DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD)

42.90
NYSE : Process Industries
Prev Close 45.07
Day Low/High 42.06 / 43.70
52 Wk Low/High 45.03 / 83.72
Avg Volume 6.15M
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 739.39M
Market Cap 33.32B
EPS 0.70
P/E Ratio N/A
Div & Yield 1.20 (4.57%)

My Takeaways and Observations

"Well, they call you lady luck But there is room for doubt At times you have a very un-lady-like way Of running out..." -- Guys and Dolls, Luck Be A Lady (Frank Sinatra)  Trump will not likely Make Twitter Great Again.   I, bear.    Explaining my pr...

My Takeaways and Observations

What a strange day -- maybe even ominous.   This table tells it all.    The divergences I have been mentioning this week intensified today, with the technology-laden Nasdaq taken out to the shed and the Russell 2000 Index trading lower for the third...

Housekeeping Items

I took off half of my DuPont long at these prices -- after a 40% advance since late January (inclusion in Best Ideas List) -- as the reward vs. risk has deteriorated.   I have moved to a small-sized position.   I have also taken off half of my Coca-...

DuCola! (Part Deux)

My favorite large-cap long, DuPont  , continues to hit new highs -- trading over $74 earlier today. While my favorite large-cap short, Coca-Cola , breaches $40 (to the downside) and hits new yearly lows.

My Takeaways and Observations

The important messages today are the developing divergences.    The strength in energy stocks (reflecting a $3.88 a barrel rise in crude oil) masked the underlying weakness in the broader markets. Stated simply, these divergences in breadth, highs/l...

DuCola!

This afternoon I mentioned that my favorite large-cap long, DuPont , just made a new high, rising by $2.20 to $73.40 (a gain of 40% from its Best Ideas List inclusion in late January 2016).   I should also mention that my favorite large-cap short, C...

DuPont is DuLovely

My pick as my favorite large-cap long for 2016 -- DuPont -- is DuLovely. Trading up $1.70 to a new high of nearly $73 ... the shares are up 38% since late January.

DuPont: The Sweet Buy and Buy

DuPont: The Sweet Buy and Buy

What are you waiting for? Prices are breaking out on the upside.

My Takeaways and Observations (2 p.m. Edition)

"Takeaways" is early today as I have to prepare for two company meetings tomorrow morning.   I am seeing signs of some exhaustion after the vigorous two-week advance in the markets -- especially in the "league-leading" Russell Index. The Russell wil...

My Takeaways and Observations (3:30 p.m. Edition)

It may be time to embrace the contrary.    First issue (!!): The Palm Beach Chronicles.   My weekly (brief) technical review of the markets -- cooling off ahead?    BTIG's Stockton is bullish and so, as I have expressed, are most others!   Campbell ...

My Takeaways and Observations (2:30 p.m. Edition)

For now the run has been easy. But, from my perch, going forward it may not be as much fun, it wont be easy.    Changing leadership in a Trump world.    Trade of the Week -- shorted iShares Russell 2000 Index ETF at $131.50.    West Coast housing im...

DuPont May End Active Pension Contributions

A report that DuPont will end its active pension contributions is big news. I suspect we will hear more of this.

My Takeaways and Observations

At the end of the day!    Don't run with the crowd: Embrace contrary and second-level thinking instead.    Extreme policy uncertainty.    More Howard Marks.    Less Bill Miller.    My little sister!    Graf wrote a goodie.    The movie was in revers...

My Takeaways and Observations

"Today I am asking myself ... Did the FANG names just peak the way iShares NASDAQ Biotechnology Index ETF IBB did in 2015 and Energy Select Sector SPDR ETFXLE did in 2014? The S&P 500 Index kept rising, but those two groups were done!"  -- Kass Diar...

Will Seed and Farm-Chemical Producers Sow Our Food Needs in Asia?

Will Seed and Farm-Chemical Producers Sow Our Food Needs in Asia?

A WWF report shows how fragile our hold on the world's ecology is. Does Asia represent the future of food production?

My Takeaways and Observations

"I have no doubt that Anthony Weiner's name is irrefutable proof of the existence of God and that he has a wicked sense of humor!" -- My Thought of the Day  For the Cleveland Indians or the Chicago Cubs it will be Heartbreak Hotel tonight.    For Mr...

Content to Run a Low-Hurdles Race

"After 25 years of buying and supervising a great variety of businesses, Charlie and I have not learned how to solve difficult business problems. What we have learned is to avoid them. To the extent we have been successful, it is because we concentr...

A Chemical Attraction to DuPont?

A Chemical Attraction to DuPont?

Prices are poised for further gains.

Feelings ...

"Feelings nothing more than feelings, Trying to forget my feelings of love. Teardrops rolling down on my face, Trying to forget my feelings of love" -- Morris Albert, "Feelings" I feel, more than ever, that a Generational Bottom in Yields was made i...

Cramer: Mixed Is the Only Way to Approach These Earnings

Cramer: Mixed Is the Only Way to Approach These Earnings

Defense is fantastic, housing is so-so, timber's weaker. Who can understand this stuff?

My Takeaways and Observations

 A short "Takeaways" today as I have to prepare for some morning meetings.   Down, up, down -- in a relatively volatile session.   I am comfortable with yesterday's bearish moves.    I sold more (short) today on the surprising (at least to me!) ramp...

My Takeaways and Observations

"It's not the news that counts -- it's how the stock market reacts to the news that counts." -- Richard Russell (hat tip to Sir Jeff Saut for the source of the quote) The above quote filled my head most of the day (General Motors , Ford , Caterpilla...

Closing Bell: Apple Reportedly Working on Car Software; Stocks Slide on Earnings Mix

Closing Bell: Apple Reportedly Working on Car Software; Stocks Slide on Earnings Mix

Stocks were in the red through to the end of the day on Tuesday after sales warnings from Caterpillar and Under Armour spooked investors.

Here Is Jim Cramer's Latest Take on Lululemon Shares

Here Is Jim Cramer's Latest Take on Lululemon Shares

Jim Cramer shares his latest take on shares of Lululemon Athletica.

Rebound in Brazil Helping DuPont and Caterpillar, Says Jim Cramer

Rebound in Brazil Helping DuPont and Caterpillar, Says Jim Cramer

A rebound of the Brazilian currency will help industrial companies like DuPont and Caterpillar, according to Jim Cramer.

Retail-Related Names Taken to the Woodshed

Retail is a conspicuous loser this morning after bad misses at Masco , Sherwin-Williams , Whirlpool and by several restaurant chains. In the retail space, Home Depot is down $3 and Lowe's down $2, with Macy's and Nordstrom also lower. My only consum...

Morning Movers: GM, LMT, DD, UA, CAT

Morning Movers: GM, LMT, DD, UA, CAT

General Motors stuns after posting strong 3Q results.

Cramer: Regulators Are Looking to Kill, Not Bless Mega Mergers

Cramer: Regulators Are Looking to Kill, Not Bless Mega Mergers

This is new doctrine having to do with innovation and the stifling of innovation to create new products.

Scanning the Earnings Universe, Plus Overnight Tidbits

Thus far I am seeing a mixed picture of earnings reports this morning and last night. Visa guided a bit lower on a more costly Visa Europe integration, Whirlpool misses and cuts guidance, and Lilly results were well below on both earnings per share ...

DuPont Beats Earnings Expectations, Twitter may be Close to Layoffs

DuPont Beats Earnings Expectations, Twitter may be Close to Layoffs

DuPont earnings came in at 34 cents a share versus 21 cents a share expected.