Epoch Investment Partners Inc. lessened its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 3.7% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the SEC. The firm owned 2,537,244 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 97,555 shares during the quarter. Epoch Investment Partners Inc. owned 0.29% of E I Du Pont De Nemours And worth $204,781,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the business. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP increased its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 0.5% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 1,599,614 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $129,104,000 after buying an additional 7,184 shares during the period. Virtu KCG Holdings LLC acquired a new position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And in the 2nd quarter valued at approximately $928,000. Renaissance Technologies LLC increased its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 93.3% in the 2nd quarter. Renaissance Technologies LLC now owns 867,900 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $70,048,000 after buying an additional 419,000 shares during the period. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC increased its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 16.5% in the 2nd quarter. Parametric Portfolio Associates LLC now owns 1,870,129 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $150,934,000 after buying an additional 265,463 shares during the period. Finally, Roundview Capital LLC increased its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 7.0% in the 2nd quarter. Roundview Capital LLC now owns 45,658 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $3,685,000 after buying an additional 2,990 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 71.21% of the company’s stock.

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

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) opened at $83.93 on Wednesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.46, a current ratio of 1.93 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.82. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co has a 1-year low of $66.02 and a 1-year high of $86.36.

DD has been the topic of several analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research lowered 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. BidaskClub lowered shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 27th. Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set 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 restated a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 price target on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note 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 company. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of $81.86.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Company 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.

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

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