Stone Run Capital LLC held its position in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) during the first quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The firm owned 6,543 shares of the basic materials company’s stock at the end of the first quarter. Stone Run Capital LLC’s holdings in E.I. du Pont de Nemours and were worth $526,000 at the end of the most recent reporting period.

Other institutional investors have also recently made changes to their positions in the company. Eastern Bank increased its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 12.0% in the first quarter. Eastern Bank now owns 25,906 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,080,000 after buying an additional 2,772 shares during the period. Cornerstone Financial Partners LLC acquired a new stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and during the first quarter worth about $208,000. First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown increased its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 1.0% in the first quarter. First National Bank & Trust Co. of Newtown now owns 28,717 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $2,307,000 after buying an additional 290 shares during the period. Atria Investments LLC increased its stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and by 28.2% in the first quarter. Atria Investments LLC now owns 23,183 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $1,862,000 after buying an additional 5,102 shares during the period. Finally, Prospera Financial Services Inc acquired a new stake in shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and during the first quarter worth about $208,000. 71.23% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE DD) traded down 0.82% during midday trading on Thursday, reaching $80.66. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 409,238 shares. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company has a one year low of $66.02 and a one year high of $86.36. The firm has a market cap of $70.00 billion, a P/E ratio of 31.51 and a beta of 1.76. The firm has a 50 day moving average price of $82.70 and a 200 day moving average price of $80.15.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 EPS for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. The business had revenue of $7.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $7.28 billion. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and had a net margin of 8.86% and a return on equity of 31.23%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the previous year, the company earned $1.24 EPS. Equities research analysts forecast that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company will post $3.91 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Shareholders of record on Monday, July 31st will be paid a $0.38 dividend. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.87%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, July 27th. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and’s payout ratio is currently 59.38%.

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A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on the company. BidaskClub downgraded E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, August 4th. Zacks Investment Research downgraded E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report on Monday, July 24th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 price objective (up previously from $90.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a research report on Saturday, April 29th. Finally, Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated a “sector perform” rating and issued a $86.00 price objective (up previously from $78.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a research report on Wednesday, April 26th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and seven have given a buy rating to the company. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $81.15.

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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