|Bid||9.5000 x 200|
|Ask||0.0000 x 0|
|Day's Range||10.0910 - 10.1800|
|52 Week Range||8.2800 - 10.3500|
|PE Ratio (TTM)||N/A|
|Expense Ratio (net)||0.69%|
Over the past ten-year period, Scotts Miracle-Gro has risen 193.0% and significantly outperformed the S&P 500 Index's rise of 69.2% over the same period.
Led by its superior assets, location, and geological advantages, Compass Minerals holds a competitive position with a wide economic moat rating.
Ammonium phosphates are the most widely used phosphate fertilizers in the world. DAP is the most used among phosphate fertilizers.
Terra Nitrogen (TNH) emerged on top with a gross margin of 39%. However, the company's gross margins were slightly lower from 40% YoY (year-over-year).
Much like Agrium (AGU), The Mosaic Company (MOS) had a disappointing 1Q17. Mosaic reported flat or no earnings per share (or EPS), missing analysts' consensus estimate of $0.17.
Overall, DAP prices at four locations fell 86 basis points week-over-week. Prices at the US Gulf NOLA fell 128 basis points week-over-week to $279 per metric ton.
DAP prices at the Central Florida location fell as much as 1.5% week-over-week to $299 per metric ton from $304 per metric ton.
For the week ending April 21, DAP prices were mostly negative. Overall, prices fell by as much as 52 basis points week-over-week.
Natural gas prices trended lower week-over-week for the week ending April 24. Summer months are usually less demanding for natural gas.
PotashCorp's (POT) EV-to-EBITDA (enterprise value to earnings before interest, tax, depreciation, and amortization) multiple has trended higher in 2016.
Morocco saw its DAP prices fall by as much as 79 basis points to $379 per metric ton from $382 per metric ton week-over-week.
Intrepid Potash (IPI) has by far been the worst performer among potash fertilizer producers such as PotashCorp (POT), Agrium (AGU), and The Mosaic Company (MOS).
Earlier in this series, we discussed analysts' recommendations and price targets for PotashCorp. In this article, we'll discuss the same for Agrium (AGU), which is close to merging with PotashCorp.
Last week, as reported by the EIA, natural gas prices at Henry Hub rose 1.3% week-over-week to $3.03 per MMBtu (million British thermal units).
Urea prices in the US Gulf NOLA rose 4.8% week-over-week to $197 per short ton. Prices in the Middle East rose 3.1% week-over-week to $200 per metric ton.