Analyst Ratings for E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DD)

Updated: 2017-07-28

An average rating of Overweight has been given to E.I. DuPont de Nemours & Co. (NYSE:DD) by analysts covering the stock. A consensus rating of Overweight was previously issued for DD last month.

Of the 20 analysts covering the stock, 8 gave it a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 10 issued a hold rating, 0 issued an underweight rating, and 0 issued a sell rating. Over the past 90 days, the number of analysts that are bullish on the stock has increased by 0. Over the same time period, there has been an increase of 0 in the number of analysts with a negative outlook on the stock.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for DD. The most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 99, implying a possible profit of 17.04 percent. The most pessimistic price target was 65, which equates to a potential downside of -23.16 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of 0 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is 0 percent. Meanwhile, fiscal year estimates have been revised upwards by 0.91 percent, compared to last month. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.31 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

DD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 51.95 percent as forecasted by analysts. People on Wall Street often look at a company's PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, because that is often interpreted as the company being fairly priced relative to its growth rate. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, but many choose to perform ratio comparisons with other companies in the industry. The PEG ratio of DD is 0.64.

In the last 52-weeks, DD has achieved a high of 86.36 and a low of 66.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.13 percent, and below the high by 2.05 percent. DD has a P/E ratio of 33.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The DD value stock report compares DD to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of DD is $73.41 billion. DD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.