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 maximum price target given was 99, implying a possible profit of 17.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 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. The average change in earnings estimates over the last 90 days 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.

Investors like to see analysts making revisions in the same direction, as that raises confidence in the revisions. Over the past month, 2 analysts increased their quarterly estimates, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. During this time, 5 analysts made positive revisions in their estimates for this fiscal year's earnings, compared to 0 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of DD to grow at a rate of 51.95 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, 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. The PEG ratio of DD is 0.64.

DD has traded between a high of 86.36 and a low of 66.02 over the past year. 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 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 stock has a market capitalization of $73.41 billion. DD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.