E.I. du Pont de Nemours &Company (NYSE:DD) was incorporated in 1802 and is a well known science and technology company around the globe. Based in Wilmington, Delaware, the company has seven segments which are Agriculture & Nutrition, Electronics & Communications, Performance Chemicals, Performance Coatings, Performance Materials, Safety & Protection and Pharmaceuticals.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours &Company (NYSE:DD) is ranked 2nd among 149 diversified chemicals companies by dividend yield. The company maintains the dividend yield of 3.60 percent as compared to highest dividend yield of 3.70 percent in its industry. The company is ranked 8th among its industry peers by return on equity of 31.41 percent which ranks it 8th among its industry peers.
E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company (NYSE:DD)generated the total revenue of $10.2 billion for the quarter ended June 30th 2011 as compared to revenue of $8.6 billion for the same period last year. The company reported the net profit of $1.2 billion or diluted earnings of $1.29 per share for the respective quarter as compared to net income of $1.1 billion or earnings of $1.27 per share last year.
The company’s total assets accumulate up to $47.7 billion with highest proportion of current assets in its composition. The company maintains strong short term liquidity position as per its current ratio of 1.77 times.Previous Post » General Electric Company (NYSE:GE) maintains the 2nd Highest Dividend Yield in its Industry