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DuPont Delivers Strong Results in Second Quarter; Increases 2011 Earnings Guidance

Thursday, July 28, 2011

DuPont Delivers Strong Results in Second Quarter; Increases 2011 Earnings Guidance06:00 EDT Thursday, July 28, 2011Sales Gains in all Segments & Regions and Danisco Acquisition Underpin Growth OutlookWILMINGTON, Del., July 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --Highlights:Second-quarter 2011 earnings were $1.37 per share, up 17 percent versus $1.17 per share in the prior year, excluding significant items from both periods (see Schedule B). Reported second-quarter 2011 earnings were $1.29 per share, including significant item charges of $.08 per share related to the acquisition. Reported second-quarter 2010 earnings were $1.26 per share.Sales increased 19 percent to $10.3 billion with 11 percent higher local prices, 2 percent higher sales volume, 3 percent currency benefit and a 3 percent net increase from portfolio changes.  Sales in developing markets grew 29 percent and represent 30 percent of total sales.Strong performances in Agriculture, Performance Chemicals and Safety & Protection, and the acquisition of Danisco contributed to a 20 percent increase in segment pre-tax operating income, excluding significant items.  The company is on track versus its full-year 2011 productivity targets for fixed costs and working capital.  Year-to-date fixed cost productivity totals more than $180 million.The company increased its full-year 2011 earnings outlook, excluding significant items, to a range of $3.90 to $4.05 per share.  The increase reflects strong second-quarter results, the expectation for continued global economic growth and about $.05 per share full-year impact from Danisco on an underlying basis.   Prior guidance was a range of $3.65 to $3.85 per share, excluding the impact of Danisco.  "Our strong second-quarter sales growth across all segments and regions resulted from consistent global execution and customer-focused innovation," said DuPont (NYSE: DD) Chair and CEO Ellen Kullman.  "We are increasing our earnings outlook for 2011 based on strong performance year?to-date and confidence in our business plans for the second half of the year.  Longer term, we expect additional compelling growth opportunities across our businesses stemming from science-powered innovations and collaboration, including the integration of Danisco's world-class enzymes, fermentation and specialty food ingredients capabilities with DuPont's strong industrial biosciences and nutrition & health offerings." Global Consolidated Sales and Net IncomeSecond-quarter 2011 consolidated net sales of $10.3 billion were 19 percent higher than the prior year reflecting 11 percent higher local prices, 2 percent higher volume, 3 percent favorable currency effect and a 3 percent net increase from portfolio changes.  The table below shows regional sales and variances versus the second quarter 2010. Three Months Ended June 30, 2011Percentage Change Due to:(Dollars in billions)$% ChangeLocal Currency PriceCurrency EffectVolumePortfolio/OtherU.S.$     4.1149-14EMEA*2.6229814Asia Pacific2.32616442Latin America0.928123112Canada0.4354(7)1Total Consolidated Sales$   10.31911323* Europe, Middle East & AfricaSecond-quarter 2011 net income attributable to DuPont increased 5 percent to $1,218 million versus $1,159 million in 2010. Excluding significant items, net income attributable to DuPont of $1,299 million increased $227 million, or 21 percent, from $1,072 million in the second quarter 2010.  The increase principally reflects higher selling prices, increased sales volume and currency benefit, partly offset by higher raw material, energy, and freight costs. Earnings Per ShareThe table below shows year-over-year earnings per share (EPS) variances for the second quarter.EPS  ANALYSIS2QEPS 2010$1.26Less: significant items (schedule B).09EPS 2010 ? Excluding significant items            $1.17Local prices.80Variable cost*(.46)Volume .06Fixed cost*(.19)Currency.07Other**(.02)Higher shares outstanding(.04)Income tax(.03)Danisco impact***.01EPS 2011 ? Excluding significant items   $1.37   Significant items - (schedule B)(.08)EPS 2011$1.29*  Excludes volume and currency impacts** Principally absence of prior-year asset sales and higher interest expense, partly offset by exchange gains *** After interest expense and additional depreciation/amortization expense related to the fair value step-up of acquired long-lived Danisco assetsBusiness Segment Performance The table below shows second quarter 2011 segment sales and related variances versus the prior year.SEGMENT SALES*Three Months EndedPercentage Change (Dollars in billions)June 30, 2011Due to:$% ChangeUSD PriceVolumePortfolio and OtherAgriculture$      3.01064-Electronics & Communications 0.936279-Industrial Biosciences0.1 nm nm nm nm Nutrition & Health0.5644258Performance Chemicals2.02728(1)-Performance Coatings1.115141-Performance Materials1.71114(2)(1)Safety & Protection1.021678*    Segment sales include transfersSegment pre-tax operating income (PTOI) for second quarter 2011 was $1,943 million compared to second quarter 2010 PTOI of $1,655 million.   Excluding significant items, PTOI was $1,993 million, a 20 percent improvement from prior year, as shown in the table below.SEGMENT PTOI excluding Significant ItemsChange versus 2010(Dollars in millions)2Q 20112Q 2010$%Agriculture$     826$     746$      8011%Electronics & Communications103108(5)-5%Industrial Biosciences10-10nmNutrition & Health381622138%Performance Chemicals50327422984%Performance Coatings7375(2)-3%Performance Materials254261(7)-3%Safety & Protection1431212218%Other(37)(16)(21)nm$  1,913$  1,585$     32821%Pharmaceuticals80701014%Total Segment PTOI$  1,993$  1,655$     33820%* See schedules B and C for listing of significant items and their impact by segment.In view of the company's expanded business portfolio following the Danisco acquisition, two new reportable segments have been added: Industrial Biosciences and Nutrition & Health.  The Industrial Biosciences segment includes Danisco's enzyme business and DuPont? Sorona® and Bio-PDO? businesses, previously reported in Other.  The new Nutrition & Health segment contains Danisco's food ingredients business and DuPont's Nutrition & Health business previously reported as part of the Agriculture & Nutrition segment.  The former Agriculture & Nutrition segment, now renamed Agriculture, includes the seed and crop protection businesses.  The following is a summary of business results for each of the company's reportable segments, comparing second quarter 2011 with second quarter 2010, for sales and PTOI excluding significant items. References to selling price are on a U.S. dollar basis, including the impact of currency.Agriculture ? Sales of $3.0 billion were up $264 million, or 10 percent, reflecting 6 percent price gains and 4 percent volume gains.  Pioneer seed growth was led by strong market performance in North America spanning volume, price and portfolio gains.   Crop Protection sales increased across all product lines more than offsetting the impact of divested businesses.  PTOI for the quarter of $826 million grew 11 percent on higher sales, partly offset by the impact of portfolio changes. First-half sales of $6.5 billion grew 15 percent with 9 percent higher volume, 5 percent price gains and 1 percent favorable impact of portfolio changes.   Pioneer seed business delivered volume and price gains in North America and Europe.  Crop Protection sales growth was underpinned by continued strong Rynaxypyr® sales, solid herbicide and picoxystrobin fungicide growth, partly offset by the impact of divested businesses.  PTOI for the first half of $1.9 billion grew 16 percent on higher sales.    Electronics & Communications ? Sales of $891 million were up 36 percent, with 27 percent higher selling prices, primarily pass-through of metals prices, and 9 percent higher volume.  Volume growth was fueled by strong demand for photovoltaics and consumer electronics in Asia Pacific.  PTOI of $103 million decreased $5 million reflecting increased spending for photovoltaics growth initiatives and extreme volatility of metals pricing which reduced PTOI by about $20 million. Industrial Biosciences ? Sales of $123 million and PTOI of $10 million primarily reflect the acquisition of Danisco's enzyme business.  PTOI included approximately $2 million of amortization expense associated with the fair value step-up of intangible assets acquired as part of the acquisition.Nutrition & Health ? Sales of $486 million were up $189 million, or 64 percent, with a 58 percent increase from the acquisition of Danisco's food ingredients business, 4 percent higher selling prices and 2 percent volume growth.  PTOI of $38 million increased $22 million, primarily due to the acquisition.  PTOI included approximately $7 million of amortization expense associated with the fair value step-up of intangible assets acquired as part of the acquisition.Performance Chemicals ? Sales of $2.0 billion were up 27 percent, with 28 percent higher selling prices and 1 percent lower volume.  Sales increased substantially across all major regions.  Higher selling prices stemmed from strong global demand for titanium dioxide, refrigerants, fluoroproducts and industrial chemicals, and more than offset raw material increases.  Lower volume reflects weather-related supply disruptions in industrial chemicals.  PTOI was $503 million, increasing $229 million on strong sales performance.Performance Coatings ? Sales of $1.1 billion were up 15 percent, with 14 percent higher selling prices and 1 percent higher volume.  Higher selling prices reflect pricing actions across all market segments to offset higher raw material costs along with a favorable currency impact. Strong demand continued in industrial coatings, particularly in North American heavy-duty truck markets.  PTOI of $73 million decreased slightly as higher sales were offset by higher raw material, energy and freight costs.  Performance Materials ? Sales of $1.7 billion were up 11 percent, with 14 percent higher selling prices, partially offset by 2 percent lower volume and a 1 percent reduction from a portfolio change.  Ongoing demand in electronic, packaging and automotive markets led to favorable pricing in all regions.  Lower volume reflects supply constraints due to production outages, as well as supply chain disruptions as a result of the Japan earthquake.  PTOI of $254 million decreased slightly due to the absence of a $27 million benefit from a gain on the sale of a business and an insurance recovery in the prior year and lower volume, partially offset by higher selling prices.  Safety & Protection ? Sales of $1.0 billion were up 21 percent, with an 8 percent increase from a portfolio change as a result of the MECS acquisition, 7 percent higher volume and 6 percent higher selling prices.  Higher volume reflects continued growth from increased demand for aramid and nonwoven products in industrial and public sector markets across all major regions.  Higher selling prices primarily reflect pricing actions taken to offset increases in raw material costs.  PTOI of $143 million increased significantly, primarily driven by the portfolio change and a favorable currency impact, partially offset by higher spending for the Kevlar® expansion at Cooper River.  Additional information is available on the DuPont Investor Center website at www.dupont.com.Outlook  The company increased its full-year 2011 earnings outlook, excluding significant items, to a range of $3.90 to $4.05 per share.  The increase reflects strong second-quarter results, the expectation for continued global economic growth and about $.05 per share full-year operating earnings from Danisco on an underlying basis.   Prior guidance was a range of $3.65 to $3.85 per share, excluding the impact of Danisco.  The company's estimate for the impact of the Danisco acquisition on full-year reported earnings is now a reduction of $.18 to $.29 per share, versus the previous estimate of a $.30 to $.45 per share reduction. The current view is based on anticipated full-year Danisco operating earnings of about $.05 per share and significant item charges related to the acquisition estimated to be $.23 to $.34 per share. In addition to these Danisco charges, the company expects a $.03 per share significant item charge in the third quarter associated with a licensing agreement. Use of Non-GAAP MeasuresManagement believes that certain non-GAAP measurements are meaningful to investors because they provide insight with respect to ongoing operating results of the company.  Such measurements are not recognized in accordance with generally accepted accounting principles (GAAP) and should not be viewed as an alternative to GAAP measures of performance.  Reconciliations of non-GAAP measures to GAAP are provided in schedules C and D.DuPont (www.dupont.com) is a science-based products and services company. Founded in 1802, DuPont puts science to work by creating sustainable solutions essential to a better, safer, healthier life for people everywhere. Operating in more than 90 countries, DuPont offers a wide range of innovative products and services for markets including agriculture and food; building and construction; communications; and transportation.Forward-Looking Statements:  This news release contains forward-looking statements which may be identified by their use of words like "plans," "expects," "will," "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; and integration of acquired businesses and completion of divestitures of underperforming or non-strategic assets or businesses.  The company undertakes no duty to update any forward-looking statements as a result of future developments or new information.E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyConsolidated Income Statements(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE AThree Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,2011201020112010Net sales$        10,264$       8,616$        20,298$     17,100Other income, net (a)229464254824Total10,4939,08020,55217,924Cost of goods sold and other operating charges (a)7,1915,98414,02211,780Selling, general and administrative expenses1,1361,0212,1632,014Research and development expense462404861769Interest expense 115103215206Total8,9047,51217,26114,769Income before income taxes1,5891,5683,2913,155Provision for income taxes (a)360400618850Net income 1,2291,1682,6732,305Less:  Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests1192417Net income attributable to DuPont$          1,218$       1,159$          2,649$       2,288Basic earnings per share of common stock$            1.31$         1.27$            2.85$         2.52Diluted earnings per share of common stock $            1.29$         1.26$            2.80$         2.50Dividends per share of common stock$            0.41$         0.41$            0.82$         0.82Average number of shares outstanding used in earnings per share (EPS) calculation:  Basic930,798,000907,099,000927,860,000906,289,000  Diluted943,987,000914,548,000942,461,000913,216,000(a) See Schedule B for detail of significant items.E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyCondensed Consolidated Balance Sheets(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE A (continued)June 30, 2011December 31, 2010AssetsCurrent assetsCash and cash equivalents$   2,268$          4,263Marketable securities2142,538Accounts and notes receivable, net 9,3685,635Inventories 6,0495,967Prepaid expenses166122Deferred income taxes 638534Total current assets18,70319,059Property, plant and equipment, net of accumulated depreciation (June 30, 2011 - $19,146; December 31, 2010 - $18,628)13,18511,339Goodwill5,5502,617Other intangible assets 5,4942,704Investment in affiliates1,0841,041Other assets3,7203,650Total$ 47,736$        40,410Liabilities and Stockholders' EquityCurrent liabilitiesAccounts payable$   3,767$          4,360Short-term borrowings and capital lease obligations 2,336133Income taxes 516225Other accrued liabilities3,9224,671Total current liabilities10,5419,389Long-term borrowings and capital lease obligations 12,46010,137Other liabilities11,05911,026Deferred income taxes1,174115Total liabilities35,23430,667Commitments and contingent liabilities Stockholders' equityPreferred stock237237Common stock, $0.30 par value; 1,800,000,000 shares authorized; issued at June 30, 2011 - 1,018,112,000; December 31, 2010 - 1,004,351,000305301Additional paid-in capital9,9789,227Reinvested earnings13,68312,030Accumulated other comprehensive loss (5,453)(5,790)Common stock held in treasury, at cost (87,041,000 shares at June 30, 2011 and December 31, 2010)(6,727)(6,727)Total DuPont stockholders' equity12,0239,278Noncontrolling interests479465Total equity12,5029,743Total$ 47,736$        40,410E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyCondensed Consolidated Statement of Cash Flows(Dollars in millions)SCHEDULE A (continued)Six Months EndedJune 30,20112010Cash provided by (used for) operating activities$  (644)$  (424)Investing activitiesPurchases of property, plant and equipment(741)(500)Investments in affiliates(27)(54)Payments for businesses (net of cash acquired)(6,264)-Net (increase) decrease in short-term financial instruments2,404253Other investing activities - net(408)576Cash provided by (used for) investing activities(5,036)275Financing activitiesDividends paid to stockholders(767)(748)Net increase (decrease) in borrowings3,823(831)Repurchase of common stock(272)-Proceeds from exercise of stock options76833Other financing activities - net(22)2Cash provided by (used for) financing activities3,530(1,544)Effect of exchange rate changes on cash155(113)Increase (decrease) in cash and cash equivalents(1,995)(1,806)Cash and cash equivalents at beginning of period4,2634,021Cash and cash equivalents at end of period$ 2,268$ 2,215E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanySchedule of Significant Items(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE BSIGNIFICANT ITEMSPre-taxAfter-tax($ Per Share)2011201020112010201120101st Quarter - Total$     -$   -$   -$   -$      -$     -2nd QuarterTransaction costs related to the acquisition of Danisco (a)(103)-(81)-(0.08)-Adjustment of interest and accruals related to income tax settlements (b)-59-87-0.092nd Quarter - Total$ (103)$  59$ (81)$  87$ (0.08)$ 0.09Year-to-date - Total (c)$ (103)$  59$ (81)$  87$ (0.09)$ 0.10(a)  Second quarter and full year 2011 included charges related to the Danisco acquisition of $(103) recorded in Cost of goods sold and other operating charges. These charges included $(60) of transaction costs and a $(43) charge related to the fair value step-up of inventories that were acquired from Danisco and sold in the second quarter 2011. Pre-tax charges by segment were: Industrial Biosciences - $(17) and Nutrition & Health - $(33). The remaining fair value step-up of inventories acquired from Danisco of $132 is expected to be expensed in 2011 as these inventories are sold.    (b)  Second quarter and full year 2010 includes benefits for the adjustment of accrued interest of $59 ($38 after-tax) recorded in Other income, net and the adjustment of income tax accruals of $49 associated with settlements of prior year tax contingencies.   (c)  Earnings per share for the year does not equal the sum of quarterly earnings per share due to changes in average share calculations.   See Schedule C for detail by segment.E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyConsolidated Segment Information(Dollars in millions)SCHEDULE CThree Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,SEGMENT SALES (1)2011201020112010Agriculture$   2,997$ 2,733$   6,501$   5,674Electronics & Communications8916571,7021,288Industrial Biosciences123-123-Nutrition & Health486297810598Performance Chemicals1,9951,5693,7922,983Performance Coatings1,1059622,0981,864Performance Materials1,7451,5763,4523,110Safety & Protection1,0258451,9901,634Other15737105Total Segment sales$ 10,368$ 8,696$ 20,505$ 17,256Elimination of transfers(104)(80)(207)(156)Consolidated net sales$ 10,264$ 8,616$ 20,298$ 17,100(1)   Sales for the reporting segments include transfers.E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyConsolidated Segment Information(Dollars in millions)SCHEDULE C (continued)Three Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,PRE-TAX OPERATING INCOME/(LOSS) (PTOI)2011201020112010Agriculture $    826$    746$ 1,937$ 1,669Electronics & Communications103108214213Industrial Biosciences(7)-(7)-Nutrition & Health5163034Performance Chemicals503274897464Performance Coatings7375138120Performance Materials254261542491Safety & Protection143121288223Pharmaceuticals 8070130291Other(37)(16)(101)(47)Total Segment PTOI1,9431,6554,0683,458Net exchange gains (losses) (1)4105(139)135Corporate expenses & net interest(358)(192)(638)(438)Income before income taxes$ 1,589$ 1,568$ 3,291$ 3,155Three Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,SIGNIFICANT ITEMS BY SEGMENT (PRE-TAX) (2)2011201020112010Agriculture $         -$         -$         -$         -Electronics & Communications----Industrial Biosciences(17)-(17)-Nutrition & Health(33)-(33)-Performance Chemicals----Performance Coatings----Performance Materials----Safety & Protection----Pharmaceuticals ----Other----Total significant items by segment$    (50)$         -$    (50)$         -Three Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,PTOI EXCLUDING SIGNIFICANT ITEMS2011201020112010Agriculture $    826$    746$ 1,937$ 1,669Electronics & Communications103108214213Industrial Biosciences10-10-Nutrition & Health38166334Performance Chemicals503274897464Performance Coatings7375138120Performance Materials254261542491Safety & Protection143121288223Pharmaceuticals 8070130291Other(37)(16)(101)(47)Total Segment PTOI excluding significant items$ 1,993$ 1,655$ 4,118$ 3,458(1)  Gains and losses resulting from the company's hedging program are largely offset by associated tax effects.         See Schedule D for additional information.(2)  See Schedule B for detail of significant items.E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyReconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE D Summary of Earnings ComparisonsThree Months Ended June 30, Six Months EndedJune 30, 20112010% Change20112010% ChangeSegment PTOI$            1,943$          1,65517%$          4,068$          3,45818%Significant items (benefit) charge included in PTOI (per Schedule C)50-50-Segment PTOI excluding significant items$            1,993$          1,65520%$          4,118$          3,45819%Net income attributable to DuPont$            1,218$          1,1595%$          2,649$          2,28816%Significant items (benefit) charge included in net income attributable to DuPont (per Schedule B)81(87)81(87)Net income attributable to DuPontexcluding significant items$            1,299$          1,07221%$          2,730$          2,20124%EPS$              1.29$            1.262%$            2.80$            2.5012%Significant items (benefit) charge included in EPS (per Schedule B)0.08(0.09)0.09(0.10)EPS excluding significant items$              1.37$            1.1717%$            2.89$            2.4020%Average number of diluted shares outstanding943,987,000914,548,0003.2%942,461,000913,216,0003.2%Reconciliation of Earnings Per Share (EPS) OutlookYear Ended December 31, 2011Outlook2010ActualEarnings per share - excluding significant items$3.90 to $4.05$            3.28Danisco acquisition related costs(0.23) to (0.34)-Charge related to a licensing agreement(0.03)(0.03)Adjustments of interest and accruals related to income tax settlements and tax valuation allowances-0.14Loss on early extinguishment of debt-(0.13)Reversal of accruals related to the 2008 and 2009 restructuring reserves-0.02Reported EPS$3.53 to $3.79$            3.28E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyReconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE D Reconciliations of Adjusted EBIT / EBITDA to Consolidated Income StatementsThree Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,2011201020112010Income before income taxes$   1,589$ 1,568$   3,291$   3,155Less: Net income attributable to noncontrolling interests1192417Add:  Interest expense 115103215206Adjusted EBIT1,6931,6623,4823,344Add: Depreciation and amortization 383355744721Adjusted EBITDA$   2,076$ 2,017$   4,226$   4,065Calculation of Free Cash FlowSix Months EndedJune 30,20112010Cash provided by (used for) operating activities$    (644)$  (424)Less: Purchases of property, plant and equipment741500Free cash flow$ (1,385)$  (924)Reconciliations of Fixed Costs as a Percent of SalesThree Months EndedJune 30,Six Months EndedJune 30,2011201020112010Total charges and expenses - consolidated income statements$   8,904$ 7,512$ 17,261$ 14,769Remove:     Interest expense(115)(103)(215)(206)   Variable costs (1)(4,936)(4,119)(9,658)(8,104)   Significant items - benefit (charge) (2)(103)-(103)-       Fixed costs$   3,750$ 3,290$   7,285$   6,459Consolidated net sales$ 10,264$ 8,616$ 20,298$ 17,100Fixed costs as a percent of consolidated net sales36.5%38.2%35.9%37.8%(1)  Includes variable manufacturing costs, freight, commissions and other selling expenses which vary with the volume of sales.(2)  See Schedule B for detail of significant items. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyReconciliation of Non-GAAP Measures(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE D (continued)Exchange Gains/LossesThe company routinely uses forward exchange contracts to offset its net exposures, by currency, related to the foreign currency denominated monetary assets and liabilities of its operations. The objective of this program is to maintain an approximately balanced position in foreign currencies in order to minimize, on an after-tax basis, the effects of exchange rate changes.  The net pre-tax exchange gains and losses are recorded in Other income, net on the Consolidated Income Statements and are largely offset by the associated tax impact.Three Months Ended June 30,Six Months Ended June 30,2011201020112010Subsidiary/Affiliate Monetary Position Gain (Loss)Pre-tax exchange gains (losses) (includes equity affiliates)$      55$  (223)$    285$  (408)Local tax benefits (expenses)(10)(12)(5)(22)Net after-tax impact from subsidiary exchange gains (losses)$      45$  (235)$    280$  (430)Hedging Program Gain (Loss)Pre-tax exchange gains (losses)$    (51)$    328$  (424)$    543Tax benefits (expenses)17(114)147(189)Net after-tax impact from hedging program exchange gains (losses)$    (34)$    214$  (277)$    354Total Exchange Gain (Loss)Pre-tax exchange gains (losses)$        4$    105$  (139)$    135Tax benefits (expenses)7(126)142(211)Net after-tax exchange gains (losses)$      11$    (21)$        3$    (76)As shown above, the "Total Exchange Gain (Loss)" is the sum of the "Subsidiary/Affiliate Monetary Position Gain (Loss)" and the "Hedging Program Gain (Loss)."  Reconciliation of Base Income Tax Rate to Effective Income Tax RateBase income tax rate is defined as the effective income tax rate less the effect of exchange gains/losses, as defined above, and significant items. Three Months Ended June 30,Six Months Ended June 30,2011201020112010Income before income taxes $ 1,589$ 1,568$ 3,291$ 3,155Add:  Significant items - (benefit) charge (1)103(59)103(59)Less:  Net exchange gains (losses)4105(139)135Income before income taxes, significant items and exchange gains/losses$ 1,688$ 1,404$ 3,533$ 2,961Provision for income taxes$    360$    400$    618$    850Add:  Tax benefit (expenses) on significant items22282228          Tax benefits (expenses) on exchange gains/losses7(126)142(211)Provision for income taxes, excluding taxes on significant items and exchange gains/losses$    389$    302$    782$    667Effective income tax rate22.7%25.5%18.8%26.9%Significant items effect(0.1)%2.9%0.1%1.5%Tax rate before significant items22.6%28.4%18.9%28.4%Exchange gains (losses) effect0.4%(6.9)%3.2%(5.9)%Base income tax rate23.0%21.5%22.1%22.5%(1)  See Schedule B for detail of significant items.E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyDanisco Opening Balance Sheet(Dollars in millions, except per share amounts)SCHEDULE EThe Danisco acquisition was valued at $6,417, plus net debt assumed of $617.  The following table summarizes the fair value of the assets acquired and liabilities assumed as of the acquisition date.  These amounts represent the preliminary allocation of the purchase price.  Final determination of the fair value may result in further adjustments to the values presented below.Net working capital, including inventory step-up (1)$     795Property, plant and equipment (PP&E) (2)1,720Goodwill2,925Definite-lived intangible assets (3)1,857Indefinite-lived intangible assets1,002Net debt(617)Deferred income taxes (4)(1,060)Other liabilities, net of other assets(205)Net assets acquired$  6,417(1)  The fair value of inventories acquired included a step-up in the value of $175, of which $43 was expensed to cost of goods sold and other operating charges in the second quarter and the remaining amount is expected to be expensed in 2011.  The step-up in the value of inventories acquired by segment were: Industrial Biosciences - $70 and Nutrition & Health - $105.   (2)  The fair value of PP&E acquired included a step-up in the value of $607.  The depreciation expense related to this step-up in value for the full-year 2011 by segment is expected to be: Industrial Biosciences - $9 and Nutrition & Health - $18.   (3)  The amortization expense related to the fair value step-up of definite-lived intangible assets for the full-year 2011 by segment is expected to be: Industrial Biosciences - $11 and Nutrition & Health - $51.   (4)  The deferred income tax liabilities assumed represent the adjustments for the tax impact of fair value adjustments, primarily relating to the definite-lived intangible assets.   SOURCE DuPontFor further information: Media Contact: Michael Hanretta, +1-302-774-4005, michael.j.hanretta@usa.dupont.com; Investor Contact: +1-302-774-4994