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4/21/15: Shares of DuPont Co. (NYSE: DD) slipped more than 3% this morning after the company reported quarterly earnings. DuPont has been engaged in a proxy battle with activist investor Nelson Peltz for several months and was expected to report weak earnings thanks to a stronger dollar and lower agricultural business. However, the company reported per-share earnings of $1.34, which topped consensus expectations by roughly $0.03. Peltz has pressed for a breakup of the company and wants four board seats at the 212-year-old industrial giant.