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Dow Chemical Company: (NYSE: DOW)

(U.S: NYSE) As of Jul 28, 2014 04:00 PM ET

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$53.70 USD

53.70

-0.01 (-0.02%)

Volume: 8,723,082

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: 233 / 265 (Bottom 12.08%)

Rank in Industry:

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
DOW CHEMICAL DOW
MARRONE BIO INV MBII
ASHLAND INC ASH
CELANESE CP-A CE
CYTEC INDS INC CYT
LYONDELLBASEL-A LYB
AIR PRODS & CHE APD
AIRGAS INC ARG
ALBEMARLE CORP ALB
ASAHI KASEI CP AHKSY

Recommendations and Estimates

Company Industry SP500
Average Recommendation (1=Buy, 5=Sell) 2.81 2.10 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate 0.68 8.24 -999.00
Year Ago Quarter Estimate 0.50 9.93 26.36
Next Quarter Estimate 0.70 7.46 -999.00
Next Year Estimate 3.51 7.44 26.92

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (17.4) 17.40 5.30 9.00
Next Year (20.7) 20.70 20.60 6.80
Last 5 Years 3.70 12.10 11.20
Next 5 Years 9.50 10.60 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 20.04 17.41
Price/Book (MRQ) 2.75 2.66
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 10.85 10.13
Dividend Yield 2.76% 1.39%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 9.10% 13.82%
Return on Equity (TTM) 15.54% 16.93%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) 0.72 14.90

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.