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Du Pont (DD) Company Profile

Updated May 14, 2020
Du Pont has the following business profile:
Company's Full Name:Du Pont (E.I.) Co.
Short Name:Du Pont
Trading Ticker Symbol:DD
Primary Exchange:NYSE
Headquarter City/Country:Wilmington, Delaware
Primary Industry Sector:Basic Industries
Seconday Sub-sector:Major Chemicals
Main Business Areas: Basic Industries, Major Chemicals, S&P 500
Dividend Payments:Dividend History
ETFs Holding:List of ETFs holding Du Pont stock

Market and Trading Information for Du Pont

The following details were available for trading and market data about the stock of Du Pont as of writing:
Current Share Price:$45.25
Previous Year's Closing Price:$64.2
Percentage Price Change (YTD):-29.52%
Market Cap:$33.2 billion
52-week Price Range:$23.75 - $77.03
Dividend Per Share:$1.32
EPS (TTM):-0.86
Price-Earnings (Trailing):0
Price-Earnings (Forward):12.71

Company Profile and Business Description for Du Pont

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont), incorporated on September 4, 1915, is a science and technology-based company. The Company's subsidiaries and affiliates conduct manufacturing, seed production or selling activities and some are distributors of products manufactured by the Company. The Company 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. Its E&C segment includes products, such as printing and packaging materials, photopolymers and electronic materials. Its Industrial Biosciences segment includes products, such as enzymes, bio-based materials and process technologies. Its Nutrition & Health segment includes products, such as probiotics, cultures, emulsifiers, texturants, natural sweeteners and soy-based food ingredients. The Company's Performance Materials segment includes products, such as engineering polymers, packaging and industrial polymers, films and elastomers. Its Protection Solutions segment includes products, such as nonwovens, aramids and solid surfaces. The Company's businesses also include pre-commercial programs, nonaligned businesses and pharmaceuticals. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had operations in approximately 90 countries around the world.

Agriculture

The Company's Agriculture segment includes DuPont Pioneer (Pioneer) and DuPont Crop Protection (Crop Protection). The segment's businesses deliver a portfolio of products and services, including Pioneer brand seed products and other brands of insecticides, fungicides and herbicides. Its research and development (R&D) focuses on productivity, and value of grains and oilseeds through seed traits, seed germplasm and use of insecticides, herbicides and fungicides.

Pioneer is engaged in developing, producing and marketing hybrid corn seed and soybean seed varieties. Additionally, Pioneer develops, produces and markets canola, sunflower, sorghum, wheat and rice seed, as well as silage inoculants. Pioneer's R&D focuses on integrating germplasm with native and biotechnology traits with local environment and service expertise. Pioneer develops integrated products for specific regional application based on local product advancement and testing of the product concepts. The majority of Pioneer's corn hybrids and soybean varieties sold to customers contain biotechnology traits licensed from third parties under these long-term licenses. Pioneer markets and sells seed product under the Pioneer brand but also sells and distributes products utilizing additional brand names.

Crop Protection serves the global production agriculture industry with crop protection products for field crops, such as wheat, corn, soybean and rice and specialty crops, such as fruit, nut, vine and vegetables. Principal crop protection products are weed control, disease control and insect control offerings for foliar application or as a seed treatment. Crop Protection products are marketed and sold to growers and other end users through a network of wholesale distributors and crop input retailers. Sales for the business' insect control portfolio are led by DuPont Rynaxypyr insecticide, a product that is used across a range of core agricultural crops.

Electronics & Communications

The E&C segment supplies differentiated materials and systems for consumer electronics, photovoltaics (PV), displays and printing. The segment has a portfolio of materials for semiconductor fabrication and packaging, as well as materials for circuit applications. In the PV market, E&C segment supplies metallization pastes and backsheet materials. In packaging graphics, E&C supplies flexographic printing systems, including Cyrel photopolymer plates and platemaking systems. The segment supplies pigmented inks used in digital printing applications for textile, commercial and home-office use. In the displays market, E&C has developed solution-process technology, which it licenses for active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) television displays.

Industrial Biosciences

The Industrial Biosciences segment is engaged in developing and manufacturing a portfolio of bio-based products. The segment's enzymes add functionality to processes and products across a range of markets, such as animal nutrition, detergents, food manufacturing, ethanol production and industrial applications. Industrial Biosciences also makes DuPont Sorona polytrimethylene terephthalate (PTT) renewably sourced polymer for use in carpet and apparel fibers. In addition, the clean technologies business unit provides offerings that help reduce sulfur and other emissions, formulate cleaner fuels and dispose of liquid waste. The segment includes a joint venture with Tate & Lyle PLC and DuPont Tate & Lyle Bio Products Company, LLC, to produce BioPDO 1,3 propanediol using a fermentation and purification process. BioPDO is the building block for DuPont Sorona PTT polymer.

Nutrition & Health

The Nutrition & Health segment offers a range of bio-based ingredients, providing solutions for specialty food ingredients, food nutrition, health and safety. The segment's product solutions include a range of DuPont Danisco food ingredients, such as cultures and probiotics, notably Howaru, emulsifiers, texturants, natural sweeteners, such as Xivia and Supro soy-based food ingredients. Nutrition & Health serves various end markets within the food industry, including dairy, bakery, meat and beverage segments. Nutrition & Health has research, production and distribution operations around the world. Nutrition & Health products are marketed and sold under a range of brand names.

Performance Materials

DuPont Performance Materials segment provides its customers with polymer science solutions and application development assistance. Its solutions include polymers, elastomers, films, parts, and systems and solutions. Its market segments include automotive and transportation, packaging for food and beverages, electrical/electronic components, material handling, healthcare, construction, semiconductor and aerospace. The segment has various customers, primarily in the motor vehicle original equipment manufacturer (OEM) industry supply chain. Performance Materials product portfolio includes elastomers and thermoplastic and thermoset engineering polymers, which are used by customers to fabricate components for mechanical, chemical and electrical systems. The main products include DuPont Zytel long chain nylon polymers, Zytel high temperature nylon (HTN) resins, Zytel nylon resins, Crastin polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) polymer resins, Rynite polyethylene terephthalate (PET) polymer resins, Delrin acetal resins, Hytrel polyester thermoplastic elastomer resins, Vespel parts and shapes, Vamac ethylene acrylic elastomer and Kalrez perfluoroelastomer.

Performance Materials also specializes in resins and films used in packaging and industrial polymer applications, sealants and adhesives and sporting goods. Its brands include DuPont Surlyn ionomer resins, Bynel coextrudable adhesive resins, Elvax ethylene-vinyl acetate (EVA) resins, Nucrel Elvaloy polymer modifiers and Elvaloy copolymer resins. Performance Materials product portfolio also includes the DuPont Teijin Films joint venture, whose primary products are Mylar and Melinex polyester films.

Protection Solutions

The Protection Solutions segment delivers products to an array of markets, including industrial, construction, consumer, military and law enforcement, automotive, aircraft and energy. Protection Solutions is also investing in protection of perishable and temperature-sensitive food and pharmaceutical products and roofing underlayment. With brands, such as DuPont Kevlar high-strength material, Nomex thermal-resistant material and Tyvek protective material, the business has a portfolio of solutions for applications, such as aerospace, life protection, personal protection, medical packaging, graphics, and protection and energy efficiency of buildings. DuPont Corian, Montelli and Zodiaq solid surfaces offer materials for residential and commercial interior and exterior applications.

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ETFs Holding Du Pont Stock

As of March 2020, the following exchange-traded funds (ETF) hold the Du Pont stocks in their respective portfolios. Below is a random list of only 10 ETFs in no particular order that have Du Pont stock holding. There are a total of 137 ETFs in Fknol.com records which are holding Du Pont stock in their portfolio. See Full List.

TickerNameShort DescriptionExpense
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Dividend
Frequency
FLAGFLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETFThe FLAG-Forensic Accounting Long-Short ETF tracks an index that selects long and short equity positions of large-cap U.S. companies relative to their earnings quality and revenue recognition practices. ...Full Details1.61%137
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ACIMSPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETFThe SPDR MSCI ACWI IMI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of global stocks covering 98% of the capitalization of the developed and emerging markets. ...Full Details0.25%906
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ACWIiShares MSCI ACWI ETFThe iShares MSCI ACWI ETF tracks a market-cap-weighted index of large- and midcap global stocks, covering 85% of the developed and emerging markets capitalization. ...Full Details ...Candlestick Patterns.0.32%1596
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CATHGlobal X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETFThe Global X S&P 500 Catholic Values ETF tracks an index of US large-cap stocks selected from the S&P 500. The cap-weighted index omits companies from certain industries at odds with Catholic values. ...Full Details0.29%464
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CLRGIQ Chaikin US Large Cap ETFThe IQ Chaikin US Large Cap ETF tracks an equal-weighted index of large-cap US stocks. Holdings are selected based on a multi-factor model. ...Full Details0.25%66
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CSMProshares Large Cap Core PlusThe ProShares Large Cap Core Plus ETF tracks a long/short index of the 500 largest US stocks. It uses a set of rules to assign weights to each equity that add up to 130% long and 30% short exposure. ...Full Details0.45%320
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DEWWisdomTree Global Equity Income FundThe WisdomTree Global High Dividend ETF tracks an index of the top 30% of global dividend-paying stocks ranked by dividend yield and weighted by dividends. ...Full Details0.58%660
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DIVBiShares US Dividend and Buyback ETFThe iShares US Dividend and Buyback ETF tracks an index of large-, mid-, and small-cap US stocks that have a history of dividend payments and/or share buybacks. ...Full Details0.25%354
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DLNWisdomTree US LargeCap Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. LargeCap Dividend Fund tracks a dividend-weighted index of the 300 largest US companies that pay regularly pay cash dividends. ...Full Details0.28%294
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DTDWisdomTree US Total Dividend ETFThe WisdomTree U.S. Total Dividend Fund tracks an index of U.S. companies selected and weighted based on the dollar amount of dividends paid. ...Full Details0.28%864
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