Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE: DWDP) recently received a number of ratings updates from brokerages and research firms:

  • 11/10/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its “hold” rating reaffirmed by analysts at SunTrust Banks, Inc.. They now have a $73.00 price target on the stock.
  • 11/3/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its price target raised by analysts at Credit Suisse Group from $79.00 to $82.00. They now have an “outperform” rating on the stock.
  • 11/3/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its price target raised by analysts at UBS AG from $82.00 to $85.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 11/1/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its price target raised by analysts at Morgan Stanley from $77.00 to $80.00. They now have an “overweight” rating on the stock.
  • 11/1/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) was upgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “strong sell” rating to a “hold” rating. According to Zacks, “DowDuPont Inc. operates as a holding company. It produces agricultural chemicals, material science, and specialty chemical products. Agriculture Business offers crop protection and seeds and traits. Material Science Business offers a range of solutions including consumer solutions and infrastructure solutions and plastics performance. Specialty Products Business includes protection solutions, electronics and communications, nutrition and health and industrial biosciences. DowDuPont Inc, formerly known as Dow Chemical Company, is based in Wilmington, United States. “
  • 10/27/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its price target raised by analysts at UBS AG from $75.00 to $82.00. They now have a “buy” rating on the stock.
  • 10/12/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its “outperform” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Credit Suisse Group. They now have a $79.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $73.00. They noted that the move was a valuation call. They noted that the move was a valuation call.
  • 10/11/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/8/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) had its “buy” rating reaffirmed by analysts at Jefferies Group LLC. They now have a $80.00 price target on the stock.
  • 10/5/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) is now covered by analysts at Deutsche Bank AG. They set a “buy” rating and a $80.00 price target on the stock.
  • 9/27/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) was downgraded by analysts at Zacks Investment Research from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating. According to Zacks, “DowDuPont Inc. operates as a holding company. It produces agricultural chemicals, material science, and specialty chemical products. Agriculture Business offers crop protection and seeds and traits. Material Science Business offers a range of solutions including consumer solutions and infrastructure solutions and plastics performance. Specialty Products Business includes protection solutions, electronics and communications, nutrition and health and industrial biosciences. DowDuPont Inc, formerly known as Dow Chemical Company, is based in Wilmington, United States. “
  • 9/26/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) is now covered by analysts at . They set a “hold” rating on the stock.
  • 9/19/2017 – Dow Chemical Company (The) is now covered by analysts at Argus. They set a “buy” rating and a $81.00 price target on the stock.

Dow Chemical Company (DWDP) traded up $1.71 during midday trading on Friday, hitting $70.68. 9,595,700 shares of the stock traded hands, compared to its average volume of 6,291,556. The firm has a market capitalization of $165,740.00 and a price-to-earnings ratio of 18.84. The company has a current ratio of 2.01, a quick ratio of 1.38 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29. Dow Chemical Company has a 12 month low of $52.72 and a 12 month high of $73.85.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DWDP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, November 2nd. The company reported $0.55 earnings per share for the quarter, meeting analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.55. The business had revenue of $18.29 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $18.24 billion. Dow Chemical Company (The) had a net margin of 5.01% and a return on equity of 9.73%. Dow Chemical Company (The)’s revenue for the quarter was up 7.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $0.91 earnings per share. research analysts expect that Dow Chemical Company will post 3.47 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Wednesday, November 15th will be issued a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.15%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Tuesday, November 14th.

In related news, insider Jeanmarie F. Desmond sold 6,708 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 8th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.01, for a total value of $476,335.08. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Also, General Counsel Charles J. Kalil sold 78,895 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Tuesday, November 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $71.00, for a total transaction of $5,601,545.00. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Company insiders own 0.89% of the company’s stock.

DowDuPont Inc is a holding company formed through the merger of equals between The Dow Chemical Company and E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont). The Company’s business divisions include Agriculture division, Material Science division, and a Specialty Products division. The Agriculture Division offers a complete portfolio of products and technologies, and a pipeline of germplasm, traits and crop protection.

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