logo
Share SHARE
FONT-SIZE Plus   Neg

DuPont Hikes Dividend By 5% - Quick Facts

Chemicals giant EI DuPont de Nemours & Co. (DD), commonly called DuPont announced that its board has approved a 5 percent increase in the company's quarterly cash dividend. The company said that the second quarter dividend will increase to $0.43 per share from $0.41 per share for common stock, payable June 12, 2012, to stockholders of record May 15, 2012.

Recently, the company reported that its first-quarter net income attributable to the company grew to $1.49 billion or $1.57 per share from last year's $1.43 billion or $1.52 per share.

by RTT Staff Writer

For comments and feedback: editorial@rttnews.com

Business News

Quick Facts

Editors Pick
French car maker Renault SA reported Friday higher profit in its fiscal 2015, with strong growth in automotive profit and revenues. The company announced higher dividend. Looking ahead, for fiscal 2016, Renault expects to increase group revenues at constant exchange rates and improve group operating margin. Shares of Rolls-Royce Holdings Plc were gaining around 13 percent in the morning trading in London after the engine maker reported more-than doubled profit in its fiscal year 2015, with lower one-time items. Underlying earnings were hurt by weakness in Marine markets. Further, the company halved its dividends, and still expects lower revenues next year. German steel giant ThyssenKrupp AG reported a loss in its first quarter, compared to last year's profit as sales and orders were hurt by sharp deterioration in materials businesses. The company said its overall performance in the first quarter was within its full-year forecast corridor. Looking ahead, the company continues to expect higher net income and flat sales for fiscal 2016.
comments powered by Disqus
RELATED NEWS
Trade DD now with 
Follow RTT