Agriculture refers to the active cultivation of animals, plants, crops, and food for the purposes of selling, processing, and/or producing feed for profit. Agriculture is a blanket term referring to agribusiness and all related industries dealing with the production of food and its various uses.
With stocks still ticking higher, portfolio safety and a strong adherence to risk management is key with the major indices pushing their highs.
Speculative fervor has come out of this market, but really only in the form of profit-taking. In order for stocks to experience a major price correction (which I view as a healthy development for the longer-run trend), the market requires a catalyst, and there isn’t an obvious one right now…. Read More
Despite a difficult start to the year, countless positions recently turned higher, even among slow-growth names.
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) is a company currently trading around 14 times its forward earnings, offering a 2.6% dividend yield. The stock just broke out of a three-month price consolidation.
This is the way the equity market has been trading since the March 2009 low…. Read More
For a company with just one operating division that’s generating meaningful growth, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) seems to have an uncanny ability to appreciate in value on the stock market.
DuPont is a big player in the agriculture sector, and this operating division is somewhat of a proxy on the sell-side industry.
Last quarter, the company reported sales growth of five percent to $7.7 billion…. Read More
Well, it turns out that third-quarter earnings were pretty good for E. I. Du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD). The company surprised with solid volume growth and its cash balance soared.
DuPont recently broke out of a two-year-long stock market consolidation. Still yielding around three percent, this position is not expensively priced, and its latest numbers were very good, considering the size and maturity of this business…. Read More