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Dow Chemical: (DOW)

(Market Close from NYSE) As of Dec 19, 2014 04:02 PM ET

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+0.36 (0.79%)

Volume: 12,412,644

Zacks Rank : 3-Hold [?]     3    

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Industry / Sector Report

Industry: CHEM-DIVERSIFD

Zacks Industry Rank: 187 / 265 (Bottom 29.43%)

Rank in Industry:

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
DOW CHEMICAL DOW
INNOSPEC INC IOSP
VALHI INC VHI
AKZO NOBEL NV AKZOY
CELANESE CP-A CE
JOHNSON MATTHEY JMPLY
KRONOS WORLDWD KRO
TRECORA RESRCS TREC
AIR PRODS & CHE APD
ALBEMARLE CORP ALB

Recommendations and Estimates

Company Industry SP500
Average Recommendation (1=Buy, 5=Sell) 2.65 2.13 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate 0.68 6.62 -999.00
Year Ago Quarter Estimate 0.65 8.23 26.92
Next Quarter Estimate 0.86 7.85 -999.00
Next Year Estimate 3.33 8.73 28.25

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (18.5) 18.50 0.30 9.40
Next Year (13.2) 13.20 17.50 7.00
Last 5 Years 3.70 11.60 11.20
Next 5 Years 9.30 10.80 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 15.81 16.22
Price/Book (MRQ) 2.38 2.25
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 9.26 9.30
Dividend Yield 3.23% 1.74%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 6.88% 6.51%
Return on Equity (TTM) 16.37% 14.70%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) 0.84 32.25

MRQ = Most Recent Quarter

TTM = Trailing Twelve Months

MRFY = Most Recent Fiscal Year

Note: Company and S&P 500 ratios relating to share price calculated daily; all others calculated weekly or in accordance with company earnings announcement. Industry medians calculated weekly.