Security National Bank of SO Dak reduced its position in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) by 2.6% during the first quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 17,152 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 455 shares during the period. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and comprises about 1.7% of Security National Bank of SO Dak’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 19th largest position. Security National Bank of SO Dak’s holdings in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and were worth $1,378,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors have also made changes to their positions in DD. First PREMIER Bank boosted its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 6.7% in the first quarter. First PREMIER Bank now owns 4,853 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $390,000 after buying an additional 304 shares during the last quarter. Adirondack Trust Co. boosted its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 1.1% in the first quarter. Adirondack Trust Co. now owns 4,334 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $348,000 after buying an additional 47 shares during the last quarter. TNB Financial acquired a new stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and during the first quarter worth about $667,000. Prospera Financial Services Inc acquired a new stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and during the first quarter worth about $208,000. Finally, Atria Investments LLC boosted its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 28.2% in the first quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 23,183 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,862,000 after buying an additional 5,102 shares during the last quarter. 71.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) traded up 0.20% on Friday, reaching $80.97. The company had a trading volume of 1,947,088 shares. The stock’s 50-day moving average price is $82.68 and its 200-day moving average price is $80.21. The stock has a market capitalization of $70.27 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.63 and a beta of 1.76. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company has a 12-month low of $66.02 and a 12-month high of $86.36.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD) last issued its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and had a return on equity of 31.23% and a net margin of 8.86%. The business had revenue of $7.42 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.28 billion. During the same quarter last year, the company earned $1.24 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company will post $3.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be paid a $0.38 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.88%. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and’s dividend payout ratio is currently 59.38%.

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DD has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $87.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, April 19th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and issued a $86.00 target price (up previously from $78.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. Deutsche Bank AG reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price (up previously from $90.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Finally, BidaskClub raised shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and seven have assigned a buy rating to the company. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of $81.15.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company Profile

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company is a science and technology-based company. It operates through six segments: Agriculture, Electronics & Communications (E&C), Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Performance Materials and Protection Solutions. Its Agriculture segment includes products, such as corn hybrids and soybean varieties, herbicides, fungicides and insecticides.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD)

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