Brokerages expect E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) to report earnings per share of $0.41 for the current fiscal quarter, according to Zacks. Three analysts have provided estimates for E.I. du Pont de Nemours and’s earnings. The highest EPS estimate is $0.45 and the lowest is $0.34. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and reported earnings of $0.34 per share during the same quarter last year, which would suggest a positive year-over-year growth rate of 20.6%. The business is expected to report its next quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, October 24th.

According to Zacks, analysts expect that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and will report full-year earnings of $3.89 per share for the current year, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.75 to $4.00. For the next fiscal year, analysts expect that the firm will report earnings of $4.09 per share, with EPS estimates ranging from $3.80 to $4.20. Zacks Investment Research’s EPS calculations are a mean average based on a survey of sell-side research firms that follow E.I. du Pont de Nemours and.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and had a net margin of 8.86% and a return on equity of 31.23%. The company had revenue of $7.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.28 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.24 earnings per share. The firm’s revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis.

A number of analysts recently weighed in on the stock. 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 price objective on the stock in a report on Tuesday, August 22nd. BidaskClub raised shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Finally, Deutsche Bank AG reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 price objective (up previously from $90.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a report on Saturday, April 29th. Five research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have given a buy rating to the stock. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $81.25.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD) traded up 0.33% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $82.66. 1,441,643 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50 day moving average price is $82.86 and its 200-day moving average price is $80.60. The company has a market capitalization of $71.73 billion, a PE ratio of 32.29 and a beta of 1.76. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and has a 1-year low of $66.02 and a 1-year high of $86.36.

The business also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Monday, July 31st will be given a $0.38 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.84%. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and’s dividend payout ratio is presently 59.38%.

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

Several institutional investors have recently bought and sold shares of the stock. Private Advisor Group LLC raised its position in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 3.6% in the first quarter. Private Advisor Group LLC now owns 76,601 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $6,164,000 after buying an additional 2,667 shares during the period. Russell Investments Group Ltd. raised its position in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 1.3% in the first quarter. Russell Investments Group Ltd. now owns 1,509,239 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $121,220,000 after buying an additional 18,971 shares during the period. First Foundation Advisors acquired a new position in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and during the first quarter valued at $785,000. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC raised its position in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 8.5% in the first quarter. Janney Montgomery Scott LLC now owns 270,865 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $21,759,000 after buying an additional 21,207 shares during the period. Finally, Meyer Handelman Co. raised its position in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 0.5% in the first quarter. Meyer Handelman Co. now owns 550,426 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $44,216,000 after buying an additional 2,766 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 71.18% of the company’s stock.

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About E.I. du Pont de Nemours and

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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