Suntrust Banks Inc. lifted its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 2.6% in the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 333,263 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after purchasing an additional 8,559 shares during the quarter. Suntrust Banks Inc.’s holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And were worth $26,896,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. Vanguard Group Inc. raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2.4% in 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 purchasing an additional 1,425,085 shares during the last quarter. BlackRock Inc. raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.8% in 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 purchasing an additional 427,380 shares during the last quarter. FMR LLC raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 5.1% in 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 purchasing an additional 1,654,590 shares during the last quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 36.6% in 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 purchasing an additional 4,825,726 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC raised its position in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 15.9% in the 1st quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 9,343,994 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $750,603,000 after purchasing an additional 1,281,358 shares during the last quarter. 71.21% of the stock is owned by hedge funds and other institutional investors.

Several brokerages recently commented on DD. BidaskClub lowered 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 downgraded shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, July 24th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a report on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a report on Wednesday, September 6th. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the stock. The stock has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $81.86.

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In other news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the firm’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 transaction of $867,417.07. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the SEC, which is accessible through this hyperlink. 0.31% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) opened at $83.93 on Tuesday. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co has a one year low of $66.02 and a one year high of $86.36. The company has a current ratio of 1.93, a quick ratio of 1.46 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Profile

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.

Institutional Ownership by Quarter for E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD)

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