The Dow Chemical: Exec Insider and Fund Stock Buys in Third Quarter

Insiders are generally long-term investors due to restriction in making short-term profits. In contrast, wealth management institutions always have short-term investment. Wall St. Watchdog reveals information regarding the insiders and institutions which recently increased stock shares of The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW).

SEC data indicate these insiders have bought The Dow Chemical Company’s stock since 06/30/2011:

  • Polman Paul: act as Director. On 11/29/2011, bought 1,000 shares, worth $26,000.

SEC data indicate that these institutions significantly increased their stock shares of The Dow Chemical Company in Q3 2011:

  • STRALEM & CO INC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 4,245,145 shares, worth $95,345,957.
  • ADAGE CAPITAL PARTNERS GP LLC: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 1,331,360 shares, worth $29,902,346.
  • PUBLIC EMPLOYEES RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION OF COLORADO: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 1,118,803 shares, worth $25,128,315.
  • TEACHERS RETIREMENT SYSTEM OF THE STATE OF KENTUCKY: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 835,473 shares, worth $18,764,724.
  • TEXAS PERMANENT SCHOOL FUND: On 06/30/2011, held 0 shares. On 09/30/2011, held 750,991 shares, worth $16,867,258.

About the company: 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.

Competitors to Watch: E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD), Huntsman Corporation (NYSE:HUN), Eastman Chemical Company (NYSE:EMN), PolyOne Corporation (NYSE:POL), FMC Corporation (NYSE:FMC), Westlake Chemical Corp. (NYSE:WLK), Rockwood Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:ROC), Albemarle Corporation (NYSE:ALB), Solutia Inc. (NYSE:SOA), and Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH).

(Note: Data regarding The Dow Chemical Company’s stock holdings are sourced from whalewisdom.com. All data are assumed to be accurate.)

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