of Huntsman Rank the Lowest in Terms of Forward P/E Ratio in the Diversified Chemicals Industry (HUN, EMN, OLN, DOW, DD)

By James Quinn

Below are the three companies in the Diversified Chemicals industry with the lowest 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.

Huntsman ranks lowest with a a forward P/E ratio of 6.77. Following is Eastman Chemical with a a forward P/E ratio of 9.55. Olin ranks third lowest with a a forward P/E ratio of 13.82.

Dow Chemical follows with a a forward P/E ratio of 15.30, and EI Du Pont de Nemours rounds out the bottom five with a a forward P/E ratio of 20.66.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Huntsman on February 26th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $10.21. Since that recommendation, shares of Huntsman have risen 42.3%. We continue to monitor Huntsman for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest forward p/e ratio Huntsman Eastman Chemical olin Dow Chemical ei du pont de nemours