Trade-Ideas: Dow Chemical (DOW) Is Today's Post-Market Leader Stock

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Trade-Ideas LLC identified Dow Chemical ( DOW) as a post-market leader candidate. In addition to specific proprietary factors, Trade-Ideas identified Dow Chemical as such a stock due to the following factors:

  • DOW has an average dollar-volume (as measured by average daily share volume multiplied by share price) of $354.8 million.
  • DOW is up 3.6% today from today's close.

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More details on DOW:

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies chemical products for use as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. The stock currently has a dividend yield of 2.9%. DOW has a PE ratio of 18.2. Currently there are 4 analysts that rate Dow Chemical a buy, 3 analysts rate it a sell, and 9 rate it a hold.

The average volume for Dow Chemical has been 6.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Dow Chemical has a market cap of $61.9 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. The stock has a beta of 1.66 and a short float of 2.2% with 2.70 days to cover. Shares are up 18.2% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Wednesday.

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