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) pushed the Chemicals industry higher today making it today's featured chemicals winner. The industry as a whole closed the day up 3.0%. By the end of trading, Dow Chemical rose $0.68 (1.4%) to $48.51 on average volume. Throughout the day, 10,005,911 shares of Dow Chemical exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 11,171,100 shares. The stock ranged in a price between $47.70-$48.52 after having opened the day at $47.78 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $47.83. Other companies within the Chemicals industry that increased today were:
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The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. Dow Chemical has a market cap of $57.4 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are up 7.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Wednesday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Dow Chemical a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.
TheStreet Ratings rates
. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins.
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