The Dow Chemical Company ($DOW) Cautious Buy or Hold to $43 Confident Investor Rating: Fair

Company name The Dow Chemical Company
Stock ticker DOW
Live stock price [stckqut]DOW[/stckqut]
P/E compared to competitors Fair


Employee productivity Fair
Sales growth Poor
EPS growth Good
P/E growth Good
EBIT growth Good


Confident Investor Rating Fair
Target stock price (TWCA growth scenario) $45.24
Target stock price (averages with growth) $58.74
Target stock price (averages with no growth) $48.97
Target stock price (manual assumptions) $35.29

The following company description is from Google Finance:

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a diversified manufacturer and supplier of products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. It operates in six segments. Dow provides services to a range of industries, including appliance, automotive, agricultural, building and construction, chemical processing, electronics, furniture, house wares, oil and gas, packaging, paints, coatings and adhesives, personal care pharmaceutical, processed foods, pulp and paper, textile and carpet utilities, and water treatment. Its portfolio includes specialty chemical, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics businesses deliver a range of technology-based products and solutions to customers in approximately 160 countries. In March 2012, the Company’s subsidiary Dow AgroSciences LLC, divested its European Dithane fungicide business to Indofil Industries Ltd.


Confident Investor comments: At this time, I think that a Confident Investor can cautiously invest in this stock as long as the price is correct. Most of the fundamentals of this company are good but there are some concerns. I have removed this company from my Watch List.


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