Dow Component E I Du Pont De Nemours & Company (DD) To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average ( ^DJI) is trading down 40.0 points (-0.2%) at 18,065 as of Tuesday, May 12, 2015, 10:36 a.m. ET. During this time, 87.2 million shares of the 30 Dow components have changed hands vs. an average daily trading volume of 368.4 million. The NYSE advances/declines ratio sits at 750 issues advancing vs. 2,169 declining with 163 unchanged.
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Wednesday, May 13, 2015 is the ex-dividend date for Dow component E I du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE: DD). Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 49 cents per share. At a price of $74.38 as of 10:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.6% compared to the average Dow component yield of 2.7%.

The average volume for E I du Pont de Nemours & Company has been five million shares per day over the past 30 days. E I du Pont de Nemours & Company has a market cap of $68.15 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 1.8% year-to-date as of Monday's close.

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company operates as a science and technology based company worldwide. The company's Agriculture segment offers corn hybrid, soybean, canola, sunflower, sorghum, inoculants, seed products, wheat, rice, herbicides, fungicides, and insecticides. The company has a P/E ratio of 21.6, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio.
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