DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD)

52.25
NYSE : Process Industries
Prev Close 53.61
Day Low/High 51.63 / 53.77
52 Wk Low/High 28.33 / 74.37
Avg Volume 5.85M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 733.80M
Market Cap 39.34B
EPS 0.70
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield 1.20 (2.20%)

Reviewing the Large-Cap Fave Troops

Allergan continues to plot a nice course despite today's general weakness in biotech.   This year AGN shares have experienced higher lows and higher highs -- a good thing. Hopefully a break above $250 a share could help to move the stock closer towa...

Takeaways And Observations

For the first time in six years the DJIA fell for the eighth consecutive day. That said the Nasdaq has risen in ten of the last thirteen trading sessions as Donald Trump may be making volatility and uncertainty great again. (For that divergence and ...

Why Jim Cramer Is Bullish on Dow Chemical

Why Jim Cramer Is Bullish on Dow Chemical

TheStreet's Jim Cramer is very happy with his charitable trust's position in Dow Chemical DOW, which received approval from the European Commission to merge with DuPont DD.

Dow-DuPont Deal Moves Another Step Closer

The Dow Chemical /DuPont combination gets tentative antitrust approval from the European Union.   DuPont was placed on my Best Ideas List as a long in late January 2016 at $53 a share.   The shares closed slightly below $80 on Friday.   I have reduc...

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

FEB 27, 2017 ' 3:13 PM EST "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"   As I will shortly be leaving, there will be no "Takeaways."...

Today's Takeaways and Observations (Early Edition)

"I would describe today's market action as "benign." And that applies to almost every asset class." -- Kass Diary 104 trading sessions without a one percent drop in the indices. "Don't Think the Machines Could Turn to Selling? You've Forgotten 1987....

Jim Cramer Says Dow Chemical Can Rally Another $8 Per Share

Jim Cramer Says Dow Chemical Can Rally Another $8 Per Share

Jim Cramer said he's hanging on to his charitable trust's stake in Dow Chemical even though it's rallied significantly since he bought shares.

Takeaways & Observations

This is a great invite, "Wall Street Goes to Washington," in which legendary journalist Michael Wolff will sit down with my pal, The Mooch! And it's free!  Happy eighth anniversary, Mr. Market. My Generational Low call on The Kudlow Report was the b...

Novice Trade: Materials Select Sector ETF

Novice Trade: Materials Select Sector ETF

If you think the chemicals sector is primed for further highs, this is a good way to play.

Cramer: Stow That Life Preserver; This Is No Time to Jump Ship

Cramer: Stow That Life Preserver; This Is No Time to Jump Ship

Here are some examples of why you should stay on board.

Take Advantage of U.K. Budget to Bag Some Bargains

Take Advantage of U.K. Budget to Bag Some Bargains

Investors should look at cheap, inflation-proof stocks, which could be very cheap.

Takeaways and Observations

Perhaps we can make a parallel between the S&P Index and Snap . Today SNAP just fell (by nearly 15%), maybe the S&P will follow! Hey, a guy can hope.  After all, the irrational might now be rationalized. And here is how some hedge fund icons feel ab...

Trimming My DuPont Long Again

I have reduced further my DuPont long as reward vs. risk deteriorates with the higher share price.

Takeaways and Observations

"Bull markets are born on pessimism, grow on skepticism, mature on optimism and die on euphoria." -- Sir John Templeton  DuPont (still on my Best Ideas List) and 3M accounted for 110% of today's gain in the Dow Jones Industrial Average.  It was the ...

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....