Lyell Wealth Management LP raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 5.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The fund owned 8,411 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 450 shares during the quarter. Lyell Wealth Management LP’s holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And were worth $679,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors have also recently bought and sold shares of DD. Waldron LP grew its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 93.4% during the 1st quarter. Waldron LP now owns 7,051 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $534,000 after purchasing an additional 3,405 shares during the last quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. grew its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 1.3% during the 1st quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 1,509,239 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $121,220,000 after purchasing an additional 18,971 shares during the last quarter. Financial Architects Inc grew its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 18.2% during the 1st quarter. Financial Architects Inc now owns 1,292 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $103,000 after purchasing an additional 199 shares during the last quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division grew its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 6.0% during the 1st quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 14,367 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,154,000 after purchasing an additional 815 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Leavell Investment Management Inc. grew its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.4% during the 1st quarter. Leavell Investment Management Inc. now owns 24,789 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,991,000 after purchasing an additional 100 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 71.21% of the company’s stock.

DD has been the topic of several research analyst reports. BidaskClub upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 price target on the stock in a research note on Tuesday, June 27th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have issued a buy rating to the company. The company has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $80.89.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) opened at 83.93 on Friday. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $82.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $80.79. The firm has a market cap of $72.83 billion, a PE ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.76. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co 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 announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. E I Du Pont De Nemours And had a return on equity of 29.17% and a net margin of 11.57%. The company had revenue of $7.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.28 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.24 EPS. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts predict that E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co will post $3.85 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be issued a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s dividend payout ratio is presently 59.38%.

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In other E I Du Pont De Nemours And news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.67, for a total value of $867,417.07. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.31% of the stock is currently owned by insiders.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And 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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