Technical Recap on Chemicals - Major Diversified Stocks - Praxair, Air Products and Chemicals, LSB Industries, and Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile

Jul 15, 2016, 08:40 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, July 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

On Thursday, July 14, 2016, the NASDAQ Composite ended the trading session at 5,034.06, up 0.57%; the Dow Jones Industrial Average edged 0.73% higher, to finish at 18,506.41; and the S&P 500 closed at 2,163.75, up 0.53%. The gains were broad based as eight out of nine sectors ended the session in positive. has initiated coverage on the following equities: Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD), LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE: LXU), and Chemical & Mining Company of Chile Inc. (NYSE: SQM). Learn more about these stocks by accessing their free notes at:

Praxair Inc. produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process, and specialty gases, as well as surface coatings in North America, Europe, South America, and Asia. The stock finished Thursday's session 0.68% higher at $118.35 with a total volume of 940,412 shares traded. Over the last one month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have gained 5.25% and 3.14%, respectively. Furthermore, the Company's stock has advanced 2.49% in the past one year. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 5.72% and 9.68%, respectively. Praxair's stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.89 and has a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 65.61. Sign up and read the free notes on PX at:

Air Products and Chemicals Inc. provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, equipment, and services worldwide. The stock edged 0.66% higher to close the day at $148.90. The stock recorded a trading volume of 1.07 million shares, which was close to its three months average volume of 1.05 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 4.13% in the last one month, 3.28% in the previous three months and 11.02% in the past one year. The stock is trading 4.64% and 9.88% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, Air Products and Chemicals' stock traded at a PE ratio of 22.71 and has an RSI of 64.01. The complimentary notes on APD can be accessed at:

On Thursday, shares in LSB Industries Inc. which through its subsidiaries, manufactures and sells chemical products, water source and geothermal heat pumps, and air handling products in the U.S. and internationally, ended the day 0.63% higher at $12.75 with a total volume of 359,312 shares traded. The stock is trading above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 1.43% and 20.39%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of LSB Industries have an RSI of 52.84. Register for free on and access the latest notes on LXU at:

On Thursday, shares in Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. which produces and sells specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services, ended the session 1.02% higher at $25.72 with a total volume of 684,967 shares traded. Shares of the Company traded at a PE ratio of 33.84. The Company's shares have surged 9.12% in the last one month, 29.31% in the previous three months and 94.63% in the past one year. The stock is trading 11.20% above its 50-day moving average and 38.82% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile have an RSI of 61.07. Get free access to your notes on SQM at:

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