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Top 5 Companies in the Diversified Chemicals Industry With the Lowest Forward Earnings Yield (DD, OLN, DOW, EMN, HUN)

By Nick Russo

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

EI Du Pont de Nemours ranks lowest with a forward earnings yield of 4.0%. Following is Olin with a forward earnings yield of 4.1%. Dow Chemical ranks third lowest with a forward earnings yield of 6.1%.

Eastman Chemical follows with a forward earnings yield of 9.9%, and Huntsman rounds out the bottom five with a forward earnings yield of 11.6%.

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