Analysts Opinions on: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)

BlackRock Institutional Trust Company N.A. now owns 29,470,339 shares of the company's stock worth $1,527,448,000 after buying an additional 468,171 shares in the last quarter.

The stock has Return on Assets (ROA) of 5.1 percent. When we look at the Volatility of the company, Week Volatility is at 1.91% whereas Month Volatility is at 1.70%.

Other hedge funds have also recently bought and sold shares of the company. NEXT Financial Group Inc raised its stake in shares of Eastman Chemical Company by 3.0% in the third quarter. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $1.29/share and a Low EPS of $0.93/share.

For the Current Quarter, the growth estimate for The Dow Chemical Company is 9%, while for the Next Quarter the stock growth estimate is 12.6%. Smithfield Trust Co. now owns 1,941 shares of the company's stock worth $101,000 after buying an additional 241 shares in the last quarter.

EPS in next five year years is expected to touch 6.98% while EPS growth in past 5 year was 11.50% along with sales growth of -4.30% in the last five years. Insiders have sold a total of 56,318 shares of company stock valued at $4,449,812 over the last ninety days. Kistler Tiffany Companies LLC increased its stake in Dow Chemical Company (The) by 19.5% in the third quarter. The volume of the company in the last trading session was 8.87 Million. The company reported its last quarter on Dec 16. Company insiders own 1.10% of the company's stock.

Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN) opened at 81.47 on Thursday.

The Dow Chemical Company's (DOW ) stock price distance from twenty day simple moving average surged at 3.02% while its distance from fifty day simple moving average raised 6.14% along with 16.61% above distance from two hundred simple moving averages. The average volume stands around 6.43 million shares.

Currently, the company has SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 15.26 Percent.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, October 27th. A month ago, analyst EPS consensus estimated earnings of US$0.96 per share.

The High Revenue estimate is predicted as 13.17 Billion, while the Low Revenue Estimate prediction stands at 12.17 Billion. Presently, it has a Return on Equity (ROE) of 16.20% and Return on Investment (ROI) of 10.90%. The business's revenue was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis.

In case of Revenue Estimates, 14 analysts have provided their consensus Average Revenue Estimates for The Dow Chemical Company as 12.49 Billion. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be issued a $0.46 dividend. The Weekly and Monthly Volatility stands at 1.39% and 1.45%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th.

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Several research analysts have recently weighed in on DOW shares.

Fortive Corporation (NYSE:FTV) right now sits at consensus rating of 2.50 while 5 analysts have advocated the shares as "BUY", 2 calls it an "OUTPERFORM" and 10 suggest "HOLD". Vetr upgraded shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) from a "sell" rating to a "hold" rating and set a $57.94 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, December 27th. Sanford C. Bernstein reiterated an "overweight" rating on shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) in a research report on Friday, December 23rd.

Analysts are speculating a 26.89% move, based on the high target price ($79) for the shares that is set to reach in the next 12 months. The stock price recently experienced a 5-day gain of 1.7% with 1.03 average true range (ATR).

  • Zachary Reyes