Investors sold shares of DuPont Co. (NYSE:DD) on strength during trading on Friday. $20.00 million flowed into the stock on the tick-up and $37.07 million flowed out of the stock on the tick-down, for a money net flow of $17.07 million out of the stock. Of all equities tracked, DuPont had the 24th highest net out-flow for the day. DuPont traded up $0.58 for the day and closed at $68.43

DD has been the topic of several research analyst reports. Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating on shares of DuPont in a research note on Thursday, March 24th. Zacks Investment Research cut DuPont from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 5th. Vetr cut DuPont from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating and set a $69.68 price target for the company. in a research note on Monday, June 6th. TheStreet raised DuPont from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Tuesday, April 26th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut DuPont from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating and lowered their price target for the company from $73.00 to $64.00 in a research note on Tuesday, June 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, ten have given a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $68.48.

The stock has a market capitalization of $59.77 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 28.50. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $66.32 and its 200 day moving average price is $63.14.

A number of hedge funds and institutional investors recently bought and sold shares of DD. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. increased its position in DuPont by 9.5% in the fourth quarter. Liberty Mutual Group Asset Management Inc. now owns 53,928 shares of the company’s stock worth $3,591,000 after buying an additional 4,698 shares in the last quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. increased its position in DuPont by 0.7% in the fourth quarter. Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings Inc. now owns 2,567,006 shares of the company’s stock worth $172,837,000 after buying an additional 17,070 shares in the last quarter. Holderness Investments Co. increased its position in DuPont by 1.4% in the fourth quarter. Holderness Investments Co. now owns 24,936 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,661,000 after buying an additional 345 shares in the last quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. increased its position in DuPont by 7.1% in the fourth quarter. Wetherby Asset Management Inc. now owns 16,154 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,075,000 after buying an additional 1,071 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd. increased its position in DuPont by 3.2% in the fourth quarter. Ray Gerald L & Associates Ltd. now owns 108,052 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,196,000 after buying an additional 3,350 shares in the last quarter.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) is a science and technology-based company. The Company consists of over 10 businesses aggregated into six segments: Agriculture, Electronics & Communications, Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Performance Materials and Safety & Protection. Its products include corn hybrids and soybean varieties, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides in Agriculture segment; photopolymers and electronic materials in Electronics & Communications segment; enzymes and bio-based materials in Industrial Biosciences segment; cultures, emulsifiers, texturants, natural sweeteners and soy-based food ingredients in Nutrition & Health segment; engineering polymers, packaging and industrial polymers, films and elastomers in Performance Materials segment, and nonwovens, aramids and solid surfaces in Safety & Protection segment.

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