Rhumbline Advisers decreased its holdings in shares of DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 1.7% in the 3rd quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 4,031,987 shares of the company’s stock after selling 68,682 shares during the period. Rhumbline Advisers’ holdings in DowDuPont were worth $259,297,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Several other large investors have also bought and sold shares of DWDP. Ruffer LLP boosted its position in shares of DowDuPont by 22,779.8% during the 2nd quarter. Ruffer LLP now owns 3,412,744 shares of the company’s stock valued at $225,087,000 after purchasing an additional 3,397,828 shares in the last quarter. American Century Companies Inc. boosted its position in shares of DowDuPont by 65.6% during the 2nd quarter. American Century Companies Inc. now owns 2,228,118 shares of the company’s stock valued at $146,878,000 after purchasing an additional 882,544 shares in the last quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC boosted its position in shares of DowDuPont by 51.9% during the 2nd quarter. CIBC Private Wealth Group LLC now owns 2,240,329 shares of the company’s stock valued at $147,683,000 after purchasing an additional 765,757 shares in the last quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board boosted its position in shares of DowDuPont by 201.6% during the 2nd quarter. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board now owns 902,513 shares of the company’s stock valued at $59,494,000 after purchasing an additional 603,259 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Investec Asset Management LTD boosted its position in shares of DowDuPont by 15.3% during the 2nd quarter. Investec Asset Management LTD now owns 3,849,633 shares of the company’s stock valued at $253,768,000 after purchasing an additional 509,513 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors own 68.61% of the company’s stock.

Several research firms have recently weighed in on DWDP. ValuEngine upgraded shares of DowDuPont from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 28th. Citigroup reduced their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $81.00 to $79.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, September 21st. TheStreet lowered shares of DowDuPont from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of DowDuPont from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, MED restated a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of DowDuPont in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and fourteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $78.47.

NYSE:DWDP opened at $59.19 on Monday. DowDuPont Inc has a 52 week low of $51.32 and a 52 week high of $77.08. The company has a market capitalization of $137.85 billion, a P/E ratio of 17.41, a PEG ratio of 1.43 and a beta of 1.48. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a current ratio of 1.64.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.74 EPS for the quarter, topping analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.71 by $0.03. DowDuPont had a return on equity of 9.38% and a net margin of 2.45%. The firm had revenue of $20.12 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $20.24 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.55 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 31.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, sell-side analysts anticipate that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.14 EPS for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 14th. Shareholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.57%. DowDuPont’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 44.71%.

In other DowDuPont news, 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 sale was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is accessible through the SEC website. Company insiders own 0.42% of the company’s stock.

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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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