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Last $51.82 USD
Change Today +0.25 / 0.48%
Volume 2.6M
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dow chemical co/the (DOW) Snapshot

Open
$51.59
Previous Close
$51.57
Day High
$51.86
Day Low
$51.26
52 Week High
09/4/14 - $54.97
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - $41.45
Market Cap
59.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
5.4M
EPS TTM
$3.11
Shares Outstanding
1.2B
EX-Date
06/26/15
P/E TM
16.7x
Dividend
$1.68
Dividend Yield
3.05%
Current Stock Chart for DOW CHEMICAL CO/THE (DOW)

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dow chemical co/the (DOW) Details

The Dow Chemical Company manufactures and supplies products that are used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services worldwide. It operates through Agricultural Sciences, Consumer Solutions, Infrastructure Solutions, Performance Materials & Chemicals, and Performance Plastics segments. The Agricultural Sciences segment provides crop protection and seed/plant biotechnology products and technologies, urban pest management solutions and healthy oils, insecticides, fungicides, herbicides, and seeds. The Consumer Solutions segment offers semiconductors and organic light-emitting diodes, and adhesives and foams used by the transportation industry; and cellulosics for pharmaceutical formulations and food solutions. It serves automotive, electronics and entertainment, healthcare and medical, and personal and home care goods markets. The Infrastructure Solutions segment provides architectural and industrial coating applications, building insulation, adhesives, and microbial protection products for the oil and gas industry; water purification and separation technologies, such as reverse osmosis membranes and ion exchange resins; and monomer products. The Performance Materials & Chemicals segment offers chlorine and caustic soda; chlorinated organic products and solutions; epoxy resins, curing agents, intermediates, and systems; industrial solutions; and propylene oxides, propylene glycols, polyether polyols, and aromatic isocyanates. The Performance Plastics segment provides elastomers, polyolefin plastomers, and ethylene propylene diene monomer elastomers; wire and cable insulation, semiconductive, and jacketing compound solutions, as well as bio-based plasticizers; acrylics, polyethylene, polyolefin emulsions, and polyolefin plastomers; and ethylene, propylene, benzene, butadiene, cumene, octene, aromatics co-products, and crude c4. The company was founded in 1897 and is headquartered in Midland, Michigan.

52,217 Employees
Last Reported Date: 05/4/15
Founded in 1897

dow chemical co/the (DOW) Top Compensated Officers

Executive Chairman, Chief Executive Officer a...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.9M
Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $932.3K
Vice Chairman of Business Operations
Total Annual Compensation: $965.9K
Executive Vice President and General Counsel
Total Annual Compensation: $1.0M
Vice Chairman of Market Businesses and Chief ...
Total Annual Compensation: $972.2K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

dow chemical co/the (DOW) Key Developments

Arnold A. Allemang Retires from the Board of Directors of The Dow Chemical Company

Effective May 14, 2015, Arnold A. Allemang retired from the Board of Directors of The Dow Chemical Company consistent with the retirement guidelines in the company's Corporate Governance Guidelines.

The Dow Chemical Company Declares Dividend, Payable on July 30, 2015

The Dow Chemical Company has declared a dividend of 42 cents per share, payable July 30, 2015, to shareholders of record on June 30, 2015.

Dow Chemical to Cut 3% of the Global Workforce

Dow Chemical announced that it will take charges between $330 million and $380 million in second quarter for asset impairments, severance and other costs related to measures to streamline the company in advance of the separation of a significant portion of its chlorine products business. The streamlining will result in 1,500 to 1,750 jobs being cut, representing 3% of the global workforce. The measures are expected to be complete within two years and Dow expects the actions to result in $300 million of annual operating cost savings.

 

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