San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA decreased its stake in DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 9.0% in the second quarter, HoldingsChannel.com reports. The firm owned 17,579 shares of the company’s stock after selling 1,747 shares during the period. San Francisco Sentry Investment Group CA’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $1,159,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in DWDP. Elmwood Wealth Management Inc. purchased a new position in DowDuPont during the 1st quarter valued at $102,000. Winthrop Partners WNY LLC purchased a new position in DowDuPont during the 1st quarter valued at $111,000. Institutional & Family Asset Management LLC purchased a new position in DowDuPont during the 1st quarter valued at $117,000. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 85.1% during the 2nd quarter. Cascade Investment Advisors Inc. now owns 1,794 shares of the company’s stock valued at $118,000 after acquiring an additional 825 shares during the period. Finally, SG3 Management LLC purchased a new position in DowDuPont during the 2nd quarter valued at $132,000. Hedge funds and other institutional investors own 69.63% of the company’s stock.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on DWDP shares. MED restated a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of DowDuPont in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. UBS Group boosted their price objective on DowDuPont from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the company a “buy” rating in a report on Thursday, August 2nd. Deutsche Bank dropped their price objective on DowDuPont from $84.00 to $76.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 4th. Citigroup lowered their target price on DowDuPont from $82.00 to $80.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a report on Friday, May 4th. Finally, Barclays lowered their target price on DowDuPont from $77.00 to $75.00 and set an “equal weight” rating for the company in a report on Monday, August 6th. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and twenty-two have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of $81.09.

DWDP opened at $67.79 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $157.77 billion, a PE ratio of 19.94, a P/E/G ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 1.26. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27, a current ratio of 1.70 and a quick ratio of 1.15. DowDuPont Inc has a 12 month low of $61.27 and a 12 month high of $77.08.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last released its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.37 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.08. The firm 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%. DowDuPont’s revenue was up 75.3% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts expect that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.21 earnings per share for the current year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, August 31st will be given a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.24%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, August 30th. DowDuPont’s payout ratio is 44.71%.

In other news, General Counsel Charles J. Kalil sold 129,848 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, May 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of $68.42, for a total value of $8,884,200.16. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available through this hyperlink. Also, CEO Edward D. Breen purchased 29,580 shares of DowDuPont stock in a transaction dated Wednesday, August 8th. The stock was bought at an average cost of $67.61 per share, with a total value of $1,999,903.80. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 518,095 shares of company stock valued at $35,702,234. Corporate insiders own 0.42% 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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