Brokerage Firm Rating Update on Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW)

Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) as 3, which is a Hold recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. A total of 6 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 12 research analysts is 2.33, which indicates as a Buy.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) : The consensus price target for Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) is $57.44 for the short term with a standard deviation of $5.92. The most optimist securities analyst among the 9 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $65, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $47.


For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy. Also, SunTrust Robinson Humphrey maintains their rating on the shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW). The current rating of the shares is Neutral. Equity Analysts at the Firm raises the price target to $58 per share from $57 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 1, 2016.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW): The stock was completely flat for the day, closing at $53.90 on Wednesday. The flat closing masks the intraday volatility in the stock. After opening at $53.75, the stock touched an intraday high of $53.96 and a low of $53.48. Neither the bulls nor the bears asserted their supremacy at close, due to which the stock closed completely flat. The stock previously closed at $53.90. The total trading volume on Wednesday was 5,324,730.

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is as an integrated science and technology company. The Company is a diversified, manufacturer and supplier of products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services across the world. The Company operates in five segments: Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals and Performance Plastics. The Company serves various industries, such as appliance, automotive, agricultural, building and construction, chemical processing, electronics, furniture, housewares, oil and gas, packaging, paints, coatings and adhesives, personal care, pharmaceutical, processed foods, pulp and paper, textile and carpet, utilities and water treatment.

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