E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co

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DD : NYSE : Basic Materials
$84.54 -0.29 | -0.34%
Today's Range: 84.25 - 85.04
Avg. Daily Volume: 2338500.0
07/21/17 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DU PONT (E I) DE NEMOURS's gross profit margin for the first quarter of its fiscal year 2017 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales increased, the net income has decreased. DU PONT (E I) DE NEMOURS has average liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.34 which shows that technically this company has the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has increased from the same period last year, indicating improving cash flow.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has increased by 10.05% from the same quarter last year. Together, the key liquidity measurements indicate that it is relatively unlikely that the company will face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Net Sales ($mil)7788.07462.0
EBITDA ($mil)1988.01850.0
EBIT ($mil)1707.01490.0
Net Income ($mil)1113.01226.0

Balance Sheet Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5917.04789.0
Total Assets ($mil)41850.041801.0
Total Debt ($mil)10378.09751.0
Equity ($mil)11431.010387.0

Profitability Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Gross Profit Margin44.8645.19
EBITDA Margin25.5224.79
Operating Margin21.9219.97
Sales Turnover0.60.59
Return on Assets5.735.13
Return on Equity22.7920.07
Debt Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Current Ratio1.942.0
Interest Expense84.092.0
Interest Coverage20.3216.2

Share Data Q1 FY17 Q1 FY16
Shares outstanding (mil)866.9873.41
Div / share0.380.38
Book value / share13.1911.89
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2429493.02885880.0


BUY. The current P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 31.40 for the Chemicals industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.41. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 6.36 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 3.04 and a premium versus the industry average of 5.60. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium.

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premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
DD 28.12 Peers 31.40   DD 20.63 Peers 16.58

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

DD is trading at a discount to its peers.


Premium. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

DD is trading at a premium to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Price to
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premium   discount
DD 20.19 Peers 20.57   DD 0.83 Peers 4.56

Average. An average price-to-projected earnings ratio can signify an industry neutral stock price and average future growth expectations.

DD is trading at a valuation on par with its peers.


Discount. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

DD trades at a significant discount to its peers.

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premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
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lower   higher
DD 6.36 Peers 5.60   DD 27.89 Peers 12.64

Premium. A higher price-to-book ratio makes a stock less attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

DD is trading at a premium to its peers.


Higher. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

DD is expected to have an earnings growth rate that significantly exceeds its peers.

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premium   discount
  Sales Growth
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premium   discount
DD 2.90 Peers 2.45   DD 0.92 Peers 3.68

Premium. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

DD is trading at a premium to its industry on this measurement.


Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

DD significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth



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