Ellen Kullman, Dupont chairman and CEO, is focused on 3 strategic priorities for the company including the science of extending leadership in agriculture and nutrition, strengthening its advance materials portfolio, and building out industrial bio-science. Agriculture is the one consistent thing around the world going strong, Kullman adds.» Read More
Oct 24- DuPont said on Thursday it will spin off its titanium dioxide unit into a separately traded public company within 18 months, bowing to intense pressure from Wall Street to divest the volatile business.
Oct 22- DuPont, the largest U.S. chemical maker by sales, said it expects earnings to more than double this quarter as its fast-growing agriculture business overcomes seasonal weakness. "The story is going to be all about agriculture," said Piper Jaffray analyst Mike Ritzenthaler.
July 23- DuPont is exploring the sale of its once-lucrative performance chemicals unit, turning its back on the unpredictable paint business to focus on its thriving food and agriculture products.
July 23- DuPont said it was looking to sell or spin off its performance chemicals unit to insulate itself from flagging sales of paint pigments that have weighed on its results. DuPont, the largest U.S. chemical maker by market value, is looking to its food, energy and security businesses to lower reliance on the slow-growing industrial chemicals business.
Oct 23- DuPont slashed its earnings forecast, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit and announced 1,500 job cuts on Tuesday, signs that demand for the chemical company's lucrative paint and solar products is slipping around the world. Shares of DuPont, a component of the Dow Jones industrial average, fell more than 9 percent in midday trading.
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