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$53.90
-0.87 (-1.59%)
(As of 07/19/2024 ET)

DOW vs. DD, PPG, EMN, FMC, OLN, HUN, LXU, ALB, HXL, and AVNT

Should you be buying DOW stock or one of its competitors? The main competitors of DOW include DuPont de Nemours (DD), PPG Industries (PPG), Eastman Chemical (EMN), FMC (FMC), Olin (OLN), Huntsman (HUN), LSB Industries (LXU), Albemarle (ALB), Hexcel (HXL), and Avient (AVNT).

DOW vs.

DuPont de Nemours (NYSE:DD) and DOW (NYSE:DOW) are both large-cap basic materials companies, but which is the superior business? We will compare the two companies based on the strength of their analyst recommendations, community ranking, profitability, institutional ownership, valuation, dividends, risk, media sentiment and earnings.

DOW received 93 more outperform votes than DuPont de Nemours when rated by MarketBeat users. However, 63.33% of users gave DuPont de Nemours an outperform vote while only 59.19% of users gave DOW an outperform vote.

CompanyUnderperformOutperform
DuPont de NemoursOutperform Votes
886
63.33%
Underperform Votes
513
36.67%
DOWOutperform Votes
979
59.19%
Underperform Votes
675
40.81%

DuPont de Nemours pays an annual dividend of $1.52 per share and has a dividend yield of 1.9%. DOW pays an annual dividend of $2.80 per share and has a dividend yield of 5.2%. DuPont de Nemours pays out 185.4% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. DOW pays out 166.7% of its earnings in the form of a dividend, suggesting it may not have sufficient earnings to cover its dividend payment in the future. DOW is clearly the better dividend stock, given its higher yield and lower payout ratio.

In the previous week, DuPont de Nemours had 5 more articles in the media than DOW. MarketBeat recorded 12 mentions for DuPont de Nemours and 7 mentions for DOW. DOW's average media sentiment score of 1.05 beat DuPont de Nemours' score of 0.47 indicating that DuPont de Nemours is being referred to more favorably in the media.

Company Very Positive Positive Neutral Negative Very Negative Overall Sentiment
DuPont de Nemours
7 Very Positive mention(s)
1 Positive mention(s)
4 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Positive
DOW
3 Very Positive mention(s)
2 Positive mention(s)
2 Neutral mention(s)
0 Negative mention(s)
0 Very Negative mention(s)
Neutral

DuPont de Nemours has a beta of 1.34, meaning that its stock price is 34% more volatile than the S&P 500. Comparatively, DOW has a beta of 1.25, meaning that its stock price is 25% more volatile than the S&P 500.

DOW has higher revenue and earnings than DuPont de Nemours. DOW is trading at a lower price-to-earnings ratio than DuPont de Nemours, indicating that it is currently the more affordable of the two stocks.

CompanyGross RevenuePrice/Sales RatioNet IncomeEarnings Per SharePrice/Earnings Ratio
DuPont de Nemours$12.07B2.76$423M$0.8297.12
DOW$44.62B0.85$589M$1.6832.08

DuPont de Nemours' return on equity of 8.05% beat DOW's return on equity.

Company Net Margins Return on Equity Return on Assets
DuPont de Nemours2.75% 6.07% 3.88%
DOW 2.75%8.05%2.71%

DuPont de Nemours currently has a consensus target price of $91.00, indicating a potential upside of 14.26%. DOW has a consensus target price of $59.70, indicating a potential upside of 10.76%. Given DOW's stronger consensus rating and higher possible upside, equities research analysts clearly believe DuPont de Nemours is more favorable than DOW.

Company Sell Ratings Hold Ratings Buy Ratings Strong Buy Ratings Rating Score
DuPont de Nemours
1 Sell rating(s)
3 Hold rating(s)
8 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.58
DOW
0 Sell rating(s)
9 Hold rating(s)
4 Buy rating(s)
0 Strong Buy rating(s)
2.31

74.0% of DuPont de Nemours shares are held by institutional investors. Comparatively, 64.0% of DOW shares are held by institutional investors. 0.6% of DuPont de Nemours shares are held by insiders. Comparatively, 0.5% of DOW shares are held by insiders. Strong institutional ownership is an indication that large money managers, endowments and hedge funds believe a company will outperform the market over the long term.

Summary

DuPont de Nemours beats DOW on 12 of the 19 factors compared between the two stocks.

New MarketBeat Followers Over Time

This chart shows the number of new MarketBeat users adding DOW and its top 5 competitors to their watchlist. Each company is represented with a line over a 90 day period.
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Media Sentiment Over Time

This chart shows the average media sentiment of NYSE and its competitors over the past 90 days as caculated by MarketBeat. The averaged score is equivalent to the following: Very Negative Sentiment <= -1.5, Negative Sentiment > -1.5 and <= -0.5, Neutral Sentiment > -0.5 and < 0.5, Positive Sentiment >= 0.5 and < 1.5, and Very Positive Sentiment >= 1.5.
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DOW vs. The Competition

MetricDOWPlastics materials & resins IndustryMaterials SectorNYSE Exchange
Market Cap$37.90B$9.72B$2.86B$18.23B
Dividend Yield5.11%2.38%5.24%3.48%
P/E Ratio32.08130.26138.6123.31
Price / Sales0.851.48882,411.6515.16
Price / Cash9.1210.7723.5220.01
Price / Book1.981.693.695.06
Net Income$589M$234.47M$162.80M$974.25M
7 Day Performance1.87%-1.16%-0.71%0.04%
1 Month Performance-0.57%0.23%0.49%4.49%
1 Year Performance1.62%-28.27%19.54%7.07%

DOW Competitors List

CompanyMarketRankShare PriceAnalysts' Price Target1Y Price PerformanceMarket CapRevenueP/E RatioEmployee CountIndicator(s)
DD
DuPont de Nemours
4.9573 of 5 stars
4.96 / 5 stars
$82.21
+2.5%
$91.00
+10.7%
+5.6%$34.37B$11.98B100.2624,000Positive News
PPG
PPG Industries
4.9282 of 5 stars
4.93 / 5 stars
$133.23
+1.8%
$154.80
+16.2%
-14.5%$31.24B$18.25B22.5153,000Earnings Report
Dividend Increase
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
Gap Down
EMN
Eastman Chemical
4.9186 of 5 stars
4.92 / 5 stars
$100.17
+2.6%
$107.31
+7.1%
+10.9%$11.79B$9.21B12.9114,000Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
FMC
FMC
4.6546 of 5 stars
4.65 / 5 stars
$59.24
+2.0%
$70.06
+18.3%
-39.5%$7.39B$4.49B6.616,600Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
News Coverage
OLN
Olin
4.6906 of 5 stars
4.69 / 5 stars
$50.23
+3.8%
$59.27
+18.0%
-13.0%$6.00B$6.83B18.077,326Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
HUN
Huntsman
4.382 of 5 stars
4.38 / 5 stars
$23.68
+4.0%
$26.50
+11.9%
-17.9%$4.10B$6.11B-45.546,000News Coverage
LXU
LSB Industries
1.903 of 5 stars
1.90 / 5 stars
$8.58
+5.9%
$9.58
+11.7%
-21.5%$613.81M$593.71M35.75586Upcoming Earnings
News Coverage
ALB
Albemarle
4.9701 of 5 stars
4.97 / 5 stars
$97.72
+2.3%
$148.32
+51.8%
-58.7%$11.49B$9.62B35.539,000Dividend Increase
Analyst Downgrade
HXL
Hexcel
4.5989 of 5 stars
4.60 / 5 stars
$69.05
+1.9%
$76.86
+11.3%
-16.9%$5.74B$1.79B59.025,590Earnings Report
Dividend Announcement
Analyst Forecast
Analyst Revision
News Coverage
AVNT
Avient
3.6243 of 5 stars
3.62 / 5 stars
$46.74
+5.6%
$46.20
-1.2%
+8.3%$4.27B$3.13B40.649,300News Coverage
Positive News

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This page (NYSE:DOW) was last updated on 7/21/2024 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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