Dow Chemical Company Profile (NYSE:DOW)

About Dow Chemical

Dow Chemical logoThe Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a manufacturer and supplier of products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services across the world. The Company operates through five segments: Agricultural Sciences, which consists of Crop Protection and Seeds businesses; Consumer Solutions, which consists of Consumer Care, Dow Automotive Systems and Dow Electronic Materials businesses; Infrastructure Solutions, which consists of a portfolio of businesses utilizing technology to deliver products, such as architectural and industrial coating applications, adhesives, microbial protection for the oil and gas industry, and water technologies; Performance Materials & Chemicals, which consist of Chlor-Alkali and Vinyl, Industrial Solutions and Polyurethanes businesses, and Performance Plastics, which includes Dow Elastomers, Dow Electrical and Telecommunications, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Energy and Hydrocarbons businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Chemicals - Major Diversified
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: DOW
  • CUSIP: 26054310
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $52.57
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $53.22
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $52.18
  • 52-Week Range: $39.84 - $57.10
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 7.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 13.01
  • P/E Growth: 1.83
  • Market Cap: $59.24B
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,126,830,000
  • Beta: 1.52
  • Net Margins: 18.31%
  • Return on Equity: 18.86%
  • Return on Assets: 6.03%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.79%
  • Current Ratio: 2.04%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.41%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 4 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: $60.15 (14.43% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/20/2016RBC Capital MarketsSet Price TargetBuy$65.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingBuy$61.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$59.00 -> $62.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$55.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.UpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$50.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
7/6/2016Credit Agricole SADowngradeOutperform -> UnderperformView Rating Details
5/2/2016Jefferies GroupBoost Price TargetHold$54.00 -> $58.00View Rating Details
4/30/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
4/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$50.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
4/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details
2/11/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOutperform$64.00View Rating Details
2/8/2016SusquehannaUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$54.00View Rating Details
12/15/2015Alembic Global AdvisorsReiterated RatingOverweight$67.00View Rating Details
10/23/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeHold$54.00 -> $51.00View Rating Details
9/8/2015Bank of America Corp.Initiated CoverageBuy$55.00 -> $42.08View Rating Details
9/4/2015Piper Jaffray Cos.Reiterated RatingHold$52.00 -> $48.00View Rating Details
6/22/2015MacquarieBoost Price TargetOutperform$56.00 -> $60.00View Rating Details
4/23/2015Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingMarket Perform$47.00View Rating Details
1/28/2015Gilford SecuritiesUpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details
11/28/2014Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$60.00 -> $55.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/28/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$0.86$0.95$11.24 billion$12.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.83$0.89$10.66 billion$10.70 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/2/2016Q415$0.70$0.93$11.20 billion$11.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2015Q315$0.69$0.82$12.38 billion$12.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.83$0.91$12.96 billion$12.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2015Q115$0.76$0.84$13.04 billion$12.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q4$0.69$0.85$14.50 billion$14.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.68$0.72$14.31 billion$14.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2014Q214$0.72$0.74$14.82 billion$14.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/23/2014Q114$0.71$0.79$14.72 billion$14.50 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/29/2014Q413$0.43$0.65$14.13 billion$14.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.54$0.50$14.00 million$13.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q2 2013$0.63$0.64$14.48 billion$14.60 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q1 2013$0.61$0.69$14.88 billion$14.40 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q4 2012$0.34$0.33$13.70 billion$13.92 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$0.67$0.55ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.60$0.61ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/2/2012$0.30$0.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.64$0.62ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2011$0.79$0.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.67$0.82ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/3/2011$0.35$0.47ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $3.53 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.04 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.84$0.85$0.85
Q2 20162$0.84$0.88$0.86
Q3 20162$0.85$0.88$0.87
Q4 20162$0.99$1.03$1.01
Q1 20171$1.00$1.00$1.00
Q2 20171$1.01$1.01$1.01
Q3 20171$0.97$0.97$0.97
Q4 20171$1.12$1.12$1.12
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
Annual Dividend:$1.84
Dividend Yield:3.50%
Dividend Growth:4.80% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:27.10% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
52.12% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
45.54% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.97%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.52%
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
11/3/2015Fernando RuizVPSell20,000$52.35$1,047,000.00View SEC Filing  
2/11/2015Ruth G ShawDirectorBuy4,154$48.19$200,181.26View SEC Filing  
2/6/2015Mark LoughridgeDirectorBuy2,074$48.23$100,029.02View SEC Filing  
10/27/2014Paul PolmanDirectorBuy21,500$46.56$1,001,040.00View SEC Filing  
8/7/2014Fernando RuizVPSell35,000$52.00$1,820,000.00View SEC Filing  
5/19/2014James FitterlingEVPSell72,000$49.41$3,557,520.00View SEC Filing  
8/12/2013Arnold AllemangDirectorSell50,028$37.49$1,875,549.72View SEC Filing  
8/9/2013James FitterlingEVPSell30,000$38.00$1,140,000.00View SEC Filing  
8/5/2013Carol Dudley-WilliamsEVPSell25,000$36.26$906,500.00View SEC Filing  
5/21/2013James R FitterlingEVPSell46,720$35.90$1,677,248.00View SEC Filing  
5/20/2013Fernando RuizVPSell2,007$35.56$71,368.92View SEC Filing  
2/25/2013Arnold A AllemangDirectorSell33,000$31.39$1,035,870.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Latest Headlines for Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW)
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Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) Chart for Wednesday, September, 28, 2016

Last Updated on 9/28/2016 by Staff