Positive News Coverage Somewhat Likely to Affect E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (DD) Share Price

Headlines about E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD) have been trending positive on Tuesday, Accern reports. Accern identifies negative and positive press coverage by monitoring more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to positive one, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and earned a news sentiment score of 0.30 on Accern’s scale. Accern also gave news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 63 out of 100, meaning that recent press coverage is somewhat likely to have an impact on the company’s share price in the near future.

Here are some of the media stories that may have impacted Accern Sentiment Analysis’s rankings:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE DD) traded down 0.30% during mid-day trading on Tuesday, hitting $84.41. The stock had a trading volume of 86,943 shares. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $80.24 and its 200-day moving average price is $78.37. The stock has a market cap of $73.19 billion, a PE ratio of 30.94 and a beta of 1.76. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and has a 1-year low of $66.02 and a 1-year high of $84.97.

E.I. du Pont de Nemours and (NYSE:DD) last posted its earnings results on Tuesday, April 25th. The basic materials company reported $1.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $1.38 by $0.26. The firm had revenue of $7.74 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $7.50 billion. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and had a return on equity of 31.66% and a net margin of 9.63%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 4.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $1.26 earnings per share. On average, equities analysts expect that E.I. du Pont de Nemours and will post $3.84 earnings per share for the current year.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, September 29th. Investors of record on Monday, July 31st will be paid a $0.38 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, July 27th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.80%. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and’s dividend payout ratio is presently 55.68%.

Several analysts have issued reports on the stock. BidaskClub raised shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, July 13th. Deutsche Bank AG reiterated a “buy” rating and issued a $95.00 target price (up from $90.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a research note on Saturday, April 29th. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued a “sector perform” rating and set a $86.00 price target (up from $78.00) on shares of E.I. du Pont de Nemours and in a report on Wednesday, April 26th. Finally, Zacks Investment Research raised E.I. du Pont de Nemours and from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a $91.00 target price on the stock in a report on Tuesday, June 27th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have assigned a hold rating and nine have issued a buy rating to the company. E.I. du Pont de Nemours and has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $79.10.

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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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