DuPont ups sales in Q4

Chang, Joseph; Gibson, Jane
January 2007
ICIS Chemical Business;1/29/2007, Vol. 2 Issue 51, p7
Trade Publication
This article reports on the increase in the fourth-quarter profits of DuPont in 2006. Earnings per share of 45 cents matched Wall Street estimates. Selling prices increased by 2 percent in local currency, and volumes by 4 percent. Adjusted pre-tax operating income rose across the board, including in coatings and color technologies and electronic and communication technologies.


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