Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, the 10 stocks we'll discuss today are the highest rated in the chemicals industry.
CAPS contains more than just the crowd's opinions. The votes of CAPS' best-performing members, known as All-Stars, count more in shaping each company's rating than do the picks of their poorer-performing peers. That way, the highest-rated companies aren't just the most popular companies in the industry -- in this case PotashCorp
The chemical industry has been growing in line with the economy, but certain pockets are doing very well. Both DuPont
The highest-rated chemical stock is ...
It's not always the best-knowm stocks that are ranked highest. Looking at the aggregate data, we see that our community rates Chase
Terrific but conservative management, stock heavily owned by family and a few institutions. Recent profitability breakthrough as all divisions are hitting on all cylinders.
Here are the rest of the 10 highest-rated companies in the industry, along with their CAPS ratings
CAPS Rating (out of 5)
Market Cap (in Millions)
Chemical & Mining Co. of Chile
Source: Motley Fool CAPS as of Nov. 7, 2011.
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