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E I du Pont de Nemours and Co (DD.N)

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South Africa's competition tribunal conditionally approves Dowdupont and Dow Chemical Co and E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co merger
Thursday, 17 Aug 2017 10:57am EDT 

Aug 17 (Reuters) - SOUTH AFRICA'S COMPETITION TRIBUNAL: :CONDITIONALLY APPROVED MERGER BETWEEN DOWDUPONT AND DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY AND E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY.  Full Article

DuPont says merger with Dow Chemical will close on August 31
Friday, 4 Aug 2017 03:45pm EDT 

Aug 4 (Reuters) - DuPont ::Dupont and Dow set closing date for merger of equals.Companies continue to expect intended spin-offs to occur within 18 months of closing​.Dow ‍merger will close on August 31, 2017​.Shares of DowDuPont will begin trading on NYSE under stock ticker symbol "DWDP" on September 1, 2017​.  Full Article

FMC Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.48
Tuesday, 1 Aug 2017 05:18pm EDT 

Aug 1 (Reuters) - FMC Corp ::Q2 adjusted earnings per share $0.48.Q2 gaap earnings per share $0.56.Q2 revenue rose 7 percent to $657 million.Sees FY 2017 adjusted earnings per share $2.30 to $2.50.Q2 earnings per share view $0.47, revenue view $614.0 million -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Fy2017 earnings per share view $2.43 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.FMC Lithium reported q2 segment revenue of $74 million, an increase of 17 percent from prior-year quarter.FMC Corp - ‍previously announced transactions with dupont on track to close on november 1, 2017​.Says FMC Lithium segment revenue for full year of 2017 is forecasted to be in range of $340 million to $360 million - sec filing.Agricultural solutions full-year 2017 segment revenue is forecasted to be in range of $2.3 billion to $2.4 billion.  Full Article

Dow Chemical Co CFO says expect total cost synergy of more than $650 mln across Dow - conf call
Thursday, 27 Jul 2017 10:19am EDT 

July 27 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co :Dow Chemical Co CFO says expect total cost synergy of more than $650 million across Dow, up more than 50 percent from previously stated target - conf call.  Full Article

Evogene ltd - entered into a multiyear collaboration with DuPont Pioneer
Wednesday, 26 Jul 2017 07:00am EDT 

July 26 (Reuters) - E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co :Evogene Ltd - entered into a multiyear collaboration with DuPont Pioneer.Evogene Ltd - under terms of agreement, DuPont will provide access to its extensive seed treatment application technology and product development expertise.Evogene Ltd - scope of agreement includes research and development of microbiome-based seed treatments in corn.  Full Article

Dupont says Q2 crop protection sales up 10 pct - conf call
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 09:48am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co ::Dupont says in the second quarter, crop protection sales were up 10 percent and seed sales up 6 percent - conf call.  Full Article

Dupont says in agriculture segment, H2 North America farm-level income expected to be pressured
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 06:21am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co :Dupont - in agriculture segment, North America farm-level income is expected to continue to be pressured in H2 2017 - Presentation‍​.Dupont - in nutrition & health, consumer demand for healthier products to result in continued probiotics growth, led by U.S. and Asia Pacific in H2 2017.Dupont -in nutrition & health, for H2 sees continued portfolio impact due to sale of diagnostics business in 1Q‍​.Dupont - in nutrition & health, soft market conditions in global packaged foods expected to continue in H2 2017.Dupont - see moderate strength in key electronics & communications markets, primarily consumer electronics, semiconductors, photovoltaics in H2 2017.Dupont - in protection solutions, expects military tenders to "remain unsteady, reflecting tender award delays and political uncertainty" for H2.  Full Article

Dupont's Q2 operating earnings per share $1.38
Tuesday, 25 Jul 2017 06:00am EDT 

July 25 (Reuters) - Dupont :Dupont reports second-quarter and first-half results.Q2 operating earnings per share $1.38.Q2 GAAP earnings per share $0.97 from continuing operations.Q2 sales $7.4 billion versus I/B/E/S view $7.29 billion.Q2 earnings per share view $1.29 -- Thomson Reuters I/B/E/S.Says ‍agriculture second-quarter 2017 operating earnings of $963 million increased $98 million, or 11 percent​.Says ‍performance materials second-quarter 2017 operating earnings of $329 million increased $4 million, or 1 percent​.Dupont - ‍merger of equals with Dow expected to close in August​.Dupont - ‍Q2 included charges of $216 million associated with planned merger with Dow Chemical Company and related activities​.Dupont - ‍Q2 included restructuring charges of $160 recorded in employee separation/asset related charges.  Full Article

DuPont sets quarterly dividend of $0.38per share
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 04:30pm EDT 

July 13 (Reuters) - DuPont :Sets quarterly dividend of $0.38per share.  Full Article

Dow names ‍pedro Suarez Chief Commercial Officer​
Thursday, 13 Jul 2017 12:00pm EDT 

July 13 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co ::Dow announces changes in key executive leadership roles.‍Pedro Suarez named chief commercial officer​.Matt Davis adds North American Geographical President role​.‍Joe Harlan retires​.Chief commercial officer ‍Joe Harlan has elected to retire from company at close of Dow Dupont merger ​.  Full Article

BRIEF-South Africa's competition tribunal conditionally approves Dowdupont and Dow Chemical Co and E.I. Du Pont de Nemours and Co merger

* CONDITIONALLY APPROVED MERGER BETWEEN DOWDUPONT AND DOW CHEMICAL COMPANY AND E.I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY (Bangalore.newsroom@thomsonreuters.com)