Back to top

Analyst Blog

Zacks Equity Research

DuPont Aims Zero Issues for India

DD EMN CYT

 ZacksTrade Now

This page is temporarily not available.  Please check later as it should be available shortly. If you have any questions, please email customer support at support@zacks.com or call 800-767-3771 ext.  9339.

DuPont (DD - Analyst Report) recently unveiled The Power of Shunya – a growth strategy aimed at solving demographic challenges faced by India. The company intends to address difficulties arising from India’s growing population, in particular its increasing youth and urbanization that is leading to a mushrooming middle class, by embracing the power of zero.

The Power of Shunya seeks to strengthen DuPont’s ties with Indian businesses, government agencies and academic institutions for developing sustainable solutions with zero negative impact on society.  

DuPont uses integrated science and technology to deliver innovative solutions for adequate, safe and nutritious food supplies and better access to uninterrupted and renewable energy.

Challenges of such huge magnitude cannot be addressed single handedly by any government, organization, company or individual. These require the commitment and coming together of multiple stakeholders.  

DuPont – by collaborating with local partners, customers, and public and private sectors – can help building world-class infrastructure in India, while keeping the country’s people, assets and the environment safe.

DuPont is committed to constantly explore and innovate science powered solutions in the domain of energy, agriculture, infrastructure, safety and sustainability, and food and nutrition. The latest strategy strives to ensure “shunya” or zero hunger, workplace hazards or carbon footprints.  

With an aim to strengthen its local collaborative foothold, DuPont opened an Application Development Center in India on Aug 21. It will combine advanced material science with other scientific disciplines to offer automobile industry light-weighting as well as safe and improved engine performance solutions. The center is an expansion of the company’s integrated science capabilities at the DuPont India Knowledge Center in Hyderabad.

DuPont‘s new Application Development Center is expected to deliver value-added solutions to customers in automotive as well as railways, electrical/electronic components, food processing, agriculture, irrigation and textile industries.

The center’s focus will be on working closely with local customers and partners visiting the DuPont Innovation Center in Pune, networking with DuPont’s global technical experts comprising 10,000 scientists and engineers, offering products and solutions tailored for needs in India and South Asia, and bringing those sustainable solutions faster to the market.

DuPont carries a Zacks Rank #3 (Hold).

Other companies in the chemical industry with favorable Zacks rank are Cytec Industries Inc. (CYT - Snapshot Report), Northern Technologies International Corp. and Eastman Chemical Co. (EMN - Analyst Report). All these stocks look promising with a Zacks Rank #2 (Buy).
 

Please login to Zacks.com or register to post a comment.

New to Zacks?

Start Here

Zacks Investment Research

Close

Are you a new Zacks Member or a visitor to Zacks.com?

Top Zacks Features

Learn more

Start for as little as $4.50 per trade.

My Portfolio Tracker

Is it Time to Sell?

One of the most important steps you can take today is to set up your portfolio tracker on Zacks.com. Once you do, you'll be notified of major events affecting your stocks and/or funds with daily email alerts.

More Zacks Resources

Zacks Rank Home - Evaluate your stocks and use the Zacks Rank to eliminate the losers and keep the winners.

Mutual Fund Rank Home - Evaluate your funds with the Mutual Fund Rank for both your personal and retirement funds.

Stock/Mutual Fund Screening - Find better stocks and mutual funds. The ones most likely to beat the market and provide a positive return.

My Portfolio - Track your Portfolio and find out where your stocks/mutual funds stack up with the Zacks Rank.

Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers for Zacks #1 Rank Top Movers

Company Symbol Price %Chg
DIXIE GROUP DXYN 15.84 +7.90%
BOFL HOLDING BOFI 85.30 +4.97%
RAMBUS INC RMBS 12.31 +4.41%
VIPSHOP HOLD VIPS 148.73 +4.35%
NETFLIX INC NFLX 345.74 +4.32%