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Press release from PR Newswire

DuPont Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend

Thursday, October 20, 2011

DuPont Declares Fourth Quarter Dividend08:30 EDT Thursday, October 20, 2011WILMINGTON, Del., Oct. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- DuPont declared a fourth quarter common stock dividend of 41 cents per share payable Dec. 14 to stockholders of record Nov. 15.  This dividend is the same as what was paid in the third quarter 2011.  This is the 429th consecutive quarterly dividend since the company's first dividend in the fourth quarter of 1904.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 January 25, 2012, to stockholders of record January 10, 2012.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 DuPontFor further information: Michael Hanretta, +1-302-774-4005,