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Top 5 Companies in the Specialty Chemicals Industry With the Highest Return on Equity (RYAM, SHLM, SHW, CE, VAL)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Specialty Chemicals industry with the highest return on equity. The ROE is a general indication of the company's efficiency; investors usually look for companies with ROEs that are high and are growing.

Rayonier Adv ranks highest with a ROE of 10,984.5%. Following is Schulman (A) with a ROE of 6,454.3%. Sherwin-Williams ranks third highest with a ROE of 6,196.7%.

Celanese Corp-A follows with a ROE of 3,489.1%, and Valspar Corp/The rounds out the top five with a ROE of 3,151.7%.

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Keywords: highest return on equity rayonier adv schulman (a) sherwin-williams celanese corp-a :val valspar corp/the