DuPont Announces 5 Percent Dividend Increase

                 DuPont Announces 5 Percent Dividend Increase

PR Newswire

WILMINGTON, Del., April 23, 2013

WILMINGTON, Del., April 23, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont today announced that
its board of directors approved a 5 percent increase in the company's
quarterly cash dividend.

The second quarter dividend will increase from 43 to 45 cents per share for
common stock, payable June 12, 2013, to stockholders of record May 15, 2013.
This is the 435^th consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first
dividend in the fourth quarter of 1904.

"Increasing the dividend reflects DuPont's confidence in our global growth
strategy, strong balance sheet and solid track record of market-driven
science," said DuPont Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Nicholas C. Fanandakis. "We will continue to deliver shareholder value
through ongoing innovation, productivity and new business opportunities."

Regular quarterly dividends of $1.12-1/2 per share on the $4.50 series
preferred stock and 87-1/2 cents per share on the $3.50 series preferred stock
also were declared, both payable July 25, 2013, to stockholders of record July
10, 2013.

DuPont (NYSE: DD) has been bringing world-class science and engineering to the
global marketplace in the form of innovative products, materials, and services
since 1802. The company believes that by collaborating with customers,
governments, NGOs, and thought leaders we can help find solutions to such
global challenges as providing enough healthy food for people everywhere,
decreasing dependence on fossil fuels, and protecting life and the
environment. For additional information about DuPont and its commitment to
inclusive innovation, please visit http://www.dupont.com.

SOURCE DuPont

Website: http://www.dupont.com
Contact: Michael Hanretta, 302-774-4005, michael.j.hanretta@dupont.com
 
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