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

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Dupont says Q2 crop protection sales up 10 pct - conf call
9:48am 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
6:21am 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
6:00am 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

Dow to divest portion of its corn hybrid seed business in Brazil to CITIC Agri Fund for $1.1 bln​
Tuesday, 11 Jul 2017 05:00pm EDT 

July 11 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co ::Dow to divest a portion of its corn hybrid seed business in brazil to citic agri fund.Dow to divest a portion of its corn hybrid seed business in brazil to citic agri fund.Dow chemical co - transaction marks continued progress in proposed dow and dupont transaction.Dow chemical co - deal for ‍purchase price of $1.1 billion​.Dow chemical co - both companies are working together for a "seamless" transition for all stakeholders.Dow chemical co - merger transaction is still expected to generate cost synergies of approximately $3 billion and growth synergies of $1 billion.Dow chemical co - dow and dupont continue to work constructively with regulators in remaining jurisdictions to obtain clearance for merger.Dow chemical co - companies have reaffirmed expectation to close merger in august 2017, with intended spin-offs to occur within 18 months of closing.Dow chemical co - ‍entered into a definitive agreement with citic agri fund to divest a select portion of dow agrosciences' corn seed business in brazil​.Dow chemical co - divestiture will be conditioned on dow and dupont closing their merger transaction, including approval of divestiture transaction by cade.Dow chemical co - divestiture will be conditioned on dow and dupont closing their merger transaction.Dow chemical- ‍divestiture is intended to satisfy dow's commitments to brazil's cade related with regulatory clearance of proposed merger with dupont​.  Full Article

S. Africa's Competition Commission says Dow, Dupont deal approved with conditions
Wednesday, 5 Jul 2017 10:19am EDT 

July 5 (Reuters) - Competition Commission South Africa::Says Dow, Dupont merger approved with conditions - FB post.Dow to make available 81 maize hybrids,7 maize inbred lines to 3rd parties for licensing hybrids, inbreds in South Africa.Dow is required to register Powercore, Enlist biotechnology traits in S.Africa within 2 years of approval of deal.In relation to insecticides, Dow, Dupont required to divest Dupont's entire insecticide business.  Full Article

Dow and DuPont provide update on merger
Wednesday, 28 Jun 2017 06:30pm EDT 

June 28 (Reuters) - Dow Chemical Co ::Dow and DuPont provide update on merger.Dow Chemical Co says companies reaffirmed their expectation to close merger in august 2017.Dow Chemical Co - boards have jointly commenced review and have engaged Mckinsey & Co. To assist companies in assessment.Dow Chemical Co - DowDuPont board is expected to review results soon after merger closes.Dow Chemical Co - boards of Dow, DuPont "support a comprehensive portfolio review for dowdupont".Dow - "if results of our review demonstrate there is net greater long-term value creation to be realized through a change in portfolio, it will be pursued".  Full Article

CB&I awarded contract for ethane cracking furnace project
Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017 08:00am EDT 

June 21 (Reuters) - Chicago Bridge & Iron Company Nv :CB&I awarded contract for ethane cracking furnace project.Chicago Bridge & Iron Company NV - has been awarded a contract valued at approximately $40 million by e. i. Du pont de nemours and company (dupont).Chicago Bridge & Iron company NV - new cracking furnace will have an ethylene capacity of 200 million pounds per year.  Full Article

Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period expires for Dupont-FMC transactions
Wednesday, 14 Jun 2017 09:25am EDT 

June 14 (Reuters) - E I Du Pont De Nemours And Co :Hart-Scott-Rodino waiting period expires for dupont-fmc transactions.Dupont - companies continue to expect transactions to close in Q4 of 2017.Dupont - Dupont continues to expect fmc transactions to close in Q4 of 2017.Dupont - waiting periods for approval of transactions with fmc under Hart-Scott-Rodino antitrust improvements act of 1976 expired.  Full Article

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Strength in farm business powers DuPont's results beat

DuPont's quarterly profit and revenue beat estimates on Tuesday, driven by strength in its agriculture business, its biggest, sending its shares to a record high.