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Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) have earned a consensus recommendation of “Hold” from the twelve analysts that are presently covering the stock, AnalystRatings.NET reports. Seven equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and five have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average 12-month price target among brokers that have covered the stock in the last year is $63.26.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) opened at 65.04 on Monday. E I Du Pont De Nemours And has a one year low of $56.09 and a one year high of $69.75. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $65.53 and a 200-day moving average of $66.0. The company has a market cap of $59.527 billion and a P/E ratio of 20.43.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 22nd. The company reported $1.17 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, meeting the consensus estimate of $1.17. The company had revenue of $9.71 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $9.79 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $1.28 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.4% on a year-over-year basis. Analysts expect that E I Du Pont De Nemours And will post $4.02 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Friday, September 12th. Investors of record on Friday, August 15th will be paid a dividend of $0.47 per share. This represents a $1.88 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.89%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, August 13th. This is an increase from E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s previous quarterly dividend of $0.45.

A number of research firms have recently commented on DD. Analysts at Zacks reiterated a “neutral” rating on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Thursday, July 24th. They now have a $69.00 price target on the stock. Separately, analysts at S&P Equity Research upgraded shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And to a “hold” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note on Wednesday, July 23rd. They now have a $67.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $74.00.

Dupont E I De Nemours & Co, formerly E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company, manufacturing, seed production or selling activities and some are distributors of products manufactured by the Company.

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