Agrium is the better choice ahead of merger

Canadian regulators recently approved the proposed merger of Agrium and Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan. Other countries still need to approve the deal, but the companies expect to complete the transaction by the end of 2017.

Under the terms of the agreement, Potash Corp. investors will… Read More

Merger’s success rides on cost cuts

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Agrium and Potash Corp. expect to complete their merger in the next few months. Potash Corp. investors will receive 0.40 of a share in the combined company (called Nutrien) for each POT share they hold; Agrium investors will receive 2.23 shares for each of… Read More

Earnings jump ahead of merger

POTASH CORP. OF SASKATCHEWAN $23 (Toronto symbol POT; Aggressive Growth Portfolio, Resources sector; Shares outstanding: 840.0 million; Market cap: $19.3 billion; Price-to-sales ratio: 5.0; Dividend yield: 2.4%; TSINetwork Rating: Average; www.potashcorp.com) operates five potash mines in Saskatchewan, which account for 20% of global capacity. It… Read More