Somewhat Positive News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Dow Chemical (DOW) Share Price
Press coverage about Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) has trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment Analysis. The research firm scores the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dow Chemical earned a coverage optimism score of 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned press coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.1232060466834 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.
These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Cliffs Maintains US Volume Guidance for 2018 (finance.yahoo.com)
- Dow’s canals a legendary fishing spot for a lucky few (thefacts.com)
- The Almost Overwhelming Task of Retraining the Workforce (finance.yahoo.com)
- Alden B. Dow ‘Archive Study Days’ feature in-depth look at architect’s ambitious projects (ourmidland.com)
- Dow Provides Performance Solutions for Olympic Accommodations (builderonline.com)
Shares of Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) traded up $1.75 on Tuesday, hitting $66.65. 43,802,000 shares of the stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,740,120. The stock has a market capitalization of $83,740.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.89 and a beta of 1.13. Dow Chemical has a 12-month low of $51.57 and a 12-month high of $67.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.32, a current ratio of 1.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68.
The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services. The Company’s segments include Agricultural Sciences, which is engaged in providing crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions and healthy oils; Consumer Solutions, which consists of Consumer Care, Dow Automotive Systems, Dow Electronic Materials and Consumer Solutions-Silicones businesses; Infrastructure Solutions, which consists of Dow Building & Construction, Dow Coating Materials, Energy & Water Solutions, Performance Monomers and Infrastructure Solutions-Silicones businesses; Performance Materials & Chemicals, which consists of Chlor-Alkali and Vinyl, Industrial Solutions and Polyurethanes businesses, and Performance Plastics, which consists of Dow Elastomers, Dow Electrical and Telecommunications, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Energy and Hydrocarbons businesses.
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