G&S Capital LLC purchased a new stake in shares of DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission. The fund purchased 44,879 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $3,196,000. DowDuPont accounts for approximately 2.3% of G&S Capital LLC’s holdings, making the stock its 16th biggest position.
Several other hedge funds and other institutional investors also recently made changes to their positions in DWDP. Financial Gravity Companies Inc. bought a new stake in DowDuPont during the fourth quarter worth about $106,000. Tradewinds Capital Management LLC bought a new stake in DowDuPont during the third quarter worth about $101,000. Winfield Associates Inc. bought a new stake in DowDuPont during the third quarter worth about $103,000. Peddock Capital Advisors LLC bought a new stake in DowDuPont during the third quarter worth about $106,000. Finally, AllSquare Wealth Management LLC bought a new stake in DowDuPont during the third quarter worth about $108,000. Institutional investors own 70.45% of the company’s stock.
Several research firms recently commented on DWDP. Morgan Stanley set a $80.00 price objective on shares of DowDuPont and gave the stock a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 21st. ValuEngine raised shares of DowDuPont from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research note on Wednesday, March 7th. Jefferies Group reissued a “buy” rating and set a $85.00 price objective on shares of DowDuPont in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Zacks Investment Research lowered shares of DowDuPont from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Finally, Barclays dropped their price objective on shares of DowDuPont from $80.00 to $79.00 and set an “equal weight” rating on the stock in a research note on Friday, February 2nd. Six equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and twenty have issued a buy rating to the stock. DowDuPont currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $80.71.
DowDuPont Inc (NYSE:DWDP) opened at $63.06 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $146,868.19, a P/E ratio of 18.02, a PEG ratio of 1.61 and a beta of 1.24. DowDuPont Inc has a 52 week low of $59.29 and a 52 week high of $77.08. The company has a quick ratio of 1.26, a current ratio of 1.91 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.29.
DowDuPont (NYSE:DWDP) last issued its earnings results on Thursday, February 1st. The company reported $0.83 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.67 by $0.16. The firm had revenue of $20.07 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $19.46 billion. DowDuPont had a net margin of 2.34% and a return on equity of 8.21%. The business’s quarterly revenue was up 54.1% on a year-over-year basis. research analysts forecast that DowDuPont Inc will post 4.13 EPS for the current year.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, March 15th. Stockholders of record on Wednesday, February 28th were paid a $0.38 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday, February 27th. This represents a $1.52 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.41%. DowDuPont’s dividend payout ratio is presently 96.82%.
DowDuPont Inc is a holding company formed through the merger of equals between The Dow Chemical Company and E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DuPont). The Company’s business divisions include Agriculture division, Material Science division, and a Specialty Products division. The Agriculture Division offers a complete portfolio of products and technologies, traits and crop protection.
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