Technical Scrutiny: Monsanto, Agrium, Williams Partners, and Ferro Corporation

LONDON, August 2, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

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On Thursday, August 1, 2013, shares in chemical companies ended on a mixed note even as the broader market surged as market participants cheered some positive US economic data. The major movers in the industry included Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON), Agrium Inc. (USA) (NYSE: AGU), Williams Partners L.P. (NYSE: WPZ), and Ferro Corporation (NYSE: FOE). AAAResearchReports.com tracked MON, AGU, WPZ, and FOE. These reports can be seen for free at:


Shares in Monsanto Company moved lower on Thursday, extending their losses from previous trading sessions. The company's shares ended the day 1.43% lower at $97.37 after oscillating between $97.32 and $100.19. A total of 4.25 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 2.94 million. The company's shares have fallen by 4.13% in the last three trading sessions, underperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 1.28%. Download free research on MON by signing up now at:


Agrium Inc.'s stock also extended its losses on Thursday even as the broader market rallied. The company's shares hit a 52-week low of $82.12 before finishing the day 1.79% lower at $83.48. A total of 2.92 million shares were traded, which is above the daily average volume of 1.03 million. Agrium's shares have fallen by 8.70% in the last three sessions, underperforming the S&P 500. Register for today's free analysis on AGU at:


Shares in Williams Partners L.P. rose sharply on Thursday, reversing losses from previous trading sessions. The company's shares fluctuated between $50.49 and $52.49 before ending the session 3.78% higher at $52.12. A total of 691,736 shares were traded, which is slightly below the daily average volume of 721,618. The company's shares have advanced 0.17% in the last three trading sessions as compared to a gain of 1.28% in the S&P 500. A free report on WPZ can be accessed by registering at:


Ferro Corporation's stock also rose sharply on Thursday, tracking gains in the broader market. The company's shares fluctuated between $6.58 and $6.84 before finishing the day 3.06% higher at $6.73. A total of 637,733 shares were traded, which is below the daily average volume of 814,523. Despite Thursday's rally, the company's shares have fallen by 3.99% in the last one month and 4.40% in the last three months, underperforming the S&P 500 which has gained 5.69% and 7.85% during the respective periods. Register with AAA Research Reports and download research on FOE for free at:



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