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Dow Chemical Company: (DOW)

(Delayed quote from NYSE) As of Aug 27, 2014 04:00 PM ET

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$53.64 USD

53.64

+0.54 (1.02%)

Volume: 6,503,947

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: 219 / 265 (Bottom 17.36%)

Rank in Industry:

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
DOW CHEMICAL DOW
CELANESE CP-A CE
CLEAN DIESEL CDTI
JOHNSON MATTHEY JMPLY
LYONDELLBASEL-A LYB
VALHI INC VHI
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 2.09 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate 0.67 7.20 -999.00
Year Ago Quarter Estimate 0.50 7.28 26.36
Next Quarter Estimate 0.70 6.92 -999.00
Next Year Estimate 3.50 8.24 26.92

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (17.5) 17.50 1.90 9.00
Next Year (20.2) 20.20 20.70 6.80
Last 5 Years 3.70 12.60 11.20
Next 5 Years 9.50 10.50 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 19.81 17.58
Price/Book (MRQ) 2.69 2.69
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 10.73 10.14
Dividend Yield 2.79% 1.45%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 6.51% 6.64%
Return on Equity (TTM) 15.54% 13.05%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) 0.72 34.92

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.