Analysis of Relative Performance in the Diversified Chemicals Industry for Shares of PPG Industries (PPG, DOW, EMN, FMC, DD)

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Jan 16, 2013 (Fast Lane via COMTEX) -- Analysis was conducted on the Diversified Chemicals industry to measure relative performance to find stocks that have underperformed. Relative underperformance is a possible bearish sign of underlying fundamental and technical weakness should it continue for an extended period of time. We looked at yesterday's price action of all companies in this peer group and measured their performance against one another. PPG Industries (NYSE:PPG) ranks first with a loss of 0.63%; Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) ranks second with a loss of 0.55%; and Eastman Chemical (NYSE:EMN) ranks third with a loss of 0.45%.

FMC (NYSE:FMC) follows with a loss of 0.24% and EI Du Pont de Nemours (NYSE:DD) rounds out the bottom five with a loss of 0.04%.PPG Industries, Inc. supplies products for the manufacturing, construction, automotive, chemical processing, and other industries worldwide. The Company makes protective and decorative coatings, flat glass, fabricated glass products, continuous-strand fiber glass products, and industrial and specialty chemicals.

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