Research Ratings: Synchrony Financial (SYF), The Dow Chemical Company (DOW)

Many research firms have provided their ratings on The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) where UBS provided Buy rating on the stock on 10-Oct-16. A Corporate VP & Treasurer in the company, RUIZ FERNANDO, disclosed a transaction on Tuesday November 03, 2015 that ended up generating $1,047,000 from the sale of 20,000 shares at $52.35 per share. Dow Chemical Company (The) comprises about 1.8% of ELCO Management Co.

A number of other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Evercore Wealth Management LLC increased its position in shares of Eastman Chemical Company by 0.3% in the second quarter. BELL JAMES A now owns 32,906 shares in the company after this transaction. Based on an average daily volume of 6,366,108 shares, the short-interest ratio is now 2.1 days. Pillar Pacific Capital Management LLC now owns 130,834 shares of the company's stock worth $6,503,000 after buying an additional 5,335 shares in the last quarter.

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The stock now has its Annual Dividend of $1.84 and an annual Dividend Yield of 2.98 Percent. With an institutional ownership near 70.8%, it carries an earnings per share ratio of 3.28. Bank of Montreal Can now owns 169,221 shares of the company's stock worth $11,451,000 after buying an additional 92,446 shares during the period. He performs analysis of Companies and publicizes important information for investor/traders community.

BB&T Corporation (NYSE:BBT), stock is trading $47.54 above the 52-week high and has displayed a high EPS growth of 8.70% in last 5 years. According to their predictions High & Low revenue estimates are 13.17 Billion and 12.17 Billion respectively. The stock is now trading with a distance of 20-Day Simple Moving Average (SMA20) of 3.56%. Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Dec 23, 2016 to Outperform, Raises Price Target to $ 88 from a previous price target of $80.

Dow Chemical Company (The) (NYSE:DOW) last posted its earnings results on Thursday, January 26th. The reported earnings per share topped the analyst's consensus by $0.06 with the percentage difference between estimated and actual earnings arriving at 25.00%. (NYSE:AIG) has a Return on Assets of 0.1 percent, Return on Equity of 0.4 percent, while Return on Investment of 3 percent. The business earned $2.19 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.14 billion. That is compared with the $0.89 in EPS it reported during the same period a year ago. Eastman Chemical Company's revenue for the quarter was down 1.7% on a year-over-year basis.

The Dow Chemical Company is now showing 9.4% EPS growth this year. If you are viewing this piece of content on another site, it was stolen and reposted in violation of USA & global trademark and copyright laws. The correct version of this piece can be viewed at Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a "hold" rating and issued a $65.00 target price on shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) in a report on Thursday, February 2nd. Studies indicate that the stock prices of firms with significant positive earnings surprises show above-average performance, while those with negative surprises have below-average performance. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reaffirmed an overweight rating on shares of Dow Chemical Company (The) in a research report on Friday, December 23rd.

The price-earnings ratio (P/E Ratio) is 18.79. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have issued a hold rating, six have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the stock.

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