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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 7 chemical stocks.

Chemical Stocks
Stock
Price Quote & Dividend
1-Yr Price Chart
Braskem
DowDuPont
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 monthly closes for from Quandl.

The 5 included in the portfolio computations are: BAK, FUL, MEOH, PX and WLK. The current value of the portfolio assumes that $2,000.00 was invested (total of $10,000) in each at its closing weekly price for the current date in 2008. DWDP and LYB were excluded from the portfolio computations because of insufficient price data.


Chemical Stocks - Return Results
Portfolio:
Chemical Stocks
Start date:
May-20-2008
Start value:
$10,000
End date:
May-20-2018
End value:
$52,206
Number prices
121
Minimum value occurred on Feb-28-2009
$4,647
Maximum value occurred on May-31-2018
$52,206
Total gain or loss (Start date to End date)
422.06%
Annualized gain or loss (Start date to End date)
17.97%
Total dollar value on End date of a $10,000 purchase made on Start date
$52,206
Average percent return for all possible buy/sell combinations
112.12%
Number returns
7,260
Number profitable returns (Winners)
6,269
Percent profitable returns
86.35%
Number unprofitable returns (Losers)
991
Percent unprofitable returns
13.65%
Winners to losers ratio
6.33
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