Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker, posted better-than-expected profit for the first quarter after its plastics unit sold out and sales volumes increased at the company’s paints-ingredients business.
Dow Chemical Co. Chief Executive Officer Andrew Liveris said there’s a risk that tighter natural gas markets will hurt the economic assumptions behind Enterprise Products Partners LP’s plan to export U.S. ethane.
Dow Chemical Co. , the largest U.S. chemical maker, said its joint venture with Saudi Aramco may be among the last projects of such a size to benefit from cheaper energy and raw materials because Middle-East prices will rise.
Dow Chemical Co. Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Andrew Liveris defended his strategy of integrating commodity chemicals with specialty products after activist investor Third Point LLC called for the company to spin off its petrochemicals assets.
Dow Chemical Co., the largest U.S. chemical maker by sales, reported first-quarter profit that beat analysts’ estimates as corn-seed sales rose and lower raw- material costs boosted earnings from plastics.
Dow Chemical Co., facing pressure from activist investor Third Point LLC to break itself in two, tripled a share buyback program to $4.5 billion and raised its dividend while posting better-than-expected fourth-quarter earnings and sales.
The U.S. economic recovery is gathering strength as cheaper natural gas drives business investment and boosts exports, according to the chief executive officer of Dow Chemical Co., the country’s largest chemicals company.
Dow Chemical Co. , the world’s second- largest chemical maker, said financial markets shouldn’t panic over the European debt crisis or Chinese growth because company sales indicate consumer demand is improving in both regions.