Why Investors Love These Major Diversified Chemicals' Stocks? - Air Products and Chemicals, Praxair, LSB Industries, and Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile

Jun 16, 2016, 07:45 ET from Chelmsford Park SA

NEW YORK, June 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

The Major Diversified Chemicals industry is highly dependent on macroeconomic trends, and given the wide array of products that it covers, spotting the stocks in this space that matter the most can be a daunting task. This morning, Stock-Callers.com directs investors focus back on these four equities for close examination: Air Products and Chemicals Inc. (NYSE: APD), Praxair Inc. (NYSE: PX), LSB Industries Inc. (NYSE: LXU), and Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc. (NYSE: SQM). Learn more about these stocks and access their free alerts by clicking below:


On Wednesday, shares in Allentown, Pennsylvania headquartered Air Products and Chemicals Inc. recorded a trading volume of 775,699 shares. The stock ended the day at $143.65, which was a slight correction of 0.17%. The Company's shares have gained 0.07% in the last one month, 6.21% over the previous three months, and 11.07% since the start of this year. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 6.06%. Furthermore, shares of Air Products and Chemicals, which provides atmospheric gases, process and specialty gases, electronics and performance materials, equipment, and services globally, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 46.64. Sign up and get the alert on APD at:


Danbury, Connecticut headquartered Praxair Inc.'s stock finished yesterday's session 0.40% lower at $112.00. A total volume of 1.45 million shares was traded, which was higher than their three months average volume of 1.17 million shares. The Company's shares have gained 2.39% over the previous three months and 10.92% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 4.84%. Furthermore, shares of Praxair, which produces, sells, and distributes atmospheric, process, and specialty gases, as well as surface coatings, have an RSI of 49.53. The complimentary alert on PX can be activated at:


At the closing bell on Wednesday, shares in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma headquartered LSB Industries Inc. saw a correction of 1.62%, ending the day at $13.39. The stock recorded a trading volume of 351,390 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 28.63% in the previous three months and 84.69% since the start of this year. The stock is trading 1.24% above its 50-day moving average and 15.22% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of LSB Industries, which manufactures and sells chemical products, water source and geothermal heat pumps, and air handling products in the U.S. and globally, have an RSI of 47.74. Register for free on Stock-Callers.com and access the latest strategies on LXU at:


Santiago, Chile headquartered Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile Inc.'s stock ended the day 1.44% higher at $23.91 and with a total volume of 652,959 shares traded. The Company's shares have gained 11.94% in the last month, 26.51% over the previous three months, and 33.43% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 12.24% above its 50-day moving average and 36.17% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile, which produces and sells specialty plant nutrients, industrial chemicals, iodine and derivatives, lithium and derivatives, potassium, and other products and services, have an RSI of 61.82. The complete trade setup on SQM is available for free at:


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