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.

Many analysts weighed in on price targets for DD. The highest price target was 99, which equates to a potential upside of 17.04 percent. The minimum price target given was 65, which equates to a potential downside of -23.16 percent. Some investors take price targets and stock ratings with a grain of salt, knowing that some analysts can have indirect business with the stocks they cover.

Analysts have revised their earnings estimates upwards for this quarter, by about 0 percent on average, compared to last month. 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.

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, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Also over the last month, 5 analysts increased their estimates for the FY earnings, while 0 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's 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. 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. PEG ratios below 1 are often considered desirable, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. 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. Currently the stock is 28.13 percent higher than its low, 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 market cap of DD is $73.41 billion. DD is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.