DuPont notches 2% growth for 2016 Q2

Volumes grew due to strength in Agriculture, Performance Materials and Nutrition & Health business segments.

DuPont, a science company that brings innovative products, materials and services to the global marketplace, announced second-quarter 2016 general earnings of $1.16 per share and operating earnings of $1.24 per share. Prior-year general and operating earnings were $1.06 and $1.09 per share, respectively.

Second-quarter 2016 sales totaled $7.1 billion, down slightly versus the year before as volume growth of 2% was more than offset by pressure from local price, currency and portfoli

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