What are analysts Suggestions on: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW)

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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. Analysts had expected The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) to post net income of about $0.88 per share on $12,378.20M in revenue. The number of shares now owned by investors are 1.22 bln. Buy rating has been given by 8 analysts to the company stock whereas 1 analyst given UNDERPERFORM rating to stock and 5 analysts given HOLD rating. Mitsubishi UFJ Kokusai Asset Management Co.

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.

On Dec 16 The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.99/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.88/Share by the difference of $0.11. The third largest holder is Wellington Management Group Llp, which now holds $2.26 billion worth of this stock and that ownership represents almost 2.93% of its market capitalization. The Manufacturers Life Insurance Company bought a new position in shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) during the third quarter valued at approximately $72,777,000. The fund owned 163,510 shares of the company's stock after selling 3,734 shares during the period. The original version of this article can be viewed at https://www.com-unik.info/2017/02/23/farmers-merchants-trust-co-of-chambersburg-pa-acquires-new-position-in-dow-chemical-company-the-dow.html. The stock is now moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 7.34% with the 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 7.34 percent. The Market Capitalization of the company stands at 77.44 Billion. Dow Chemical Company has a 52-week low of $46.96 and a 52-week high of $64.36.

San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA increased its position in Dow Chemical Company (The) by 0.4% in the second quarter. Looking ahead, analysts on average predict that earnings for the current quarter would come in in the range of $0.90 to $1.07. The firm earned $12.48 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $12.01 billion.

Now, the FactSet Research estimate calls for Q1 2017 earnings of US$0.96. The business's revenue for the quarter was up 13.6% on a year-over-year basis.

In the transaction dated February 10, 2015, the great number of shares disposed came courtesy the Director; ALLEMANG ARNOLD A disposed a total of 37,800 shares at an average price of $48.15, amounting to approximately $1,820,070.

The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, April 28th. Investors of record on Friday, March 31st will be issued a $0.46 dividend. This represents a $1.84 annualized dividend and a yield of 3.22%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, March 29th. Dow Chemical (DOW) and DuPont (DD) are set to win European Union antitrust approval for their $130 billion merger, two people familiar with the matter said on Wednesday, one of three mega deals in the agrochemicals industry.

Several equities analysts recently weighed in on DOW shares. Zacks Investment Research upgraded Dow Chemical Company (The) from a "hold" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $65.00 target price for the company in a research note on Friday. Sanford C. Bernstein restated an "overweight" rating on shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) in a research report on Friday, December 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, three have issued a hold rating, eight have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company's stock.

Analysts that track the company may use various metrics to aid with calculating target price predictions.

A number of other hedge funds have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company.

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