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.

A number of analysts gave price targets for DD. The highest price target was 99, implying potential capital gains of 17.04 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 65, implying a possible loss 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. That number becomes 0 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised upwards by 0.91 percent, as compared to a month ago. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of 1.31 percent in FY estimates.

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, 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.

DD has an estimated earnings growth rate of 51.95 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. A lower PEG ratio is favorable, 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. 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 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 will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.