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

Today’s top gainers include the company The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining 0.45% today. In the last week its performance is -0.54%, and 0.56% for the past quarter. Currently, The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has a target price of 71.83, so today’s gain of 0.45% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.86%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has a market cap of 78.31 B, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 70.10%.

At the current price of 64.39, it has a dividend yield of 2.86%, and its target price is 71.83. This is with a profit margin of 9.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.79. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has a P/E of 16.69, as well as a forward P/E of 14.6.

With a current EPS of 3.86, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 8.76%,The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 11.50%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.96%.

Performance for the year is 23.38%. Since its IPO date on 06/01/1972, the total performance to date is 12.53%.

Volume today for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), is 9450605, while its average volume is 5952.01. Whilst the total gain today was 0.45%, it did have a day high of -1.57%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.78%, and 1.62% for the month. The 52-week low for The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has been 35.53%, while the 52-week-high has reached -1.57%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 10.00%, and its return on assets is 5.80%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has an operating margin of 10.90%. With a sales growth of 23.60% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Dow Chemical Company, DOW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.76, and has a current ratio of 1.9 and 1.2 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Dow Chemical Company? Well its PEG is 2.4, and the P/S is 1.55, along with a P/B of 2.86. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 13.39.

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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