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Large Market Cap Highlights of the day: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW)

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 78.32 B. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 16.61, a forward P/E of 14.57 and EPS of 3.86. At a stock price of 64.45 (0.55%) it has a dividend yield of 2.87%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 11.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by -40.10%. The next year growth is going to be about 8.24% and more long-term 6.96% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 386.90%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -4.30% and sales growth quarter over quarter is 23.60%.

For performance, The Dow Chemical Company the past week has seen a gain of 0.20%. For the last month performance for The Dow Chemical Company is 2.89%. While the last quarter is 0.38% and half year, 10.23%. Finally for the year, performance is 23.60%.

The 52-week high for The Dow Chemical Company, is at -1.48%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 35.66%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.87% and 9.85% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.78%, and for the month it is 1.69%. The Dow Chemical Company, has a target price of 71.78.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.76, and for total debt/equity The Dow Chemical Company has 0.79. The gross margin is 21.90%, while operating margin is 10.90%, the profit margin is 9.20%. The current ratio is 1.9 and the quick ratio is 1.2.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 70.20%. The Dow Chemical Company has a payout ratio of 44.50%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1221.89. The shares float is 1219.62, with the float short at 1.14%, with short ratio coming to 2.37.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Dow Chemical Company, get 5.80%, with its returns on investment at 10.00%. Return on equity is 18.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 71.78, reached soon?

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.

 The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW)

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