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Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW)

(Delayed Data from NYSE)

$63.47 USD

63.47
7,176,366

-0.36 (-0.56%)

Updated Jun 23, 2017 04:01 PM ET

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C Value | D Growth | A Momentum | C VGM

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The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There\'s also a VGM Score (\'V\' for Value, \'G\' for Growth and \'M\' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

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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 25.71%
2 Buy 18.12%
3 Hold 9.91%
4 Sell 5.49%
5 Strong Sell 2.29%
S&P 500 9.79%

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The Zacks Industry Rank assigns a rating to each of the 265 X (Expanded) Industries based on their average Zacks Rank.

An industry with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #1's and #2's will have a better average Zacks Rank than one with a larger percentage of Zacks Rank #4's and #5's.

The industry with the best average Zacks Rank would be considered the top industry (1 out of 265), which would place it in the top 1% of Zacks Ranked Industries. The industry with the worst average Zacks Rank (265 out of 265) would place in the bottom 1%.

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The Style Scores are a complementary set of indicators to use alongside the Zacks Rank. It allows the user to better focus on the stocks that are the best fit for his or her personal trading style.

The scores are based on the trading styles of Value, Growth, and Momentum. There's also a VGM Score ('V' for Value, 'G' for Growth and 'M' for Momentum), which combines the weighted average of the individual style scores into one score.

Value Score A
Growth Score A
Momentum Score A
VGM Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A, is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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The ever popular one-page Snapshot reports are generated for virtually every single Zacks Ranked stock. It's packed with all of the company's key stats and salient decision making information. Including the Zacks Rank, Zacks Industry Rank, Style Scores, the Price, Consensus & Surprise chart, graphical estimate analysis and how a stocks stacks up to its peers.

The detailed multi-page Analyst report does an even deeper dive on the company's vital statistics. In addition to all of the proprietary analysis in the Snapshot, the report also visually displays the four components of the Zacks Rank (Agreement, Magnitude, Upside and Surprise); provides a comprehensive overview of the company business drivers, complete with earnings and sales charts; a recap of their last earnings report; and a bulleted list of reasons to buy or sell the stock. It also includes an industry comparison table to see how your stock compares to its expanded industry, and the S&P 500.

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Fiscal Year End for Dow Chemical Company (The) falls in the month of December.

All items in Millions except Per Share data.

12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013 12/31/2012
Assets          
Cash & Equivalents 6,607 8,577 5,654 5,940 4,318
Receivables 9,024 7,846 9,372 9,647 9,679
Notes Receivable 0 0 0 0 0
Inventories 7,363 6,871 8,101 8,303 8,476
Other Current Assets 665 1,181 1,140 1,087 1,211
Total Current Assets 23,659 24,475 24,267 24,977 23,684
Net Property & Equipment 23,486 17,854 18,051 17,454 17,520
Investments & Advances 7,424 7,646 7,260 7,407 6,999
Other Non-Current Assets 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Charges 3,644 2,229 2,756 2,465 3,797
Intangibles 21,298 15,771 16,400 17,112 17,450
Deposits & Other Assets 0 51 62 86 155
Total Assets 79,511 68,026 68,796 69,501 69,605
Liabilities & Shareholders Equity 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013 12/31/2012
Notes Payable 272 454 551 443 396
Accounts Payable 6,920 5,864 6,780 6,880 7,337
Current Portion Long-Term Debt 635 541 394 697 672
Current Portion Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Accrued Expenses 3,669 3,212 2,839 2,916 2,656
Income Taxes Payable 600 552 466 568 346
Other Current Liabilities 508 592 563 467 86
Total Current Liabilities 12,604 11,215 11,593 11,971 11,493
Mortgages 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Taxes/Income 923 575 622 718 837
Convertible Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Long-Term Debt 20,456 16,215 18,838 16,820 19,919
Non-Current Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Other Non-Current Liabilities 18,299 13,838 14,187 11,912 15,342
Minority Interest (Liabilities) 0 0 202 156 147
Total Liabilities 52,282 41,843 45,442 41,577 47,738
Shareholders Equity 12/31/2016 12/31/2015 12/31/2014 12/31/2013 12/31/2012
Preferred Stock 0 4,000 4,000 4,000 4,000
Common Stock (Par) 3,107 3,107 3,107 3,054 3,008
Capital Surplus 4,262 4,936 4,846 3,928 3,281
Retained Earnings 30,338 28,425 23,045 21,407 18,495
Other Equity -8,819 -8,130 -7,411 -4,158 -6,917
Treasury Stock 1,659 6,155 4,233 307 0
Total Shareholder's Equity 27,229 26,183 23,354 27,924 21,867
Total Liabilities & Shareholder's Equity 79,511 68,026 68,796 69,501 69,605
Total Common Equity 27,229 22,183 19,354 23,924 17,867
Shares Outstanding 1,121.30 1,158.60 1,178.50 1,212.80 1,199.20
Book Value Per Share 24.28 19.15 16.42 19.73 14.90

Fiscal Year End for Dow Chemical Company (The) falls in the month of December.

All items in Millions except Per Share data.

3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016 6/30/2016 3/31/2016
Assets          
Cash & Equivalents 5,848 6,607 7,032 7,309 6,610
Receivables 9,710 9,024 9,108 9,273 8,761
Notes Receivable 0 0 0 0 0
Inventories 8,210 7,363 8,013 8,212 7,298
Other Current Assets 872 665 625 1,516 665
Total Current Assets 24,640 23,659 24,778 26,310 23,334
Net Property & Equipment 23,768 23,486 23,311 22,783 18,420
Investments & Advances 7,467 7,424 7,552 7,314 7,708
Other Non-Current Assets 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Charges 3,691 3,644 3,130 3,173 3,125
Intangibles 21,262 21,298 21,817 21,905 15,805
Deposits & Other Assets 0 0 36 39 48
Total Assets 80,828 79,511 80,624 81,524 68,440
Liabilities & Shareholders Equity 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016 6/30/2016 3/31/2016
Notes Payable 383 272 236 235 491
Accounts Payable 7,359 6,920 7,177 7,048 6,053
Current Portion Long-Term Debt 616 635 633 259 256
Current Portion Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Accrued Expenses 3,868 3,669 3,534 4,117 3,975
Income Taxes Payable 409 600 480 625 312
Other Current Liabilities 558 508 595 597 595
Total Current Liabilities 13,193 12,604 12,655 12,881 11,682
Mortgages 0 0 0 0 0
Deferred Taxes/Income 934 923 1,027 982 575
Convertible Debt 0 0 0 0 0
Long-Term Debt 20,471 20,456 20,423 20,852 16,229
Non-Current Capital Leases 0 0 0 0 0
Other Non-Current Liabilities 17,896 16,170 16,575 13,520
Minority Interest (Liabilities) 0 0 0 0 0
Total Liabilities 52,494 52,282 50,275 51,290 42,006
Shareholders Equity 3/31/2017 12/31/2016 9/30/2016 6/30/2016 3/31/2016
Preferred Stock 0 0 4,000 4,000 4,000
Common Stock (Par) 3,107 3,107 3,107 3,107 3,107
Capital Surplus 4,137 4,262 4,916 4,890 4,809
Retained Earnings 30,659 30,338 30,884 30,680 28,074
Other Equity -8,443 -8,819 -6,593 -6,779 -7,691
Treasury Stock 1,126 1,659 5,965 5,664 5,865
Total Shareholder's Equity 28,334 27,229 30,349 30,234 26,434
Total Liabilities & Shareholder's Equity 80,828 79,511 80,624 81,524 68,440
Total Common Equity 28,334 27,229 26,349 26,234 22,434
Shares Outstanding 1,221.70 1,121.30 1,126.80 1,126.80 1,121.80
Book Value Per Share 23.19 24.28 23.38 23.28 20.00