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Pre-Market Technical Pulse on Agricultural Chemicals Stocks -- CF Industries, E.I. du Pont de Nemours, Intrepid Potash, and Monsanto

NEW YORK, August 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --

If you want a Stock Review on CF, DD, IPI, or MON then come over to and sign up for your free customized report today. Notwithstanding some lingering headwinds, the Chemicals industry's momentum is expected to continue through the remainder of 2017, supported by continued strength across key end-use markets, an upswing in the world economy, and significant shale-linked capital investment, according to a Zacks report. Today, focuses on select equities to see how they have fared over the past trading sessions: CF Industries Holdings Inc. (NYSE: CF), E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. (NYSE: DD), Intrepid Potash Inc. (NYSE: IPI), and Monsanto Co. (NYSE: MON). Sign up today on and download our free research reports on these featured stocks at:

CF Industries Holdings 

Deerfield, Illinois headquartered CF Industries Holdings Inc.'s stock finished Tuesday's session 0.26% higher at $30.30 with a total trading volume of 2.82 million shares. The Company's shares have advanced 3.52% in the past month and 7.94% in the previous three months. The stock is trading 5.19% above its 50-day moving average and 2.48% above its 200-day moving average. Additionally, shares of CF Industries, which manufactures and distributes nitrogen fertilizers and other nitrogen products worldwide, have a Relative Strength Index (RSI) of 52.13.

On July 25th, 2017, CF Industries Holdings reported that its Board of Directors has declared a $0.30 per share dividend on the Company's common stock. The dividend will be payable on August 31st, 2017, to stockholders of record as of August 15th, 2017.

On July 26th, 2017, research firm Credit Suisse downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Outperform' to 'Neutral'. CF complete research report is just a click away at:

E.I. du Pont de Nemours 

On Tuesday, shares in Wilmington, Delaware headquartered E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Co. ("DuPont") recorded a trading volume of 1.92 million shares. The stock ended the session 0.53% higher at $81.58. The Company's shares have advanced 3.14% in the previous three months and 11.14% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 4.76% above its 200-day moving average. Moreover, shares of DuPont, which operates as a science and technology based company, have an RSI of 44.14.

On August 04th, 2017, DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. announced that all required regulatory approvals and clearances have been received, that all conditions to closing of their merger of equals have been satisfied, and that their merger of equals will close after the market closes on August 31st, 2017. Shares of DowDuPont will begin trading on the NYSE under the stock ticker symbol "DWDP" on September 01st, 2017. The complimentary report on DD can be downloaded at:

Intrepid Potash 

Denver, Colorado-based Intrepid Potash Inc.'s shares closed the day 1.40% higher at $3.62. The stock recorded a trading volume of 3.62 million shares, which was above its three months average volume of 1.85 million shares. The Company's shares have surged 33.09% in the last month, 54.70% over the previous three months, and 74.04% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading 35.26% and 74.67% above its 50-day and 200-day moving averages, respectively. Additionally, shares of Intrepid Potash, which produces and sells potash and langbeinite products in the US and internationally, have an RSI of 65.51.

On August 07th, 2017, research firm UBS downgraded the Company's stock rating from 'Neutral' to 'Sell' while revising its previous target price from $2 a share to $2.50 a share. Sign up for your complimentary report on IPI at:


Shares in St. Louis, Missouri headquartered Monsanto Co. finished 0.10% lower at $117.02. The stock recorded a trading volume of 887,064 shares. The Company's shares have advanced 0.32% in the previous three months and 11.23% on an YTD basis. The stock is trading above its 200-day moving average by 4.72%. Furthermore, shares of Monsanto, which together with its subsidiaries, provide agricultural products for farmers worldwide, have an RSI of 46.22.

On August 10th, 2017, Monsanto announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on the Company's common stock of 54 cents per share. The dividend relates to the Company's Q4 FY17, and is payable on October 27th, 2017, to shareowners of record on October 06th, 2017. Download the research report for free on MON at:


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