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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 USD200 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.

Here are my favorite stocks:

1. Monsanto (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).

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.

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.

2. Potash Corp./Saskatchewan (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).

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.

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.

3. Agrium (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).

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.

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.

Take a closer look at the full table of the best dividend stocks from the agricultural chemical industry. 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.

Related stock ticker symbols:

TNH, UAN, SMG, MON, POT, CF, AVD, AGU

Selected Articles:

· Best Yielding Major Diversified Chemical Stocks

· Best Yielding Specialty Chemicals Stocks

· Highest Dividend Yields Within Diversified Chemicals Industry

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