Agricultural Chemicals Giving Over 1% Dividend Yield: E.I. du Pont de Nemours (NYSE:DD), Potash Corporation (NYSE:POT), Mosaic (NYSE:MOS), Monsanto (NYSE:MON), Syngenta (NYSE:SYT)

E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) belongs to Basic Materials sector. Its net profit margin is 9.40% and weekly performance is 0.56%. On last trading day company shares ended up $59.43. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) distance from 50-day simple moving average (SMA50) is -9.23%. On 1st July, E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (NYSE:DD) said it has completed the separation of its Performance Chemicals segment through the spin-off of The Chemours Company.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) shares increased 1.00% in last trading session and ended the day at $29.18. POT Gross Margin is 38.70% and its return on assets is 8.90%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) quarterly performance is -9.90%. On 2 July, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) acknowledged the statement issued by K+S Aktiengesellschaft (K+S) (SDF:GR). PotashCorp believes the proposed transaction would combine two best-in-class companies with minimal overlap to create a global producer in the nutrient industry for the long-term benefit of investors, customers, employees and the communities where both companies operate

On 14 July, Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) shares increased 0.82% and was closed at $45.73. MOS EPS growth in last 5 year was 7.70%. Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) year to date (YTD) performance is 1.26%. Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) was downgraded by Zacks from a “buy” rating to a “hold” rating in a research report issued on Friday, Market Beat Ratings reports.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) ended the last trading day at $107.80. Company weekly volatility is calculated as 1.57% and price to cash ratio as 41.78. The CEO of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) met Tuesday with one of the chief critics of the company’s potential merger with Syngenta, and Sen. Dick Durbin says he told Monsanto’s Hugh Grant that he would do all he could to change federal law to make it more difficult for companies to move tax liabilities overseas.

Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) shares increased 1.13% in last trading session and ended the day at $82.26. SYT Gross Margin is 46.00% and its return on assets is 15.70%. Syngenta AG (NYSE:SYT) quarterly performance is 20.54%. Hedge fund Paulson & Co has taken a stake in Syngenta AG, (NYSE:SYT) and could push for the board of directors of the Swiss pesticide maker to accept a takeover offer from U.S. Seed Company Monsanto Co, people familiar with the matter said on Tuesday.

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