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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) which is in the industry Chemicals – Major Diversified, gaining -0.34% today. In the last week its performance is -0.55%, and -1.18% for the past quarter. Currently, The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has a target price of 60.25, so today’s gain of -0.34% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.57%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has a market cap of 59372.3, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 69.00%.

At the current price of 52.56, it has a dividend yield of 3.50%, and its target price is 60.25. This is with a profit margin of 17.50%, and total debt/equity of 0.86. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has a P/E of 7.98, as well as a forward P/E of 13.02.

With a current EPS of 6.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 14.40%,The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 27.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 8.08%.

Performance for the year is 28.09%. Since its IPO date on 6/1/1972, the total performance to date is 3.97%.

Volume today for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), is 4093400, while its average volume is 6256.95. Whilst the total gain today was -0.34%, it did have a day high of -3.72%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.16%, and 1.30% for the month. The 52-week low for The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has been 35.55%, while the 52-week-high has reached -5.43%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.80%, and its return on assets is 11.20%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has an operating margin of 23.10%. With a sales growth of -7.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Dow Chemical Company, DOW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.84, and has a current ratio of 2 and 1.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Dow Chemical Company? Well its PEG is 0.99, and the P/S is 1.29, along with a P/B of 2.34. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.12.

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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