Fulton Bank N.A. lifted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 22.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The firm owned 10,378 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,900 shares during the period. Fulton Bank N.A.’s holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And were worth $838,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Geode Capital Management LLC raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 7.4% during the first quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 7,973,353 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $639,533,000 after purchasing an additional 552,637 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2,719.5% during the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 54,686,195 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $4,392,942,000 after purchasing an additional 52,746,611 shares during the period. Fifth Third Bancorp raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 1.2% during the first quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 644,268 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $51,754,000 after purchasing an additional 7,545 shares during the period. Private Advisor Group LLC raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 3.6% during the first quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 76,601 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $6,164,000 after purchasing an additional 2,667 shares during the period. Finally, Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.9% during the first quarter. Princeton Portfolio Strategies Group LLC now owns 13,883 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,115,000 after purchasing an additional 129 shares during the period. 71.21% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

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 dated Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.67, for a total value of $867,417.07. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this link. Company insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) remained flat at $83.93 on Tuesday. 34,861,021 shares of the stock were exchanged. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co has a 52-week low of $66.02 and a 52-week high of $86.36. The company has a 50-day moving average of $82.87 and a 200 day moving average of $80.79. The stock has a market cap of $72.83 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.76.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters’ 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 firm had revenue of $7.42 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.28 billion. During the same quarter last year, the business posted $1.24 EPS. The company’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts anticipate that E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co will post $3.85 EPS for the current year.

The company also recently declared 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. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.81%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 27th. E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s dividend payout ratio is 59.38%.

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DD has been the topic of a number of recent analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 target price on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. BidaskClub raised E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $80.89.

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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