Potash Corp.'s (POT) Q2 Earnings In Line, Revenues Lag

Potash Corp. POT posted a profit of $ 121 million or 14 cents per share in second-quarter 2016, down roughly 71% from $ 417 million or 50 cents per share earned a year ago. Earnings as adjusted, excluding one-time items, came in at 18 cents per share and were on par with the Zacks Consensus… Read More »

Thursday Sector Laggards: Materials, Consumer Products

In afternoon trading on Thursday, Materials stocks are the worst performing sector, showing a 0.3% loss. Within that group, Mosaic Co (Symbol: MOS) and CF Industries Holdings Inc (Symbol: CF) are two large stocks that are lagging, showing a loss of 4.5% and 3.3%, respectively. Among the high volume ETFs , one ETF closely following… Read More »

Bayer (BAYRY) Beats on Q2 Earnings, Updates 2016 Outlook

Bayer AG ‘s BAYRY second-quarter core earnings increased 4% year over year to €2.07 per share (approximately $ 2.34 per share). Core earnings of $ 2.34 per share significantly beat the Zacks Consensus Estimate of $ 2.19. However, total sales fell 1.4% to €11.8 billion (approximately $ 13.4 billion) on a reported basis in the… Read More »