Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V. decreased its stake in shares of DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 8.1% during the 2nd quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund owned 399,663 shares of the company’s stock after selling 35,209 shares during the period. Robeco Institutional Asset Management B.V.’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $26,347,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Several other large investors also recently made changes to their positions in the stock. HC Financial Advisors Inc. purchased a new position in DowDuPont in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $1,164,000. Argent Trust Co purchased a new position in DowDuPont in the 4th quarter valued at approximately $855,000. Global X Management Co. LLC purchased a new position in DowDuPont in the 1st quarter valued at approximately $1,363,000. MRJ Capital Inc. boosted its position in DowDuPont by 16.7% in the 1st quarter. MRJ Capital Inc. now owns 77,412 shares of the company’s stock valued at $4,931,000 after buying an additional 11,100 shares during the period. Finally, Grisanti Capital Management LLC lifted its position in shares of DowDuPont by 11.7% during the 1st quarter. Grisanti Capital Management LLC now owns 130,160 shares of the company’s stock worth $8,292,000 after purchasing an additional 13,630 shares during the last quarter. 69.63% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In related news, insider Andrew N. Liveris sold 100,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Tuesday, June 12th. The shares were sold at an average price of $69.57, for a total value of $6,957,000.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which can be accessed through the SEC website. Also, insider Andrew N. Liveris sold 268,406 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Thursday, June 7th. The shares were sold at an average price of $68.94, for a total transaction of $18,503,909.64. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Over the last three months, insiders sold 518,095 shares of company stock valued at $35,702,234. 0.42% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on DWDP shares. Citigroup decreased their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $82.00 to $80.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 4th. Deutsche Bank decreased their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $84.00 to $76.00 and set a “buy” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 4th. Credit Suisse Group decreased their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $82.00 to $78.00 and set an “outperform” rating for the company in a research report on Friday, May 4th. MED reaffirmed a “buy” rating and set a $90.00 price objective on shares of DowDuPont in a research report on Thursday, May 17th. Finally, UBS Group lifted their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $86.00 to $88.00 and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, August 2nd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have issued a hold rating and twenty-two have given a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $81.09.

Shares of DWDP opened at $67.79 on Friday. DowDuPont Inc has a 1-year low of $61.27 and a 1-year high of $77.08. The firm has a market capitalization of $157.77 billion, a P/E 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 (NYSE:DWDP) last announced its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, August 2nd. The company reported $1.37 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $1.29 by $0.08. DowDuPont had a net margin of 2.62% and a return on equity of 8.46%. The firm had revenue of $24.25 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $23.71 billion. The firm’s revenue for the quarter was up 75.3% on a year-over-year basis. sell-side analysts predict that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.21 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

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

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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