Profits Decline For Chemical Maker Dow

By John F. Heerdink, Jr.

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines the power of science and technology to passionately innovate what is essential to human progress. The Company is driving innovations that extract value from material, polymer, chemical, and biological science to help address many of the world’s most challenging problems, such as the need for fresh food, safer and more sustainable transportation, clean water, energy efficiency, more durable infrastructure, and increasing agricultural productivity.

Recently, Dow reported quarter earnings reporting a 32% decline in adjusted operating profit due to weak demand and a rise in the price of inventories of chemicals used for making plastics. Net income payable to shareholders dropped to $333 million, or 45 cents per share. Dow posted operating earnings of 91 cents per share, excluding items.

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(Read Original Story: Chemicals maker Dow profit dips on oversupply, weak demand in Reuters)


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