The Dow Chemical Earnings: Your Sneak Peek to the Big Announcement
The Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, July 25th. The Dow Chemical Company is a diversified chemical company that provides chemical, plastic, and agricultural products and services to various essential consumer markets. The Company serves customers in countries around the world in markets such as food, transportation,health and medicine, personal care, and construction.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to The Dow Chemical Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.63 per share on revenues of $14.48 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 42.53.
Analysts have a more positive outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has risen from a profit of $0.55 to a profit $0.56. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $2.36, which is better than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how The Dow Chemical has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||57,514||44,875||53,674||59,985||56,786|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.62||0.32||1.72||2.05||0.70|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012||Mar. 31, 2013|
|Revenue ($) in millions||14,513.00||13,637.00||13,917.00||14,383.00|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.55||0.42||-0.61||0.46|
The Dow Chemical has beat analyst estimates 2 times in the past four quarters. This is not consistent enough to get bullish yet.
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