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Large and Mid-Cap Specialty Chemical Stocks

U.S. Exchanges

List of Publicly Traded Large and Mid-Cap Specialty Chemical Companies Listed on U.S. Exchanges

Specialty chemicals have a few characteristics that separate them from other chemicals. Examples of these characteristics include:

  • Relatively highly valued
  • Have innovative or unique aspects
  • Where a normal chemical might be described by what the chemical contains, specialty chemicals are often described by what they do (adhesives, sealants, etc.)

Similar to other chemical companies, the specialty chemical products manufactured by these companies are used in a wide range of industries.


Additional specialty chemical companies can be found through the following link:

Small-Cap Specialty Chemical Companies

Additional publicly traded chemical companies and categories can be accessed through the link below:

Publicly Traded Chemical Companies

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Specialty Chemical Companies: Large-Cap Stocks

Albemarle Corporation (ALB) (Advanced and value-added products)

International Flavors & Fragrances, Inc. (IFF) (Flavors and fragrances)

Lyondell Basell Industries N.V. (LYB) (Chemicals, plastics and refining company)

Specialty Chemicals: Mid-Cap Stocks

Ashland Inc. (ASH) (Specialty chemicals, performance materials; Valvoline brand)

Cabot Corporation (CBT) (Specialty chemicals and performance materials)

Huntsman Corporation (HUN) (Manufactures and markets differentiated chemicals)

Ingevity Corporation (NGVT) (Specialty chemicals and carbon materials)

Methanex Corporation (MEOH) (Canada: methanol)

Minerals Technologies Inc. (MTX) (Specialty mineral, mineral-based and synthetic mineral products)

NewMarket Corporation (NEU) (Petroleum additives)

Olin Corporation (OLN) (Diversified: ammunition; chlorine and sodium hydroxide)

Platform Specialty Products Corporation (PAH) (Specialty chemical products)

Sensient Technologies Corporation (SXT) (Colors, flavors and fragrances)

W R Grace & Co. (GRA) (Process catalysts, specialty materials, construction chemicals)

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