WILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 26 Today's DuPont (NYSE: DD) fourth quarter 2009 earnings news release contained an extra comma which could lead to misinterpretation. The Outlook section included the following statement: "Due to strong pension fund performance, the company now expects pension expense to be about $.10 per share, lower than originally anticipated." The foregoing statement should have read: "Due to strong pension fund performance, the company now expects pension expense to be about $.10 per share lower than originally anticipated."
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