Five European Chemical Stocks To Consider

The EURO STOXX® Chemicals Index is composed of some of the largest chemical firms in Europe. Currently there are 16 components in this index.

The long-term return of the index is shown below:

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Source: Euro Stoxx Indices

For investors looking to gain exposure to the European chemical industry the companies in the index offer excellent choices.In five years the index is up about 39% in US $ terms.

Five components from the EURO STOXX® Chemicals Index is listed below with their ticker and current dividend yield for further research:

1.Company:Air Liquide (AIQUY)
Current Dividend Yield: 2.35%
Country: France

2.Company: Akzo Nobel NV (AKZOY)
Current Dividend Yield:
Country: The Netherlands

3.Company: Arkema SA(ARKAY)
Current Dividend Yield:
Country: France

4.Company: BASFY AG (BASFY)
Current Dividend Yield:
Country: Germany

5.Company: bayer AG (BAYRY)
Current Dividend Yield:
Country: Germany

Note: Dividend yields noted are as of Feb 11, 2013

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