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|52 Week Range||49.50 - 60.17|
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|Expense Ratio (net)||0.14%|
CF Industries (CF) rose to the top of the S&P 500 today, as materials put in a strong showing. CF Industries gained $1.67, or 4.6%, to $38.22. S&P 500 gained 7.71 points, or 0.29%, to 2636.98. Material ...
The Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEArca: XLB) and other materials ETFs are performing admirably this year. For example, XLB, the largest materials ETF by assets, is up 19% year-to-date. Rivals to XLB ...
The continuing strength in phosphate prices gives hope to phosphate segments of companies such as Mosaic (MOS), PotashCorp (POT), Agrium (AGU), and Israel Chemicals (ICL).
Urea prices continued to fall last week. Urea prices have been on the rise as a result of rationing on the supply side. However, this week was the fifth straight week that urea prices fell week-over-week....
On December 1, Dow Chemical (DWDP) announced the completion of the sale of a portion of Dow AgroSciences corn seed business in Brazil to CITIC Agri Fund.
The largest exchange-traded fund to track the materials sector rallied on Monday, hitting an all-time high and extending its strong year-to-date performance. The fund rose 1.3% in its biggest one-day percentage ...
December is here and with the arrival of the last month of the year usually comes some solid performances for U.S. equities. Over the past 20 Decembers, the S&P 500 has averaged a gain of 1.5 percent and ...
Air Products and Chemicals' stock price remained flat for the week ending November 24, 2017. It was trading 7.10% above the 100-day moving average price.
In the week ending November 17, fertilizer affordability didn't change. The Fertilizer Affordability Index was at 0.7x.
On November 14, 2017, Air Products & Chemicals' (APD) board of directors extended the term of Seifi Ghasemi as chair, president, and chief executive officer through September 30, 2022.
On November 16, 2017, PPG Industries (PPG) and SiNode Systems entered into a partnership involving a 30-month project to develop high-energy anode materials.
Shares of Alcoa Corp (NYSE:AA), after a recent corrective move last week, looked to have found better footing again. Both from a structural and technical perspective, this stock now looks to offer better reward to risk again on the long side. Source: Josh Hallett via Flickr (Modified) The materials sector of stocks of the S&P 500 as represented by the Materials Select Sector SPDR (NYSEARCA:XLB) exchange-traded fund for 2017 remains in a firm bull trend, which in recent months has been aided by a bid in the energy commodities. In relative terms, AA stock has been a strong outperformer year-to-date versus the broader basic materials stock sector, and in fact, the recent pullback looks to have been constructive both in relative and absolute terms.
Mosaic (MOS) released its earnings on October 31, 2017. It reported an adjusted EPS (earnings per share) of $0.43, which beat analysts’ estimate.
On November 9, Air Products and Chemicals and Yakuang Group entered into a $3.5-billion agreement to build a coal-to-syngas production facility in China.
Albemarle’s (ALB) Bromine Specialties segment is the company’s second-largest revenue contributor, accounting for 28.2% of total revenues in 3Q17 compared to 29.7% in 3Q16.
The Fertilizer Affordability Index has been gradually climbing higher in recent months, making it a key indicator for investors in fertilizer companies to watch.
Following Mosaic's (MOS) earnings, its stock continues to enjoy a bull run. The company's gross and net margins expanded year-over-year.