DuPont profit falls 12 pct

Tue Jul 28, 2015 6:06am EDT
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July 28 (Reuters) - Chemical and crop company DuPont reported a 12 percent fall in quarterly profit, hurt by a fall in agriculture earnings and a stronger dollar.

Net income attributable to DuPont fell to $940 million, or $1.03 per share, in the second quarter ended June 30, from $1.07 billion, or $1.15 per share, a year earlier.

Net sales fell 11.5 percent to $8.60 billion. (Reporting by Amrutha Gayathri in Bengaluru; Editing by Simon Jennings)