Stock Price of Dow Chemical Company (The) (DOW) Increases 1.63%

Dow Chemical Company (The)s in-depth stock price analysis indicates that the stock price has rallied 14.95% in the past 12 Weeks , but analyzing the 6 month charts for the stock , the price continues to stay positive and keep the rally at 14.1% . Looking at the past 52 week period, the stock price is up at 32.99% . Relative price strength is a important factor used by wealth management firms while investing in stocks because the indicator compares the stock performance with the overall market. The relative price strength of Dow Chemical Company (The) has a positive value of 12.51 compared to overall market. Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) has climbed 1.63% in the past week and advanced 5.87% in the last 4 weeks. In the past week, the company has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.81% and the outperformance has advanced to 3.97% for the last 4 weeks period.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) : On Friday heightened volatility was witnessed in Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) which led to swings in the share price. The stock opened for trading at $60.54 and hit $61.3 on the upside , eventually ending the session at $61.19, with a gain of 1.54% or 0.93 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 4,766,540 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $61.73 and the company has a market cap of $74,243 million. The 52-week low of the share price is at $44.4 .

Dow Chemical Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Jan 26, 2017. The company reported $0.99 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.11. Analyst had a consensus of $0.88. The company had revenue of $13020.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $12364.56 million. The companys revenue was up 13.6% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.93 EPS.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Company shares were Reiterated by RBC Capital Mkts on Dec 19, 2016 to Top Pick, Raises Price Target to $ 72 from a previous price target of $68 .

Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Nov 3, 2016, James A Bell (director) sold 1,336 shares at 53.80 per share price.On Nov 5, 2015, Fernando Ruiz (Corporate VP & Treasurer) sold 20,000 shares at 52.35 per share price.On Feb 13, 2015, Ruth G Shaw (director) purchased 4,154 shares at 48.19 per share price.

Dow Chemical Company is a science and technology company that provides innovative chemical, plastic and agricultural products and services to many essential consumer markets. Dow serves customers in countries across the globe and a wide range of markets that are vital to human progress, including food, transportation, health and medicine, personal and home care, and building and construction, among others. Committed to the principles of sustainable development, Dow seeks to balance economic, environmental and social responsibilities. (Company Press Release)

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