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Shares of Westlake Chemical Rank the Highest in Terms of Current Ratio in the Commodity Chemicals Industry (WLK, KRO, CCC, HWKN, CBT)

By Shiri Gupta

Below are the three companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry with the highest current ratios. Current ratio is useful to get an idea of how quickly a company can repay its short-term liabilities with its short-term assets. The higher the current ratio, the more capable the company is of paying its obligations.

Westlake Chemical ranks highest with a a current ratio of 4.2. Kronos Worldwide is next with a a current ratio of 3.8. Calgon Carbon ranks third highest with a a current ratio of 3.7.

Hawkins follows with a a current ratio of 3.0, and Cabot rounds out the top five with a a current ratio of 2.4.

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