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The Best Dividends From Agricultural Chemical Companies

The Best Yielding Agricultural Chemical Companies Researched By Dividend Yield - Stock, Capital, Investment. The chemical industry is a cyclic and growing sector of the economy. A specialized industry with lower volatility is the agricultural chemical industry. Sixteen companies are classifiable to the sector. They all have a total market capitalization of around USD 200 billion. The average P/E ratio of the agri-chemicals amounts to 19.3 and they have a dividend yield of 1.8 percent. Only eight of them pay dividends but half of the dividend stocks are recommended to buy.

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Monsanto (NYSE:MON) has a market capitalization of $41.56 billion. The company employs 20,600 people, generates revenues of $11,822.00 million and has a net income of $1,657.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $3,115.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 26.35 percent (operating margin 21.16 percent and the net profit margin finally 14.02 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 11.19 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 19.24 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 14.85 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.18. Last fiscal year, the company paid $1.14 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 24.45, P/S ratio 3.62 and P/B ratio 3.71. Dividend Yield: 1.50 percent. The beta ratio is 0.93.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Monsanto (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Monsanto (MON) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Monsanto (NYSE: MON) (Click to enlarge)


Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) has a market capitalization of $37.17 billion. The company employs 5,703 people, generates revenues of $8,715.00 million and has a net income of $3,081.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $4,398.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 50.46 percent (operating margin 49.41 percent and the net profit margin finally 35.35 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 27.91 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 57.82 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 42.40 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $3.52. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.28 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 12.31, P/S ratio 4.43 and P/B ratio 4.93. Dividend Yield: 1.24 percent. The beta ratio is 1.07.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Potash Corp./Saskatche… (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Potash Corp./Saskatche… (POT) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Potash Corp./Saskatche… (NYSE: POT) (Click to enlarge)


Agrium (NYSE:AGU) has a market capitalization of $12.68 billion. The company employs 14,800 people, generates revenues of $15,470.00 million and has a net income of $1,508.00 million. The firm’s earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) amounts to $2,487.00 million. Because of these figures, the EBITDA margin is 16.08 percent (operating margin 13.34 percent and the net profit margin finally 9.75 percent).


Financial Analysis:
The total debt representing 17.98 percent of the company’s assets and the total debt in relation to the equity amounts to 36.78 percent. Due to the financial situation, a return on equity of 25.91 percent was realized. Twelve trailing months earnings per share reached a value of $9.52. Last fiscal year, the company paid $0.28 in form of dividends to shareholders.


Market Valuation:
Here are the price ratios of the company: The P/E ratio is 8.43, P/S ratio 0.84 and P/B ratio 2.03. Dividend Yield: 0.54 percent. The beta ratio is 1.58.


Long-Term Stock History Chart Of Agrium (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividends History of Agrium (AGU) (Click to enlarge)


Long-Term Dividend Yield History of Agrium (NYSE: AGU) (Click to enlarge)


Take a closer look at the full table. The average price to earnings ratio (P/E ratio) amounts to 17.02 and forward P/E ratio is 13.72. The dividend yield has a value of 2.92 percent. Price to book ratio is 4.99 and price to sales ratio 2.97. The operating margin amounts to 32.35 percent. Finally, the return on equity has a fantastic margin of 39.92 percent and the return on investment follows with a value of 43.16 percent.

Here is the full table with some fundamentals (TTM):

Best Dividends From Agricultural Chemical Stocks (Click to enlarge)

Related stock ticker symbols:
TNH, UAN, SMG, MON, POT, CF, AVD, AGU

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