CF : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook

    April 10, 2014
    Chemical Industry Stock Outlook - April 2014 - Industry Outlook
  2. Mosaic Intros - Analyst Blog

    July 15, 2013
    Mosaic has launched that provides information on soil fertility resources.
  3. Yara Built To Last, But Looking At A Downturn In The Cycle

    July 15, 2013
    Yara is an excellent company, but facing a potentially significant decline in prices and margins.
  4. CF Industries Reopening Alberta Plant - Analyst Blog

    July 2, 2013
    CF Industries is resuming operations at its nitrogen fertilizer complex in Medicine Hat.
  5. Alberta Flood Shuts CF Industries' Plant - Analyst Blog

    June 25, 2013
    CF Industries has temporarily shutdown its nitrogen fertilizer complex at Medicine Hat, Alberta, Canada.
  6. Potash Hikes Dividend by 33% - Analyst Blog

    February 5, 2013
    Crop nutrient company Potash Corp of Sakatchewan Inc. (POT) recently announced a roughly 33% hike in its quarterly dividend ...
  7. Agrium Jumps on Higher View - Analyst Blog

    January 25, 2013
    Shares of leading fertilizer company Agrium Inc. (AGU) shot up as it raised its earnings forecast for fourth-quarter 2012, ...
  8. Barrick Gold Corporation Among Basic Materials' Biggest Movers ...

    December 20, 2012
    The Nasdaq has declined 0.4%, the S&P 500 has remained steady and the Dow has slipped 0.1% after the morning's trading. The ...
  9. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Potash Corp./Saskatchewan, ...

    December 11, 2012
    It's been a good morning for the market. The Nasdaq has risen 1.7%; the S&P 500 has climbed 1%; and the Dow has moved up ...
  10. Agrium Slips to Neutral - Analyst Blog

    December 5, 2012
    We are downgrading our recommendation on leading fertilizer company Agrium Inc. (AGU) to Neutral factoring in its weak fourth ...
  11. Rio Tinto plc and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials on November ...

    November 29, 2012
    The Nasdaq has risen 0.5%, the S&P 500 has moved up 0.5% and the Dow is trading up 0.4%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  12. Reaffirming CF Industries at Neutral - Analyst Blog

    November 23, 2012
    We are retaining our Neutral recommendation on CF Industries Holdings Inc. (CF). Third-quarter 2012 revenues and earnings ...
  13. Cummins and Other NYSE Stocks Making Big Moves on November 19, ...

    November 19, 2012
    The market is on the rise this morning, with the Nasdaq climbing 1.7%, the S&P 500 up 1.5% and the Dow increasing 1.3%. Today, ...
  14. Monsanto and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials on November ...

    November 19, 2012
    The morning has been good for the market. The Nasdaq has moved up 1.7%; the S&P 500 has climbed 1.5%; and the Dow has risen ...
  15. SOIL: The Best Agribusiness ETF Pick? - ETF News And Commentary

    November 15, 2012
    Although it now appears to be a distant memory, the summer's crop crisis should never be too far outside of investors' minds. ...
  16. Agrium Misses Ests, Profit Tanks - Analyst Blog

    November 9, 2012
    Agrium Inc.'s (AGU) third-quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding one-time items other than stock-based compensation expenses) earnings ...
  17. CF Industries Beats on All Fronts - Analyst Blog

    November 6, 2012
    CF Industries Holdings Inc.'s (CF) third-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding one-time gains) of $5.85 per share exceeded ...
  18. DuPont and Other Big Movers In Basic Materials on October 23, ...

    October 23, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading down 0.8%, the S&P 500 is down 1.5% and the Dow has slipped 1.8%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  19. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Praxair, Making Big Moves on ...

    October 19, 2012
    The Nasdaq has slipped 1.6%, the S&P 500 is down 1% and the Dow is trading down 1.1%, marking a bad morning for the market. ...
  20. Agrium Inc and Other Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves ...

    October 12, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq has fallen 0.2%; the S&P 500 is down 0.4%; and the Dow has declined 0.2%. ...
  21. Basic Materials Stocks, Including BHP Billiton, Making Big Moves ...

    September 20, 2012
    The market is having a bad day so far: the Nasdaq is down 0.3%; the S&P 500 has declined 0.3%; and the Dow has decreased ...
  22. Basic Materials Stocks, Including Sasol Limited, Making Big Moves ...

    September 12, 2012
    The market has been doing well after the morning's trading. The Nasdaq is up 0.1%; the S&P 500 has climbed 0.3%; and the ...
  23. Outperform on Agrium Inc. - Analyst Blog

    August 20, 2012
    We are retaining our Outperform recommendation on leading fertilizer company Agrium Inc. (AGU) following its strong second-quarter ...
  24. CF Industries Misses Estimates - Analyst Blog

    August 7, 2012
    CF Industries Holdings Inc.'s (CF) second-quarter 2012 adjusted earnings (excluding one-time gains and expenses) of $8.71 ...
  25. Today's Major Basic Materials Sector Movers: CF Industries Holdings ...

    August 3, 2012
    The market is doing well so far today. The Nasdaq has increased 2.2%; the S&P 500 has climbed 2%; and the Dow is trading ...
  26. Agrium Beats Estimates in 2Q - Analyst Blog

    August 3, 2012
    Agrium Inc.'s (AGU) second-quarter 2012 adjusted (excluding one-time items other than stock-based compensation expenses) ...
  27. Biggest NYSE Movers for June 26, 2012

    June 26, 2012
    This morning, the Nasdaq has risen 0.2%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.1% and the Dow has declined 0.1%. The NYSE is a stock ...
  28. Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves on June 25, 2012

    June 25, 2012
    The morning has been bad for the market. The Nasdaq has fallen 2%; the S&P 500 has decreased 1.7%; and the Dow has declined ...
  29. More Gains in the Cards for ADS

    May 2, 2012
    The leading private-label card issuer and direct marketer is delivering the goods, while its steadily climbing stock remains ...
  30. Big Value In Fertilizer

    May 1, 2012
    The fertilizer sector will continue to see great gains as the world requires greater crop yields from less arable land.
  31. Profit From Agriculture

    April 30, 2012
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  32. The Insider's Guide to Food Investing-Including 38 Picks!

    April 19, 2012
    It’s time to be bullish on everything related to food—restaurants, food producers, fertilizers, equipment makers, ...
  33. Mosaic Profits Whittle, Sunny Days Ahead

    April 4, 2012
    Mosaic's quarter was heavily impacted by lower potash volumes.
  34. Profit From Agriculture

    February 28, 2012
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  35. Ag Still Looks Bullish Long Term

    February 22, 2012
    With food prices rising due to an increase in global demand, investors should look into adding these Ag stocks to their porfolio.
  36. Can Investors Grow Wealth With Mosaic?

    January 6, 2012
    Mosaic is looking for crop prices to feed stronger fertilizer demand.
  37. Potash Corp Harvests Healthy Profits

    October 31, 2011
    Despite the sell-off in agricultural commodities like corn and wheat, demand for fertilizer remains very healthy.
  38. Don't Dismiss Fertilizer

    October 6, 2011
    No matter how hard times get in this economy, society needs food and food needs fertilizer. This demand is helping to keep ...
  39. S&P 500 - August Winners

    September 6, 2011
    Despite the overall carnage in the market, there were some winners in the S&P 500 in August 2011. These stocks benefited ...
  40. 15 Growth Stocks Outpacing The Market

    September 2, 2011
    Agriculture, auto repair, and health care are some of the industries that Edward Hornstein sees showing unusual strength ...
  41. Profit From Agriculture

    August 30, 2011
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  42. 11 Stocks to Watch for the Next Uptrend

    August 26, 2011
    As he awaits the next broad market rally...whenever it arrives...Fred Richards is eyeing a number of names that he sees as ...
  43. Archer Daniels Pressured By Higher Corn Costs

    August 12, 2011
    Archer Daniels Midland felt the pressure of higher corn prices, so despite its revenue rising, fourth quarter profits were ...
  44. 6 Agricultural Names to Feed the World

    July 30, 2011
    Ramesh Gulati is eyeing companies equipped to meet infrastructure needs in the agricultural sector. In today's interview, ...
  45. Mosaic Profits Soar

    July 22, 2011
    The world's fundamental demand for food is greater than ever today and farmers can only increase supply by striving to yield ...
  46. A Lot To Like About Fertilizer Companies

    July 4, 2011
    Agriculture stocks are long-term plays that are becoming more attractive during the market selloff.
  47. Agrium's Good News

    June 24, 2011
    Fertilizer company Agrium released news that its second quarter is looking substantially better than its original forecast. ...
  48. Higher Fertilizer Prices On The Horizon

    June 16, 2011
    As world populations continue to grow, the need for more food will grow as well. For investors, adding the backbone of the ...
  49. Today's Timely Stocks

    June 7, 2011
    Those who buy purely on momentum or timeliness may experience an unpleasant result. But absent nosebleed valuations, the ...
  50. Potash Profits Growing Like A Weed

    May 3, 2011
    As the largest company in the space and largest producer of the most valuable nutrient potash,, PotashCorp is well suited ...
  51. Bunge’s Business Soars

    May 3, 2011
    Agricultural company Bunge had a high-growth quarter as profits soared from its grain merchandising business. The ag boom ...
  52. Agrium Feeds Its Profits

    February 14, 2011
    Canadian-based Agrium is set to keep riding the commodity wave.
  53. Four Bullish MACD Crossovers

    February 14, 2011
    A MACD cross above the signal line tends to predict that the bulls are gaining control of the direction and it generally ...
  54. Agricultural Plays In 2011

    January 6, 2011
    This industry should deliver an above-average performance for 2011. Find out how to get involved.
  55. 2010: A Look Back At Agriculture Stocks

    December 27, 2010
    Agriculture had a fertile year in 2010 despite tough economic conditions in the U.S. and beyond. 2011 may be one of many ...
  56. Looking Back At M&A In 2010

    December 27, 2010
    Thanks to record low interest rates, an easier corporate lending environment and corporate cash coffers swelling, M&A activity ...
  57. Betting On Society

    December 3, 2010
    Despite the current economic state, society's long-term needs must always be met. Think along those lines when making investment ...
  58. The Falling Dollar - The Debate Rages On

    November 16, 2010
    The long- and short-term effects of the falling dollar.
  59. Agrium Sees Sunny Skies

    November 4, 2010
    The outlook for fertilizer seems to be gaining steam, and share prices have responded, in turn.
  60. October’s Best And Worst S&P500 Components

    November 2, 2010
    The performance of these S&P500 stocks was far off market averages.
  61. Potash's Fertile Quarter

    October 29, 2010
    Potash Corp's best days are still ahead of it, as fertilizer becomes a more valuable commodity.
  62. Invest In Potash

    October 28, 2010
    Despite all the news about Potash Corp, there are other opportunities to get into this market.
  63. Value Investing Congress Picks

    October 18, 2010
    With the influx of currency being added to the global financial system, it's no surprose that many value investors are favoring ...
  64. Have These Stocks Moved Too Far?

    September 14, 2010
    Quality stocks often demand quality prices. But if that quality leads to years of good growth then a fair price is justified.
  65. Best Stocks In August 2010

    September 2, 2010
    Despite the terrible August for many companies, many names finished with double-digit percentage gains guring the month.
  66. Stocks To Consider In Any Economy

    August 26, 2010
    In an economy lacking consumer confidence, some companies still have operations that can remain stable or even thrive.
  67. Potash And BHP Billiton - Is This The Start Of The Next Leg Up?

    August 19, 2010
    Potash finds itself the target of a hostile bid. Will a compromise let everybody win?
  68. Scotts Miracle-Gro "Gros" Earnings

    August 17, 2010
    Scotts Miracle-Gro earnings surged in its third quarter, but it still has lots of growth potential.
  69. Horsehead Running Strong

    August 11, 2010
    Understanding what matters most to a commodity company - production costs - shows why Horsehead can continue to remain competitive.
  70. Biggest Stock Winners In July

    August 3, 2010
    The best-performing stocks in July, 2010, in the S&P 500 were spread across a broad range of sectors and up for a variety ...
  71. Turnaround Story Underway For Fertilizer Stocks?

    July 19, 2010
    Fertilizer and ag chemical stocks have been on fire for the last few days. Is this a fluke, or the beginning of a real recovery?
  72. Mosaic Shares: The Price Is Right

    June 14, 2010
    The market pullback has made Mosaic shares look tempting, especially when combined with Mosaic's fertile future.
  73. PotashCorp Perfect For The Long Term

    May 6, 2010
    If PotashCorp can continue executing, it will be an ideal buy-and-hold stock for investors.
  74. Mosaic Seeks Fertile Grounds

    April 13, 2010
    The fertilizer industry is prone to ups and downs, but there's still some growth opportunities.
  75. March's Mid Cap Losers

    April 6, 2010
    The bears took a swipe at energy stocks leveraged to natural gas in March.
  76. Is Potash Corp. Overvalued?

    February 23, 2010
    Potash stock has had a mild run up recently, but is the stock a good fundamental buy at its current price?
  77. A Fertile Future For Agrium?

    February 11, 2010
    Fertilizer use can only be delayed for so long. All in all, the oulook for fertilzier remains very strong.
  78. Ways To Play Fertilizer's Bright Future

    January 21, 2010
    With the expectation that fertilizer prices will head upward in 2010, expect shares in fertilizer companies to follow suit.
  79. The 2 Deals To Watch In 2010

    January 5, 2010
    There are two notable deals that need to be watched in 2010, as they will either create or destroy value for shareholders.
  80. Agrium's Dubious Love Triangle

    November 9, 2009
    Agrium shares appear cheap, but challenging industry conditions and a bid for a rival add much uncertainty.
  81. Mr. Market Has No Idea Who You Are

    October 30, 2009
    It's important to realize that as individual investors, Mr. Market could care less about us.
  82. Profit From Agriculture

    October 22, 2009
    The agricultural industry hasn't experienced the full effects of the market surge, and its long-term fundamentals look stronger ...
  83. What the Heck Is Wrong With Fertilizer Stocks?

    September 25, 2009
    What will it take to turn the agricultural and fertilizer stocks like Monsanto and Potash around?
  84. Fertilize Your Portfolio With Mosaic

    May 12, 2009
    The fertilizer industry is a boring but promising investment. Read on to learn about the key players and find out why it ...
  85. Potash Dormant Now, But Not For Long

    April 13, 2009
    Potash and the other fertilizer producer stocks were crushed when the commodity bubble burst, are they worth looking at again ...
  86. The Growing Fertilizer Bidding War

    March 16, 2009
    A major takeover looks likely in the fertilizer sector and backing the right company could mean huge growth for investors.
  87. Is Market Love Affair With Fertilizer Stocks Over?

    November 19, 2008
    What's the potential for a rebound in declining fertilizer stocks?
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