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U.S. Commodity Chemicals Industry Analysis

UpdatedMay 28, 2022
DataAggregated Company Financials
  • 7D5.2%
  • 3M15.3%
  • 1Y1.8%
  • YTD17.4%

Over the last 7 days, the Commodity Chemicals industry has risen 5.2%, driven by gains from LyondellBasell Industries of 8.5%. Despite this gain, the industry's performance has been flat over the past year. Looking forward, earnings are forecast to decline by 2.5% per year.

Industry Valuation and Performance

Has the U.S. Commodity Chemicals Industry valuation changed over the past few years?

DateMarket CapRevenueEarningsPE
Sun, 29 May 2022US$143.4bUS$161.3bUS$18.3b9.4x
Tue, 26 Apr 2022US$128.4bUS$148.7bUS$16.7b8.8x
Thu, 24 Mar 2022US$124.8bUS$144.8bUS$16.0b10.7x
Sat, 19 Feb 2022US$118.6bUS$142.9bUS$15.4b10.4x
Mon, 17 Jan 2022US$122.0bUS$132.9bUS$14.8b11.7x
Wed, 15 Dec 2021US$109.2bUS$132.9bUS$14.8b10.6x
Fri, 12 Nov 2021US$120.5bUS$132.9bUS$14.8b10.3x
Sun, 10 Oct 2021US$117.8bUS$118.2bUS$10.2b11.8x
Tue, 07 Sep 2021US$116.8bUS$118.6bUS$10.2b9.6x
Thu, 05 Aug 2021US$115.3bUS$118.8bUS$10.3b8x
Sun, 09 May 2021US$125.2bUS$102.8bUS$5.0b13.6x
Wed, 10 Feb 2021US$94.7bUS$97.4bUS$3.1b12.7x
Tue, 03 Nov 2020US$78.6bUS$96.7b-US$835,081,487.2610.5x
Fri, 07 Aug 2020US$69.7bUS$100.5bUS$583.1m10.4x
Thu, 30 Apr 2020US$62.8bUS$109.0bUS$1.8b6.5x
Sun, 02 Feb 2020US$81.5bUS$112.0bUS$2.5b11x
Wed, 06 Nov 2019US$90.8bUS$115.0bUS$5.6b14.4x
Sat, 10 Aug 2019US$88.5bUS$117.4bUS$6.5b12.1x
Median PE Ratio


Total Market Cap: US$49.7bTotal Earnings: US$6.3bTotal Revenue: US$72.3bTotal Market Cap vs Earnings and Revenue0%0%0%
U.S. Commodity Chemicals Industry Median PE3Y Average 10.9x202020212022
Current Industry PE
  • Investors are relatively neutral on the industry at the moment, indicating that they anticipate long term growth rates to remain steady.
  • The industry is trading close to its 3-year average PE ratio of 10.9x.
  • Future earnings are expected to decline by 2.5% which could cause market valuations to fall.
Past Earnings Growth
  • The earnings for companies in the Commodity Chemicals industry have grown 43% per year over the last three years.
  • Revenues for these companies have grown 31% per year.
  • This means that more sales are being generated by these companies overall, and subsequently their profits are increasing too.

Industry Comparison

How does U.S. Commodity Chemicals compare with similar industries?

US Market5.92%
Commodity Chemicals5.16%
Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals7.19%
Specialty Chemicals7.17%
Diversified Chemicals5.32%
Industrial Gases4.81%
Industry PEThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.
Forecasted GrowthThere is insufficient data on the sub-industries of this industry.

Top Stock Gainers and Losers

Which companies have driven the market over the last 7 days?

CompanyLast Price7D1YValuation
LYB LyondellBasell IndustriesUS$117.088.5%
WLK WestlakeUS$132.004.6%
DOW DowUS$69.061.4%
OLN OlinUS$66.826.8%
VVV ValvolineUS$33.5112.1%
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