The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) plummeted -2.2 percent and ended the day at $63.08. The Average Volume of the company is 5.73 Million and P/E (price to earnings) ratio is 19.21, while Forward P/E ratio is 14.47.
Jefferies Upgrade its coverage for The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) in a note sent to investors on 6-Mar-17. The research firm Upgrade the stock to Buy. Moreover, UBS issued Upgrade rating for the stock on 10-Oct-16. Citigroup also Upgrade the company to Buy on 3-Oct-16, 2016. Additionally, JP Morgan Upgrade its ratings on the stock to Overweight.
The highest price DOW stock touched in the last 12 month was $64.73 and the lowest price it hit in the same period was $47.51. The stock has a Return on Assets of 5.1 percent, Return on Investment of 10.9 percent and a Return on Equity of 16.2 percent. The company’s market cap is $76.54 Billion.
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)’s growth estimate is 9 percent for the current quarter. The growth estimate for the next quarter is 12.6 percent. The company’s stock has climbed 21.49 percent in the past five year. The company is expected to grow by 6.98 percent over the next five years.
Price Target is an important factor while doing analysis of a stock. According to 17 analysts, Price Target for The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) may hit a high of $85. The average and low price target for the stock are $69.71 and $47, respectively.
Now we look at the Moving Averages, the 200-day is 14.67, the 50-day is 3.29 and the 20-day is -0.58. Moving averages are used as a strong indicator for technical stock analysis and it helps investors in figuring out where the stock has been and also help in determining where it may be possibly heading.
Looking forward, the company is expected to report earnings of $0.97 per share for the current quarter. Revenue is expected in between 13.17 Billion and 12.17 Billion with an average of 12.49 Billion.
When we look at the recommendation trends, the stock presently has an average brokerage recommendation of 4.2. Out of 21 brokerage recommendations, 7 gave a Strong Buy, 9 issued a Buy, 5 issued Hold, 0 rated Under-perform and 0 issued a Sell.
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) performance during the last one year Improved 26.73 percent, while its year to date (YTD) performance showed a Positive trend of 10.24 percent. The stock Jumped 20.99 percent over the past six months. The stock’s quarterly performance indicates a Positive momentum of 8.85 percent, whereas its last one month trend is Optimistic with 2.97 percent. Its weekly performance showed a downward trend of -0.94 percent.
Profitability analysis helps a great deal in making investment decision. Net profit margin of the company was recorded at 8.2 percent, operating profit margin was 10.7 percent, whereas gross profit margin stands at 21.8 percent. Beta factor was calculated at 1.15.
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) has 1.21 Billion shares outstanding and 1.21 Billion shares were floated in market. The short ratio in the company’s stock is documented at 3.14 and the short float is around of 1.49%. The stock’s average true range of stands at 0.92, while the relative strength index is 53.32.
Liquidity ratios helps investors to determine a company’s ability to pay off its debts. For the most recent quarter, quick ratio was 1.3, current ratio was 1.9, LT Debt/Equity ratio was 0.79 and Total Debt/Equity ratio was 0.82.