Genesee Valley Trust Co. reduced its position in E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) by 14.5% in the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 5,245 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 891 shares during the quarter. Genesee Valley Trust Co.’s holdings in E I Du Pont De Nemours And were worth $423,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

Other hedge funds and other institutional investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Vanguard Group Inc. boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2.9% in the 1st quarter. Vanguard Group Inc. now owns 60,580,688 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,866,447,000 after buying an additional 1,685,604 shares during the period. BlackRock Inc. boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 2,719.5% in the 1st quarter. BlackRock Inc. now owns 54,686,195 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $4,392,942,000 after buying an additional 52,746,611 shares during the period. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 5.9% in the 1st quarter. FMR LLC now owns 32,371,752 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,600,423,000 after buying an additional 1,813,187 shares during the period. JPMorgan Chase & Co. boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 36.6% in the 1st quarter. JPMorgan Chase & Co. now owns 18,028,546 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,448,235,000 after buying an additional 4,825,726 shares during the period. Finally, Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC boosted its stake in shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And by 15.9% in the 1st quarter. Barrow Hanley Mewhinney & Strauss LLC now owns 9,343,994 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $750,603,000 after buying an additional 1,281,358 shares during the period. 71.21% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

Several equities analysts have recently issued reports on DD shares. BidaskClub upgraded E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Thursday, July 13th. Zacks Investment Research cut E I Du Pont De Nemours And from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Monday, July 24th. Jefferies Group LLC reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $96.00 price objective on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Tuesday, August 29th. Finally, Morgan Stanley reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $77.00 price objective on shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And in a research note on Wednesday, September 6th. Six analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and six have assigned a buy rating to the company. E I Du Pont De Nemours And presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $81.47.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE DD) opened at 83.93 on Wednesday. The stock has a market cap of $72.83 billion, a PE ratio of 32.79 and a beta of 1.76. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co has a 1-year low of $66.02 and a 1-year high of $86.36. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $82.87 and its 200 day moving average price is $80.79.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And (NYSE:DD) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, July 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.38 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.09. E I Du Pont De Nemours And had a return on equity of 29.17% and a net margin of 11.57%. The firm had revenue of $7.42 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $7.28 billion. During the same quarter last year, the firm earned $1.24 EPS. E I Du Pont De Nemours And’s quarterly revenue was up 5.1% on a year-over-year basis. Equities analysts forecast that E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co will post $3.85 EPS for the current fiscal year.

In other E I Du Pont De Nemours And news, SVP Benito Cachinero sold 10,621 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, August 17th. The stock was 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 Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through the SEC website. 0.31% of the stock is owned by company insiders.

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About E I Du Pont De Nemours And

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.

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

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