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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 -3.04%, and -2.09% for the past quarter. Currently, The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has a target price of 59.38, so today’s gain of -0.34% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.08%.

The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), has a market cap of 55815.73, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 70.60%.

At the current price of 49.54, it has a dividend yield of 3.71%, and its target price is 59.38. This is with a profit margin of 12.90%, and total debt/equity of 0.79. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has a P/E of 10.01, as well as a forward P/E of 12.48.

With a current EPS of 4.95, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 12.82%,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 6.29%.

Performance for the year is 0.06%. Since its IPO date on 06/01/1972, the total performance to date is -2.00%.

Volume today for The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), is 9686222, while its average volume is 6859.65. Whilst the total gain today was -0.34%, it did have a day high of -7.37%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.65%, and 1.67% for the month. The 52-week low for The Dow Chemical Company, DOW has been 46.42%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.86%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 21.80%, and its return on assets is 8.80%. The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) has an operating margin of 18.20%. With a sales growth of -13.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Dow Chemical Company, DOW is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.75, 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 1.59, and the P/S is 1.18, along with a P/B of 2.53. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 8.44.

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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