DuPont Tops Estimates as Premerger Cost Cuts Boost Margins

  • Low end of full-year profit forecast raised 10 cents a share
  • Earnings climb in agriculture business and every other unit

DuPont Co. posted second-quarter earnings that surpassed analysts’ estimates as cost cuts ahead of a historic merger with Dow Chemical Co. helped boost profit in every business segment.

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