Orleans Capital Management Corp LA reduced its holdings in DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 16.5% in the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the SEC. The firm owned 41,775 shares of the company’s stock after selling 8,275 shares during the quarter. DowDuPont makes up about 2.1% of Orleans Capital Management Corp LA’s portfolio, making the stock its 20th largest holding. Orleans Capital Management Corp LA’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $2,234,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

A number of other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also made changes to their positions in DWDP. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund increased its position in DowDuPont by 5,163.1% in the 4th quarter. Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund now owns 13,415,618 shares of the company’s stock valued at $251,000 after acquiring an additional 13,160,717 shares during the period. Geode Capital Management LLC increased its position in shares of DowDuPont by 6.4% during the fourth quarter. Geode Capital Management LLC now owns 27,423,521 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,463,987,000 after buying an additional 1,648,165 shares during the period. Morgan Stanley increased its position in shares of DowDuPont by 7.6% during the third quarter. Morgan Stanley now owns 21,342,100 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,372,513,000 after buying an additional 1,511,435 shares during the period. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. increased its position in shares of DowDuPont by 1,905.9% during the fourth quarter. Assenagon Asset Management S.A. now owns 1,586,591 shares of the company’s stock worth $84,851,000 after buying an additional 1,507,496 shares during the period. Finally, Macquarie Group Ltd. increased its position in shares of DowDuPont by 13.3% during the fourth quarter. Macquarie Group Ltd. now owns 12,226,539 shares of the company’s stock worth $653,882,000 after buying an additional 1,438,375 shares during the period. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.37% of the company’s stock.

NYSE:DWDP opened at $38.32 on Tuesday. The company has a quick ratio of 1.33, a current ratio of 2.01 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39. The firm has a market capitalization of $89.55 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.32, a P/E/G ratio of 1.75 and a beta of 1.28. DowDuPont Inc has a 12 month low of $16.30 and a 12 month high of $39.56.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last posted its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.89 by ($0.01). The company had revenue of $20.10 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.11 billion. DowDuPont had a return on equity of 9.59% and a net margin of 4.47%. As a group, research analysts anticipate that DowDuPont Inc will post 2.23 EPS for the current year.

Several equities research analysts have recently weighed in on DWDP shares. Royal Bank of Canada decreased their price objective on shares of DowDuPont to $64.00 and set a “top pick” rating for the company in a research report on Tuesday, March 19th. UBS Group started coverage on shares of DowDuPont in a research report on Wednesday, April 3rd. They set a “buy” rating and a $45.00 price objective for the company. SunTrust Banks decreased their price objective on shares of DowDuPont to $57.00 and set a “hold” rating for the company in a research report on Monday, February 4th. Nomura decreased their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $57.00 to $39.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research report on Thursday, April 11th. Finally, JPMorgan Chase & Co. cut shares of DowDuPont from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Two investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eleven have assigned a hold rating and ten have issued a buy rating to the stock. DowDuPont has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $57.80.

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DowDuPont 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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