Buckley Wealth Management LLC lifted its position in shares of DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) by 4.9% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent Form 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The fund owned 43,394 shares of the company’s stock after purchasing an additional 2,017 shares during the period. DowDuPont comprises 1.2% of Buckley Wealth Management LLC’s investment portfolio, making the stock its 24th largest holding. Buckley Wealth Management LLC’s holdings in DowDuPont were worth $2,321,000 at the end of the most recent quarter.
Several other large investors have also recently added to or reduced their stakes in DWDP. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC boosted its holdings in DowDuPont by 4.7% in the third quarter. Cornerstone Wealth Management LLC now owns 320,595 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,473,000 after acquiring an additional 14,476 shares in the last quarter. Tower Bridge Advisors increased its position in DowDuPont by 4.1% in the third quarter. Tower Bridge Advisors now owns 253,557 shares of the company’s stock worth $16,306,000 after buying an additional 10,091 shares in the last quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division increased its position in DowDuPont by 7.3% in the third quarter. First Midwest Bank Trust Division now owns 19,628 shares of the company’s stock worth $1,263,000 after buying an additional 1,328 shares in the last quarter. Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC boosted its stake in shares of DowDuPont by 1.7% in the third quarter. Stillwater Capital Advisors LLC now owns 180,412 shares of the company’s stock worth $11,602,000 after acquiring an additional 3,069 shares during the period. Finally, Spinnaker Trust boosted its stake in shares of DowDuPont by 5.0% in the third quarter. Spinnaker Trust now owns 66,031 shares of the company’s stock worth $4,246,000 after acquiring an additional 3,149 shares during the period. Institutional investors own 68.66% of the company’s stock.
Shares of DowDuPont stock traded up $0.25 during trading on Friday, reaching $55.28. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 17,163,207 shares, compared to its average volume of 11,556,012. DowDuPont Inc has a 1-year low of $48.89 and a 1-year high of $71.93. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.39, a current ratio of 2.01 and a quick ratio of 1.33. The stock has a market capitalization of $128.75 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 13.45, a PEG ratio of 1.37 and a beta of 1.29.
DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Thursday, January 31st. The company reported $0.88 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks’ consensus estimate of $0.89 by ($0.01). DowDuPont had a return on equity of 9.59% and a net margin of 4.47%. The firm had revenue of $20.10 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $21.11 billion. On average, equities research analysts anticipate that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.05 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Friday, March 15th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, February 28th will be given a dividend of $0.38 per share. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 27th. This represents a $1.52 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.75%. DowDuPont’s dividend payout ratio is currently 36.98%.
DWDP has been the topic of several recent analyst reports. Zacks Investment Research upgraded DowDuPont from a “sell” rating to a “hold” rating in a report on Monday, November 19th. Barclays restated a “hold” rating and set a $62.00 price objective on shares of DowDuPont in a report on Tuesday, January 15th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded DowDuPont from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a report on Friday, February 1st. Credit Suisse Group reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and set a $68.00 target price (down previously from $79.00) on shares of DowDuPont in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Finally, BMO Capital Markets dropped their target price on DowDuPont to $66.00 and set an “outperform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, February 1st. Two analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and twelve have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. DowDuPont currently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $72.28.
DowDuPont Company Profile
DowDuPont Inc, through its subsidiaries, engages in agriculture, materials science, and specialty products businesses in the United States, Canada, the Asia Pacific, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, and Africa. The company's Agriculture segment produces, and sells hybrid corn seed and soybean seed varieties; sunflowers, wheat, alfalfa, canola, cotton, rice, and sorghum; silage inoculants; and crop protection products that include weed control, disease control, and insect control.
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