Financial Metrics Exploration: Understanding Dow Inc (DOW) Through Ratios

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The closing price of Dow Inc (NYSE: DOW) was $55.15 for the day, down -1.64% from the previous closing price of $56.07. In other words, the price has decreased by -$1.64 from its previous closing price. On the day, 4.59 million shares were traded. DOW stock price reached its highest trading level at $55.72 during the session, while it also had its lowest trading level at $55.1.


Our analysis of DOW’s different ratios will help us gain a deeper understanding of the company. It provided that stocks Price–to–Cash (P/C) ratio for the trailing twelve months (TTM) is standing at 8.57 whereas its Price-to-Free Cash Flow (P/FCF) for the term is 15.53. For the most recent quarter (mrq), Quick Ratio is recorded 1.18 and its Current Ratio is at 1.80. In the meantime, Its Debt-to-Equity ratio is 0.96 whereas as Long-Term Debt/Eq ratio is at 0.94.

Upgrades & Downgrades

In addition, analysts’ ratings and any changes thereto give investors an idea of the stock’s future direction. In the most recent recommendation for the company, JP Morgan on April 26, 2024, Upgraded its rating to Overweight and sets its target price to $61 from $55 previously.

BofA Securities Upgraded its Neutral to Buy on January 16, 2024, whereas the target price for the stock was revised from $57 to $60.

Insider Transactions:

Also, insider trades can serve as a great indicator of what management thinks about the future direction of a stock’s price. A recent insider transaction in this stock occurred on Nov 16 ’23 when DAVIS RICHARD K bought 5,000 shares for $51.09 per share. The transaction valued at 255,437 led to the insider holds 33,665 shares of the business.

Valuation Measures:

Investors should consider key stock statistics when deciding whether to invest or divest. In the wake of the recent closing price, DOW now has a Market Capitalization of 39428775936 and an Enterprise Value of 52593803264. As of this moment, Dow’s Price-to-Earnings (P/E) ratio for their current fiscal year is 32.89, and their Forward P/E ratio for the next fiscal year is 12.94. The expected Price-to-Earnings-to-Growth (PEG) calculation for the next 5 years is 1.17. For the stock, the TTM Price-to-Sale (P/S) ratio is 0.89 while its Price-to-Book (P/B) ratio in mrq is 2.10. Its current Enterprise Value per Revenue stands at 1.208 whereas that against EBITDA is 10.339.

Stock Price History:

Over the past 52 weeks, DOW has reached a high of $60.69, while it has fallen to a 52-week low of $47.26. The 50-Day Moving Average of the stock is -4.91%, while the 200-Day Moving Average is calculated to be 1.64%.

Shares Statistics:

DOW traded an average of 4.66M shares per day over the past three months and 3704380 shares per day over the past ten days. A total of 702.29M shares are outstanding, with a floating share count of 701.61M. Insiders hold about 0.23% of the company’s shares, while institutions hold 67.75% stake in the company. Shares short for DOW as of 1715731200 were 13830486 with a Short Ratio of 2.97, compared to 1713139200 on 14043287. Therefore, it implies a Short% of Shares Outstanding of 13830486 and a Short% of Float of 1.97.

Dividends & Splits

With its trailing 12-month dividend rate of 2.8, DOW has a forward annual dividend rate of 2.80. Against a Trailing Annual Dividend Yield of 0.049937576The stock’s 5-year Average Dividend Yield is 5.06.

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