Somewhat Positive Press Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect E I Du Pont De Nemours And (DD) Share Price
Press coverage about E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) has trended somewhat positive this week, according to Accern. The research firm ranks the sentiment of media coverage by monitoring more than twenty million blog and news sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. E I Du Pont De Nemours And earned a daily sentiment score of 0.10 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned news headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.87408391924 out of 100, meaning that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the stock’s share price in the near term.
Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) traded up $0.74 during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $83.93. The company had a trading volume of 34,861,000 shares, compared to its average volume of 2,692,030. E I Du Pont De Nemours And has a 52-week low of $66.02 and a 52-week high of $86.36. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82, a current ratio of 1.93 and a quick ratio of 1.46.
Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub lowered E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research lowered E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Jefferies Group LLC reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 price objective on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reaffirmed a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price objective on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $81.86.
In related news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was sold at an average price of $81.67, for a total transaction of $867,417.07. The sale was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this link. 0.31% of the stock is currently owned by company insiders.
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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