Dow Chemical Co (DOW) Stake Lifted by Advisor Group Inc.

Advisor Group Inc. increased its position in Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) by 7.9% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 130,838 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after buying an additional 9,539 shares during the period. Advisor Group Inc.’s holdings in Dow Chemical were worth $8,027,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in the stock. Financial Architects Inc lifted its position in Dow Chemical by 0.4% in the 2nd quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 2,290 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $144,000 after acquiring an additional 10 shares in the last quarter. Mascoma Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Dow Chemical by 0.4% during the 2nd quarter. Mascoma Wealth Management LLC now owns 3,513 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $222,000 after buying an additional 14 shares in the last quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America lifted its position in shares of Dow Chemical by 0.3% during the 1st quarter. Guardian Life Insurance Co. of America now owns 4,312 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $274,000 after buying an additional 15 shares in the last quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC lifted its position in shares of Dow Chemical by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Mark Sheptoff Financial Planning LLC now owns 5,033 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $317,000 after buying an additional 16 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Bienville Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of Dow Chemical by 0.7% during the 2nd quarter. Bienville Capital Management LLC now owns 4,324 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $275,000 after buying an additional 30 shares in the last quarter. 67.77% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

Several equities analysts have commented on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “buy” rating and set a $78.00 target price on shares of Dow Chemical in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating on shares of Dow Chemical in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Cowen reissued a “hold” rating and set a $60.00 target price on shares of Dow Chemical in a research report on Monday, August 28th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded shares of Dow Chemical from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, August 23rd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating, seven have given a buy rating and one has assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $72.02.

Dow Chemical Co (NYSE:DOW) traded up $1.75 during trading on Wednesday, reaching $66.65. 43,802,000 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 5,740,120. Dow Chemical Co has a fifty-two week low of $51.57 and a fifty-two week high of $67.50. The company has a quick ratio of 1.32, a current ratio of 1.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.68.

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