2. As of noon trading, Dow Chemical ( DOW) is up $0.44 (1.0%) to $44.22 on light volume. Thus far, 2.3 million shares of Dow Chemical exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 8.5 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $43.88-$44.49 after having opened the day at $44.04 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $43.78. The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials worldwide. Dow Chemical has a market cap of $53.2 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. The company has a P/E ratio of 19.3, above the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 35.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 3 analysts that rate Dow Chemical a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 10 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Dow Chemical as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its solid stock price performance, revenue growth, reasonable valuation levels, good cash flow from operations and impressive record of earnings per share growth. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows low profit margins. Get the full Dow Chemical Ratings Report now. 3x UPSIDE POTENTIAL: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more.