E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) (DD) - NYSE
  • Jun. 19, 2012, 10:14 AM

    Monsanto (MON +1.3%) is suing Pioneer Hi-Bred, a unit of DuPont (DD +1.3%), over allegations of patent infringement on its "seed chipper" technology, asking the court to force Pioneer to stop using the technology and selling any products developed through it, STLToday.com reports, citing court documents.

    | Jun. 19, 2012, 10:14 AM
  • May 15, 2012, 1:13 PM

    DuPont (DD) has narrowed down the list of bidders for its car paint unit, which could fetch up to 4B, to four suitors, Reuters reports. They are: the consortium comprising Blackstone (BX) and Bain; that made up of KKR (KKR) and Onex; Carlyle (CG), and Apollo (APO).

    | May 15, 2012, 1:13 PM | 1 Comment
  • May 1, 2012, 9:17 AM

    DuPont (DD) acquires from Bunge (BG) full ownership of the Solae joint venture, a world leader in developing soy-based ingredients for nutritious food products, for $440M. DuPont previously owned 72% of the JV, while Bunge owned the remaining 28%.

    | May 1, 2012, 9:17 AM
  • Apr. 25, 2012, 7:32 AM

    DuPont (DD) raises its quarterly dividend payout to $0.43/share from $0.41/share as it continues a streak of consecutive quarters with a dividend that dates back to 1904. Shares now trade with a 3.26% yield.

    | Apr. 25, 2012, 7:32 AM | 1 Comment
  • Apr. 20, 2012, 7:22 AM

    DuPont (DD) and Dow Chemical (DOW) hope to provide the answer to a global shortage of resin that threatens to crimp the production of the global automotive industry following a deadly German factory explosion. Both companies are working double speed to find an alternative substance to the now-scarce nylon resin.

    | Apr. 20, 2012, 7:22 AM
  • Apr. 19, 2012, 6:40 AM

    More on DuPont's (DD) Q1: Sales gains driven by 8% increase in local prices, offsetting 2% decline in total company volume. Segment sales led by 16% gain in Agriculture, while Electronics & Communications lagged behind with a 17% dropoff. Reaffirms 2012 EPS outlook of $4.20-$4.40. (PR)

    | Apr. 19, 2012, 6:40 AM | 2 Comments
  • Apr. 19, 2012, 6:11 AM
    DuPont (DD): Q1 EPS of $1.61 beats by $0.06. Revenue of $11.2B (+11.9% Y/Y) in-line. (PR)
    | Apr. 19, 2012, 6:11 AM
  • Apr. 19, 2012, 12:05 AM

    Notable earnings before Thursday's open: ADS, BAC, BAX, BBT, BSX, BTU, BX, CY, DD, DHR, DO, EMC, FCS, FCX, FHN, FITB, FNFG, GNTX, KEY, LUV, MS, NOK, NUE, PBCT, PM, PPG, SHW, SWFT, TCB, TRV, UNH, UNP, VZ

    | Apr. 19, 2012, 12:05 AM
  • Apr. 18, 2012, 5:30 PM

    Notable earnings before Thursday's open: ADS, BAC, BAX, BBT, BSX, BTU, BX, CY, DD, DHR, DO, EMC, FCS, FCX, FHN, FITB, FNFG, GNTX, KEY, LUV, MS, NOK, NUE, PBCT, PM, PPG, SHW, SWFT, TCB, TRV, UNH, UNP, VZ

    | Apr. 18, 2012, 5:30 PM | 3 Comments
  • Apr. 13, 2012, 5:49 PM

    DuPont's (DD) auto paint business could fetch $4B as five private-equity groups (including such firms as APO, KKR, OCX and BX) form to send new bids by a May 7 deadline.

    | Apr. 13, 2012, 5:49 PM
  • Mar. 27, 2012, 12:45 PM

    Natural gas takes out its post-financial crisis bottom, now at its lowest level in a decade. The tiny price (check out this chart!) offers "a competitive advantage across the U.S. manufacturing base ... companies that had left the U.S. in sectors like chemicals and fertilizers are talking about coming back to take advantage."

    | Mar. 27, 2012, 12:45 PM | 4 Comments
  • Mar. 1, 2012, 8:07 AM

    Air Products (APD) agrees to acquire all of DuPont's (DD) interest in a joint venture the two companies own together. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed.

    | Mar. 1, 2012, 8:07 AM
  • Feb. 14, 2012, 2:15 PM

    Valspar (VAL +4.7%) shares hit an all-time high after the paint maker raises its 2012 profit forecast and says it will continue to hike prices to offset rising raw materials costs. CEO Gary Hendrickson also rules the company out of bidding for the $3B coatings business DuPont (DD -2%) is looking to sell.

    | Feb. 14, 2012, 2:15 PM
  • Feb. 14, 2012, 9:25 AM

    DuPont (DD) enters a multi-year deal to build a technology hub in Beijing for its Pioneer seed business. The company says the facility will increase its capabilities in molecular breeding to help develop higher-yielding maize hybrids in China. Shares -0.2% premarket.

    | Feb. 14, 2012, 9:25 AM
  • Feb. 13, 2012, 4:28 PM

    Yingli Green Energy (YGE) gains 4.2% AH after announcing a $100M deal with DuPont (DD) through which Yingli will purchase DuPont's solar metallization pastes and films, and the companies will collaborate on solar technology development. DuPont struck a similar deal with Suntech Power earlier this month.

    | Feb. 13, 2012, 4:28 PM
  • Feb. 10, 2012, 4:31 PM
    DuPont (DD) has hired Credit Suisse and Greenhill to find buyers for separate parts of its auto paint division, claims Bloomberg. The division, worth an estimated $3B-$4B, accounted for 12% of DuPont's 2011 sales, and 5% of its operating income. The division's 7% operating margin was the lowest of DuPont's six units.
    | Feb. 10, 2012, 4:31 PM
Company Description
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. science-based products and services company. It operates through seven segments; Agriculture, Electronics & Communications, Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Performance Chemicals, Performance Materials, Safety and Protection. The Agriculture segment... More
Country: United States