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Stocks Rallying on Ratings Upgrade: The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW), Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRI)

To persist focus on investment valuation, The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) also have significant role in eyes of active investors, firm has price to earnings growth of 1.01, which is a valuation metric for determining relative trade-off among price of a stock.

Dow Chemical Co. and DuPont Co. were told by the European Commission to provide missing data about their proposed merger, threatening to delay the regulator’s probe into their plans to create the world’s biggest chemical firm. The EU suspended its Jan. 11 deadline last week, barely a month following it opened an in-depth examination into the transaction, citing concerns that the combination may reduce competition for crop protection, seeds and some petrochemicals.

A spokesman for the Brussels-based commission, Ricardo Cardoso stated in an e-mail Friday that this procedure in merger examinations is activated if the parties do not provide an important piece of information that the commission has requested. “Once the missing information is supplied by the parties, the clock is re-started and the deadline for the commission’s decision is then adjusted accordingly.”

Effective Investment Valuation

DOW has price to earnings growth ratio of 1.01, it is adding factors in a stock’s estimated earnings growth into its current valuation that showed 8.11 by price to earning ration. Furthermore, it has price to sale ratio of 1.29 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes. The firm’s price to book was 2.38, which can be compared with current price to get idea about under or overvalue of stock. Forward Price to Earnings ratio of DOW attains value of 13.44 that is projecting or estimating EPS for the next 12-months and its follow by traders who believe on anticipates of a firm’s future rather than past performance.

To have technical views, liquidity ratio of a company calculated as 2.00 to match up with its debt to equity ratio of 0.86. The float short ration was 1.61%; as compared to Short Ratio were 2.87. The firm has institutional ownership of 69.10%, while insider ownership included 0.10%. DOW attains analyst recommendation of 2.20 with week’s performance of -0.72%.

Under investment valuation analysis, Silver Standard Resources Inc. (NASDAQ:SSRI) presented as an active mover, it has floated short ration of 3.70%, hold to candle to sentiment indicator of Short Ratio, which was 1.46. Shares knock down -9.50% to trade at $12.10 in most recent trading session.


Ratio Analysis

The co stands at price to sale ratio of 3.53 that signifies the value placed on each dollar of a firm’s sales or incomes; it is most relevant ratio to compare companies in similar sector. It has price to book ratio of 1.27, which gauges the market price of a share over its book value.

The firm has price volatility of 6.06% for a week and 5.61% for a month. Narrow down focus to firm performance, its weekly performance was -1.06% and monthly performance was -12.45%. The stock price of SSRI is moving down from its 20 days moving average with -12.28% and isolated negatively from 50 days moving average with -12.28%.


About Blake Escott

Blake Escott holds junior writer position in SWR. Before joining Streetwise Report, he was a freelance content Writer. He has high-level copywriting experience and particularly experienced in proofreading and editing. He covers news about different companies including all US market sectors. Interests: Commodities, Energy stocks, Sector-wise Stocks analysis, Utilities

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