Is this the most optimistic Ellen Cull-Men's DuPont Leadership-LITE TEAM can offer? "May not bounce back until Q2 2012"? If then?
Folks, you'll notice how DuPont's evasive Management is quick to blame this impressive weakness entirely on external causes, primarily the "destocking" by customers. It's never the inability of DuPont executives to market or provide services or products demanded by the market at reasonable prices and the right level of quality. Imprelis, Tell Us!
Volumes were down a staggering 10% company-wide at DuPont in Q4 2011. In coming days, we will soon know how DuPont compares to its major rivals in the chemical business. Was this severe "destocking" industry-wide? Stay tuned.