Dow Inc. (NYSE:DOW) went down by -0.02% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $71.38. The company’s stock price has collected 1.24% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 10/14/21 that Dow declares quarterly dividend of 70 cents per share
Is It Worth Investing in Dow Inc. (NYSE :DOW) Right Now?
Dow Inc. (NYSE:DOW) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 10.84 x from its present earnings ratio. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 8 analysts out of 26 who provided ratings for Dow Inc. declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 14 rated it as “hold,” and 2 as “sell.”
The average price from analysts is $68.32, which is $8.43 above the current price. DOW currently public float of 744.74M and currently shorts hold a 1.58% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of DOW was 5.09M shares.
DOW’s Market Performance
DOW stocks went up by 1.24% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.08% and a quarterly performance of 0.56%, while its annual performance rate touched 19.57%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 2.29% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 2.59% for Dow Inc.. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 1.76% for DOW stocks with a simple moving average of -5.10% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of DOW
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for DOW stocks, with Wolfe Research repeating the rating for DOW by listing it as a “Underperform.” The predicted price for DOW in the upcoming period, according to Wolfe Research is $55 based on the research report published on October 18th of the current year 2021.
Mizuho, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see DOW reach a price target of $64. The rating they have provided for DOW stocks is “Neutral” according to the report published on October 13th, 2021.
DOW Trading at -2.40% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought DOW to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -17.41% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 2.59%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 2.29%, as shares surge +4.93% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading -4.92% lower at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, DOW rose by +1.24%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +6.22% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $58.07. In addition, Dow Inc. saw 6.22% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at DOW starting from Edmonds Ronald C, who sale 30,000 shares at the price of $68.35 back on May 06. After this action, Edmonds Ronald C now owns 9,979 shares of Dow Inc., valued at $2,050,500 using the latest closing price.
HOLICKI PETER, the Senior Vice President of Dow Inc., sale 6,836 shares at $55.99 during a trade that took place back on Nov 18, which means that HOLICKI PETER is holding 50,670 shares at $382,761 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for DOW
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +6.68 for the present operating margin
- +12.49 for the gross margin
The net margin for Dow Inc. stands at +3.15. The total capital return value is set at 7.88, while invested capital returns managed to touch 3.94. Equity return is now at value 30.00, with 6.70 for asset returns.
Based on Dow Inc. (DOW), the company’s capital structure generated 153.15 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 60.50. Total debt to assets is 30.98, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 144.85. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 57.22.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.44, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.34. The receivables turnover for the company is 5.12 and the total asset turnover is 0.63. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.72.