Dow Chemical Stock Hits New 52-Week High (DOW)

NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Dow Chemical (NYSE: DOW) hit a new 52-week high Monday as it is currently trading at $36.65, above its previous 52-week high of $36.25 with 2.5 million shares traded as of 10:45 a.m. ET. Average volume has been six million shares over the past 30 days.

Dow Chemical has a market cap of $42.84 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 9.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials worldwide.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Dow Chemical as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its compelling growth in net income, revenue growth, increase in stock price during the past year, attractive valuation levels and good cash flow from operations. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. You can view the full Dow Chemical Ratings Report.

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