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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining 1.21% today. In the last week its performance is 7.47%, and -0.15% for the past quarter. Currently, The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has a target price of 59.38, so today’s gain of 1.21% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.98%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has a market cap of 56749.49, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 70.50%.

At the current price of 51.8, it has a dividend yield of 3.55%, and its target price is 59.38. This is with a profit margin of 12.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.79. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has a P/E of 10.47, as well as a forward P/E of 13.12.

With a current EPS of 4.95, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.64%,The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 27.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.29%.

Performance for the year is 3.17%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is 2.47%.

Volume today for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), is 4907500, while its average volume is 7196.6. Whilst the total gain today was 1.21%, it did have a day high of -3.08%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.85%, and 1.85% for the month. The 52-week low for The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has been 53.10%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.79%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.80%, and its return on assets is 8.80%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has an operating margin of 18.20%. With a sales growth of -13.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Dow Chemical Company, DOW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.75, and has a current ratio of 2 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Dow Chemical Company? Well its PEG is 1.67, and the P/S is 1.2, along with a P/B of 2.65. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.59.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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