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DuPont

Founded in 1802 as a gunpowder mill, DuPont is now the fourth largest chemical company in the world based on market capitalization as of 2017.

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CEO

Edward D. Breen

CEO Title

Chairman & Chief Executive Officer

Sector

Chemicals

Industry

Chemicals

HQ Location

Wilmington, DE

Years on Fortune 500 List

23

Employees

46,000

Spun off Chemours (2016 rank: 482) July 1, 2015.Profile provided by S&P Global.
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Key Financials (Last Fiscal Year)
$ millions% change
Revenues ($M)$24,594-12.0%
Profits ($M)$2,513.028.7%
Assets ($M)$39,964
Total Stockholder Equity ($M)$9,998
Market Value — as of March 31, 2017 ($M)$69,451
Profit Ratios
Profit as % of Revenues10.2%
Profits as % of Assets6.3%
Profits as % of Stockholder Equity25.1%
Earnings Per Share (Last Fiscal Year)
Earnings Per Share ($)2.85
EPS % Change (from 2015)31.9%
EPS % Change (5 year annual rate)-5.0%
EPS % Change (10 year annual rate)-1.7%
Total Return
Total Return to Investors (2016)12.7%
Total Return to Investors (5 year, annualized)14.3%
Total Return to Investors (10 year, annualized)8.5%