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    Sales Drivers and What to Expect for Fertilizer Companies

    The world has a problem that’s actually good for the fertilizer industry. This is the world’s population, which is ever-growing, as is food consumption.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Were Flat to Positive Last Week

    In the Cornbelt region of the US, the potash prices rose by 31 basis points to $289 per metric ton from $288 per metric ton.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Prices for the Week Ending November 2

    The week ending November 2 was broadly positive for the agribusiness sector. The VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) rose ~4.5%.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Urea Prices Performed Last Week

    In the week ending October 26, overall urea prices were broadly negative.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Fertilizer Stocks and Prices Moved Last Week

    Last week, the overall agribusiness sector was broadly negative. The VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) fell ~4.9%.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Affordability Still Largely Unchanged Last Week

    Last week, which ended October 12, fertilizer affordability was unchanged week-over-week.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Recorded Strong Gains Last Week

    Potash prices in Brazil rose the most last week with a rise of 2.3% to $357 per metric ton from $349 per metric ton.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Affordability Pressure Eased Last Week

    While the Fertilizer Affordability Index was below one, it’s still higher compared to the average levels observed since January 2016.

    By Adam Jones
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    Are Fertilizers Becoming Less Affordable?

    Fertilizer affordability affects sales volume for fertilizer companies (NANR) such as Mosaic (MOS), Nutrien (NTR), CF Industries (CF), and Intrepid Potash (IPI).

    By Adam Jones
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    Are DAP Prices Outside the US Reversing?

    DAP (diammonium phosphate) prices have been rising lately.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Prices and Stocks Are on Pause: What’s Going On?

    Last week, which ended September 7, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) fell 1.8%, while the S&P 500 Index fell 1%.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Higher Energy Costs outside the US Benefited CF Industries

    In Europe, the cost of natural gas rose by 53% year-over-year as of June 2018.

    By Adam Jones
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    How CF Industries Fared in the Second Quarter

    CF Industries reported sales growth of 16% year-over-year in the second quarter due to the increase in realized fertilizer prices across its five segments.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Prices Take a Pause: Weekly Update

    The fertilizer sector remained under pressure between August 3 and August 13, with the benchmark VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) declining 2.4%

    By Adam Jones
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    Expectations for Global Potash Fertilizer Demand

    The potash market was no different than nitrogen and phosphate. Potash prices were depressed due to oversupply.

    By Adam Jones
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    Nutrien Pops on Second-Quarter Earnings

    Nutrien (NTR) reported its second-quarter earnings on August 1 after the market closed.

    By Adam Jones
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    MAP Prices Made New Highs Last Week

    MAP (monoammonium phosphate) prices continued to inch higher last week and hit new highs.

    By Adam Jones
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    Is This Why CF’s Stock Has Rallied?

    Like CF Industries’ (CF) sales, its margins are also expected to expand YoY (year-over-year) in Q2 2018 and the next four quarters.

    By Adam Jones
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    Intrepid Potash’s Second-Quarter Sales Estimate

    In the near term, analysts’ estimates for Intrepid Potash’s (IPI) sales fail to show a positive momentum.

    By Adam Jones
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    What to Expect from Intrepid Potash’s Second-Quarter Earnings

    Intrepid Potash (IPI) is set to release its second quarter 2018 earnings on August 1. Analysts are estimating EPS of $0.04.

    By Adam Jones
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    Nutrien’s Retail Business and Agrible’s Technology Platform

    Agrible’s technology gives a digital dimension to farming activity by driving efficiency in decision-making.

    By Adam Jones
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    Update: July 13 Fertilizer Stocks and Price Movements

    Last week, which ended July 13, was broadly negative for the agribusiness sector. The broader market index was positive.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Stay High

    In recent weeks, potash prices have been rising and hitting YTD (year-to-date) highs.

    By Adam Jones
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    A Review of Fertilizer Prices Last Week

    In this series, we’ll look at key NPK (nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium) fertilizer prices last week.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Rose in Week Ended June 29

    Last week, potash prices in the NOLA (New Orleans) region of the United States rose 1.6% week-over-week to $235 per metric ton.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Potash Prices Fared Last Week

    Last week, potash prices were also broadly positive and managed to make new highs so far year-to-date.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Stocks Struggled on June 25 amid the Trade War

    On June 25, the stock market continued to bleed due to risks from the escalating trade. The S&P 500 Index (SPY) fell almost 1.3%.

    By Adam Jones
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    How CF Industries’ Forecasts Compare to Valuations

    CF Industries’ valuation multiples have risen across the board since February 2016 and have broadly moved sideways since then.

    By Adam Jones
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    What the Future Could Hold for CF Industries Stock

    CF Industries (CF), one of the major nitrogen producers in North America, has had a bumpy ride since 2015.

    By Adam Jones
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    Is Stephens Getting More Bullish on Intrepid Potash?

    Intrepid Potash (IPI) reported its earnings on April 24 before the market opened.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Mosaic’s Sales Could Climb in 1Q18

    For 1Q18, Mosaic is estimated to post $1.8 billion in sales, which would represent a 12% increase from $1.6 in 1Q17.

    By Adam Jones
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    Snapshot: CF Industries Reports Its 1Q18 Earnings

    CF Industries (CF) reported its 1Q18 earnings on May 2, after the market closed.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Did Potash Prices Perform Last Week?

    While nitrogen and phosphate prices at some locations experienced a weekly increase, potash prices were broadly flat to negative week-over-week.

    By Adam Jones
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    Will CF Industries See Operating Margin Growth in 1Q18?

    For 1Q18, CF Industries’ EBITDA (earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) are estimated to grow year-over-year by 22% to $333 million from $272 million a year ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Price Movements for the Week Ended April 20

    Last week, most fertilizer stocks ended in positive territory. Intrepid Potash (IPI) was the biggest gainer, rising 4.3% to $4.20.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash’s Price Movements in the Week Ended April 13

    Last week, potash prices remained strong with overall flat to positive movement. Prices in Brazil and Southeast Asia remained particularly strong week-over-week.

    By Adam Jones
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    DAP Price Update for the Week Ended April 6

    In the week ended April 6, DAP (diammonium phosphate) prices were broadly flat to negative.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Were Strong Last Week

    In the week ending March 30, 2018, potash prices were broadly flat to positive. Last week, the prices were also strong YoY (year-over-year).

    By Adam Jones
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    MAP Prices Were Mixed in the Week Ending March 30

    In the week ending March 30, 2018, MAP prices in Brazil remained flat week-over-week at $426 per metric ton from a week ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizers Remained Affordable Last Week

    The Fertilizer Affordability Index rose slightly to 0.67x last week from 0.66x a week ago. The index level stood at 0.7x a month ago and 0.61x a year ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Selling Prices Showed Strength in 4Q17

    Intrepid Potash (IPI) saw the steepest increase in prices year-over-year by ~34% to $224 per metric ton from $168 per metric ton a year ago in 4Q16.

    By Adam Jones
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    Which Producer Saw the Highest Potash Shipments in 4Q17?

    Overall shipments in 4Q17 for five companies fell ~13% year-over-year.

    By Adam Jones
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    Phosphate Prices Continued to Strengthen Last Week

    Last week, phosphate prices for both DAP (diammonium phosphate) and MAP (monoammonium phosphate) continued their upward momentum.

    By Adam Jones
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    Analysts’ Ratings for Major Agribusiness Stocks: February Update

    So far this year, some major agribusiness stocks, particularly in the fertilizer sector, have performed poorly.

    By Adam Jones
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    Analyzing Potash Fertilizer Prices for the Week Ending February 16

    In the week ending February 16, potash prices were broadly flat to positive compared to a week ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Potash Prices Performed Last Week

    In the week ending January 26, potash prices at the locations discussed below were broadly flat to positive and remained strong compared to levels observed a year ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    What Scotts Miracle-Gro Could Gain from Tax Cuts

    SMG said it intends to pass on the benefits from tax savings to its employees by increasing salaries and through other programs.

    By Adam Jones
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    A Look at Potash Prices in the Week Ending January 19

    Potash prices remained strong in the week ending January 19.

    By Adam Jones
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    Analyzing Potash Prices in the Week Ending January 12

    In Brazil, potash prices were flat at $281 per metric ton in the week ending January 12.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Trend Upwards in the 1st Week of 2018

    The potash fertilizer prices for both granular and standard grade were comfortably higher compared to the levels observed last year around the same week.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Fertilizer Prices Moved in the Week Ending January 5

    For the week ending January 5, 2018, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) ended almost 2% higher, while the S&P 500 Index (SPY) rose 1.7%.

    By Adam Jones
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    Intrepid Potash’s Earnings Rose in 2017

    Intrepid Potash (IPI) shifted its focus to produce trio. Besides trio, the company continues to diversify its income sources.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Intrepid Potash Stock Doubled in 2017

    Intrepid Potash was one of the top performers in 2017. Its stock rose ~127% YTD from $2.1 on January 3, 2017, to $4.72 at the closing on December 28.

    By Adam Jones
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    A Review of CF Industries’ Margins

    In the earlier parts of this series, we saw how CF Industries (CF) sales performed as a result of movements in fertilizer prices and shipment volumes.

    By Adam Jones
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    What Investors Are Paying for Agribusiness Stocks: Part 2

    The remaining companies In this part, we’ll compare the five remaining agribusiness companies’ valuation, again using forward EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value-to-earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiples. Valuation multiples As shown in the above chart, the remaining companies’ valuation multiples have risen in the last two years. At 18.3x, FMC (FMC) was trading at a premium to the peer […]

    By Adam Jones
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    Analysts’ Estimates for Agribusiness Companies’ Earnings in 2018

    Earnings per share Earlier, we discussed major agribusiness companies’ earnings, which have mostly fallen over the years. In 2018, their earnings are expected to rise. Next-12-month earnings As shown in the above chart, agribusiness companies’ NTM (next-12-month) EPS (earnings per share) are expected to improve year-over-year. FMC’s (FMC) EPS are expected rise 90% to $4.70, Agrium’s […]

    By Adam Jones
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    Could Potash Prices Continue to Rise in 2018?

    Potash in 2018 Earlier in this series, we reviewed potash prices in 2017. We saw that prices rose for key players in the second half of 2017. Could this momentum continue in 2018? Factors driving potash prices Prices are driven by supply and demand. Whereas for fertilizers (XLB), global demand usually grows at a stable rate, this […]

    By Adam Jones
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    What 2017 Meant for Potash Producers

    Potash fertilizers Most of the fertilizer companies we’ve discussed in this series sell all or some of the three NPK (nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium) macronutrients. To learn more about these macronutrients’ key role in agriculture, read Agricultural Fertilizer Industry: Your Comprehensive Overview. In this part, we’ll look at what 2017 meant for potash producers. Price trends […]

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Price Update for Week Ended December 15

    Last week, granular potash prices at NOLA (New Orleans) rose 1.3% to $207 per metric ton from $204 per metric ton a week ago.

    By Adam Jones
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    Tracking Potash Price Movements Last Week

    Last week, which ended December 8, 2017, overall potash prices were broadly flat to positive at the four locations we’re covering in this series.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Prices Update: Week Ended December 8

    CVR Partners (UAN) emerged as the top gainer last week, rising 17.4% week-over-week to close at $3.70. CF Industries (CF) followed, rising 4.4% to close at $39.30.

    By Adam Jones
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    Outlook: Where Potash Fertilizers Are Headed in the Near Term

    PotashCorp’s (POT) CEO (chief executive officer) Jochen Tilk said potash prices for the company were 20% higher year-over-year, driven by higher affordability and tight supply.

    By Adam Jones
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    Your Potash Price Update for the Week Ending November 24

    Last week, the granular MOP (muriate of potash) prices in NOLA (New Orleans) in the US (NANR) rose by as much as 45 basis points week-over-week to $203 per metric ton.

    By Adam Jones
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    Behind PotashCorp’s Ownership in Arab Potash

    PotashCorp owns 28% of Arab Potash and can appoint three of the latter’s 12 board members. It can also reportedly appoint senior management positions.

    By Adam Jones
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    An Update on the PotashCorp-Agrium Merger

    On September 12, 2016, PotashCorp and Agrium announced their intention to combine in a merger of equals. But China and India have set conditions.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Price Update for the Week Ending November 17

    The potash prices in the Cornbelt region were flat at $231 per metric ton. It was the sixth consecutive week that potash prices were mostly unchanged.

    By Adam Jones
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    Latest Update on Fertilizer Price Movements

    In the week ending November 17, most of the agricultural fertilizer stocks ended in negative territory. Intrepid Potash emerged as the biggest loser.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why PotashCorp Dominates in Potash Gross Margins

    The median gross margin for the potash segments of the five companies in the above chart was 24%. A year ago, in 3Q16, the median was 9%.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices in 3Q17: A 5-Company Comparison

    Potash price realizations for fertilizer companies were significantly higher YoY (year-over-year) in the third quarter of 2017.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Did Fertilizer Stocks Perform Last Week?

    In the week ending November 3, agricultural fertilizer stocks were broadly positive.

    By Adam Jones
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    CF Industries’ 3Q17 Gross Margins Are Still a Concern

    Overall, CF Industries’ (CF) gross margins continued to be pressured by lower fertilizer prices. The company’s overall margins were almost flat year-over-year.

    By Adam Jones
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    Mosaic’s Shipments Were Weak in 3Q17

    For Mosaic, the Phosphate segment’s shipments suffered the most. The segment fell as much as 17% YoY to 2.1 million tons from 2.5 million tons.

    By Adam Jones
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    An Update on Potash Prices for the Week Ended October 27

    Potash fertilizers (XLB) have shown strength so far this year, which was evident in the earnings of PotashCorp (POT), one of the largest producers of potash fertilizers globally.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Prices for the Week Ended October 27, 2017

    Last week, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) closed 40 basis points higher from the start of the week. The S&P 500 Index (SPY) ended the week 62 basis points higher.

    By Adam Jones
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    Behind PotashCorp’s Potash Shipments in 3Q17

    PotashCorp’s (POT) Potash segment sales grew by ~9% YoY to $1.2 billion in 3Q17. Strong shipment volumes and price growth drove this growth.

    By Adam Jones
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    PotashCorp: Analysts’ 3Q17 Earnings Estimates

    PotashCorp is expected to report an EPS of $0.11, which will be flat compared to 3Q16. However, earnings growth is expected in the next four quarters.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Rose in the Week Ending October 13

    Potash prices continued to show strength in the week ending October 13. The prices continue to support companies’ volume growth.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Potash Prices Prices Performed Last Week

    Potash prices remained firm last week, which was a trend we’ve seen in potash prices for the most part of this year.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Fertilizer Stocks Performed Last Week

    In the week ending October 6, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) fell by seven basis points from the beginning of the week.

    By Adam Jones
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    CF Industries’ Shipments Impact Its Sales

    Overall, CF Industries’ shipments rose 11% YoY (year-over-year) in 2Q17 to ~5 million tons. While the shipments grew YoY, the sales didn’t grow.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Lacked Movement: Week Ending September 15

    Last week, potash prices in the Cornbelt region of the US moved sideways week-over-week to $230 per metric ton.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Affordability for Week Ended August 25

    Fertilizers have displayed a high level of affordability this year, which has supported the strong demand for fertilizers.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Showed Stability for Week Ended August 25

    Fortunately for fertilizer producers, potash prices have offset some of the negative impact from nitrogen and phosphate fertilizers.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Affordability Index Rose Again Last Week

    For the week ending August 18, fertilizers continued to become less affordable. Fertilizer affordability can help indicate the demand for fertilizers.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Price Update for the Week Ending August 18

    Last week, potash prices in the Brazil region remained unchanged at $265 per metric ton—the 13th week that prices in Brazil moved sideways.

    By Adam Jones
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    Inside the Potash Margins of 5 Major Fertilizer Companies

    Given the growth in potash shipments and the increase in price realization, it’s natural that the margins of potash producers improved YoY in 2Q17.

    By Adam Jones
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    Agrium’s Margins See Expansion despite Weak Prices in 2Q17

    Despite a sales decline and lower year-over-year price realization, Agrium’s (AGU) margins saw an improvement during 2Q17.

    By Adam Jones
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    IPI’s Potash Segment’s Price Realization Rose 22% in 2Q17

    Intrepid Potash’s 2Q17 price realizations for its Potash segment were significantly better compared to 2Q16.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Mosaic’s Margins Expanded in 2Q17

    Mosaic’s gross margins expanded from 9% in 2Q16 to 12% in 2Q17.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Did Fertilizer Affordability Trend Last Week?

    Last week, the Fertilizer Affordability Index rose by as much as 5.7% week-over-week to 0.56x from 0.53x last week.

    By Adam Jones
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    Potash Prices Held Stable in the Week Ending July 28

    For the week ended July 28, MOP (muriate of potash) prices in the Corn Belt region of the US saw positive momentum with increases by as much as 1.6% week-over-week.

    By Adam Jones
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    Fertilizer Stocks Had a Negative Week

    The week ending July 28 was mostly negative for agricultural fertilizer stocks.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Analysts Project Massive Earnings Growth for Mosaic

    Earlier in this series, we saw how Mosaic’s (MOS) top line is expected to grow in 2Q17 and how the top-line growth translates into margin growth for the company.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Mosaic’s Gross Margins Could Expand in 2Q17

    The Mosaic Company (MOS) mainly produces and sells phosphate and potash fertilizers. The company is one of the largest producers of phosphate….

    By Adam Jones
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    Will PotashCorp Report Flat Earnings Growth in 2Q17?

    PotashCorp (POT) had lackluster earnings growth last year. However, the company reported EPS (earnings per share) growth in 1Q17.

    By Adam Jones
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    PotashCorp’s Gross Margins Are Expected to Expand in 2Q17

    PotashCorp’s gross margins are expected to improve in its 2Q17 earnings. Analysts expect its gross margins to rise to 28% on gross income of $296 million.

    By Adam Jones
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    Where Potash Prices Are Showing Firmness as of July 7

    Unlike the nitrogen and phosphate fertilizer prices, potash fertilizer prices have remained relatively stable so far in 2017.

    By Adam Jones
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    Where Intrepid’s Potash Segment Margin Stands next to Peers

    Intrepid Potash’s (IPI) gross margin for its Potash segment swung to positive territory in 1Q17, while its Trio margins were in the negative territory.

    By Adam Jones
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    Trio Makes a Move for Intrepid Potash

    Between Intrepid Potash’s (IPI) two operating segments—Potash and Trio—the sales share of Trio has been expanding.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Lower Fertilizer Prices Are Hurting Intrepid Potash

    Realized prices for fertilizer companies are the main culprit for the dismal performances among companies in the agricultural fertilizer sector.

    By Adam Jones
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