Dow Chemical Co Company Profile (NYSE:DOW)

About Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)

Dow Chemical Co logoThe Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services. The Company's segments include Agricultural Sciences, which is engaged in providing crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions and healthy oils; Consumer Solutions, which consists of Consumer Care, Dow Automotive Systems, Dow Electronic Materials and Consumer Solutions-Silicones businesses; Infrastructure Solutions, which consists of Dow Building & Construction, Dow Coating Materials, Energy & Water Solutions, Performance Monomers and Infrastructure Solutions-Silicones businesses; Performance Materials & Chemicals, which consists of Chlor-Alkali and Vinyl, Industrial Solutions and Polyurethanes businesses, and Performance Plastics, which consists of Dow Elastomers, Dow Electrical and Telecommunications, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Energy and Hydrocarbons businesses.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Diversified Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:DOW
  • CUSIP: 26054310
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $81.54 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 1,223,444,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $64.79
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $63.46
  • 52 Week Range: $51.57 - $67.50
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 28.54
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 14.98
  • P/E Growth: 0.00
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $52.57 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.55
  • Book Value: $23.23 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.87
  • Annual Dividend: $1.84
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBITDA: $9.27 billion
  • Net Margins: 9.82%
  • Return on Equity: 19.01%
  • Return on Assets: 6.69%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.68%
  • Current Ratio: 1.93%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.32%
  • Average Volume: 5.42 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.13
  • Short Ratio: 2.43

Frequently Asked Questions for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)

What is Dow Chemical Co's stock symbol?

Dow Chemical Co trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "DOW."

How often does Dow Chemical Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Dow Chemical Co?

Dow Chemical Co declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, July 13th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $0.46 per share on Monday, October 2nd. This represents a $1.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.76%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 27th. View Dow Chemical Co's Dividend History.

How were Dow Chemical Co's earnings last quarter?

Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, July, 27th. The company reported $1.08 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $1.01 by $0.07. The business earned $13.83 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $13.60 billion. Dow Chemical Co had a net margin of 9.82% and a return on equity of 19.01%. Dow Chemical Co's revenue for the quarter was up 15.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business earned $0.95 EPS. View Dow Chemical Co's Earnings History.

When will Dow Chemical Co make its next earnings announcement?

Dow Chemical Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, October, 25th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Dow Chemical Co.

Where is Dow Chemical Co's stock going? Where will Dow Chemical Co's stock price be in 2017?

9 analysts have issued 1-year price targets for Dow Chemical Co's stock. Their predictions range from $60.00 to $85.00. On average, they anticipate Dow Chemical Co's stock price to reach $72.14 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Dow Chemical Co.

What are analysts saying about Dow Chemical Co stock?

Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Dow Chemical Co stock:

  • 1. According to Zacks Investment Research, "Estimates for Dow for second-quarter 2017 have been going down of late. Dow’s agriculture business remains affected by weak crop commodity prices and depressed demand in North America. The company also faces feedstock cost pressure which may continue to affect margins in its downstream businesses in the second quarter. It is also exposed to headwinds associated with higher maintenance costs as well as currency translation. However, Dow has outperformed the Zacks categorized Chemicals-Diversified industry over a year." (7/4/2017)
  • 2. Jefferies Group LLC analysts commented, "Following the recent market rally, emphasizing self-help and EPS growth prospects less chained to the industrial cycle will likely improve both absolute returns and risk/reward in the chemical sector. With this in mind, and with the merger likely to close in the near future, we are upgrading Dow and DuPont to Buy from Hold." (3/6/2017)

Who are some of Dow Chemical Co's key competitors?

Who are Dow Chemical Co's key executives?

Dow Chemical Co's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Andrew N. Liveris, Chairman of the Board, Chief Executive Officer
  • James R. Fitterling, President, Chief Operating Officer
  • Howard I. Ungerleider, Vice Chairman, Chief Financial Officer
  • Joe E. Harlan, Vice Chairman, Chief Commercial Officer
  • Johanna Soderstrom, Chief Human Resource Officer, Corporate Vice President - Human Resources and Aviation
  • Charles J. Kalil, Executive Vice President, General Counsel
  • Heinz Haller, Executive Vice President and President, Dow Europe, Middle East, Africa and India
  • Attiganal N. Sreeram, Senior Vice President - Research and Development, Chief Technology Officer
  • Peter Holicki, Senior Vice President - Operations, Manufacturing and Engineering, Environment, Health and Safety Operations, and Emergency Services and Security
  • Ronald C. Edmonds, Vice President - Controllers and Tax, Controller

Who owns Dow Chemical Co stock?

Dow Chemical Co's stock is owned by a variety of of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional investors include Shell Asset Management Co. (0.02%) and Beacon Financial Group (0.00%). View Institutional Ownership Trends for Dow Chemical Co.

Who sold Dow Chemical Co stock? Who is selling Dow Chemical Co stock?

Dow Chemical Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Shell Asset Management Co. and Beacon Financial Group. View Insider Buying and Selling for Dow Chemical Co.

How do I buy Dow Chemical Co stock?

Shares of Dow Chemical Co can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Dow Chemical Co's stock price today?

One share of Dow Chemical Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $66.65.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE DOW)
Community Ranking:  2.5 out of 5 (star star half star)
Outperform Votes:  477 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  482 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  959
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Dow Chemical Co and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 6 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.67)
Consensus Price Target: $72.14 (8.24% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Price Target History for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Analysts' Ratings History for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/6/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingBuy$78.00LowView Rating Details
8/29/2017Jefferies Group LLCReiterated RatingBuyLowView Rating Details
8/28/2017Cowen and CompanyReiterated RatingHold$60.00LowView Rating Details
7/27/2017Alembic Global AdvisorsSet Price TargetBuy$85.00LowView Rating Details
4/30/2017Credit Suisse GroupSet Price TargetBuy$66.00MediumView Rating Details
5/1/2017Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetBuy$73.00 -> $74.00LowView Rating Details
5/1/2017Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetEqual Weight$65.00 -> $67.00LowView Rating Details
4/25/2017Erste GroupInitiated CoverageHoldLowView Rating Details
12/23/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016NomuraBoost Price TargetBuy$59.00 -> $62.00N/AView Rating Details
7/29/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoUpgradeNeutral -> Overweight$50.00 -> $60.00N/AView Rating Details
4/4/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/8/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$54.00N/AView Rating Details
10/23/2015S&P Equity ResearchDowngradeHold$54.00 -> $51.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 10/21/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Earnings by Quarter for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Earnings History by Quarter for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE DOW)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/25/2017$0.93N/AView Earnings Details
7/27/2017Q2 2017$1.01$1.08$13.60 billion$13.83 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/27/2017Q1 17$0.99$1.04$12.46 billion$13.23 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2017Q416$0.88$0.99$12.36 billion$13.00 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/27/2016Q316$0.80$0.91$12.01 billion$12.48 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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$0.68$0.82$12.38 billion$12.04 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/23/2015Q215$0.81$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$0.68$0.85$14.50 billion$14.38 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/22/2014Q314$0.67$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 Co (NYSE:DOW)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.04
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.93$0.93$0.93
Q2 20172$1.02$1.09$1.06
Q3 20172$0.91$1.03$0.97
Q4 20172$1.07$1.09$1.08
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Most Recent Dividend:10/2/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.84
Dividend Yield:2.76%
Dividend Growth:24.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:76.99% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
44.77% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
41.35% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:6 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.89%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 67.77%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
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)


Headline Trends for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
Latest Headlines for Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW)
DateHeadline logoDow Chemical Co (DOW) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Buy" from Analysts - October 18 at 3:10 PM logoDow Chemical Co (DOW) Set to Announce Quarterly Earnings on Wednesday - October 18 at 4:32 AM logoSK Innovation Seeks "Deep Change" With Dow PVDC Unit Acquisition - October 13 at 6:33 PM logoDow Provides Solutions and Education to Promote Healthy Living through Handwashing - October 13 at 6:33 PM logoCSX customers demand end to shipping bottlenecks as CEO apologizes - Reuters - October 12 at 12:34 AM logoRGS Energy Is Trying To Ride On Tesla's Coattails By Reviving Dow Chemical's Powerhouse Concept - October 5 at 10:13 PM logoRGS Energy (RGSE) Announces Pact with Dow Chemical to Commercialize POWERHOUSE Solar Shingle - October 5 at 10:12 AM logoChemical safety nominee faces tough questioning by Democrats - October 4 at 4:43 PM logoMid-Afternoon Market Update: Real Goods Solar Surges After Licensing Deal With Dow Chemical; Sequans Communications Shares Drop - October 4 at 3:26 PM logoGlobal Composite Adhesives Market 2017-2021: Key Vendors are Hunstman International, 3M, Ashland, Dow Chemical & Sika - October 4 at 10:58 AM logoRGS Energy and Dow Sign Exclusive License Agreement to Commercialize POWERHOUSE™ Solar Shingle - October 4 at 10:58 AM logoDenver firm signs solar shingle deal with Dow Chemical; shares soar - October 4 at 10:58 AM logoReal Goods Solar Triples In Value After Licensing Deal With Dow Chemical - October 4 at 10:38 AM logoFinancial Survey: DowDuPont (DWDP) vs. Dow Chemical (DOW) - October 3 at 10:22 PM logoGlobal Specialty Surfactants Market 2017-2021 with BASF, Evonik Industries, P&G Chemicals, Stepan Company & The Dow Chemical Company Dominating - Research and Markets - October 3 at 5:53 PM logoDow to invest $210 mln in Argentina petrochemical complex - October 3 at 5:53 PM logoDow to invest $210 milion in Argentina petrochemical complex - October 3 at 5:53 PM logoDow Chemical (DOW) & DowDuPont (DWDP) Critical Analysis - October 1 at 4:34 AM logoCritical Analysis: Dow Chemical (DOW) vs. DowDuPont (DWDP) - September 28 at 12:32 PM logoDow Chemical Vice President David Mongrue Joins the Manufacturing Leadership Council's Board of Governors - September 27 at 7:10 PM logoStructural Adhesives Market to Grow at 7.1% CAGR to 2022 - MarketWatch - September 25 at 3:50 PM logoDow Chemical Co (DOW) Given Average Rating of "Buy" by Brokerages - September 23 at 12:54 PM logoDowDuPont starts up new ethylene-related projects near Houston - September 21 at 6:02 PM logoThe Fed Is Trumponomics Dependent - September 19 at 11:13 PM logoGlobal Propionic Acid Market 2017-2021 with BASF, Dow Chemical, Eastman Chemical Company, Perstorp & Macco Organiques Dominating - Research and Markets - September 19 at 5:59 PM logoChemical Industry Ally Faces Critics in Bid for Top E.P.A. Post - September 19 at 5:58 PM logoGlobal Biocides and Disinfectants Market 2017-2021 with Akzo Nobel, BASF, Clariant, Kemira & The Dow Chemical Company Dominating - September 18 at 8:18 PM logoDow Develops Leaders While Addressing World Challenges ... - Business Wire (press release) - September 14 at 3:32 PM logoDow Packaging and Specialty Plastics Collaborates with Industry Leaders to Make Trash Bags from Recycled Plastic Scrap - September 14 at 3:32 PM logoLoeb says Dow and DuPont should consider splitting into six - September 13 at 4:54 AM logoUS STOCKS-Futures higher as Irma weakens further; Apple in focus - September 13 at 4:53 AM logoDow Chemical Enters Buy Zone, Gets Rating Upgrade - September 13 at 4:53 AM logo[$$] DowDuPont revises its break-up plan - September 13 at 4:53 AM logoDowDuPont's Andrew Liveris: We were 80-90% right about transition plan - CNBC - September 12 at 11:52 PM logo[$$] DowDuPont to Change Breakup Plan - September 12 at 11:51 PM logoValues Unite Us More Than They Divide Us, Part 2 - HuffPost - September 12 at 6:48 PM logoDowDuPont announces changes to spinoff plans - September 12 at 6:48 PM logoDowDupont's Complex Overhaul Just Weeks After Forming Pleases Activist Investors - September 12 at 6:48 PM
News IconDowDuPont is tweaking its post-merger breakup plan - September 12 at 8:41 AM logoLion Copolymer Holdings LLC -- Moody's assigns a B2 CFR to Lion Copolymer Holdings LLC - September 11 at 3:43 PM logoDow Chemical Co (DOW) Receives Buy Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada - September 10 at 4:34 PM logoDow Analyst Moves: DWDP - September 8 at 6:23 PM logoDowDuPont Named to Dow Jones Sustainability World Index - September 8 at 6:23 PM logoCredit Suisse Betting On Freshly Merged DowDuPont To Outperform - September 7 at 6:02 PM logoDow sees important change to how it’s calculated - September 5 at 7:31 PM logoUS stocks rise as investors cheer August jobs report - September 2 at 4:18 AM logoForm 25-NSE DOW CHEMICAL CO /DE/ Filed by: NEW YORK STOCK EXCHANGE LLC - September 1 at 11:16 PM logoDow Chemical and DuPont Have Completed a $130 Billion Merger - September 1 at 11:16 PM logoDowDupont Closes Higher in First Day of Trading, Company Still Faces Challenges - September 1 at 11:16 PM logo[$$] Questions Remain as Dow and DuPont Become DowDuPont - September 1 at 11:16 PM



Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Chart for Saturday, October, 21, 2017

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