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 analyst gave a price target of 65, which equates to a potential downside of -23.16 percent. It is crucial to not blindly accept any price targets or stock ratings, because many analysts have it in their best interest to give positive coverage of certain stocks.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates upwards by an average of 0 percent. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed upwards by 0.91 percent. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes 1.31 percent.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 2 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts revised their estimates downwards. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts decreased their estimates.

The growth rate of DD's earnings is estimated by analysts to be 51.95 percent. Another measure frequently examined by investors is the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, because people typically see that as an indicator of higher growth relative to stock price. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. DD has a PEG ratio of 0.64.

In the trailing 52-weeks, DD hit 86.36 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 66.02. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 28.13 percent, and 2.05 percent below the high. DD has a price/earnings 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 stock has a market capitalization of $73.41 billion. DD's next earnings release will be on 0000-00-00, which is days away.