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Portfolio of Chemical Stocks

Many large chemical companies pay dividends. Most of these stocks are cyclical so be sure to study their price charts before you make a purchase. Buy them early in an upside move and avoid buying them near a cyclical top.

Here are 8 chemical stocks.

Chemical Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Yr Price Chart
Braskem
Dow
DuPont
H.B. Fuller Company
LyondellBasell
Methanex
Praxair
Westlake Chemical
Price and dividend data from Quandl.


To inspect the performance of the Chemical Stocks portfolio, see the returns table and chart below. Portfolio values are computed using quarterly closes for from Quandl.

The 7 included in the portfolio computations are: BAK, DOW, DD, FUL, MEOH, PX and WLK. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $1,428.57 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2007. LYB was excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


Chemical Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Chemical Stocks
Start date:
Nov-21-2007
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
Nov-21-2017
End value:
$45,577
Number prices
40
Minimum value occurred on Mar-31-2009
$5,943
Maximum value occurred on Dec-31-2017
$45,577
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
355.77%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
618.41%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$45,577
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
97.75%
Number returns
780
Number profitable returns (Winners)
649
Percent profitable returns
83.21%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
131
Percent unprofitable returns
16.79%
Winners to losers ratio
4.95
Stock Return Calculator


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