Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO decreased its holdings in shares of DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 3.1% in the 3rd quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 56,407 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,801 shares during the period. DowDuPont comprises approximately 1.7% of Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO’s portfolio, making the stock its 19th biggest holding. Town & Country Bank & Trust CO dba First Bankers Trust CO’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $3,628,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other large investors have also bought and sold shares of the company. Winthrop Partners WNY LLC bought a new position in shares of DowDuPont during the 1st quarter valued at about $111,000. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in shares of DowDuPont by 85.1% in the second quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 1,794 shares of the company’s stock worth $118,000 after buying an additional 825 shares during the period. SG3 Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of DowDuPont in the second quarter worth about $132,000. D. Scott Neal Inc. acquired a new position in shares of DowDuPont in the second quarter worth about $152,000. Finally, Credit Agricole S A acquired a new position in shares of DowDuPont in the second quarter worth about $160,000. Institutional investors own 69.42% of the company’s stock.

NYSE DWDP opened at $59.66 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.15, a current ratio of 1.70 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The company has a market capitalization of $149.78 billion, a PE ratio of 17.55, a P/E/G ratio of 1.54 and a beta of 1.35. DowDuPont Inc has a 52-week low of $58.81 and a 52-week high of $77.08.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.08. The business had revenue of $24.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.71 billion. DowDuPont had a net margin of 2.62% and a return on equity of 8.46%. DowDuPont’s revenue for the quarter was up 75.3% compared to the same quarter last year. Sell-side analysts predict that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.16 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.55%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. DowDuPont’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 44.71%.

Several research analysts have commented on the stock. ValuEngine cut shares of DowDuPont from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a report on Friday, August 3rd. Deutsche Bank set a $72.00 target price on shares of DowDuPont and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Friday. UBS Group raised their target price on shares of DowDuPont from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Citigroup reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $74.00 target price (down from $79.00) on shares of DowDuPont in a report on Thursday. Finally, Barclays decreased their target price on shares of DowDuPont from $77.00 to $75.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. DowDuPont currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $80.31.

In related news, CEO Edward D. Breen purchased 29,580 shares of DowDuPont stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 8th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of $67.61 per share, with a total value of $1,999,903.80. The transaction was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. Also, General Counsel Charles J. Kalil sold 100,645 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.75, for a total transaction of $7,120,633.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.42% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

DowDuPont Company Profile

DowDuPont Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture, materials science, and specialty products businesses worldwide. The company's Agriculture segment develops and sells hybrid corn seed and soybean seed varieties; canola, cotton, sunflower, sorghum, wheat, and rice seeds; silage inoculants; and weed control, disease control, and insect control products.

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