Here's What You May Have Missed About Dow (DOW)

Shares of Industrials sector company Dow moved -2.7% today, and are now trading at a price of $53.16. The Large-Cap stock's daily volume was 7,020,868 compared to its average volume of 4,223,198. The S&P 500 index returned a 0.0% performance.

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. The company is based in Midland and has 35,900 full time employees. Its market capitalization is $37,382,430,720. Dow currently offers its equity investors a dividend that yields 5.1% per year.

19 analysts are following Dow and have set target prices ranging from $52.0 to $68.0 per share. On average, they have given the company a rating of hold. At today's prices, DOW is trading -12.62% away from its average analyst target price of $60.84 per share.

Over the last year, DOW's share price has increased by 3.9%, which represents a difference of -20.5% when compared to the S&P 500. The stock's 52 week high is $60.69 per share whereas its 52 week low is $47.26. Dow's average free cash flow over the last 5 years has been $5.27 Billion, but they have been decreasing at an average rate of -1.5%. This may prove a challenge to the long term sustainability of the stock's upwards trend.

Date Reported Cash Flow from Operations ($ k) Capital expenditures ($ k) Free Cash Flow ($ k) YoY Growth (%)
2023 5,196,000 2,356,000 2,840,000 -49.75
2022 7,475,000 1,823,000 5,652,000 -43.04
2021 7,009,000 2,914,000 9,923,000 40.41
2020 6,226,000 841,000 7,067,000 78.05
2019 5,930,000 1,961,000 3,969,000 83.5
2018 4,254,000 2,091,000 2,163,000
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