Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 0.5% in the second quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 1,599,614 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 7,184 shares during the quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.18% of E I Du Pont De Nemours And worth $129,104,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other hedge funds also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2.4% during the second quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 62,005,773 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $5,004,485,000 after purchasing an additional 1,425,085 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.8% during the second quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 55,113,575 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $4,448,217,000 after purchasing an additional 427,380 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 5.1% during the second quarter. FMR LLC now owns 34,026,342 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,746,266,000 after purchasing an additional 1,654,590 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 36.6% during the first quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 18,028,546 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,448,235,000 after purchasing an additional 4,825,726 shares during the period. Finally, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC boosted its position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 15.9% during the first quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 9,343,994 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $750,603,000 after purchasing an additional 1,281,358 shares during the period. 71.21% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

DD has been the subject of a number of research analyst reports. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 price objective on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research report on Tuesday, August 29th. Zacks Investment Research raised shares of 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 reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 target price on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research report on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, BidaskClub cut shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. E I Du Pont De Nemours And has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $81.86.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE DD) opened at $83.93 on Wednesday. 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 quick ratio of 1.46, a current ratio of 1.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82.

In related news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Thursday, August 17th. The shares were sold at an average price of $81.67, for a total transaction of $867,417.07. The transaction was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. Corporate insiders own 0.31% of the company’s stock.

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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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