Sociedad Quimica Y Minera De Chile SA

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    How to Play the EV Boom by Investing in Lithium

    As EV adoption is expected to rise, everybody wants a share of the pie. Is investing in lithium a way to go? This guide will teach you how to invest in lithium stocks.
    By Anuradha Garg
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    Soybean Prices Might Continue on the Downward Channel

    March soybean futures contracts were trading near the support level of $8.70 per bushel on February 23. Prices fell for the second consecutive trading day.

    By Sean Brown
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Latin America–Focused Mutual Funds: To Be Avoided in 2016?

    In this series, we’ve reviewed eight Latin America–focused mutual funds (BDERX) in terms of their sectoral changes over the past year.

    By David Ashworth
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    Analysts’ Recommendations and Price Target for SQM

    Sociedad Química y Minera de Chile (SQM) has yet to announce its earnings, unlike most of the companies we’ve discussed so far in this series.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    PotashCorp Expected to Announce 4Q16 Earnings on January 26

    PotashCorp (POT), which had a lackluster 2016, is set to release its 4Q16 earnings on January 26, 2017.

    By Adam Jones
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    How Is Albemarle’s Dividend Yield Trending?

    At the close of market on March 14, Albemarle (ALB), one of the biggest lithium producers, had a dividend yield of ~1.75%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Will Albemarle’s Short Interest Come Down?

    On November 15, the short interest data showed that Albemarle’s (ALB) short interest fell marginally compared to the previous report.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s Dividend Yield Has Risen in 2018

    At the close on November 29, Albemarle (ALB), one of the biggest lithium producers, had a dividend yield of 1.38%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s Latest Dividend for Q3 2018

    Albemarle (ALB) has announced the key dates for its Q3 2018 dividend.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s Dividend Yield Up 40% YOY. Will Investors Buy?

    As of August 30, Albemarle (ALB), known for lithium, has a dividend yield of 1.4%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s Revenue Continued to Rise despite Divestiture in Q2

    Albemarle’s (ALB) revenue continued its upward trend for the second quarter. It reported revenue of $853.9 million for Q2 2018, reflecting an increase of 15.8% over Q2 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle Stock Rose 6.4% on Better-than-Expected Q2 Earnings

    Albemarle announced its second-quarter earnings on August 7 after the markets closed.

    By Peter Neil
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    What Drove Albemarle’s Better-than-Expected Q2 Earnings?

    Albemarle (ALB) reported its Q2 2018 earnings after the market closed on August 7. It reported revenue of $853.9 million for Q2 2018, reflecting growth of 15.8% over Q2 2017.

    By Peter Neil
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    Analyst Upgrades for FMC in May 2018

    The current consensus mean rating for FMC in May stood at 2.0.

    By Adam Jones
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    Albemarle Reports Double-Digit Earnings and Revenue Growth

    Albemarle reported strong 1Q18 earnings on May 9. The company reported an adjusted EPS of $1.30—an increase of 23.8% on a YoY basis.

    By Peter Neil
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    FMC’s Ratings and Target Price for March 2018

    The current consensus mean rating on FMC stands at 2.18 with an overall “buy” recommendation on the stock.

    By Adam Jones
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    What Do Analysts Expect for SQM in March?

    The current consensus mean rating on SQM stands at 2.42 with an overall “buy” recommendation on the stock. The rating rose from 2.3 last month.

    By Adam Jones
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    Albemarle Gets a Higher Lithium Quota in Chile

    On March 9, 2018, Albemarle (ALB) announced that Chile’s Economic Development Agency increased the company’s lithium quota.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s 4Q17 Adjusted Earnings Beat Estimate, Stock Rose

    Albemarle (ALB) announced its 4Q17 earnings on February 27, 2018. Its adjusted EPS rose 71.8% on a YoY basis.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle Increases Its Cash Dividend 24 Years in a Row

    On February 23, 2018, Albemarle (ALB) announced its 1Q18 dividend of $0.335 per share. This represents an ~4.7% year-over-year increase.

    By Peter Neil
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    Why Albemarle’s Short Interest Increased After Its 3Q17 Release

    Albemarle’s short interest As of January 31, 2018, Albemarle’s (ALB) short interest had increased in a big way since its 3Q17 earnings announcement on November 8, 2017, which indicates bearishness. Between November 8 and January 31, ALB’s short interest as a percentage of outstanding shares rose to 8.2% from 5.4%, and its stock price fell from $111.59 to […]

    By Peter Neil
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    Reviewing Albemarle’s Stock Performance since 3Q17

    Albemarle (ALB) is set to announce its 4Q17 results after the market closes on February 27, 2018.

    By Peter Neil
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    Scotts Miracle-Gro: Ratings and Price Target for January

    Nine Wall Street analysts are covering Scotts Miracle-Gro, They have a consensus mean rating of 2.3 on the stock with an overall “buy” recommendation as of January 10, 2018.

    By Adam Jones
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    Agribusiness Stocks: Analyst Ratings, Price Targets in October

    We’re nearing the end of the year, and most agribusiness stocks have underperformed the benchmark indexes.

    By Adam Jones
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    Albemarle Annouces 3Q17 Dividend

    Albemarle (ALB) has announced that it will pay its 3Q17 dividend on October 2, 2017. The dividend will be $0.32 per share on its outstanding shares.

    By Peter Neil
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    Albemarle’s 2Q17 Earnings Beat Analyst Estimates but Its Stock Falls

    Albemarle (ALB) announced its 2Q17 earnings on August 7. ALB reported adjusted earnings per share of $1.13, an increase of 21.5% on a year-over-year basis.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Albemarle’s Dividend Yield Has Taken a Tumble

    Since 4Q15, Albemarle’s (ALB) dividend yield has fallen steeply since ALB stock growth has outpaced its dividend growth in a big way.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Intrepid Potash Shifted Its Product Focus

    Potash’s market (SOIL) includes big fish such as PotashCorp (POT), The Mosaic Company (MOS), and Agrium (AGU), along with international players.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    A Look at Albemarle’s Dividend Yield Curve since 2011

    With ALB’s dividend for fiscal 2017 expected to be $1.28, its current dividend yield stands at ~1.4%.

    By Peter Neil
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    Global Corn Inventory Rises in December

    The latest global stock-to-use ratio for corn in the December 2016 report stood at 21.7%—slightly above the ratio of 21.4% in November 2016.

    By Adam Jones
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    Why Most Analysts Recommend a ‘Hold’ for FMC

    As of December 28, 2016, 19 brokerage firms are actively tracking FMC (FMC) stock.

    By Peter Neil
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    Company & Industry Overviews

    FMC Stock Has Been Skyrocketing since November

    FMC (FMC) stock has been skyrocketing since November 1, 2016. So far, FMC has outperformed the broader market (SPY) and its peer Albemarle (ALB).

    By Peter Neil
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    Analyzing Corn’s November Stock-to-Use Ratio

    Corn’s latest global stock-to-use ratio in November 2016 stood at 21.6%—just slightly below the ratio of 21.5% in October.

    By Adam Jones
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    Why Did Corn’s Stock-to-Use Ratio Fall in October?

    The global corn stock-to-use ratio in October fell slightly due to a fall in the global corn inventory. The inventory fell 1.2% to ~217 million metric tons.

    By Adam Jones
  • Company & Industry Overviews

    This Strategy Propelled the UltraLatin America ProFund

    The UltraLatin America ProFund Class A (UBPIX) has been the best performing fund in 2016 among the seven funds chosen for this review.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Brazil’s Budget Deficit Led to Dilma Rousseff’s Ouster

    A release from the Central Bank of Brazil showed that the country’s primary deficit stood at 136 billion Brazilian real in the 12-months until March 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    Macroeconomic Analysis

    Fiscal Woes Have Plagued Brazil

    Brazil’s fiscal woes have just worsened. A release from Banco Central do Brasil showed that the country’s cumulative primary deficit stood at 125.1 billion reais in the 12-month period ended February 2016.

    By David Ashworth
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    How China’s Soybean Imports Could Affect US Exports

    China, the top soybean importer in the world, reported February 2016 imports of 4.5 million tons, a year-over-year rise of 6%.

    By Sean Brown
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    Will Potash Corporation’s 4Q15 Results Flip Investors’ Somber Mood?

    Potash Corporation, one of the largest producers of potash-based fertilizers, is expected to release its 4Q15 earnings on January 28. The company has fallen 4.7% year-to-date.

    By Adam Jones
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    Earnings Report

    How Does SQM Compare to Its Peers?

    SQM has outperformed its peers based on PE ratio. The PE ratios of SQM, POT, MOS, and CMP are 20.3x, 11.5x, 9.6x, and 15.4x, respectively, as of November 17, 2015.

    By Gabriel Kane
  • Macroeconomic Analysis

    Why India’s agriculture and allied sectors are influential

    Agriculture is usually considered the backbone of an economy. India has a large amount of agrarian land. It also has suitable weather conditions.

    By David Ashworth
  • Materials

    PotashCorp: An investor’s guide to the fertilizer giant

    PotashCorp (POT) is one of the largest fertilizer producers in the world. PotashCorp produces and sells potash, nitrogen, and phosphate—all three types of fertilizers on the market.

    By Jose de la Puente
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    Why an inventory drawdown is a positive sign for fertilizer stocks

    The amount of fertilizers stored in North America gives investors a sense of the dynamics between supply and demand.

    By Xun Yao Chen
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    Potash affordability for palm oil farmers rebounds from 2013 lows

    Outside of Brazil, the United States, and China, there are three key countries and two major crops that are important to potash: Indonesia, Malaysia, and India.

    By Xun Yao Chen
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    Will a ~100% rise in RIN prices help fertilizer stocks like MOS?

    If RIN prices rise, investors could expect higher demand for corn and prices, which is one factor that might drive fertilizer stocks.

    By Xun Yao Chen
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