POT : Analysis & Opinions

  1. Agrium, Potash Turn to High-Margin Industries

    January 12, 2017
    To offset slumping agriculture revenue and prices, fertilizer makers have turned to other industries.
  2. Potash Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Tuesday

    January 9, 2017
    Potash will send its dividend payment on Feb. 2 to shareholders of record as of Jan. 12.
  3. 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.
  4. Steer Clear Of John Deere

    November 25, 2016
    Deere has rallied into triple digits for the first time in its public history but is likely to shake out weak hands before ...
  5. Potash Announces Production, Job Cuts (POT, AGU)

    November 24, 2016
    The world's largest crop nutrient company announced production and job reduction plans.
  6. Potash Declares 10-Cent Quarterly Dividend (POT)

    November 18, 2016
    The quarterly dividend of 10 cents per share is payable on Feb. 2, 2017, to shareholders of record as of Jan. 12, 2017.
  7. Potash Downgraded by Moody's (POT, AGU)

    November 7, 2016
    Amid a prolonged decline in the fertilizer and agriculture industry, Moody's downgraded Potash, sending its shares lower ...
  8. Agrium's Surprise Q3 Loss Affirms Need for Potash (AGU, POT)

    November 4, 2016
    Agrium was hurt by weak crop nutrient sales, which declined 14% during the quarter, while crop-protection product revenue ...
  9. Potash Q3 Earnings Beat, Revenue Misses (POT, AGU)

    October 28, 2016
    Potash shares declined as much as 2% Thursday even though the world's largest crop nutrient company reported better-than-expected ...
  10. Potash Earnings on Tap, What to Expect? (POT, AGU)

    October 26, 2016
    Although investors have broadly hated the deal with Agrium, Potash's results on Thursday could help change sentiment on the ...
  11. Why Investors Should Back Agrium, Potash Merger (POT, AGU)

    October 21, 2016
    Investor advisory firm Glass Lewis offered a few reasons why shareholders should endorse the $36 billion deal.
  12. Assessing Potash Stock Valuation (POT, AGU)

    October 17, 2016
    Investors have shown little to no interest in Potash stock even though the company has received upgrades by several Wall ...
  13. Potash Stock Upgraded at RBC Capital (POT, AGU)

    October 11, 2016
    Can anything get shares of Potash out of its funk?
  14. Potash Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Friday (POT, AGU)

    October 6, 2016
    The company will send its quarterly payout on Nov.2 to shareholders of record as of Oct.12.
  15. Agrium Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (AGU, POT)

    September 28, 2016
    Agrium will send its dividend payment on Oct. 20 to shareholders of record as of Sept. 30.
  16. Potash Stock Upgraded at Susquehanna (POT, AGU)

    September 27, 2016
    On Monday, Susquehanna boosted its rating on Potash stock to "positive" from "neutral" and increased its price target on ...
  17. Agrium, Potash $36B Merger Done at Right Time (POT, AGU)

    September 21, 2016
    Shares of both companies are trading below the levels reached prior to the announced deal on September 12.
  18. Why Agrium Shareholders Dislike $36B Potash Merger (AGU, POT)

    September 16, 2016
    Some Agrium shareholders don't see how this deal with Potash benefits them.
  19. Potash Stock Upgraded at Stifel Nicolaus (POT, AGU)

    September 15, 2016
    Shares of Potash were under pressure Wednesday, declining as much as 1% even though the company received an upgrade by analysts ...
  20. Potash Stock Falls on Ratings Downgrade (POT, AGU)

    September 13, 2016
    Potash shares were under pressure Tuesday, falling as much as 5% to a session low of $15.95 after the company was downgraded ...
  21. Potash, Agrium: A $36B Merger Out of Necessity (POT, AGU)

    September 12, 2016
    This is a deal that comes out of necessity. Revenue and profits have been hard to come by for both firms.
  22. PotashCorp and Agrium Agree to Merge

    September 12, 2016
    The merger of equals between PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) and Agrium (NYSE: AGU) is becoming a reality: The two fertilizer giants ...
  23. Potash Corporation Declares Quarterly Dividend (POT)

    September 11, 2016
    The world's largest crop nutrient company, which has suffered from weak realized selling prices, has seen its stock price ...
  24. PotashCorp and Agrium Discuss Merger of Equals

    August 31, 2016
    If PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) and Agrium (NYSE: AGU) do eventually merge, as they've said they're in discussions to do, not ...
  25. 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 ...
  26. Top 5 Agriculture Stocks of 2016

    August 15, 2016
    The stocks with roots in the Ag business, appear well-positioned to grow with the population.
  27. 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 ...
  28. 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 ...
  29. 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 ...
  30. 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 ...
  31. Is PotashCorp on the Selling Block?

    July 1, 2016
    Shares of PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) surged 6.5% Thursday before settling down to close with a 1.3% gain after rumors the crop ...
  32. 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 ...
  33. 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 ...
  34. 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, ...
  35. 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 ...
  36. 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, ...
  37. Agricultural Stocks May Head Even Lower (POT, MON)

    March 3, 2016
    Agricultural chemical companies may resume major downtrends after working off oversold technical conditions.
  38. 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 ...
  39. 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 ...
  40. 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.
  41. The 5 Biggest Canadian Mining Companies (POT, AGU)

    August 20, 2015
    Learn about the largest Canadian mining companies by market capitalization, including potash production, gold production ...
  42. K+S Says PotashCorp Deal Is Dying but Not Dead

    August 17, 2015
    A merger between Canadian fertilizer giant PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) and its German counterpart K+S is still possible, just ...
  43. It's Not Just K+S Directors Who Opppose Potash Bid

    August 13, 2015
    It is understandable that the board of directors of German fertilizer and chemical specialist K+S would stand fast against ...
  44. K+S Tells PotashCorp the Answer Is Still No (KPLUY, POT)

    August 11, 2015
    Apparently no matter how many times PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) rephrases its $8.7 billion offer for German fertilizer maker ...
  45. 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 ...
  46. CF Industries Continues Its Shopping Spree

    July 22, 2015
    Just weeks after acquiring U.K.-based nitrogen producer GrowHow, fertilizer producer CF Industries (NYSE: CF) is looking ...
  47. 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 ...
  48. 3 Reasons PotashCorp Stock Could Fall

    July 1, 2015
    The ups and downs of fertilizer stocks in recent years have drawn widespread surprise from investors, as many believed the ...
  49. 3 Reasons PotashCorp Stock Could Rise

    June 11, 2015
    Throughout much of the 2000s, fertilizer companies were among the best performers in the stock market, and Canada's Potash ...
  50. 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 ...
  51. 5 Things PotashCorp Wants You to Know

    May 12, 2015
    For a couple of years now, fertilizer giant PotashCorp (NYSE: POT) has struggled to recover from the plunge in potash prices ...
  52. 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 ...
  53. 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 ...
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  55. 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 ...
  56. A Powerful Triple Play In Irrigation

    April 15, 2013
    Water use for agriculture continues to rise at extreme levels, but which companies are the top plays for this trend?
  57. Significant Marubozu Candlesticks

    August 1, 2012
    This candlestick pattern can signal a big move, especially if it occurs in the right context. With the context right and ...
  58. Choosing An Agriculture ETF

    April 6, 2012
    Each of three ag-related ETFs offers exposure to specific areas the others do not.
  59. 3 Ways To Play Kubota

    February 29, 2012
    The appreciation of the yen has hurt Japanese exporters, but Kubota is one company taking steps to deal with this issue. ...
  60. Fertilizer Industry Will Yield Super Gains

    January 3, 2012
    Good economy or bad, the world will need more food, and, thus, more fertilizer.
  61. The Investment Case For Cresud

    December 21, 2011
    Cresud is hard to value, but a great play on land values in Argentina.
  62. 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.