Take This Into Account Before Investing in DOW

Dow logged a -1.2% change during today's afternoon session, and is now trading at a price of $50.37 per share. The S&P 500 index moved 0.0%. DOW's trading volume is 2,556,369 compared to the stock's average volume of 4,280,379.

Dow trades -9.37% away from its average analyst target price of $55.58 per share. The 19 analysts following the stock have set target prices ranging from $47.0 to $66.0, and on average have given Dow a rating of hold.

Anyone interested in buying DOW should be aware of the facts below:

  • Dow's current price is -21.9% below its Graham number of $64.48, which implies the stock has a margin of safety

  • Dow has moved 18.0% over the last year, and the S&P 500 logged a change of 19.0%

  • Based on its trailing earnings per share of 2.45, Dow has a trailing 12 month Price to Earnings (P/E) ratio of 20.6 while the S&P 500 average is 15.97

  • DOW has a forward P/E ratio of 13.0 based on its forward 12 month price to earnings (EPS) of $3.87 per share

  • The company has a price to earnings growth (PEG) ratio of -2.81 — a number near or below 1 signifying that Dow is fairly valued compared to its estimated growth potential

  • Its Price to Book (P/B) ratio is 1.77 compared to its sector average of 3.78

  • Dow Inc., through its subsidiaries, engages in the provision of various materials science solutions for packaging, infrastructure, mobility, and consumer applications in the United States, Canada, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, India, the Asia Pacific, and Latin America.

  • Based in Midland, the company has 37,800 full time employees and a market cap of $35.41 Billion. Dow currently returns an annual dividend yield of 5.5%.

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