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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.HighlightsThe Dow Chemical Company (Dow) is a diversified chemical company. Its businesses encompass specialty chemicals, advanced materials, agrosciences and plastics. The company manufactures and supplies products used primarily as raw materials in the manufacture of customer products and services. Dow provides a range of products and solutions to customers in sectors such as packaging, infrastructure electronics, transportation, water, consumer care, coatings and agriculture among others. It produces plant biotechnology products, urban pest management solutions, crop protection products, healthy oils, and 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 insulation. 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 DevelopmentsFeb 21, 2017: Agilent Technologies Receives Dow's Western Canada Science and Technical Excellence Conference Awards for Technical Excellence and InnovationFeb 01, 2017: Praxair Starts Up Hydrogen Facility For The Dow Chemical Company In U.S. Gulf Coast; Signs Long-Term Nitrogen Supply AgreementJan 26, 2017: Dow Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year ResultsDec 09, 2016: Dow To Invest In New, Michigan-Based Innovation Center, Supporting New R&D Jobs Aligned To U.S. Economic GrowthNov 29, 2016: Saudi Aramco: King Salman Inaugurates SADARA And SATORP In JubailKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.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.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.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
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6The Dow Chemical Company - Key Facts 6The Dow Chemical Company - Key Employees 7The Dow Chemical Company - Key Employee Biographies 8The Dow Chemical Company - Major Products and Services 9The Dow Chemical Company - History 16The Dow Chemical Company - Company Statement 30The Dow Chemical Company - Locations And Subsidiaries 37Head Office 37Other Locations & Subsidiaries 37Joint Venture 40Section 2 – Company Analysis 42The Dow Chemical Company - Business Description 42The Dow Chemical Company - Corporate Strategy 44The Dow Chemical Company - SWOT Analysis 45SWOT Analysis - Overview 45The Dow Chemical Company - Strengths 45The Dow Chemical Company - Weaknesses 46The Dow Chemical Company - Opportunities 47The Dow Chemical Company - Threats 48The Dow Chemical Company - Key Competitors 49Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 50Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 50Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 51Performance Chart 53Financial Performance 53Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios 54Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 55Section 4 – Company’s, Power, Oil & Gas Financial Deals and Alliances 56The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 56The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 57The Dow Chemical Company, Recent Deals Summary 58Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 59Feb 01, 2017: Praxair Starts Up Hydrogen Facility For The Dow Chemical Company In U.S. Gulf Coast; Signs Long-Term Nitrogen Supply Agreement 59Jan 26, 2017: Dow Reports Fourth Quarter and Full-Year Results 60Dec 09, 2016: Dow To Invest In New, Michigan-Based Innovation Center, Supporting New R&D Jobs Aligned To U.S. Economic Growth 62Nov 29, 2016: Saudi Aramco: King Salman Inaugurates SADARA And SATORP In Jubail 63Nov 22, 2016: Dow’s Energy Efficiency Innovations Support Advancement of Green Technology Development in China 65Nov 21, 2016: Andrew Liveris Discusses Growth Opportunities in Saudi Arabia 67Oct 27, 2016: Dow Reports Third Quarter Results 68Sep 21, 2016: New program launched to convert non-recycled plastics into energy in US 71Aug 01, 2016: Dow Names Melanie Kalmar Chief Information Officer 72Jul 28, 2016: Dow Reports Second Quarter 2016 Results 73Section 6 – Appendix 77Methodology 77Ratio Definitions 77About GlobalData 81Contact Us 81Disclaimer 81List of TablesThe Dow Chemical Company, Key Facts 6The Dow Chemical Company, Key Employees 7The Dow Chemical Company, Key Employee Biographies 8The Dow Chemical Company, Major Products and Services 9The Dow Chemical Company, History 16The Dow Chemical Company, Other Locations 37The Dow Chemical Company, Subsidiaries 37The Dow Chemical Company, Joint Venture 40The Dow Chemical Company, Key Competitors 49The Dow Chemical Company, Ratios based on current share price 50The Dow Chemical Company, Annual Ratios 51The Dow Chemical Company (Cont...1), Annual Ratios 52The Dow Chemical Company, Interim Ratios 54The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 56The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 57The Dow Chemical Company, Recent Deals Summary 58Currency Codes 77Capital Market Ratios 77Equity Ratios 78Profitability Ratios 78Cost Ratios 79Liquidity Ratios 79Leverage Ratios 79Efficiency Ratios 80List of FiguresThe Dow Chemical Company, Performance Chart (2012 - 2016) 53The Dow Chemical Company, Ratio Charts 55The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals By Year, 2011 to YTD 2017 56The Dow Chemical Company, Petrochemicals, Deals by Type, 2011 to YTD 2017 57