How a chemical giant’s stock price is driving down its competitors

The stock of chemical giant Dow Chemical, a major US manufacturing company, has plunged to its lowest level since 2011 amid fears of a global food supply shortage and growing concerns about its safety.

The Dow Chemical stock has fallen by more than 70% over the past year and is down more than 5,000 points in just two months.

The company has struggled to keep up with soaring production costs and its competitors’ aggressive pricing and marketing strategies, analysts say.

Dow has lost $3.4 billion in value in the past 12 months, according to data compiled by Bloomberg.

It’s trading at less than $25 a share, down from a peak of more than $300 a share just a year ago.

Dow is down about $1 billion in the last six months, including the company’s $2.7 billion loss in the third quarter.

Dow’s shares have fallen to their lowest point since June 2015, when they were up nearly 60%.

Dow shares lost more than 80% in the first six months of 2017, according a Bloomberg analysis of data compiled in April by Thomson Reuters.

The stock has lost about 80% of its value since the start of 2017.

Dow, which was founded in 1912, is one of the largest chemical manufacturers in the world.

Dow uses chemicals that are widely used in many consumer products, including petrochemicals and industrial chemicals.

The chemical giant is not alone in being hit by a global shortage of food and other commodities.

Last month, a record-breaking $2 trillion in food was lost in the US due to a global market-driven food shortage, according for the United Nations.

In April, the UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) reported that global food production could fall to its worst level since World War II, and global demand for food could be at its lowest point in nearly a century.

“The global food crisis is the greatest humanitarian challenge our species has ever faced,” FAO Executive Director Agnes Callamard said in a statement.

“It will affect the lives of millions of people, and it is not a time for complacency.

It will require an extraordinary commitment from governments, businesses, and the public to solve this crisis.”

Dow has been the target of several lawsuits in recent years alleging that it failed to disclose toxic chemicals in its products.

A judge in a class action lawsuit filed in 2014 found Dow had failed to warn of serious risks related to chemicals in the company products and that it had misled consumers.

Dow said in an emailed statement that it has cooperated fully with the court proceedings and that the company will cooperate with regulators.

Dow owns more than 40% of the Dow Chemical Company, which is one the largest suppliers of food-grade pesticides in the United States.

Dow Chemical is one among many companies facing legal troubles as food prices soar amid the global food shortage.

In May, a California judge said Dow’s use of an artificial sweetener, saccharin, which has been linked to cancer, was a violation of the Food, Drug and Cosmetic Act and could amount to fraud.

Dow and its rival Johnson & Johnson, which owns the world’s second-largest sugar company, Coca-Cola, also face lawsuits alleging they misused their monopoly on the production of sugar to increase profits.

Dow Co., which was acquired by Dow in 2014, reported $1.8 billion in revenue in the second quarter of 2017 compared with $2 billion a year earlier, according Bloomberg.

Dow also reported revenue of $2 million, up $1 million from a year-ago period.

Dow reported net income of $7 million, or $0.07 per share, in the same period.