E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) has been given an average rating of “Hold” by the twelve ratings firms that are currently covering the firm, MarketBeat reports. Six research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have issued a buy rating on the company. The average 12-month price objective among brokerages that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $80.59.

Several research analysts recently weighed in on the stock. BidaskClub downgraded shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 27th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of 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 reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th.

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

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of DD. Capital World Investors boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 1.2% in the second quarter. Capital World Investors now owns 87,973,821 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $7,100,367,000 after purchasing an additional 1,073,143 shares during the period. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2.4% during the 2nd quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 62,005,773 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $5,004,485,000 after acquiring an additional 1,425,085 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.8% during the 2nd quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 55,113,575 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,448,217,000 after acquiring an additional 427,380 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC boosted its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 5.1% during the 2nd quarter. FMR LLC now owns 34,026,342 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,746,266,000 after acquiring an additional 1,654,590 shares during the last quarter. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 36.6% during the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 18,028,546 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,448,235,000 after acquiring an additional 4,825,726 shares during the last quarter. 71.21% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

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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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