Dividend Growth of Dow Chemical Company (The)(DOW)

Dow Chemical Company (The)(DOW) is having a Dividend Yield of 3.01% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.84. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.46. Dow Chemical Company (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 3.47% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.84. Dow Chemical Company (The)(DOW) formally announced its most recent dividend on February 9, 2017 with a Dividend per share of $0.46. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.84. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 3.01%. Dow Chemical Company (The)(DOW) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 0.49 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.55. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Dow Chemical Company (The)(DOW) is at the rate of 12.11% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.9. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) rose 0.51% or 0.31 points on Thursday and made its way into the gainers of the day. After trading began at $60.82 the stock was seen hitting $61.44 as a peak level and $60.8 as the lowest level. The stock ended up at $61.41. The daily volume was measured at 4,611,075 shares. The 52-week high of the share price is $61.85 and the 52-week low is $45.99. The company has a market cap of $74,509 million. Shares of The Dow Chemical Company rose by 1.91% in the last five trading days and 6.41% for the last 4 weeks. The Dow Chemical Company is up 16.41% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 7.32%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.97% of Dow Chemical Company (The) shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 69.38% of Dow Chemical Company (The) shares. 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.

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 .

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.

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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