DuPont's Quarterly Revenue Misses Wall Street's Expectations

By Victor ReklaitisMarketWatch Pulse

DuPont Co. [S: DD] on Tuesday reported fourth-quarter operating earnings of 27 cents a share, down from 57 cents a year ago. Analysts polled by FactSet had expected per-share earnings of 27 cents. The company said quarterly revenue fell to $5.3 billion, down 9% from a year ago and slightly below the consensus estimate of $5.36 billion. Shares in DuPont were inactive in premarket trading early Tuesday.

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