Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC grew its stake in DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 12.4% during the second quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 12,984 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 1,437 shares during the quarter. Chicago Partners Investment Group LLC’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $856,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Several other institutional investors and hedge funds have also modified their holdings of the stock. Third Point LLC increased its position in DowDuPont by 1.6% in the second quarter. Third Point LLC now owns 14,300,000 shares of the company’s stock worth $942,656,000 after buying an additional 225,000 shares during the last quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in DowDuPont by 4.4% in the second quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 10,591,777 shares of the company’s stock worth $698,219,000 after buying an additional 450,504 shares during the last quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. increased its position in DowDuPont by 2.7% in the second quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. now owns 8,872,180 shares of the company’s stock worth $584,854,000 after buying an additional 233,310 shares during the last quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its position in DowDuPont by 4.6% in the second quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 8,846,477 shares of the company’s stock worth $583,184,000 after buying an additional 388,187 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. increased its position in DowDuPont by 1.0% in the second quarter. Schwab Charles Investment Management Inc. now owns 8,630,470 shares of the company’s stock worth $568,921,000 after buying an additional 84,168 shares during the last quarter. 69.41% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

In related news, CEO Edward D. Breen purchased 29,580 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 8th. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $67.61 per share, with a total value of $1,999,903.80. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through the SEC website. Also, General Counsel Charles J. Kalil sold 100,645 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 27th. The stock was sold at an average price of $70.75, for a total value of $7,120,633.75. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. 0.42% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

DowDuPont stock opened at $68.20 on Tuesday. DowDuPont Inc has a one year low of $61.27 and a one year high of $77.08. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 1.70 and a quick ratio of 1.15. The firm has a market capitalization of $162.31 billion, a PE ratio of 20.06, a P/E/G ratio of 1.66 and a beta of 1.34.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.08. DowDuPont had a return on equity of 8.46% and a net margin of 2.62%. The firm had revenue of $24.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $23.71 billion. DowDuPont’s revenue was up 75.3% compared to the same quarter last year. analysts anticipate that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.19 EPS for the current fiscal year.

DWDP has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. ValuEngine raised DowDuPont from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Tuesday, August 28th. Barclays decreased their target price on DowDuPont from $77.00 to $75.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, August 6th. MED reissued a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of DowDuPont in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Citigroup decreased their target price on DowDuPont from $81.00 to $79.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday. Finally, UBS Group raised their target price on DowDuPont from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. Four equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and fourteen have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.80.

DowDuPont Company Profile

DowDuPont Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture, materials science, and specialty products businesses worldwide. The company's Agriculture segment develops and sells hybrid corn seed and soybean seed varieties; canola, cotton, sunflower, sorghum, wheat, and rice seeds; silage inoculants; and weed control, disease control, and insect control products.

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