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Best Specialty Chemical Stocks to Buy Now (2024)
Top specialty chemical stocks in 2024 ranked by overall Zen Score. See the best specialty chemical stocks to buy now, according to analyst forecasts for the specialty chemicals industry.

Industry: Specialty Chemicals
Ticker
Company
Dividends Score
Market Cap
Dividend Yield
Payout Ratio
Last Dividend
Annual Dividend
Dividend Percentile
Dividend Dropped Count (L10Y)
Ex-dividend Date
Div. Payment Date
ODC
OIL-DRI CORP OF AMERICA
$463.34M1.82%18.20%$0.2900$1.1638%02024-08-092024-08-23
CBT
CABOT CORP
$5.31B1.25%20.20%$0.4000$1.2026%0
PPG
PPG INDUSTRIES INC
$30.05B2.03%43.10%$0.6500$2.6042%0
WDFC
WD 40 CO
$3.00B1.55%67.00%$0.8800$3.4232%02024-07-192024-07-31
NTIC
NORTHERN TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL CORP
$147.73M1.79%58.30%$0.0700$0.2837%1
RPM
RPM INTERNATIONAL INC
$14.16B1.64%40.30%$0.4600$1.8034%0
SQM
CHEMICAL & MINING CO OF CHILE INC
$11.62B5.20%158.50%$0.2134$2.1180%17
HDSN
HUDSON TECHNOLOGIES INC
$404.59MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
EMN
EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO
$11.84B3.20%41.00%$0.8100$3.2259%02024-07-09
HWKN
HAWKINS INC
$1.86B0.72%17.50%$0.1600$0.6413%1
ECVT
ECOVYST INC
$1.04BN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
IOSP
INNOSPEC INC
$3.10B1.19%23.80%$0.7600$1.4824%0
OLN
OLIN CORP
$5.89B1.62%27.90%$0.2000$0.8034%0
NEU
NEWMARKET CORP
$5.02B1.82%22.20%$2.5000$9.5038%02024-07-01
APD
AIR PRODUCTS & CHEMICALS INC
$60.22B2.59%63.20%$1.7700$7.0250%02024-07-012024-08-12
ALB
ALBEMARLE CORP
$11.33B1.66%57.80%$0.4000$1.6034%02024-07-01
LYB
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES NV
$31.75B3.85%77.20%$1.2500$3.7567%1
MTX
MINERALS TECHNOLOGIES INC
$2.69B0.30%10.30%$0.1000$0.254%0
FUL
FULLER H B CO
$4.29B1.06%29.00%$0.2225$0.8421%0
KWR
QUAKER CHEMICAL CORP
$3.04B1.07%27.40%$0.4550$1.8021%02024-07-172024-07-31
AXTA
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS LTD
$7.67BN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
CMT
CORE MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES INC
$146.22MN/A0.00%$0.0500N/AN/A0
SHW
SHERWIN WILLIAMS CO
$76.20B0.88%26.70%$0.7150$2.6416%0
GEVO
GEVO INC
$150.72MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
SCL
STEPAN CO
$1.88B1.33%88.60%$0.3750$1.1228%0
FSI
FLEXIBLE SOLUTIONS INTERNATIONAL INC
$21.91M5.68%52.60%$0.1000$0.1083%1
KOP
KOPPERS HOLDINGS INC
$819.81M0.67%6.80%$0.0700$0.2612%1
ECL
ECOLAB INC
$69.86B0.92%40.40%$0.5700$2.2417%02024-07-15
SSL
SASOL LTD
$5.00B8.14%169.20%$0.1037$0.6491%6
AVNT
AVIENT CORP
$4.00B2.33%87.80%$0.2575$1.0247%02024-07-10
FF
FUTUREFUEL CORP
$224.51M3.51%322.40%$0.0600$0.1863%12024-09-042024-09-18
WLK
WESTLAKE CORP
$19.34B1.33%92.40%$0.5000$2.0028%0
WTTR
SELECT WATER SOLUTIONS INC
$1.26B2.17%33.80%$0.0600$0.2344%0
BCPC
BALCHEM CORP
$4.91B0.52%22.10%$0.7900$0.798%0
ASH
ASHLAND INC
$4.89B1.18%40.00%$0.3850$1.1623%1
OEC
ORION SA
$1.31B0.37%5.10%$0.0207$0.085%32024-07-012024-07-02
SXT
SENSIENT TECHNOLOGIES CORP
$3.16B2.20%76.30%$0.4100$1.6445%0
KRO
KRONOS WORLDWIDE INC
$1.51B5.80%-330.40%$0.1900$0.7684%0
AVTR
AVANTOR INC
$15.28BN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
SNES
SENESTECH INC
$2.94MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
DD
DUPONT DE NEMOURS INC
$33.90B1.36%173.80%$0.3800$1.1028%3
ALTO
ALTO INGREDIENTS INC
$101.92MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
ESI
ELEMENT SOLUTIONS INC
$6.50B0.89%59.30%$0.0800$0.2417%0
BGLC
BIONEXUS GENE LAB CORP
$8.39MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
DNMR
DANIMER SCIENTIFIC INC
$75.21MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
LIN
LINDE PLC
$213.01B0.29%19.60%$1.2750$1.284%0
IFF
INTERNATIONAL FLAVORS & FRAGRANCES INC
$24.99B2.47%-29.00%$0.4000$2.4249%12024-07-10
CNEY
CN ENERGY GROUP INC
$1.10MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
LWLG
LIGHTWAVE LOGIC INC
$368.69MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
LOOP
LOOP INDUSTRIES INC
$99.83MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
MATV
MATIV HOLDINGS INC
$938.15M2.32%-11.60%$0.1000$0.4046%1
NGVT
INGEVITY CORP
$1.63BN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
PRM
PERIMETER SOLUTIONS SA
$1.13BN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
CRKN
CROWN ELECTROKINETICS CORP
$10.71MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
CC
CHEMOURS CO
$3.47B4.30%-45.00%$0.2500$1.0073%1
TSE
TRINSEO PLC
$90.71M0.39%-0.10%$0.0100$0.016%2
FEAM
5E ADVANCED MATERIALS INC
$81.01MN/A0.00%N/AN/AN/AN/A
ALTM
ARCADIUM LITHIUM PLC
$3.57BN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
HGAS
GLOBAL GAS CORP
$7.97MN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A

Specialty Chemical Stocks FAQ

What are the best specialty chemical stocks to buy right now in Jun 2024?

According to Zen Score, the 3 best specialty chemical stocks to buy right now are:

1. Oil Dri Of America (NYSE:ODC)


Oil Dri Of America (NYSE:ODC) is the top specialty chemical stock with a Zen Score of 61, which is 25 points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 36. It passed 22 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Oil Dri Of America has seen its stock return 11.68% over the past year, overperforming other specialty chemical stocks by 2 percentage points.

2. Cabot (NYSE:CBT)


Cabot (NYSE:CBT) is the second best specialty chemical stock with a Zen Score of 58, which is 22 points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 36. It passed 21 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Cabot has seen its stock return 48.95% over the past year, overperforming other specialty chemical stocks by 39 percentage points.

Cabot has an average 1 year price target of $102.33, an upside of 6.42% from Cabot's current stock price of $96.16.

Cabot stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 3 analysts covering Cabot, 33.33% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 0% have issued a Buy, 66.67% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

3. Ppg Industries (NYSE:PPG)


Ppg Industries (NYSE:PPG) is the third best specialty chemical stock with a Zen Score of 56, which is 20 points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 36. It passed 20 out of 38 due diligence checks and has strong fundamentals. Ppg Industries has seen its stock lose -9.17% over the past year, underperforming other specialty chemical stocks by -19 percentage points.

Ppg Industries has an average 1 year price target of $155.83, an upside of 21.6% from Ppg Industries's current stock price of $128.15.

Ppg Industries stock has a consensus Buy recommendation according to Wall Street analysts. Of the 12 analysts covering Ppg Industries, 41.67% have issued a Strong Buy rating, 16.67% have issued a Buy, 41.67% have issued a hold, while 0% have issued a Sell rating, and 0% have issued a Strong Sell.

What are the specialty chemical stocks with highest dividends?

Out of 38 specialty chemical stocks that have issued dividends in the past year, the 3 specialty chemical stocks with the highest dividend yields are:

1. Sasol (NYSE:SSL)


Sasol (NYSE:SSL) has an annual dividend yield of 8.14%, which is 6 percentage points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 2.08%. Sasol's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% six times in the last 10 years. Sasol's dividend has not shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Sasol's dividend payout ratio of 169.2% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

2. Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO)


Kronos Worldwide (NYSE:KRO) has an annual dividend yield of 5.8%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 2.08%. Kronos Worldwide's dividend payout is stable, having never dropped by more than 10% in the last 10 years. Kronos Worldwide's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Kronos Worldwide's dividend payout ratio of -330.4% indicates that its high dividend yield might not be sustainable for the long-term.

3. Flexible Solutions International (NYSEMKT:FSI)


Flexible Solutions International (NYSEMKT:FSI) has an annual dividend yield of 5.68%, which is 4 percentage points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 2.08%. Flexible Solutions International's dividend payout is not stable, having dropped more than 10% one times in the last 10 years. Flexible Solutions International's dividend has shown consistent growth over the last 10 years.

Flexible Solutions International's dividend payout ratio of 52.6% indicates that its high dividend yield is sustainable for the long-term.

Why are specialty chemical stocks up?

Specialty chemical stocks were up 0.37% in the last day, and down -0.39% over the last week.

We couldn't find a catalyst for why specialty chemical stocks are up.

What are the most undervalued specialty chemical stocks?

Based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score, the 3 most undervalued specialty chemical stocks right now are:

1. Core Molding Technologies (NYSEMKT:CMT)


Core Molding Technologies (NYSEMKT:CMT) is the most undervalued specialty chemical stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Core Molding Technologies has a valuation score of 71, which is 40 points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 31. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Core Molding Technologies's stock has dropped -21.66% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the specialty chemical industry by -31 percentage points.

2. Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX)


Minerals Technologies (NYSE:MTX) is the second most undervalued specialty chemical stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Minerals Technologies has a valuation score of 71, which is 40 points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 31. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Minerals Technologies's stock has gained 52.17% in the past year. It has overperformed other stocks in the specialty chemical industry by 42 percentage points.

3. Olin (NYSE:OLN)


Olin (NYSE:OLN) is the third most undervalued specialty chemical stock based on WallStreetZen's Valuation Score. Olin has a valuation score of 71, which is 40 points higher than the specialty chemical industry average of 31. It passed 5 out of 7 valuation due diligence checks.

Olin's stock has gained 0.3% in the past year. It has underperformed other stocks in the specialty chemical industry by -9 percentage points.

Are specialty chemical stocks a good buy now?

64.44% of specialty chemical stocks rated by analysts are a buy right now. On average, analysts expect specialty chemical stocks to rise by 16.78% over the next year.

What is the average p/e ratio of the specialty chemicals industry?

The average P/E ratio of the specialty chemicals industry is 33.19x.
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