DuPont Announces $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program

             DuPont Announces $5 Billion Share Repurchase Program

$2 Billion Expected to Occur in 2014

PR Newswire

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 28, 2014

WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --DuPont today announced that
its Board of Directors authorized a new $5 billion share repurchase program of
the company's common stock. This program replaces the existing repurchase
program. The company expects to repurchase $2 billion in 2014 with the
remainder to be repurchased over time with no required completion date.

"This $5 billion share repurchase program reflects our commitment to
shareholders and our confidence in building a higher growth, higher value
company," said DuPont Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman. "Given our cash position,
strong balance sheet and outlook, this program is a measured way to maintain
ample financial capability, reinvest in our science-based businesses for
growth, and deliver attractive cash returns to our shareholders."

Since 2008, DuPont's dividend and share repurchases have returned more cash to
shareholders as a percentage of market capital than the average of its peers
and the S&P 500. 

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.

Forward-Looking Statements: This news release contains forward-looking
statements which may be identified by their use of words like "plans,"
"expects," "will," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates" or other
words of similar meaning. All statements that address expectations or
projections about the future, including statements about the company's growth
strategy, product development, regulatory approval, market position,
anticipated benefits of acquisitions, outcome of contingencies, such as
litigation and environmental matters, expenditures and financial results, are
forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees of
future performance and are based on certain assumptions and expectations of
future events which may not be realized. Forward-looking statements also
involve risks and uncertainties, many of which are beyond the company's
control. Some of the important factors that could cause the company's actual
results to differ materially from those projected in any such forward-looking
statements are: fluctuations in energy and raw material prices; failure to
develop and market new products and optimally manage product life cycles;
significant litigation and environmental matters; failure to appropriately
manage process safety and product stewardship issues; changes in laws and
regulations or political conditions; global economic and capital markets
conditions, such as inflation, interest and currency exchange rates; business
or supply disruptions; security threats, such as acts of sabotage, terrorism
or war, weather events and natural disasters; inability to protect and enforce
the company's intellectual property rights; integration of acquired businesses
and completion of divestitures of underperforming or non-strategic assets or
businesses and successful completion of the proposed spinoff of the
Performance Chemicals segment including ability to fully realize the expected
benefits of the proposed spinoff. The company undertakes no duty to update
any forward-looking statements as a result of future developments or new
information.

SOURCE DuPont

Website: http://www.dupont.com
Contact: Media Contact: Patty Seif, 302-774-4482, patricia.r.seif@dupont.com;
Investor Contact: 302-774-4994
 
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