DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) was downgraded by equities research analysts at Nomura from a “buy” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report released on Wednesday. They presently have a $76.00 price target on the stock, down from their prior price target of $81.00. Nomura’s price target indicates a potential upside of 13.37% from the company’s current price.

DWDP has been the subject of a number of other reports. ValuEngine upgraded DowDuPont from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Tuesday, August 28th. Citigroup cut their target price on DowDuPont from $81.00 to $79.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, September 21st. MED restated a “buy” rating and issued a $90.00 target price on shares of DowDuPont in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. UBS Group increased their price objective on DowDuPont from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, August 2nd. Finally, Barclays dropped their price objective on DowDuPont from $77.00 to $75.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a research note on Monday, August 6th. Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and thirteen have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.27.

Shares of NYSE DWDP traded down $0.91 during trading hours on Wednesday, reaching $67.04. The stock had a trading volume of 67,226 shares, compared to its average volume of 7,767,839. The company has a current ratio of 1.70, a quick ratio of 1.15 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The firm has a market capitalization of $158.84 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 19.79, a PEG ratio of 1.63 and a beta of 1.34. DowDuPont has a twelve month low of $61.27 and a twelve month high of $77.08.

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

In other DowDuPont news, CEO Edward D. Breen bought 29,580 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $67.61 per share, for a total transaction of $1,999,903.80. The acquisition was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. Also, General Counsel Charles J. Kalil sold 100,645 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, August 27th. The shares were 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. Corporate insiders own 0.42% of the company’s stock.

Several large investors have recently made changes to their positions in the company. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 1.2% in the second quarter. Parsons Capital Management Inc. RI now owns 63,602 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,193,000 after acquiring an additional 728 shares during the last quarter. SNS Financial Group LLC boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 8.8% in the second quarter. SNS Financial Group LLC now owns 9,418 shares of the company’s stock valued at $620,000 after acquiring an additional 763 shares during the last quarter. Ascension Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 2.0% in the second quarter. Ascension Asset Management LLC now owns 38,303 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,525,000 after acquiring an additional 766 shares during the last quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 1.0% in the second quarter. Barrett Asset Management LLC now owns 81,677 shares of the company’s stock valued at $5,384,000 after acquiring an additional 771 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Trust Co. of Vermont boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 1.7% in the first quarter. Trust Co. of Vermont now owns 45,723 shares of the company’s stock valued at $2,913,000 after acquiring an additional 778 shares during the last quarter. Institutional investors own 69.41% of the company’s stock.

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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