Marcial: Pros See Catalysts for Improvement at Dow Chemical

The stock has fallen far from its 52-week high, but contrarian investors like its prospects thanks to the diversified chemical giant's ongoing strategic overhaul

Dow Chemical (DOW), the largest U.S. chemical company, was once a high-flying blue chip stock. It's cruising closer to earth these days, with its stock smacked down to an all-time low of 5.89 a share on Mar. 10. True, it has since tripled, to 16, but the stock is still deeply depressed from its 52-week high of 40 in mid-September 2008. In 2005, Dow shares hit an all-time high of 58.

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