E I Du Pont De Nemours And (DD) Receives Media Impact Rating of 0.16

Media stories about E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) have trended somewhat positive recently, according to Accern Sentiment. The research group ranks the sentiment of press coverage by monitoring more than 20 million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. E I Du Pont De Nemours And earned a media sentiment score of 0.16 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave media headlines about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.2263175527545 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the next several days.

These are some of the news stories that may have effected Accern Sentiment’s scoring:

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) remained flat at $83.93 during trading on Tuesday. The company had a trading volume of 34,861,021 shares. E I Du Pont De Nemours And has a 12-month low of $66.02 and a 12-month high of $86.36. The stock has a market capitalization of $72.83 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.76. The company has a 50 day moving average of $82.87 and a 200 day moving average of $80.79.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. E I Du Pont De Nemours And had a net margin of 11.57% and a return on equity of 29.17%. The firm had revenue of $7.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.28 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.24 EPS. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. Analysts anticipate that E I Du Pont De Nemours And will post $3.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 1.81%. E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s dividend payout ratio is currently 59.38%.

A number of brokerages have recently commented on DD. Morgan Stanley restated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Zacks Investment Research lowered E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Wednesday, August 30th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, BidaskClub upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Saturday, August 19th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company. E I Du Pont De Nemours And presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $80.89.

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In other E I Du Pont De Nemours And news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And stock in a transaction that occurred on 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 SEC, which is accessible through this link. 0.31% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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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