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Dow is a materials science company providing science-based products and solutions for packaging, infrastructure and consumer care markets. It is organized into 3 segments: Packaging and Specialty Plastics, Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure, and Performance Materials and Coatings. The Packaging and Specialty Plastics segment produces ethylene, polyethylene, and ethylene derivatives, such as polyolefin elastomers, ethylene vinyl acetate, and ethylene propylene diene monomer. The Industrial Intermediates and Infrastructure segment provides purified ethylene oxide, propylene oxide, propylene glycol, polyether polyols, aromatic isocyanates, fully formulated polyurethane systems, cellulose ethers, redispersible latex powders, acrylic emulsions, and more. The Performance Materials and Coatings segment offers acrylates, rheology modifiers, acrylic binders, foam cell promoters, vinyl acetate monomers, weatherable acrylic capstock compounds, and other products.
TypePublic
Founded1897
HQMidland, US
Websitedow.com
Employee Ratings3.9

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)36,500(-32%)
Job Openings83
Revenue (FY, 2019)$43 B(-28%)
Share Price (Sept 2020)$46.4
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Dow

Howard Ungerleider

Howard Ungerleider

President and Chief Financial Officer
Jack Broodo

Jack Broodo

President, Feedstocks & Energy
Neil Carr

Neil Carr

President, Europe, Middle East, Africa and India
Gaurdie Banister

Gaurdie Banister

Director
Karen S. Carter

Karen S. Carter

Chief Human Resources Officer and Chief Inclusion Officer
Diego Donoso

Diego Donoso

President, Packaging & Specialty Plastics
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Dow Office Locations

Dow has offices in Midland, Auburn, Auburn Hills, Bay City and in 166 other locations
Midland, US (HQ)
2211 H.H. Dow Way
Auburn, US
2200 W Salzburg Rd
Auburn, US
5300 11 Mile Rd
Auburn Hills, US
1250 Harmon Rd
Bay City, US
1 E Main St
Carrollton, US
4770 US Highway 42 E
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Dow Financials and Metrics

Dow Revenue

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Dow's revenue was reported to be $42.95 b in FY, 2019 which is a 28.7% decrease from the previous period.
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Revenue (Q2, 2020)

8.4b

Gross profit (Q2, 2020)

744.0m

Gross profit margin (Q2, 2020), %

8.9%

Net income (Q2, 2020)

(217.0m)

Market capitalization (24-Sept-2020)

34.4b

Closing stock price (24-Sept-2020)

46.4

Cash (30-Jun-2020)

3.7b

EV

49.4b
Dow's current market capitalization is $34.4 b.
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

48.2b55.5b60.3b43.0b

Revenue growth, %

(1%)15%9%(29%)

Cost of goods sold

37.6b44.3b47.7b36.7b

Gross profit

10.5b11.2b12.6b6.3b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

13.2b13.8b13.6b14.9b15.8b15.0b13.6b11.0b10.8b9.8b8.4b

Cost of goods sold

10.2b10.8b10.7b11.6b12.4m11.9b10.7b9.4b9.4b8.2b7.6b

Gross profit

3.0b3.1b3.0b3.3b15.8b3.0b2.9b1.6b1.4b1.5b744.0m

Gross profit Margin, %

23%22%22%22%100%20%21%14%13%16%9%
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

6.6b6.2b2.7b2.4b

Accounts Receivable

4.7b7.3b8.2b4.8b

Inventories

7.4b8.4b9.3b6.2b

Current Assets

23.7b27.2b25.3b16.8b
Quarterly
USDQ1, 2017Q2, 2017Q3, 2017Q1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

5.8b6.2b8.4b5.2b4.8b3.4b3.0b2.4b2.8b3.6b3.7b

Accounts Receivable

5.0b5.3b5.2b8.7b9.0b8.8b8.4b5.7b5.1b4.8b4.4b

Inventories

8.2b8.2b8.5b9.6b9.3b9.6b9.5b6.8b6.4b6.3b5.8b

Current Assets

24.6b25.9b28.0b28.5b28.3b27.0b25.7b18.6b18.9b18.1b17.0b
Annual
USDFY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

4.4b595.0m4.6b(1.3b)

Depreciation and Amortization

2.9b3.2b3.3b2.9b

Inventories

610.0m(1.2b)(983.0m)668.0m

Accounts Payable

458.0m1.7b359.0m(948.0m)
USDFY, 2016

Revenue/Employee

860.0k

Debt/Equity

0.8 x

Debt/Assets

0.3 x

Financial Leverage

2.9 x
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Dow Operating Metrics

FY, 2016FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Manufacturing Facilities

189 178 164 109

Manufacturing Facilities (US and Canada)

66 65 57 35

Manufacturing Facilities (EMEA)

50 46 44 37

Manufacturing Facilities (Asia Pacific)

40 44 42 19
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Dow Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
Univation TechnologiesMay 05, 2015
CoodetecJanuary 30, 2015$169 m
NuvoSunMarch 06, 2013
Clean Filtration TechnologyApril 03, 2012
Rohm and HaasApril 02, 2009$15.30 b
Wolff WalsrodeJuly 02, 2007€540 m
AscotMarch 29, 2001
Union CarbideFebruary 06, 2001$11.60 b
Flexible ProductsFebruary 29, 2000$160 m
3229809 Nova Scotia Company
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Dow Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

A

92/100

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Dow Revenue Breakdown

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Dow revenue breakdown by business segment: 21.2% from Polyurethanes and CAV, 34.7% from Packaging and Specialty Plastics, 10.0% from Industrial Solutions, 12.5% from Hydrocarbons and Energy, 12.6% from Consumer Solutions, 8.2% from Coatings and Performance Monomers and 0.8% from Other

Dow revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 36.2% from U.S. & Canada, 20.2% from Asia Pacific, 34.0% from EMEAI and 9.6% from Latin America

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Dow Online and Social Media Presence

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Dow News and Updates

Dow (DOW) to Divest U.S. Gulf Coast Assets for $620 Million

Dow Inc. (DOW) recently announced that it has inked a definitive agreement to sell certain U.S. Gulf Coast marine and terminal operations to Vopak Industrial Infrastructure Americas for $620 million. Notably, Vopak Industrial Infrastructure Americas is a joint venture between BlackRock's Global Ener…

Dow to present a new webinar on successful sealing of facade transitions

With energy regulations and climate policy targets establishing strict requirements for the construction of future buildings, selecting the most effective and a compatible system for controlling the presence of water, water vapor and achieving airtight transition seals in ventilated facades, curtain…

Dow wins four 2020 Edison Awards for Breakthrough Technologies

Four breakthrough technologies from Dow (NYSE: DOW) were recognized with prestigious Edison Awards. The winners, selected from thousands of nominees, were announced on April 8, 2020. Dow received two silver and two bronze awards in the Materials Science and Engineering category. Since 1987, the …

Dow puts the spotlight on label industry with launch of INVISU™ Acrylic Adhesive portfolio in North America

Dow (NYSE:DOW) is expanding its focus on the label industry by launching its INVISU™ Acrylic Adhesive portfolio in North America, the latest advancement for pressure-sensitive paper and film label applications. The new technologies streamline label stock manufacturers’, converters’ and brand owners’…

Dow wins four 2020 Sustainability Awards from Business Intelligence Group

Dow (NYSE: DOW) today announced it has received four sustainability awards from the Business Intelligence Group (BIG) for breakthrough sustainable innovations, sustainable initiatives, and outstanding leadership. BIG’s sustainability awards honor those who have made sustainability an integral part o…

Dow Chemical sold Louisiana tank farms to Dutch joint venture for $620 million

Dow Chemical signed a deal to sell the marine and storage terminal operations at its St. Charles and Plaquemine sites for $620 million to a joint venture between a global hedge fund and a Dutch terminal operator. The deal between Dow and Vopak Industrial Infrastructure Americas, a 50/50 joint ventur…
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Dow Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Dow founded?

    Dow was founded in 1897.

  • Who are Dow key executives?

    Dow's key executives are Howard Ungerleider, Jack Broodo and Neil Carr.

  • How many employees does Dow have?

    Dow has 36,500 employees.

  • What is Dow revenue?

    Latest Dow annual revenue is $43 b.

  • What is Dow revenue per employee?

    Latest Dow revenue per employee is $1.2 m.

  • Who are Dow competitors?

    Competitors of Dow include Sealed Air, Arkema and Owens Corning.

  • Where is Dow headquarters?

    Dow headquarters is located at 2211 H.H. Dow Way, Midland.

  • Where are Dow offices?

    Dow has offices in Midland, Auburn, Auburn Hills, Bay City and in 166 other locations.

  • How many offices does Dow have?

    Dow has 185 offices.