Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. cut its stake in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 0.9% during the 2nd quarter, according to its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm owned 821,268 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 7,145 shares during the quarter. E I Du Pont De Nemours And comprises about 0.8% of Tocqueville Asset Management L.P.’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 28th biggest position. Tocqueville Asset Management L.P. owned 0.09% of E I Du Pont De Nemours And worth $66,285,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other large investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DD. Acrospire Investment Management LLC acquired a new stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And during the first quarter valued at about $104,000. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC grew its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 61.1% during the second quarter. Reilly Financial Advisors LLC now owns 1,319 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $106,000 after acquiring an additional 500 shares in the last quarter. Invictus RG acquired a new stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And during the first quarter valued at about $116,000. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. grew its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 6.8% during the first quarter. Benjamin F. Edwards & Company Inc. now owns 1,680 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $135,000 after acquiring an additional 107 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. grew its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 24.5% during the second quarter. Rockefeller Financial Services Inc. now owns 1,685 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $136,000 after acquiring an additional 332 shares in the last quarter. 71.21% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (DD) opened at 83.93 on Monday. The firm has a market capitalization of $72.83 billion, a P/E ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.76. The company has a 50-day moving average price of $82.87 and a 200-day moving average price of $80.79. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co has a 1-year low of $66.02 and a 1-year high of $86.36.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $1.29 by $0.09. E I Du Pont De Nemours And had a net margin of 11.57% and a return on equity of 29.17%. The company had revenue of $7.42 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.28 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the business earned $1.24 earnings per share. E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. On average, equities research analysts predict that E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co will post $3.85 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Several brokerages have recently weighed in on DD. BidaskClub upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Saturday, August 19th. Zacks Investment Research upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $92.00 target price for the company in a research note on Tuesday, August 22nd. Morgan Stanley restated a “buy” rating and set a $77.00 target price on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Finally, Jefferies Group LLC restated a “buy” rating and set a $96.00 target price on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. E I Du Pont De Nemours And currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $81.47.

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In other news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the company’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 document filed with the SEC, which is available through this hyperlink. 0.31% of the stock is currently owned by corporate insiders.

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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