CapWealth Advisors LLC grew its holdings in shares of DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 1.6% during the third quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The institutional investor owned 230,481 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 3,636 shares during the quarter. DowDuPont comprises about 2.4% of CapWealth Advisors LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 14th biggest position. CapWealth Advisors LLC’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $14,822,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.

Other institutional investors have also added to or reduced their stakes in the company. Arlington Partners LLC raised its holdings in DowDuPont by 334.8% in the 3rd quarter. Arlington Partners LLC now owns 1,948 shares of the company’s stock worth $125,000 after acquiring an additional 1,500 shares during the period. SG3 Management LLC bought a new position in DowDuPont in the 2nd quarter worth $132,000. D. Scott Neal Inc. bought a new position in DowDuPont in the 2nd quarter worth $152,000. JNBA Financial Advisors raised its holdings in DowDuPont by 291.0% in the 3rd quarter. JNBA Financial Advisors now owns 2,420 shares of the company’s stock worth $156,000 after acquiring an additional 1,801 shares during the period. Finally, Credit Agricole S A bought a new position in DowDuPont in the 2nd quarter worth $160,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 69.89% of the company’s stock.

NYSE DWDP opened at $55.92 on Friday. The company has a current ratio of 1.64, a quick ratio of 1.05 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.27. The firm has a market capitalization of $131.57 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.91, a P/E/G ratio of 1.36 and a beta of 1.51. DowDuPont Inc has a 52-week low of $51.32 and a 52-week high of $77.08.

DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, November 1st. The company reported $0.74 earnings per share for the quarter, beating the consensus estimate of $0.71 by $0.03. DowDuPont had a net margin of 2.45% and a return on equity of 9.38%. The business had revenue of $20.12 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $20.24 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the business earned $0.55 EPS. The firm’s revenue was up 31.1% on a year-over-year basis. Research analysts forecast that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.15 EPS for the current fiscal year.

The firm also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, December 14th. Stockholders of record on Friday, November 30th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, November 29th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.72%. DowDuPont’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is currently 44.71%.

Several research analysts recently commented on the stock. ValuEngine upgraded shares of DowDuPont from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Tuesday, August 28th. Citigroup decreased their price target on shares of DowDuPont from $81.00 to $79.00 and set a “buy” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, September 21st. TheStreet lowered shares of DowDuPont from a “b-” rating to a “c+” rating in a research report on Thursday, November 1st. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of DowDuPont from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Wednesday, November 7th. Finally, Nomura decreased their price target on shares of DowDuPont from $76.00 to $73.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, November 2nd. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and thirteen have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $78.47.

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DowDuPont 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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