Media coverage about Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research group identifies positive and negative media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Dow Chemical earned a news impact score of 0.19 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 46.0632632844058 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the immediate future.
These are some of the news headlines that may have effected Accern’s scoring:
- Industrial, tech stocks sends Dow down 400 (smdailyjournal.com)
- WALL STREET: Dow sheds more than 400 points (dailyfreeman.com)
- Sell-off in industrial, tech stocks sends Dow down 400 (abcnews.go.com)
- $121 million Dow investment bringing 180 construction jobs; 200 lab jobs (mlive.com)
- Dow Chemical’s bag donations, grants help cities collect plastic waste (smartbrief.com)
DOW stock traded up $1.75 on Wednesday, reaching $66.65. 43,802,000 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 5,740,120. Dow Chemical has a one year low of $51.57 and a one year 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.
Dow Chemical Company Profile
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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