For the third quarter, the largest U.S. chemical maker reported net income on Thursday of $815 million, or 69 cents per share, compared with $512 million, or 45 cents per share, in the year-ago period.
Excluding one-time items, Dow earned 62 cents per share.
By that measure, analysts expected earnings of 63 cents per share, according to Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.
Revenue rose 17 percent to $15.11 billion. Analysts expected $14.63 billion.
The company raised prices by 17 percent across the globe.
(Reporting by Ernest Scheyder; Editing by Derek Caney)