Press coverage about Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) has trended somewhat positive this week, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million blog and news sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of publicly-traded companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dow Chemical earned a media sentiment score of 0.17 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news articles about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.3204274632114 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next several days.
These are some of the news articles that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s scoring:
- Sun Chemical Acquires C.T.LAY to Expand Portfolio for Plastic and Security Cards (whattheythink.com)
- Report: Why the auto, chemical and electricity sectors are in line for a carbon pricing shock (businessgreen.com)
- Dow Signs MOU to Work on Environmental Protection in China (eponline.com)
- Dow R. Wilson to Join Agilent’s Board of Directors (wallstreet-online.de)
- Global Paint Additives Market Key Players & Growth Rate 2018: Eastman Chemical Company, Dow Corning Corporation (topexaminer.com)
Dow Chemical has a 1-year low of $51.57 and a 1-year high of $67.50. The stock has a market capitalization of $83,740.00, a PE ratio of 27.89 and a beta of 1.13. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 1.93.
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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