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DuPont Delivers Strong 3Q Earnings

Published on 2010-10-28. Author : SpecialChem

DuPont reported third quarter 2010 earnings per share (EPS) and increased 2010 guidance, based on continued global sales growth in all segments and all regions.

DuPont's third-quarter 2010 reported earnings per share were $.40, compared to $.45 in third quarter 2009, despite a $.13 decline in Pharmaceuticals income related to patent expirations.

"I am proud of our business teams' performance this quarter, with segment pre-tax earnings up 33% excluding Pharmaceuticals income," said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman."DuPont's market focus and science-based innovations said. "This quarter's results were complemented by ongoing productivity improvements and rigorous cost management that contributed to profitable growth."

About DuPont:

DuPont is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.

Source: DuPont

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