BRIEF-Dow Chemical Co says Q1 earnings per share $0.15
April 28 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co :
* Says Q1 earnings per share of $0.89 on an operating basis, $0.15 on a reported basis
* Q1 sales were $10.7 billion, down 13 percent versus the year-ago period
* Says Agricultural Sciences reported Q1 sales of $1.6 billion, down from $1.9 billion in the year-ago period
* Says Performance Materials & Chemicals reported Q1 sales of $2.2 billion, down from $3.2 billion in the year
* Q1 earnings per share view $0.83, revenue view $10.66 billion -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S
* Says Performance Plastics reported Q1 sales of $4.2 billion, down from $4.3 billion in the year-ago period
* Remain on track with Dow Corning and DowDupont transactions
* Says looking ahead, "expect continued strength in the consumer driven end-markets"
* Looking ahead, "see strong demand signals in North America, gradual recovery in Europe and ongoing sustainable urbanization in China"
* "Believe pockets of volatility will persist, including near-term geopolitical and economic uncertainty, most notably in Brazil" Source text for Eikon: Further company coverage:
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