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E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont) (DD)

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  • Apr. 23, 2013, 8:58 AM
    More on DuPont's (DD) Q1 results: Performance chemicals sales plunged 17% to $1.5B, reflecting substantial price declines in the sluggish market for titanium dioxide; volume compared to last year's Q1 but rose 8% Q/Q. Deutsche Bank believes a sale of the Ti02 business would be a "game-changer" for DD's stock price, and thinks management's view on such a move has "evolved." DD +0.6% premarket.
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  • Apr. 23, 2013, 6:10 AM
    DuPont (DD) declares $0.45/share quarterly dividend, 5% increase from prior dividend of $0.43. Forward yield 3.57% For shareholders of record May 15. Payable June 12. Ex-div date May 13. (PR)
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  • Apr. 23, 2013, 6:01 AM
    DuPont (DD): Q1 EPS of $1.56 beats by $0.04. Revenue of $10.4B (+2% Y/Y) misses by $0.03B. (PR)
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  • Apr. 23, 2013, 12:05 AM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: ACI, AKS, AOS, APD, ARMH, CIT, CNC, COH, DAL, DD, DFS, EAT, ECA, FMER, FRX, GCI, GNTX, IDXX, IIVI, IR, IRWD, ITW, JCI, JNS, LCC, LECO, LMT, LXK, MOLX, PCAR, PCH, PII, PMT, PNR, R, RAI, RF, RSH, SNV, ST, TRV, UTX, WAT, XRX
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  • Apr. 22, 2013, 5:30 PM
    Notable earnings before Tuesday’s open: ACI, AKS, AOS, APD, ARMH, CIT, CNC, COH, DAL, DD, DFS, EAT, ECA, FMER, FRX, GCI, GNTX, IDXX, IIVI, IR, IRWD, ITW, JCI, JNS, LCC, LECO, LMT, LXK, MOLX, PCAR, PCH, PII, PMT, PNR, R, RAI, RF, RSH, SNV, ST, TRV, UTX, WAT, XRX
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  • Apr. 2, 2013, 7:05 PM
    Citi strategists tweak the criteria for their top dividend-paying stock picks, lowering the standard for dividend yield while adding a new filter for dividend momentum “to give more emphasis on dividend safety and growth." The full list: MO, AEP, T, AVB, BMY, ED, D, DD, DUK, INTC, KMB, KRFT, LLY, MCD, MRK, MSFT, NU, NOC, OXY, PFE, PM, RTN, SRE, SO, SYY, XEL.
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  • Mar. 26, 2013, 12:21 PM
    Shares of Monsanto (MON +3.7%) and DuPont (DD -1%) react differently to news the companies settled a patent dispute over technology rights for genetically modified seeds. The deal tosses out a $1B jury verdict DD was ordered to pay MON last year; instead, DD will make at least $1.75B in royalty payments over several years in return for broad access to develop products using MON's genetic technology.
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  • Mar. 21, 2013, 10:31 AM
    Gevo (GEVO +7.9%) confirms a judgment of non-infringement will be entered as Butamax Advanced Biofuels (DD, BP) acknowledges Gevo does not infringe Butamax's asserted patents following winning an important court ruling earlier this week; as a result, the trial scheduled for April will no longer take place.
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  • Mar. 19, 2013, 6:16 PM
    Gevo (GEVO) +3.4% AH after winning a federal court ruling that it doesn’t infringe a Butamax Advanced Biofuels (DD, BP) patent for a method to commercially produce isobutanol. Butamax had sued Gevo in 2011 alleging misuse of technology for genetically engineered microorganisms used to produce biofuels.
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  • Mar. 6, 2013, 10:17 AM
    DuPont (DD +0.4%) is facing slimmer margins in its production of titanium-dioxide pigment as prices in the $16.3B market are poised for the first two-year drop in a decade because of oversupply and weak demand. DD, Huntsman (HUN) and other TiO2 producers may not see recovery as soon as they expected amid a selloff of inventories 50% higher than normal.
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  • Feb. 26, 2013, 6:02 PM
    DuPont (DD) says it is expanding its pipeline of new products under development to include a biotech wheat that would be more resistant to disease, remain hardy in drought conditions and potentially boost yields 15%-20%. Corn remains the company's key crop but it sees wheat as a good long-term bet, says the VP for crop genetics R&D.
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  • Feb. 13, 2013, 8:44 AM
    DuPont (DD) obtains preliminary approval to settle class action claims that its Imprelis herbicide killed thousands of trees. DuPont will pay property owners to remove and replace damaged trees and cover other losses. Imprelis was introduced in 2010 to control weeds in recreational areas such as golf courses and commercial properties such as sod farms.
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  • Feb. 1, 2013, 5:23 PM
    DuPont (DD) says it's completed the sale of its performance coatings business for $4.9B in cash and the assumption of certain liabilities to The Carlyle Group (CG). DD plans to use the proceeds from the sale to shore up its balance sheet and fund a $1B stock buyback program during the first half of 2013.
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  • Jan. 29, 2013, 3:43 PM
    DuPont (DD -0.4%) is putting its cyanide business on the block and has hired Morgan Stanley to advise on a potential sale, Reuters reports. The unit, which sells the chemical for use in gold mining, could be worth more than $700M. DD is under pressure to focus more on its food and ag products; it sold its performance coatings unit last August to Carlyle Group for $4.9B.
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  • Jan. 24, 2013, 3:18 PM
    The U.S. energy complex including the growth of natural gas drilling is a "game changer" that could easily contribute to global economic growth and job opportunities, DuPont (DD +1.2%) CEO Andrew Liveris tells CNBC. He urges Pres. Obama to work toward both energy reform and climate change, "which is a win-win."
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  • Jan. 23, 2013, 10:09 AM
    Deutsche Bank's David Bianco lists his 30 favorite big-cap stocks, each with a P-E ratio on 2013 EPS below 18 and EPS growth above 5%: DD, APD, MSFT, INTC, IBM, ACN, GOOG, APH, EMC, AAPL, QCOM, ITW, ROK, UTX, HON, GD, ALL, C, USB, PNC, SLB, HAL, CAM, BHI, LYB, DIS, VIAB, NWSA, CBS, MCD.
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Company Description
E I du Pont de Nemours & Company is a science and engineering company that offers products and patents applications for agriculture, nutrition, electronics and communications, safety and protection, home and construction, transportation and apparel.
Country: United States