MOS : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Mosaic Buys Vale Fertilizer Unit for $2.5 Billion

    December 19, 2016
    Mining giant Vale (NYSE: VALE) is getting out of the fertilizer business. It's selling the unit that concentrates on the ...
  2. Dividend Yields: Mosaic vs. Potash Corporation (MOS, POT)

    November 29, 2016
    Mosaic's annual dividend yield of 4.01% is twice that of the S&P 500 index and well above that of Potash.
  3. What to Expect From Mosaic Q3 Earnings (MOS)

    October 31, 2016
    Revenue and profits have been hard to come by for Mosaic, owing to the recent decline in the agriculture industry and the ...
  4. Can Mosaic Overcome Agriculture Challenges? (MOS)

    October 17, 2016
    Revenue and profits have been hard to come by for Mosaic, but that hasn't stopped the crop nutrients specialist from making ...
  5. Vale On Track to Sell Fertilizer Business (VALE, MOS)

    October 7, 2016
    Raising cash and cutting costs have become important for Vale, the world's largest iron ore producer.
  6. Q3 Earnings: Oil and Real Estate Down

    October 3, 2016
    Analysts are expecting another lackluster quarter for earnings, falling for a sixth consecutive month.
  7. Vale In Talks to Sell Fertilizer Unit to Mosaic (VALE, MOS)

    September 22, 2016
    It would seem the $66 billion proposed merger between Bayer and Monsanto has caused Vale S.A. to re-evaluate its position ...
  8. Top 5 Wheat Stocks of 2016 (ADM, MON)

    September 19, 2016
    There is limited exposure to pure plays in wheat for stock investors, but here are the top five wheat-market-related equities ...
  9. Is PotashCorp's Recovery Near At Hand?

    August 30, 2016
    PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) and the global potash market may have finally gotten some good news: Russian producer Uralkali signed ...
  10. Mosaic Bets On Buying Fertilizer Assets (MOS)

    August 4, 2016
    Mosaic plans to scoop up fertilizer assets at a discount to rapidly expand globally
  11. Mosaic Agrees Potash Market Has Hit Bottom

    August 3, 2016
    Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) on Tuesday became the second major potash producer to say the market has reached a bottom, and to predict ...
  12. PotashCorp Hacks Dividend, Says the Bottom Is Here

    July 29, 2016
    Crop nutrient producer PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) reported second-quarter earnings that met analysts' expectations, but amid ...
  13. Winners and Losers of Low Natural Gas Prices

    July 25, 2016
    Chemical and fertilizer manufacturers benefit from a low price for natural gas, while utilities and natural gas producers ...
  14. Why PotashCorp Is Optimistic Despite Low Prices

    July 21, 2016
    PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) sees a silver lining within the dark gray cloud of the recent benchmark contract China signed for ...
  15. Potash Woes Shut Down Mosaic's Colonsay Mine

    July 18, 2016
    The protracted downturn in the global potash market has claimed at least its third mine this year: Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) announced ...
  16. Potash Prices Tumble on Belaruskali's India Deal

    June 28, 2016
    The price of potash just tumbled to its lowest level in a decade after Belaruskali announced it had signed a contract with ...
  17. Potash Sellers Rise on Hints of Cartel's Revival

    June 24, 2016
    Shares of potash producers surged higher on Thursday after the president of Belarus hinted he would be willing to have the ...
  18. The Potash Glut Kills Canada's New Export Terminal

    June 20, 2016
    The continued decline of the potash market has doomed the construction of a new export terminal in British Columbia. Canpotex, ...
  19. Agricultural Chemical Stocks with Pending Breakouts (POT, MOS)

    June 20, 2016
    Agricultural chemical stocks took a beating along with commodities over the last year. But an upside breakout could turn ...
  20. BHP Billiton Cuts Back on Another Commodity

    March 15, 2016
    BHP Billiton (NYSE: BHP) has built up operations that span the gamut of natural resources -- iron ore, petroleum, copper, ...
  21. The Industry Handbook: The Agriculture Industry (COW, LSTK)

    March 10, 2016
    Learn about the major lines of businesses involved in the agriculture industry and why this industry as a whole may be the ...
  22. The Top 5 Large-Cap Basic Material Stocks for 2016

    December 14, 2015
    Discover the top five large-cap basic materials stocks expected to grow in 2016, with summaries of each company and the rational ...
  23. PotashCorp Withdraws Offer for K+S

    October 6, 2015
    Investors in German fertilizer producer K+S aren't going to be happy with management now that PotashCorp of Saskatchewan ...
  24. How To Invest In Farming Without Owning a Farm

    September 16, 2015
    Investors have a number of ways to get exposure to the agriculture and farming sector besides actually having to buy a farm.
  25. The Top 3 ETFs For Investing in Agriculture (DBA, MOO)

    August 3, 2015
    Learn about some the best available exchange-traded funds for profiting from exposure to the agricultural sector through ...
  26. PotashCorp Gives K+S Nothing New to Talk About

    July 27, 2015
    PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) really needs to sweeten the pot if it wants to bring German rival K+S to the negotiating table. The ...
  27. Is This Why PotashCorp Really Wants to Buy K+S?

    July 13, 2015
    The $8.7 billion takeover bid by PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) for German rival K+S may not just be an effort to use the depressed ...
  28. The 3 Key Numbers PotashCorp Investors Must Know

    May 28, 2015
    The fertilizer industry has run both hot and cold over the years, and PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) has been at the forefront of ...
  29. How PotashCorp Aims to Profit From a Hungry China (MOS, POT)

    April 9, 2015
    A couple of years ago, shares of fertilizer giant Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) suffered a huge decline when ...
  30. Are These 3 Agriculture Stocks Headed Higher?

    February 19, 2015
    Strong momentum across the agriculture sector is causing many traders to take a closer look at farming chemicals via the ...
  31. A Huge Opportunity In Fertilizer Stocks

    August 7, 2013
    While the Belarusian Potash Company (BPC) cartel’s break-up shook the entire fertilizer industry, the long term picture is ...
  32. Basic Materials Stocks Making Big Moves on June 27, 2012

    June 27, 2012
    The Nasdaq is trading up 0.7%, the S&P 500 has climbed 0.7% and the Dow has increased 0.6% on a good day for the market ...
  33. Fertilizer Industry Will Yield Super Gains

    January 3, 2012
    Good economy or bad, the world will need more food, and, thus, more fertilizer.
  34. Investing In The Overlooked SMid-Cap Space

    July 19, 2011
    Blending the best attributes of both small- and mid-cap stocks, the often-ignored SMid-cap space could be an investing sweet ...
  35. 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.
  36. Bargain Hunting In A Fully Valued Market

    May 6, 2010
    Even though the stock market averages are high there are still potential values out there.
  37. Taking a Closer Look at Chemical Companies

    December 6, 2005
    The chemical sector may be painted with an outdated brush there might be a lot more opportunity here than many investors ...