E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co

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DD : NYSE : Basic Materials
$69.70 | %
Today's Range: 68.63 - 69.79
Avg. Daily Volume: 2,519,300
10/21/16 - 4:04 PM ET

Financial Analysis

DU PONT (E I) DE NEMOURS's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 is essentially unchanged when compared to the same period a year ago. Even though sales decreased, the net income has increased. DU PONT (E I) DE NEMOURS has strong liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 1.53 which shows the ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has decreased by 23.93% from the same quarter last year. The key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is unlikely to face financial difficulties in the near future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)7085.07151.0
EBITDA ($mil)1694.01536.0
EBIT ($mil)1355.01110.0
Net Income ($mil)1020.0940.0

Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)5153.05302.0
Total Assets ($mil)42266.048106.0
Total Debt ($mil)10414.012735.0
Equity ($mil)10337.013589.0

Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin46.0346.22
EBITDA Margin23.921.47
Operating Margin19.1215.52
Sales Turnover0.590.56
Return on Assets5.276.41
Return on Equity20.6921.21
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio2.162.42
Interest Expense93.074.0
Interest Coverage14.5715.0

Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)874.22904.83
Div / share0.380.49
Book value / share11.8215.02
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume2506451.03188285.0


HOLD. DU PONT (E I) DE NEMOURS's P/E ratio indicates a premium compared to an average of 24.36 for the Chemicals industry and a premium compared to the S&P 500 average of 24.64. Conducting a second comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 5.87 indicates a significant premium versus the S&P 500 average of 2.73 and a premium versus the industry average of 5.80. The current price-to-sales ratio is well above the S&P 500 average and above the industry average, indicating a premium. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, DU PONT (E I) DE NEMOURS proves to trade at a premium to investment alternatives within the industry.

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  Price/Cash Flow
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DD 28.58 Peers 24.36   DD 21.71 Peers 16.07

Premium. A higher P/E ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher growth expectations.

DD is trading at a premium 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 significant premium to its peers.

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  Price to
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premium   discount
DD 18.88 Peers 19.88   DD 0.55 Peers 1.88

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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  Earnings Growth
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DD 5.87 Peers 5.80   DD -23.11 Peers 92.13

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

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


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

However, DD is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

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  Sales Growth
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DD 2.45 Peers 2.27   DD -7.72 Peers -7.12

Average. 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 valuation on par with 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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