• user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/term_node' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT t.* FROM term_node r INNER JOIN term_data t ON r.tid = t.tid INNER JOIN vocabulary v ON t.vid = v.vid WHERE r.vid = 445802 ORDER BY v.weight, t.weight, t.name in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/modules/taxonomy/taxonomy.module on line 617.
  • user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/sessions' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT COUNT(sid) AS count FROM sessions WHERE timestamp >= 1419181592 AND uid = 0 in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/includes/session.inc on line 111.
  • user warning: Table './fnndrupaldev/sessions' is marked as crashed and last (automatic?) repair failed query: SELECT DISTINCT u.uid, u.name, s.timestamp FROM users u INNER JOIN sessions s ON u.uid = s.uid WHERE s.timestamp >= 1419181592 AND s.uid > 0 ORDER BY s.timestamp DESC in /var/www/www.fnno.com/htdocs/modules/user/user.module on line 765.

Top 3 Companies in the Diversified Chemicals Industry With the Highest Forward Earnings Yield (HUN, ASH, OLN)

Published on Thu, 02/21/2013 - 11:40
By Robert Cotter

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

Huntsman (NYSE:HUN) is highest with forward earnings yield of 13.8%. Huntsman Corporation manufactures differentiated and commodity chemical products. The Company markets a broad range of chemical products and formulations to a diversified group of consumer and industrial customers. Huntsman's products are used in a range of applications, including those in adhesives, aerospace, automotive, construction products, and consumer products.

Over the past year, Huntsman has traded in a range of $10.98 to $19.11 and is now at $16.66, 52% above that low. Over the past week, the 200-day moving average (MA) has remained constant while the 50-day MA has advanced 0.3%.

Following is Ashland (NYSE:ASH) with forward earnings yield of 9.5%.

Finishing up the top three is Olin (NYSE:OLN), with forward earnings yield of 9.5%.

By Robert Cotter
rcotter@fnno.com

Latest News from FNNO

Earnings Look Back: Genesco Is Up 5.1% S...

When Genesco (NYSE:GCO) reported earnings two weeks ago on December 5th, 2014, analysts ...

Post Earnings Update: Vail Resorts Has C...

12 days ago, on December 8th, 2014, Vail Resorts (NYSE:MTN) reported its earnings. Ana ...

Cantel Medical Earnings Review: 10 Days ...

10 days ago, on December 10th, 2014, Cantel Medical (NYSE:CMN) reported its earnings. ...

ABM Industries Earnings Review: 12 Days ...

12 days ago, on December 8th, 2014, ABM Industries (NYSE:ABM) reported its earnings. A ...

Post Earnings Update: Gildan Activewear ...

Two weeks ago on December 4th, 2014 Gildan Activewear (NYSE:GIL) reported earnings and ...

Earnings Look Back: Christopher & Banks ...

When Christopher & Banks (NYSE:CBK) reported earnings two weeks ago on December 4th, 20 ...

Post Earnings Update: Methode Electronic...

9 days ago, on December 11th, 2014, Methode Electronics (NYSE:MEI) reported its earning ...

Phillips-Van Heusen Earnings In Retrospe...

Two weeks ago on December 3rd, 2014 Phillips-Van Heusen (NYSE:PVH) reported earnings an ...