Under Analyst’s Radar: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) plunged -1.26% during previous trade, a total of 2.62M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.09M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.94. The stock has a market capitalization of $66.11B along with 864.57M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $78.20 and touched the lowest level of $77.34.

Most recently E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 3/21/17 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $85.67 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 10.75. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $99, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 28% from its latest closing price of $77.44.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 3/21/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $96 while the bearish estimates kept at $70 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $81.75, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 10.75.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.89. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 9 brokerage recommendations 5 rate E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 4 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 3/6/17 the stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy. However previously on 1/30/17 it was downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold. A research note issued on 10/3/16 the stock was downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) performance over the past one year soared 21.42% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 6.03%. During the last six months the stock climbed 13.76%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 5.01% while its last one month trend is negative with -4.97%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed down trend of -3.97%.

The company’s price sits -2.23% below from its 50-day moving average of $80.13 and 7.82% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $74.44. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s shares are currently trading -5.99% away from the 52-week high price of $82.37 and +28.73% far from the 52-week low price of $60.16.

According to consensus agreement of 17 analysts E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) will report earnings per share of $1.38 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/25/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.4 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.36. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.26 EPS. Current year EPS projections for E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) set at $3.68 according to the sentiments of 20 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.52 and highest earnings estimates are $3.9.

According to 13 analysts, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $7.5B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $7.71B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $7.4B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $25.14B compared to low analyst estimates of $24.68B and high estimates of $25.75B according to the projection of 16 analysts.

Analyst Views on Price Reaction History: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) soared 0.79% during previous trade, a total of 6.46M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.75M shares whereas its relative volume is 2.56. The stock has a market capitalization of $69.49B along with 864.57M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $81.54 and touched the lowest level of $80.64.

Most recently E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 3/6/17 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $85.27 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 9.78. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $99, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 23% from its latest closing price of $81.25.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 2/17/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $90 while the bearish estimates kept at $70 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $79.44, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 7.32.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 1.89. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 9 brokerage recommendations 5 rate E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 4 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 3/6/17 the stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) upgraded by Jefferies from Hold to Buy. However previously on 1/30/17 it was downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold. A research note issued on 10/3/16 the stock was downgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) performance over the past one year soared 28.56% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 11.24%. During the last six months the stock climbed 21.52%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 10.77% while its last one month trend is positive with 4.25%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 0.48%.

The company’s price sits 5.72% above from its 50-day moving average of $78.41 and 15.25% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $72.71. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s shares are currently trading -0.32% away from the 52-week high price of $81.51 and +35.06% far from the 52-week low price of $60.16.

According to consensus agreement of 16 analysts E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) will report earnings per share of $1.38 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 4/25/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.4 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.36. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.26 EPS. Current year EPS projections for E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) set at $3.68 according to the sentiments of 20 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.52 and highest earnings estimates are $3.9.

According to 12 analysts, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $7.5B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $7.71B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $7.4B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $25.15B compared to low analyst estimates of $24.68B and high estimates of $25.89B according to the projection of 16 analysts.

Analyst’s Perspective on Rating and Recommendation: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) rose 0.26% during previous trade. Jefferies issued rating on the stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) in a research note issued to investors on Mar-06-17, the stock received “Upgrade” rating from Hold to Buy. Additionally Argus issued their verdict on the stock of the company, on record date of Jan-30-17 the stock was “Downgraded” from Buy to Hold besides that on Oct-19-16 E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) was “Initiated” by Nomura as Buy. Furthermore on Oct-03-16 the stock was “Upgraded” by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) shares ended last trading session at the price of $79.81 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $84.87 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 02/17/17. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s highest estimates of price target are $99 and low forecast is $65 based on the opinion of 15 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 7.82. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.11 based on calls of 9 experts, where 4 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 5 suggest Hold, 0 are rating the stock as Sell while 0 as Strong Sell.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 4/25/17 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $1.38 EPS for current quarter according to 16 analysts whereas the company reported $1.26 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has lowest EPS estimates of $1.36 and high estimate of $1.4. For the current year E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) has set to release EPS of $3.68 as per the sentiments of 20 analysts, however according to 18 analysts, the company expected to release $4.02 EPS for next year.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are $7.5B according to 12 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are $7.4B and highest revenue estimates are $7.71B. A year ago the company’s sales were $7.41B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are 1.30%. For the next quarter the company has anticipated average revenues of $7.19B, according to the sentiments of 12 analysts. For the current year the company has fixed $25.15B revenues, as per the opinion of 16 analysts. For the current year the company has low revenue estimates of $24.68B in contradiction of high revenue estimates of $25.89B. Whereas for the next year revenues are set at $26.2B by 15 analysts.

The stock exchanged hands 3.83M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.73M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $68.89B along with 864.57M outstanding shares. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) shares were trading -1.05% below from the 52-week high price mark of $80.66 and +32.71% above from the 52-week price bottom of $60.14. However the company observed 52 week high price on 2/22/17 and witnessed 52 week low price on 7/06/16. The company’s price sits 5.40% above from its 50-day moving average of $77 and 14.33% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $72.13. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve month stands at 2.79, whereas its price to book ratio for most recent quarter sits at 7.09. However the company’s price to cash per share for most recent quarter stands at 11.58. Its price to free cash flow for trailing twelve months is 73.06.

Analysts See Compelling Value in: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) soared 1.10% during previous trade, a total of 1.56M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.34M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.59. The stock has a market capitalization of $67.49B along with 854.57M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $77.30 and touched the lowest level of $76.56.

Most recently E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 2/8/17 and according to 16 analysts stock’s price will reach at $82.44 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 7.41. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $99, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 28% from its latest closing price of $77.21.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 1/13/17 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $82 while the bearish estimates kept at $67 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $73.89, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.56.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.00. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 10 brokerage recommendations 4 rate E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 6 rate Hold, 0 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 1/30/17 the stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) downgraded by Argus from Buy to Hold. However previously on 10/3/16 it was upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy. A research note issued on 6/28/16 the stock was downgraded by JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) performance over the past one year soared 38.68% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 5.19%. During the last six months the stock climbed 12.52%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 10.46% while its last one month trend is positive with 4.30%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.02%.

The company’s price sits 3.53% above from its 50-day moving average of $74.89 and 11.87% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $71.01. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s shares are currently trading -1.47% away from the 52-week high price of $78.36 and +40.36% far from the 52-week low price of $55.01.

According to consensus agreement of 17 analysts E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) will report earnings per share of $1.38 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 5/4/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $1.43 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $1.36. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.26 EPS. Current year EPS projections for E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) set at $3.69 according to the sentiments of 21 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.52 and highest earnings estimates are $3.9.

According to 13 analysts, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $7.51B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $7.71B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $7.4B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $25.19B compared to low analyst estimates of $24.68B and high estimates of $26.11B according to the projection of 17 analysts.

Analyst Views on Price Target: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) soared 0.34% during previous trade, a total of 2.36M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.22M shares whereas its relative volume is 0.81. The stock has a market capitalization of $65.22B along with 869.34M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $74.98 and touched the lowest level of $74.20.

Most recently E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 11/18/16 and according to 14 analysts stock’s price will reach at $76.86 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 5.56. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $67 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $84, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 12% from its latest closing price of $74.85.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 11/08/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $82 while the bearish estimates kept at $67 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $73.33, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 6.00.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.18. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 11 brokerage recommendations 5 rate E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 10/3/16 the stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy. However previously on 6/28/16 it was downgraded by JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral. A research note issued on 4/27/16 the stock was downgraded by Credit Agricole from Outperform to Underperform.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) performance over the past one year soared 2.76% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 15.03%. During the last six months the stock climbed 13.37%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 10.40% while its last one month trend is positive with 7.08%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 2.35%.

The company’s price sits 7.66% above from its 50-day moving average of $70.53 and 12.56% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $68.46. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s shares are currently trading -0.16% away from the 52-week high price of $74.97 and +51.08% far from the 52-week low price of $49.54.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) will report earnings per share of $0.42 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 2/15/17. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.46 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.4. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.27 EPS. Current year EPS projections for E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) set at $3.26 according to the sentiments of 21 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.2 and highest earnings estimates are $3.3.

According to 14 analysts, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.28B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $5.36B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.22B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $24.68B compared to low analyst estimates of $24.6B and high estimates of $24.93B according to the projection of 17 analysts.

Analytical Approach on Price Target Estimates: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) soared 1.79% during previous trade, a total of 3.01M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 2.81M shares whereas its relative volume is 1.09. The stock has a market capitalization of $60.62B along with 869.34M outstanding shares. Stock’s intraday price range hit the peak level of $70.15 and touched the lowest level of $69.10.

Most recently E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 11/08/16 and according to 15 analysts stock’s price will reach at $76.07 during 52 weeks with standard deviation of 6.00. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $84, if we look at the price target with an optimistic approach it has upside potential of 22% from its latest closing price of $70.07.

Historically, if we look at price target revisions, three weeks ago E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price target was revised on 10/26/16 by the analysts, however the bullish price estimates of the stock set at $82 while the bearish estimates kept at $67 over the next one year. Stock’s 52-week target was retained at $73.89, the estimates indicates a standard deviation of 5.56.

While taking an overview of recommendation trends, the stock currently has an average brokerage recommendation of 2.18. ABR value is precisely based on brokerage recommendations, where out of 11 brokerage recommendations 5 rate E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) stock a Strong Buy, 0 rate the stocks of the company a Buy, 5 rate Hold, 1 rate Sell and 0 recommend a Strong Sell. Most recently on 10/3/16 the stock of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) upgraded by Citigroup from Neutral to Buy. However previously on 6/28/16 it was downgraded by JP Morgan from Overweight to Neutral. A research note issued on 4/27/16 the stock was downgraded by Credit Agricole from Outperform to Underperform.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) performance over the past one year soared 7.52% whereas its year to date (YTD) performance indicated a bullish trend of 7.69%. During the last six months the stock climbed 4.30%. Quarterly performance of the company shows optimistic momentum of 0.02% while its last one month trend is positive with 1.08%. Stock’s weekly performance expressed up trend of 1.45%.

The company’s price sits 2.88% above from its 50-day moving average of $69.03 and 6.85% far from the stock’s 200-day moving average which is $67.73. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s shares are currently trading -5.28% away from the 52-week high price of $73.98 and +41.43% far from the 52-week low price of $49.54.

According to consensus agreement of 19 analysts E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) will report earnings per share of $0.42 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 1/24/17 Before Market Open. For the current quarter the company has high EPS estimates of $0.46 in contradiction of low EPS estimates of $0.4. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $0.27 EPS. Current year EPS projections for E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) set at $3.26 according to the sentiments of 21 analysts, while its lowest earnings estimates are $3.2 and highest earnings estimates are $3.3.

According to 14 analysts, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s revenue estimates for the current quarter are $5.28B meanwhile the company has high revenue estimates of $5.36B in contradiction of low revenue estimates of $5.22B. For the current year the company’s revenue estimates are $24.68B compared to low analyst estimates of $24.6B and high estimates of $24.93B according to the projection of 17 analysts.

Insider Trading in Action: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) exchanged hands 1.85M shares versus average trading capacity of 2.46M shares, while its shares’ total market worth is $60.78B along with 874.32M outstanding shares.

The insider filler data counts the number of monthly positions over 3 month and 12 month time spans. For E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) total 28 number of trades held during last 3 months and 126 during last 12 months, out of them 28 numbers of buys held in last 3 months and 110 buys in last 12 months. Whereas 0 numbers of sells held in last 3 months and 16 sells over the past 12 months.

Insiders has most recently took part in a trading activity, Doyle Christopher Marc, EVP of the company in a transaction that occurred 8/26/2016   sold 2,262 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $69.53, for a total value of $157,277. Subsequent to the transaction Doyle Christopher Marc owned a total of 80,751 shares of the stock.

In a separate transaction on 8/26/2016, Doyle Christopher Marc, EVP sold 3,160 shares of the stock. The stock was sold at a price of $69.53, for a total worth of $219,715. Succeeding to the transaction Doyle Christopher Marc owned overall 80,751 shares of the stock.

Moreover, Cachinero Benito, SVP – Human Resources sold 31,673 shares of the stock in a reserved transaction that ensued on 8/24/2016. At a price of $70.33, the stock was sold for an entire value of $2,227,708. Consequent to the transaction Cachinero Benito owned a total of 43,499 shares of the stock.

Currently, 0.10% shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) are owned by insiders with -11.71% six-month change in the insider ownership. Kullman Ellen Jamison is one of the major insider shareholder of the company’s stock, the insider owns 465,045 shares reported on Sep 11, 2015. Borel James C is second leading insider shareholder, as of Dec 14, 2015 the insider owns 164,837 shares of the stock. Connelly Thomas M JR is another major insider shareholder of the stock, as per record date of Dec 12, 2014 insider owns 175,903 shares of the stock.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) ended last trading session at the price of $69.65 whereas a number of traders indicating mean target price will hit $72.86 over the next twelve months, mean value of price target most recently revised on 07/27/16. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s highest estimates of price target are $85.00 and low forecast is $65.00 based on the opinion of 14 analysts. The price target estimates represents a standard deviation of 5.68. However brokerage recommendations suggests an ABR of 2.70 based on calls of 10 experts, where 3 brokers polls the stock a Strong Buy, 0 suggest the stock a Buy, 5 suggest Hold, 1 are rating the stock as Sell while 1 as Strong Sell.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) is expected to release the earnings of its current quarter on 10/25/16 Before Market Open. The company is expected to release $0.2 EPS during current quarter according to 17 analysts whereas the company reported $0.13 EPS during same quarter a year ago. For the current quarter the stock has a lowest EPS estimates of $0.16 and high estimate of $0.25. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s average revenue estimates for the current quarter are 4.86B according to 13 number of analysts. However its lowest revenue estimates are 4.82B and highest revenue estimates are 4.97B. A year ago the company’s sales were 4.87B. Its yearly sales growth estimates are -0.30%.

Stock Earnings Alert: E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) on July 26, 2016  announced second-quarter 2016 GAAP earnings of $1.16 per share and operating earnings2 of $1.24 per share.  Prior year GAAP and operating earnings2 were $1.06 and $1.09 per share, respectively.  Refer to Schedule B for details of significant items.

Second-quarter 2016 sales totaled $7.1 billion, down slightly versus prior year as volume growth of 2 percent was more than offset by pressure from local price, currency and portfolio.

The following is a summary of business results for each of the company’s reportable segments comparing the second quarter with the prior year, unless otherwise noted.

Agriculture – Operating earnings of $865 million increased $93 million, or 12 percent, on lower product costs, higher volumes and cost savings, partially offset by a $36 million negative currency impact.  Increased corn seed and insecticide volumes were partially offset by lower soybean volumes.  Operating margins expanded by 290 basis points.  Excluding the impact of currency, operating earnings increased 17 percent.

Electronics & Communications – Operating earnings of $93 million increased $4 million, or 4 percent, as cost savings and lower product costs more than offset lower demand in consumer electronics and a $1 million negative impact from currency. Operating margins expanded by 200 basis points. Excluding the impact of currency, operating earnings increased 6 percent.

Industrial Biosciences – Operating earnings of $62 million increased $12 million, or 24 percent, on cost savings partially offset by a $3 million negative impact from currency.  Sales growth in bioactives due to benefits from new product introductions in home and personal care and increased demand in biomaterials were offset by lower volume in CleanTech.  Operating margins expanded by about 350 basis points. Excluding the impact of currency, operating earnings increased 30 percent.

Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) jumped 0.44% to reach at $69.16 during the course of session. The company has experienced volume of 4.21M shares while on average the company has a capacity of trading 3.20M shares. The stock holds the market capitalization of $60.69B along with 874.32M outstanding shares. For the stock price target value has been calculated at $72.07 based on calls of 14 experts. Stock’s minimum price target estimates has been figured out at $65.00 while the maximum price target forecast is established at $81.00.

As of current trade, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) has shown weekly upbeat performance of 2.47%. Its six months performance indicated a bullish movement while its yearly performance reflected a positive trend of 25.02%. Year-to-date (YTD) performance of the stock illustrate upbeat trend of 5.13%. Shares of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) currently have an ABR of 2.36, derived from a total of 11 opinions. The company’s price sits 4.17% above from its 50-day moving average of $66.34 and 9.51% above from the stock’s 200-day moving average of $63.24. The company has Relative Strength Index (RSI 14) of 63.96 along with Average True Range (ATR 14) of 1.22. Its weekly and monthly volatility is 1.19%, 1.87% respectively. The company’s beta value is at 1.77.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s price to sales ratio for trailing twelve months is 2.43 and price to book ratio for most recent quarter is 5.95, whereas price to cash per share for the most recent quarter is 12.62. Its quick ratio for most recent quarter is 1.40 along with current ratio for most recent quarter of 2.00. Total debt to equity ratio of the company for most recent quarter is 0.96 whereas long term debt to equity ratio for most recent quarter is 0.80. E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) has a Return on Investment of 8.90%.

Can E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) Run Higher on Earnings Estimates?

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) soared 0.66% or +0.45 points during previous trade after opening at the price of $68.30, a total of 2.42M shares exchanged hands compared with its average trading volume of 3.16M shares. The stock has a market capitalization of $60.71B and it has 873.97M outstanding shares.

According to consensus agreement of 18 analysts E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) will report earnings per share of $1.1 in their quarterly report and it is expected to announce the company’s results on 7/26/2016 BMO. For the current quarter the company has highest EPS estimates of $1.18 and low forecast is $1.04. However a year ago for the same quarter the company has reported $1.09 earnings per share.

If we have a peek on EPS and surprise factor history during last four quarters, for the previous quarter ended on 3/2016, the consensus mean EPS was $1.02 while the company reported $1.26 EPS on 4/25/2016 BMO with a difference of 0.24 marking a surprise factor of 23.53%.

Previously for the quarter ended on 12/2015, E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s expected mean EPS was $0.26, the company reported its quarterly earnings per share of $0.27 on 1/26/2016 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.01 with surprise factor of 3.85%.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD)’s mean EPS estimate was $0.10 for the quarter ended on 9/2015, while it reported EPS of $0.13 on 10/27/2015 BMO, beating the analysts’ consensus estimate by 0.03 with surprise factor of 30.00%.

Back on 7/28/2015 the company’s estimated EPS value was $1.19 and it reported $1.18 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter ended on 6/2015. The company posted a negative surprise factor of 0.84% by -0.01.

Average EPS forecast for the current year is $3.15 according to 20 analysts making projections for E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD). The most expectant earnings per share estimate of the stock is set at $3.3 while the conservative estimates kept at $3.05 over the current year. Having a look at the historical EPS report, the company attained $2.77 EPS for the previous year. While revenue estimates for the current year is 24.76B, setting the highest revenues estimates of 25.57B and indicating lowest revenues at 24.08B according to agreement of 17 number of analysts. Current revenue movements show that, the company has set average revenue estimates of 7.01B covering forecast of 14 analysts. The company indicates a peak revenue level of 7.21B and 6.88B at bottom level.

Having a glance at growth estimates of the company, it has current quarter growth estimates of 0.90% whereas for next quarter it has 161.50% estimations over growth. Its forecasts over growth are 14.10% during current year while analysts’ growth estimation for the next year is 16.10%. Past 5 years growth of E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) observed at -8.77%, and for the next five years the analysts that follow this company are expecting its growth at 10.93%.

E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) reached at $68.88 price level during last trade its distance from 20 days simple moving average is 5.47%, and its distance from 50 days simple moving average is 4.09% while it has a distance of 9.31% from the 200 days simple moving average. On year trading price range hit the peak level of $75.72 and touched the lowest level of $47.11 and its distance from 52 week high is -7.91% and current price is above +48.87% from 52 week low.