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Morning Market Movers: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW)

With a market cap of 80.8 B, The Dow Chemical Company has a large market cap size. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) has been on the stock market since its IPO date on the 06/01/1972. The Dow Chemical Company is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and Basic Materials sector. Average volume for The Dow Chemical Company, is 5554.68, and so far today it has a volume of 2285990. Performance year to date since the 06/01/1972 is 15.83%.

To help you determine whether The Dow Chemical Company is undervalued the following values will help you decide. P/E is 17.18 and forward P/E is 15.03. PEG perhaps more useful shows that The Dow Chemical Company has a value for PEG of 2.47. P/S ratio is 1.59 and the P/B ratio is 2.95. The P/Cash and P/Free cash flow is 13.82 and 76.29 respectively.

At the current price The Dow Chemical Company is trading at, 65.85 (-0.65% today), The Dow Chemical Company has a dividend yield of 2.78%, and this is covered by a payout ratio of 44.50%. Earnings per share (EPS) is 3.86, and this is looking to grow in the next year to 9.03% after growing -40.10% this past year. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 386.90%, and 23.60% for sales growth quarter over quarter.

The number of shares outstanding is 1219.01, and the number of shares float is 1219.01. The senior management bring insider ownership to 0.20%, and institutional ownership is at 70.10%. The float short is 1.14%, with the short ratio at a value of 2.5. Management has seen a return on assets of 5.80%, and also a return on investment of 10.00%.

The ability for The Dow Chemical Company, to deal with debt, means it current ratio is 1.9, and quick ratio is 1.2. Long term debt/equity is 0.76 and total debt/equity is 0.79. In terms of margins, The Dow Chemical Company has a gross margin of 21.90%, with its operating margin at 10.90%, and The Dow Chemical Company has a profit margin of 9.20%.

The 52 week high is -0.85%, with 29.41% being its 52 week low. The 20 day simple moving average is 2.88% and the 200 day simple moving average is 10.41%.

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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