The chemicals industry closed the day down 4.8%. Metabolix Inc ( MBLX), Lightbridge ( LTBR), TPC Group Inc ( TPCG), and Clean Diesel Technologies Inc ( CDTI) were all decliners today within the chemicals industry with TOR Minerals International Inc ( TORM) being today's featured chemicals loser. TOR Minerals International Inc fell 28 cents (-2.4%) to $11.51 on light volume. Throughout the day, 1,000 shares of TOR Minerals International Inc exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 6,200 shares. TOR Minerals International, Inc., a specialty chemical company, engages in the manufacture and marketing of mineral products. TOR Minerals International Inc has a market cap of $25 million and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.1, below the average chemicals industry P/E ratio of 12.7 and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 19% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. TheStreet Ratings rates TOR Minerals International as a hold. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its robust revenue growth, impressive record of earnings per share growth and compelling growth in net income. However, as a counter to these strengths, we also find weaknesses including weak operating cash flow and poor profit margins.
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