NEW YORK, February 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
The Agricultural Chemicals space is involved in the development and sale of agricultural fertilizers, nutrients, and pesticides, along with industrial products. Companies in the industry are usually structured as corporations, and offer slightly above-average dividend yields. Pre-market, Stock-Callers.com monitors the performances of E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD), Intrepid Potash Inc. (NYSE: IPI), Syngenta AG (NYSE: SYT), and Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU). Sign up today and download for free the research reports for the stocks covered today at:
E. I. du Pont de Nemours
E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co.'s stock finished Monday's session 0.18% lower at $76.29 with a total trading volume of 1.31 million shares. Over the last month and the previous three months, the Company's shares have advanced 3.36% and 11.98%, respectively. Additionally, the stock has gained 3.94% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 2.89% and 10.89%, respectively. Moreover, shares of E. I. du Pont de Nemours, which operates as a science and technology based company, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 58.61.
On January 24th, 2017, DuPont announced Q4 2016 GAAP earnings of $0.29 per share and operating earnings of $0.51 per share. For Q4 2015, GAAP and operating earnings were a loss of $(0.26) and earnings of $0.27 per share, respectively. The Company's Q4 2016 sales were $5.2 billion, down 2% on a y-o-y basis, as a 1% benefit from currency was offset by a 2% decline in local price and a 1% decline in volume.
On January 30th, 2017, research firm Argus downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Buy' to 'Hold'. DD complete research report is just a click away at:
Shares in Denver, Colorado-based Intrepid Potash Inc. declined 1.97%, ending yesterday's session at $1.99 with a total trading volume of 509,057 shares. The stock has surged 65.83% in the previous three months. The Company's shares are trading 37.03% above their 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of Intrepid Potash, which engages in the extraction, production, and sale of potassium containing products in the US, have an RSI of 49.15.
On December 15th, 2016, Intrepid Potash announced that it has engaged Cantor Fitzgerald & Co. to assist in assessing potential strategic alternatives available to Intrepid. The Company had previously agreed with its note-holders, pursuant to the terms of an Amended and Restated Note Purchase Agreement, dated October 31st, 2016, to engage a nationally recognized investment bank to assess, evaluate and assist in pursuing potential strategic alternatives available to Intrepid, as determined to be appropriate by Intrepid. The complimentary report on IPI can be downloaded at:
On Monday, Basel, Switzerland headquartered Syngenta AG's stock saw a slight decline of 0.49%, to close the day at $85.23. A total volume of 306,376 shares was traded. The Company's shares have advanced 6.90% in the last one month, 7.29% in the previous three months, and 7.82% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 5.06% above its 50-day moving average and 4.75% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of Syngenta, which engages in the discovery, development, manufacture, and marketing of a range of products designed to enhance crop yields and food quality worldwide, have an RSI of 61.62.
On December 19th, 2016, Syngenta and DuPont Crop Protection announced the publication of a joint patent, focused on the development of a new herbicide chemistry class. Collaboration on the project started in 2015 and has resulted in the joint patent entitled "Substituted cyclic amides and their use as herbicides." The new herbicide has entered into the pre-development stage and is expected to be launched in 2023. Sign up for your complimentary report on SYT at:
Shares in Calgary, Canada headquartered Agrium Inc. ended the day 0.74% lower at $102.53. A total volume of 271,810 shares was traded. The stock has gained 14.58% in the previous three months and 1.97% since the start of this year. The Company's shares are trading above their 50-day and 200-day moving averages by 0.30% and 10.46%, respectively. Furthermore, shares of Agrium, which produces, markets, and distributes crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, and merchandise products primarily in the US, Canada, Australia, and South America, have an RSI of 46.62.
On January 10th, 2017, research firm Atlantic Equities upgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Overweight'.
On January 27th, 2017, Agrium announced that it plans to release their Q4 2016 earnings results on February 09th, 2017 after market close. The Company plans to host a conference call the following day, February 10th, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. ET. Download the research report for free on AGU at:
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