NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Shares of Dow Chemical Co. (DOW) - Get Dow, Inc. Report are down 1.72% to $43.41 today ahead of the company's fourth-quarter earnings report expected before the market open tomorrow.
The consensus estimate calls for Dow Chemical to report earnings of 69 cents a share on revenue of $14.49 billion. In the fourth quarter last year, the company posted earnings of 65 cents a share, above the consensus estimate of 43 cents a share, according to analysts polled by Thomson Reuters. Revenue totaled $14.39 billion, above analysts' estimates of $14.13 billion.
In the third quarter of 2014, Dow Chemical posted EPS of 72 cents a share, which beat the consensus estimate of 68 cents a share. Revenue totaled $14.41 billion, above estimates of $14.31 billion.
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Recently, analysts at Piper Jaffray initiated coverage on shares of Dow Chemical with a "neutral" rating and a $50 price target.