Agricultural Chemicals Stocks

Agricultural chemicals stocks are part of basic materials stock sector. Agricultural chemical companies develop and sell agricultural fertilizers, nutrients, and pesticides. They also sell others industrial products. Agricultural chemical companies are usually structured as big corporation.

These agricultural chemical companies may provide dividend yields. The yield may vary widely and can be volatile due to changing commodity prices. The sector offers slightly above-average dividend yields.

Agricultural Chemicals Companies List

An agricultural chemical is any chemical or supplement that is applied to agricultural land to enhance crop yields. Farmers can maximize their production by enhancing soil with fertilizers or preventing disease using fungicides. Some companies have taken this development so far as to genetically alter seeds to prevent disease and resist insects.

Agricultural chemicals companies are:
    Agricultural Chemicals Stocks
  1. E. I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD)
  2. Monsanto Company (MON)
  3. Syngenta AG (SYT)
  4. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (POT)
  5. The Mosaic Company (MOS)
  6. Agrium Inc. (AGU)
  7. CF Industries Holdings, Inc. (CF)
  8. Israel Chemicals Ltd. (ICL)
  9. The Scotts Miracle-Gro Company (SMG)
  10. Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH)
  11. CVR Partners, LP (UAN)
  12. Intrepid Potash, Inc. (IPI)
  13. Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P. (RNF)
  14. Central Garden & Pet Company (CENTA)
  15. American Vanguard Corp. (AVD)
  16. Rentech, Inc. (RTK)
  17. Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc. (MBII)
  18. China Green Agriculture, Inc. (CGA)
  19. Ceres, Inc. (CERE)

Top Performing Agricultural Chemicals Stocks 2015

The following is the year-to-date return of these stocks in 2015. Some of these stocks are listed in New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), NASDAQ, etc. They may be part of international stocks listed in US stock exchange.

Top performing agricultural chemicals stocks 2015 are:

No.CompanyTickerPerf YTD
1Ceres, Inc.CERE48.38%
2Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P.TNH44.54%
3CVR Partners, LPUAN43.93%
4Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P.RNF36.48%
5China Green Agriculture, Inc.CGA23.03%
6Agrium Inc.AGU11.84%
7Central Garden & Pet CompanyCENTA10.89%
8Syngenta AGSYT9.28%
9The Scotts Miracle-Gro CompanySMG7.37%
10CF Industries Holdings, Inc.CF5.08%
11American Vanguard Corp.AVD4.05%
12Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.MBII2.49%
13The Mosaic CompanyMOS1.23%
14Israel Chemicals Ltd.ICL0.28%
15Monsanto CompanyMON-1.11%
16E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyDD-2.37%

Agricultural Chemicals Stocks Table

No.CompanyTickerCountryMarket CapPrice
1E. I. du Pont de Nemours and CompanyDDUSA64.95B71.74
2Monsanto CompanyMONUSA55.77B117.14
3Syngenta AGSYTSwitzerland32.76B70.20
4Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc.POTCanada27.54B33.10
5The Mosaic CompanyMOSUSA16.47B46.00
6Agrium Inc.AGUCanada15.13B105.16
7CF Industries Holdings, Inc.CFUSA13.65B284.95
8Israel Chemicals Ltd.ICLIsrael9.23B7.27
9The Scotts Miracle-Gro CompanySMGUSA4.04B66.46
10Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P.TNHUSA2.69B145.57
11CVR Partners, LPUANUSA996.76M13.63
12Intrepid Potash, Inc.IPIUSA872.68M11.46
13Rentech Nitrogen Partners, L.P.RNFUSA545.91M14.03
14Central Garden & Pet CompanyCENTAUSA528.65M10.59
15American Vanguard Corp.AVDUSA352.08M12.07
16Rentech, Inc.RTKUSA250.11M1.09
17Marrone Bio Innovations, Inc.MBIIUSA90.28M3.70
18China Green Agriculture, Inc.CGAChina64.91M1.87
19Ceres, Inc.CEREUSA17.18M0.36


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