E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) said on Wednesday that it is increasing its quarterly dividend by 5% to 43 cents a share, the chemical manufacturer.
The new dividend, surged from 41 cents a share, will be paid on June 12 to shareholders of record on May 15.
It is the 431st uninterrupted quarterly dividend from DuPont since the firm first reported a dividend in the final quarter of 1904.
Turning towards the sector The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) gained +4.19%, Johnson & Johnson (NYSE:JNJ) rose +1.03%, Kraft Foods Inc (NYSE:KFT) grew +0.99%, Verizon Communications Inc. (NYSE:VZ) edged up 0.08%, 3M Co (NYSE:MMM) which also scored a new high increased +0.35% and General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) closed down -0.46%.
E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co (NYSE:DD) stock in last session held volume of 6.45 million shares as compare to its average volume of 5.29 million shares. The stock after opening at $53.28 hit high price of $53.93 and then closed at $53.80 by scoring +2.13%.
As the revenue measures DD generated revenue of 39.92 billion in the following twelve months income of $3.52 billion. The Company showed a positive 8.93% in the net profit margin and in addition to in its operating margin which remained 11.33%. Company’s annual sales growth for the past five year was 5.96%.
The stock showed weekly upbeat performance of 0.99% which was maintained for the month at 1.03%. Likewise the positive performance for the quarter was recorded as 7.21% and for the year was 1.01% while the YTD performance remained at 18.48%.
The GOOG past twelve months price to sales ratio was 1.26 and price to cash ratio remained 13.97. As far as the returns are concern, the DD return on equity was recorded as 34.73% and increased 10.31% return on investment while its return on asset stayed at 7.68%.
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