News headlines about Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) have been trending somewhat positive on Wednesday, Accern Sentiment Analysis reports. The research firm ranks the sentiment of news coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real time. 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 0.14 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media stories about the basic materials company an impact score of 45.0857350538794 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the next few days.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern’s analysis:

Separately, Royal Bank of Canada reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price on shares of Dow Chemical in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have assigned a hold rating, six have given a buy rating and one has given a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $72.02.

Dow Chemical (NYSE:DOW) traded up $1.75 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $66.65. The stock had a trading volume of 43,802,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 5,740,120. Dow Chemical has a 1 year low of $51.57 and a 1 year high of $67.50. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68, a quick ratio of 1.32 and a current ratio of 1.93. The company has a market cap of $83,740.00, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.89 and a beta of 1.13.

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