The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review

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The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review
The Dow Chemical Company (DOW) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.

The profile contains critical company information including:
  • Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy – Analyst’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT Analysis – A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history – Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services – A list of major products, services and brands of the company.
  • Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.
  • Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.
  • Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.
  • Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.
  • Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.
Highlights

The Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a chemical manufacturing company. Its integrated portfolio of businesses encompasses specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agro-sciences and plastics. It provides a wide range of technology-based products and solutions to customers on five continents in high growth sectors such as packaging, electronics, water, coatings and agriculture. It produces plant biotechnology products, urban pest management solutions, crop protection products, healthy oils, and innovative materials and technologies to address the needs in packaging, elastomers, hygiene and medical, and electrical and telecommunications. The company also offers solutions for water treatment, coating materials, and building solutions. It has operations across North America, Europe, the Middle East, Latin America, Asia-Pacific and Africa. Dow is headquartered in Midland, Michigan, the US.

The Dow Chemical Company Key Recent Developments

Mar 24, 2016: Dow PDH Unit Undergoing Planned Maintenance
Mar 22, 2016: MEGlobal To Build New MEG Production Facility At Dow’s Oyster Creek Operations
Mar 07, 2016: Dow PDH Unit Completes Performance Test
Feb 02, 2016: Dow Announces Appointment Of James R. Fitterling As President And Chief Operating Officer
Jan 26, 2016: Tolliver Named To Catalyst Board Of Advisors And North American Co-Chair Of Dow’s Women’s Innovation Network

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Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company. - The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.

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Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research. - Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.

Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
SECTION 1 - ABOUT THE COMPANY

The Dow Chemical Company - Key Facts
The Dow Chemical Company - Key Employees
The Dow Chemical Company - Key Employee Biographies
The Dow Chemical Company - Major Products and Services
The Dow Chemical Company - History
The Dow Chemical Company - Company Statement
The Dow Chemical Company - Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Joint Venture

SECTION 2 – COMPANY ANALYSIS

The Dow Chemical Company - Business Description
The Dow Chemical Company - Corporate Strategy
The Dow Chemical Company - SWOT Analysis
SWOT Analysis - Overview
The Dow Chemical Company - Strengths
Strength - Focused Research and Development
Strength - Performance Plastics Segment
Strength - Widely Distributed Manufacturing Facilities
The Dow Chemical Company - Weaknesses
Weakness - Unresolved Claims
The Dow Chemical Company - Opportunities
Opportunity - Inorganic Growth Initiative
Opportunity - Positive Outlook for Petrochemical Industry
Opportunity - Merger with DuPont
The Dow Chemical Company - Threats
Threat - Intense Competition
Threat - Raw Materials Issues
Threat - Stringent Government Regulations
The Dow Chemical Company - Key Competitors

SECTION 3 – COMPANY FINANCIAL RATIOS

Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Performance Chart
Financial Performance
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts

SECTION 4 – COMPANY’S, OIL & GAS, POWER FINANCIAL DEALS AND ALLIANCES

The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Recent Deals Summary

SECTION 5 – COMPANY’S RECENT DEVELOPMENTS

Mar 24, 2016: Dow PDH Unit Undergoing Planned Maintenance
Mar 22, 2016: MEGlobal To Build New MEG Production Facility At Dow’s Oyster Creek Operations
Mar 07, 2016: Dow PDH Unit Completes Performance Test
Feb 02, 2016: Dow Announces Appointment Of James R. Fitterling As President And Chief Operating Officer
Jan 26, 2016: Tolliver Named To Catalyst Board Of Advisors And North American Co-Chair Of Dow’s Women’s Innovation Network
Jan 25, 2016: Dow Names Neal Sheorey Vice President, Investor Relations
Dec 08, 2015: Sadara Successfully Starts Up First Solution Polyethylene Plant In The Middle East
Nov 02, 2015: Dow Middle East R&D Center To Be Built At KAUST
Oct 22, 2015: Dow Reports Third Quarter Results: Update October 22, 2015
Oct 19, 2015: Badlands Signs License Of Univation Technologies UNIPOL PE Process For Its Two Sites

SECTION 6 – APPENDIX

Methodology
Ratio Definitions
About GlobalData
Contact Us
Disclaimer

LIST OF TABLES

The Dow Chemical Company, Key Facts
The Dow Chemical Company, Key Employees
The Dow Chemical Company, Key Employee Biographies
The Dow Chemical Company, Major Products and Services
The Dow Chemical Company, History
The Dow Chemical Company, Other Locations
The Dow Chemical Company, Subsidiaries
The Dow Chemical Company, Joint Venture
The Dow Chemical Company, Key Competitors
The Dow Chemical Company, Ratios based on current share price
The Dow Chemical Company, Annual Ratios
The Dow Chemical Company, Interim Ratios
The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Recent Deals Summary
Currency Codes
Capital Market Ratios
Equity Ratios
Profitability Ratios
Cost Ratios
Liquidity Ratios
Leverage Ratios
Efficiency Ratios

LIST OF FIGURES

The Dow Chemical Company, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015)
The Dow Chemical Company, Ratio Charts
The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016
The Dow Chemical Company, Pharmaceuticals & Healthcare, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016
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