The Insider Activity Of DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD) Should Not Be Ignored

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As of Friday close, DuPont de Nemours Inc.’s (NYSE:DD) stock was down -$1.67, moving down -2.41 percent to $67.55. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 6,008,780 shares. 2 times new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$2.79 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 3,634,695, while in the previous 50 days, it was 3,322,950.

Since last month, DD stock retreated -11.51%. Shares of the company fell to $66.90 on 03/16/23, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $78.98 was reached on 02/09/23 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $49.52. Since the beginning of this year, DD’s stock price has dropped by -1.57% or -$1.08, and marked a new high 9 times. However, the stock has declined by -14.47% since its 52-week high.

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DD stock investors should be aware that DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD) stock had its last reported insider trading activity 29 days ago on Feb 17. JOHNSON KRISTINA M, the Director of the company, disposed of 450 shares for $74.55 on Feb 17. It resulted in a $33,548 divestment by the insider. Brady Amy G. sold 376 shares at an average price of $74.49 on Feb 17. The insider now owns 10,773 shares following the transaction.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD) has a P/E ratio of about 33.57. The stock’s beta is 1.43. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 2.39, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.21.

The latest dividend of $0.36 per share was paid out, which is 9.09% more than last year’s $0.33. On Tuesday February 7 2023, a $0.03 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended June 29, DuPont de Nemours Inc.’s quick ratio stood at 2.40, while its current ratio was 3.00, showing that the company is able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending June 29 was 0.29, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.30. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 35.50% percent. In the year ended June 29, operating margins totaled 13.60%. Based on annual data, DD earned $4.62 billion in gross profit and brought in $13.02 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 3.90%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 22.70%.

In DuPont de Nemours Inc.’s quarter-end financial report for June 29, it reported total debt of $7.77 billion against cash and short-term investments of $1.3 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a lower net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. DD’s revenue fell -37.6% to $3.32 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $3.1 billion. While analysts expected DuPont de Nemours Inc. to report $0.95 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $1.13 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 18.90%. During the quarter, the company generated $576.0 million in EBITDA. The liabilities of DuPont de Nemours Inc. were 14.34 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended June 29, and its total debt was $8.07 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $458.34 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at DuPont de Nemours Inc.’s (DD) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 29.19%, the RSI 9-day stood at 31.38% on 17 March.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current DuPont de Nemours Inc. price is down by -3.97% percent or -$2.79. At present, DD shares trade -10.49% below its 20-day simple moving average and +21.54% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -4.23% below its SMA50 and -0.44% below its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 14.84% and Stochastic coefficient D was 16.89%, while ATR was 1.94. Given the Stochastic reading of 7.67% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 34.52%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -1.64, while the 14-day reading stands at -3.05.

Analyst Ratings

DuPont de Nemours Inc. downgraded its rating on DuPont de Nemours Inc. (NYSE: DD) to a Hold in a note to investors on January 17, 2023. The analysts firm previously had a Buy rating on the stock.DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 0 brokerage firms, DD is a sell, and 7 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 0 analysts who say the stock is underweight. A total of 3 analysts rate DuPont de Nemours Inc. stock as buy, with 12 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $85.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $76.00 – $103.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict DuPont de Nemours Inc. (DD) will achieve an average price target of $85.12.


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