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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 61439.18. It is in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 8.22, a forward P/E of 13.57 and EPS of 6.59. At a stock price of 54.13 (0.93%) it has a dividend yield of 3.40%.

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 14.52% and more long-term 8.06% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is 181.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -1.90% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -7.40%.

For performance, The Dow Chemical Company the past week has seen a gain of 1.18%. For the last month performance for The Dow Chemical Company is 0.86%. While the last quarter is 6.37% and half year, 10.10%. Finally for the year, performance is 27.66%.

The 52-week high for The Dow Chemical Company, is at -2.60%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 39.59%. The 20-day simple moving average is 3.70% and 8.18% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.23%, and for the month it is 1.26%. The Dow Chemical Company, has a target price of 59.47.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.84, and for total debt/equity The Dow Chemical Company has 0.86. The gross margin is 23.30%, while operating margin is 23.10%, the profit margin is 17.50%. The current ratio is 2 and the quick ratio is 1.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.10%, with instituitional ownership at 69.00%. The Dow Chemical Company has a payout ratio of 24.90%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 1135.03. The shares float is 1124.83, with the float short at 1.60%, with short ratio coming to 2.75.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see The Dow Chemical Company, get 11.20%, with its returns on investment at 21.80%. Return on equity is 36.50%. So will the investors see the target price of 59.47, 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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