Whitnell & Co. maintained its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 5,625 shares of the basic materials company’s stock at the close of the 2nd quarter. Whitnell & Co.’s holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And were worth $454,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other hedge funds also recently modified their holdings of the company. Vanguard Group Inc. increased its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2.9% in the first quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 60,580,688 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,866,447,000 after buying an additional 1,685,604 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. increased its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2,719.5% in the first quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 54,686,195 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,392,942,000 after buying an additional 52,746,611 shares during the period. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 5.9% in the first quarter. FMR LLC now owns 32,371,752 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,600,423,000 after buying an additional 1,813,187 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. increased its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 36.6% in the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 18,028,546 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,448,235,000 after buying an additional 4,825,726 shares during the period. Finally, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC increased its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 15.9% in the first quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 9,343,994 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $750,603,000 after buying an additional 1,281,358 shares during the period. 71.21% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on DD shares. Jefferies Group LLC reissued a “buy” rating and issued 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 raised E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 price target for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. BidaskClub raised E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. E I Du Pont De Nemours And currently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $80.89.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) opened at 83.93 on Monday. The firm has a market cap of $72.83 billion, a PE ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.76. The firm has a 50-day moving average price of $82.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $80.79. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co has a 52 week low of $66.02 and a 52 week high of $86.36.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates 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 in the prior year, the business earned $1.24 EPS. The business’s revenue for the quarter was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co will post $3.85 earnings per share for the current year.

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

In other E I Du Pont De Nemours And news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.67, for a total transaction of $867,417.07. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available at the SEC website. 0.31% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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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