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Top 5 Companies in the Specialty Chemicals Industry with the Best Relative Performance (SHW , IFF , ASH , ECL , PPG )

By David Diaz

We looked at the Specialty Chemicals industry and measured relative performance to find the top stocks. Relative outperformance is a bullish sign of underlying fundamental and technical strength. We look at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group.

Sherwin-Williams (NYSE:SHW ) ranks first with a gain of 0.54%; Intl Flvr & Frag (NYSE:IFF ) ranks second with a gain of 0.47%; and Ashland Global H (NYSE:ASH ) ranks third with a gain of 0.31%.

Ecolab Inc (NYSE:ECL ) follows with a gain of 0.10% and Ppg Inds Inc (NYSE:PPG ) rounds out the top five with a loss of 0.42%.

SmarTrend is tracking the current trend status for Sherwin-Williams and will alert subscribers who have SHW in their portfolio or watchlist when shares have changed trend direction.

Keywords: relative performance sherwin-williams intl flvr & frag ashland global h ecolab inc ppg inds inc