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How has The Dow Chemical Company:(NYSE:DOW) performed recently?

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 58765.77. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 10.63, a forward P/E of 13.33 and EPS of 4.95. At a stock price of 52.44 (-0.31%) it has a dividend yield of 3.50%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 27.80%, more recently this last year it has grown by 104.80%. The next year growth is going to be about 12.62% and more long-term 6.29% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -86.60%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -13.50%.

For performance, The Dow Chemical Company the past week has seen a gain of 5.52%. For the last month performance for The Dow Chemical Company is 1.72%. While the last quarter is 1.04% and half year, 24.69%. Finally for the year, performance is 6.67%.

The 52-week high for The Dow Chemical Company, is at -5.64%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 54.99%. The 20-day simple moving average is 2.39% and 6.55% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.44%, and for the month it is 1.83%. The Dow Chemical Company, has a target price of 59.38.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.75, and for total debt/equity The Dow Chemical Company has 0.79. The gross margin is 23.00%, while operating margin is 18.20%, the profit margin is 12.90%. The current ratio is 2 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 70.60%. The Dow Chemical Company has a payout ratio of 32.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1117.22. The shares float is 1117.22, with the float short at 1.46%, with short ratio coming to 2.29.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Dow Chemical Company, get 8.80%, with its returns on investment at 21.80%. Return on equity is 29.30%. So will the investors see the target price of 59.38, 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.


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