Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc. lessened its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 2.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 85,415 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 2,520 shares during the quarter. E I Du Pont De Nemours And makes up about 1.5% of Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 22nd largest position. Mastrapasqua Asset Management Inc.’s holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And were worth $6,895,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other large investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Geode Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 7.4% during the 1st quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 7,973,353 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $639,533,000 after buying an additional 552,637 shares during the period. Howland Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.3% during the 2nd quarter. Howland Capital Management LLC now owns 81,833 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $6,605,000 after buying an additional 240 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. lifted its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2,719.5% during the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 54,686,195 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $4,392,942,000 after buying an additional 52,746,611 shares during the period. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC lifted its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 7,971.0% during the 2nd quarter. Harbour Capital Advisors LLC now owns 347,941 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $4,311,000 after buying an additional 343,630 shares during the period. Finally, Fifth Third Bancorp lifted its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 1.2% during the 1st quarter. Fifth Third Bancorp now owns 644,268 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $51,754,000 after buying an additional 7,545 shares during the period. 71.21% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

Several equities analysts recently commented on the company. BidaskClub upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Saturday, August 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 target price for the company in a research report on Tuesday, August 22nd. Morgan Stanley restated a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 target price on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated 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. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. E I Du Pont De Nemours And has an average rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $81.86.

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In other news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the stock in a transaction 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 legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through this hyperlink. 0.31% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) opened at 83.93 on Thursday. The stock’s 50 day moving average price is $82.87 and its 200-day moving average price is $80.79. The company 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 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 announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 EPS 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 during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.28 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.24 EPS. E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Equities analysts expect that E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co will post $3.85 EPS for the current year.

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD)

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