DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD)

73.24
NYSE : Process Industries
Prev Close 71.97
Day Low/High 71.58 / 73.67
52 Wk Low/High 63.62 / 102.34
Avg Volume 9.12M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 748.80M
Market Cap 53.89B
EPS 5.00
P/E Ratio 16.89
Div & Yield 1.20 (5.37%)
Closing Bell: DuPont Drives Dow's Gains; Dow Ends at Another Record For Day Nine

Closing Bell: DuPont Drives Dow's Gains; Dow Ends at Another Record For Day Nine

The Dow Jones Industrial Average ends at a record for its ninth session in a row. That's its longest record-breaking streak in three decades.

Cramer: Is the Market Playing 'The Price Is Wrong'?

Cramer: Is the Market Playing 'The Price Is Wrong'?

These may be uncharted waters, but they're not necessarily expensive.

DuPont Up on Reports of EU's Pending OK of Dow Merger

DuPont is up around $2.70 this morning to $79.80 and a new 52-week high on business media reports that European Union regulators are close to approving its merger deal with Dow Chemical . DuPont was placed on my Best Ideas List in January 2016 at $5...

Takeaways and Observations

  Every single market indicator I look at is overbought.  But it's likely that shorts and underperformers are buoying stocks.  Some are at the most overbought in decades.  The bond market is clearly not as sanguine on economic growth/corporate profi...

Market Bends but Doesn't Break

While I was away this afternoon, the market bent a bit but didn't break.  I would describe the post-noon trading hours as relatively meaningless and "uneventful."  * Bonds improved in price -- yields dropping by four to five basis points. The 10-yea...

Allergan, Now More Than Ever

I am upgrading my Allergan price target from $260 to $310 AGN remains my favorite large-cap long for 2017  By means of background, my favorite large-cap long for 2016 was DuPont ; it is up 48% over the last 13 months. This year's favorite large-cap ...

Basic Materials Basically Are a Good Place to Be

Basic Materials Basically Are a Good Place to Be

Chemical companies, lumber producers and other sectors that should benefit from capital spending look to do well going forward.

The Mighty Oak Gets Pruned

Though I am maintaining The Mighty Oak (Oaktree Financial)  on my Best Ideas List, in respect for the $8 rise in the last month, I have moved my position to small-sized. I have also further reduced my long-standing DuPont  long -- down to tag ends i...

Novice Trade: XLB

Novice Trade: XLB

I prefer the one-way biased, at-the-money long call shooter trade expiring in March.

Checking Out Some of My Longs

Oaktree Capital Group continued its leafy growth, spurting another $0.75 to $45.70 on Friday. The shares now have risen from about $37 near year-end. For those with a shorter time frame (of less than six to 12 months) some profit taking may be in or...

Recommended Reading

"How do you weigh the risk of volatility versus the reward of profitable investment? Do you have to avoid the stock market altogether because we have a president with a different, more emphatic and less predictable style, or can you find a way to ma...

My Takeaways and Observations

Risk happens fast.    Is the presidential honeymoon over? One of the 10 questions I asked myself today.    "The Return of the Orange Swan?"    Has Boca Biff done it again? Another top call?    Ten questions. In particular, read my comments on Steve ...

Cramer: Despite Dow 20K, Many Remain Unconvinced About Stocks

Cramer: Despite Dow 20K, Many Remain Unconvinced About Stocks

The market has fewer defenders.

Jim Cramer: Dow Chemical CEO in 'Tough Spot'

Jim Cramer: Dow Chemical CEO in 'Tough Spot'

Dow Chemical CEO Andrew Liveris is in a tough spot due to his company's merger with DuPont and Trump's push to grow jobs, says TheStreet's Jim Cramer.

Cramer: This Rally Is for Real, With Further to Go

Cramer: This Rally Is for Real, With Further to Go

Half the Dow components have reported and it's their impressive results that are driving indices up.

DuPont Delivered

I am now down to tag ends of my DuPont long.   The shares, put on my Best Ideas List almost exactly a year ago at $52.87/share, are now at approximately $76.50, a gain of 45% over the 12-month period.   DuPont was my favorite large-cap long in 2016....

Cashing In on Some DuPont

I'm selling some DuPont  at $76.75.

Wake Up Wall Street: Positive Earnings Drive Early Trading Higher

Wake Up Wall Street: Positive Earnings Drive Early Trading Higher

Reports from DuPont and Alibaba looked promising for the markets on Wednesday.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly (Early Afternoon Edition)

"You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." -- Blondie, "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Here's a quick review of today's market action at 3 p.m. (we are at daily highs with buy...

DuPont Keeps Rising

Last year's fav large-cap long, DuPont , continues higher. Now up $3.20 to a new high. I am not selling any shares. This should only happen to this year's large-cap long of the year -- Allergan (which I have added to)!

Booyah!

New high for one of my favorites, DuPont , which is up $3.

Midday Report: Barclays Sours on Apple; Existing Home Sales Close Out Best Year in a Decade

Midday Report: Barclays Sours on Apple; Existing Home Sales Close Out Best Year in a Decade

Basic materials and industrials stocks pulled markets higher following earnings wins from DuPont and AK Steel.

Jim Cramer Favors Dow Chemical Over DuPont if the Merger Doesn't Go Through

Jim Cramer Favors Dow Chemical Over DuPont if the Merger Doesn't Go Through

Jim Cramer reacts to DuPont's latest earnings report.

An Uninspiring Start to the Day

The following companies (hat tip Zero Hedge) missed on the top line (sales) this morning (profits weren't much better): Johnson & Johnson MMM DuPont Kimberly-Clark Verizon Again, for emphasis -- beware of the bullish narrative of an improving profit...

DuPont DeLivers

My 2016 favorite large-cap long DuPont -- which has delivered a 38% return since I added the name to my Best Ideas List as a long -- missed slightly on the top line but beat on earnings by $0.09 a share.  DuPont remains a Best Idea. I expect the sha...

Big 3 Automakers' Chief Executives to Meet With Trump Today

Big 3 Automakers' Chief Executives to Meet With Trump Today

President Donald Trump will have breakfast today with auto executives as he continues to push for more U.S. manufacturing jobs.

Cramer: The President Has Put His Candidate Hat Back On

Cramer: The President Has Put His Candidate Hat Back On

I think then market's falling simply because the president's tone is purely protectionist.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly in Today's Trading (Early Afternoon Edition)

"You see, in this world there's two kinds of people, my friend: Those with loaded guns and those who dig. You dig." -- Blondie, " The Good, the Bad and the Ugly" Here's a quick review of today's market action at 2 pm: The Good Bonds and bond-equival...

My Takeaways and Observations

I have a series of meetings this afternoon and tomorrow morning so I want to get "Takeaways" out early today. I started with what I think is an important opening missive, "Wary in an Uncertain World" in which I covered a number of bases. I truly bel...

Reviewing My Investment Troops

* Allergan (my fav large-cap long for 2017) remains the "world's fair" and market leader. Now up $25 a share above my initial purchase price. * Caterpillar (my fav large-cap short for 2017) looks like it could be rolling over. In part, competitor De...