DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) had its target price lowered by research analysts at BMO Capital Markets from $46.00 to $44.00 in a report issued on Tuesday, BenzingaRatingsTable reports. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. BMO Capital Markets’ price objective would suggest a potential upside of 15.15% from the stock’s current price.

Other analysts have also issued reports about the company. Royal Bank of Canada lowered DowDuPont from a “top pick” rating to a “sector perform” rating and lowered their target price for the company from $61.00 to $40.00 in a research note on Tuesday, April 16th. Nomura lowered their target price on DowDuPont from $57.00 to $39.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Thursday, April 11th. ValuEngine lowered DowDuPont from a “sell” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, April 3rd. SunTrust Banks lowered their target price on DowDuPont to $41.00 and set a “positive” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, April 8th. Finally, Barclays restated a “hold” rating and issued a $62.00 target price on shares of DowDuPont in a research note on Tuesday, January 15th. Two equities research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have issued a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $57.70.

Shares of NYSE DWDP traded down $0.11 during midday trading on Tuesday, reaching $38.21. 6,649,557 shares of the company traded hands, compared to its average volume of 32,735,496. The stock has a market cap of $89.55 billion, a PE ratio of 9.30, a PEG ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.28. DowDuPont has a 12 month low of $16.30 and a 12 month high of $39.56. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a quick ratio of 1.33 and a current ratio of 2.01.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $0.88 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $20.10 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $21.11 billion. DowDuPont had a net margin of 4.47% and a return on equity of 9.59%. Analysts predict that DowDuPont will post 2.23 earnings per share for the current year.

Hedge funds have recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Trinity Legacy Partners LLC grew its position in shares of DowDuPont by 3.1% during the 1st quarter. Trinity Legacy Partners LLC now owns 39,789 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,121,000 after buying an additional 1,205 shares during the period. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC grew its position in shares of DowDuPont by 3.0% during the 1st quarter. Capital Investment Advisory Services LLC now owns 10,736 shares of the company’s stock worth $572,000 after buying an additional 314 shares during the period. Brinker Capital Inc. grew its position in shares of DowDuPont by 32.4% during the 1st quarter. Brinker Capital Inc. now owns 141,004 shares of the company’s stock worth $7,517,000 after buying an additional 34,495 shares during the period. BB&T Corp grew its position in shares of DowDuPont by 1.2% during the 1st quarter. BB&T Corp now owns 129,523 shares of the company’s stock worth $6,905,000 after buying an additional 1,588 shares during the period. Finally, Merriman Wealth Management LLC acquired a new position in shares of DowDuPont during the 1st quarter worth about $219,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.37% of the company’s stock.

DowDuPont Company Profile

DowDuPont Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture, materials science, and specialty products businesses in the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company's Agriculture segment produces, and sells hybrid corn seed and soybean seed varieties; sunflowers, wheat, alfalfa, canola, cotton, rice, and sorghum; silage inoculants; and crop protection products that include weed control, disease control, and insect control.

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