The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE: DOW), is firmly in the large market cap category with market cap of 60637.58. To be considered a large market cap stock companies have to be valued at more than $10 billion. The current price for The Dow Chemical Company is 52.57 (with a change from open of -0.30%), this in conjunction with a target price of 59.71. Volume today has so far reached 2101019, with an average volume of about 5480.74. The GAP for this stock, is -0.90%.
The P/E ratio is 8.08, bringing the forward P/E to a value of 13.2. The current EPS for The Dow Chemical Company, is 6.59, with a EPS growth for this year coming to a value of 104.80%. Performance has been interesting with performance year to date coming to 6.19%.
Looking further into the growth statistics for The Dow Chemical Company, EPS is looking like it will grow 14.06% in the next year. Looking even further it is projected to be 8.08%. Quarter over quarter is 181.30% for EPS growth and for sales growth quarter over quarter it is -7.40%. Looking at past EPS growth statistics we see that for the past five years it has been 27.80%. Sales growth for the past five years has in fact been -1.90%.
Looking at the ownership, we see that the insider ownership is at 0.10% and institutional ownership is 69.00%. Shares outstanding is 1139.59, while shares float is at a value of 1124.83. Float short for The Dow Chemical Company is 3.05% and the short ratio is 6.25.
In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.84, while the total debt/equity comes to 0.86. The ability to meet these debts, means that the current ratio is 2, and the quick ratio is 1.4. The most recent gross margin is 23.30% and their operating margin is 23.10%. The profit margin is 17.50%.
The Dow Chemical Company has seen returns on assets of 11.20%, and on investment, 21.80%. Return on equity is 36.50%. Price/Earnings to growth ratio is 1. Price/Sales ratio is at a value of 1.31, with Price/book ratio coming to 2.37 and Price/cash is 8.3, and finally Price/Free cash Flow is 53.
The simple moving averages are -0.34% and 5.19% for 20 day and 200 day simple moving average respectively. For the 52 week high and low the 52 week high is -4.57% and the 52 week low is 34.15%.
The Dow Chemical Company has a dividend yield of 3.46%, with a current price of 52.57. The ability to pay this means the payout ratio is 24.90%. This is in an industry, Chemicals – Major Diversified, with equally high dividends from other companies in this sector, which it is Basic Materials. The Dow Chemical Company is based in USA.
Performance in the Chemicals – Major Diversified industry means that The Dow Chemical Company has seen performance for the past week of 0.97%, with performance for the month coming to 3.15%. Looking at the data for the quarter it is at a value of 3.63%, and for the half year the performance is 18.58%. Volatility for this week is 1.56% and for the month this is 1.39%.
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