DuPont Gets a Buy Rating from Jefferies

By Ryan Adsit

In a report released yesterday, Laurence Alexander from Jefferies reiterated a Buy rating on DuPont (NYSE: DD), with a price target of $96. The company’s shares opened today at $82.51.

According to, Alexander is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 10.9% and a 63.1% success rate. Alexander covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Air Products and Chemicals, Sherwin-Williams Company, and GCP Applied Technologies.

DuPont has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $87.40.

The company has a one year high of $86.36 and a one year low of $66.02. Currently, DuPont has an average volume of 2.07M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 105 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is negative on the stock.

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E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co. engages in providing science-based products and services. It operates through the following business segments; Agriculture, Electronics & Communications, Industrial Biosciences, Nutrition & Health, Performance Materials and Safety &Protection.