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Relatively Low Beta Detected in Shares of Terra Nitrogen in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry (TNH, SYT, AVD, SMG, MON)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals industry with the lowest betas. Lower-beta stocks mean minimal volatility and are therefore generally considered to be a less risk and offer more stable returns.

Terra Nitrogen ranks lowest with a a beta of 0.6. Syngenta is next with a a beta of 0.7. American Vanguard ranks third lowest with a a beta of 0.8.

Scotts Miracle-Gro follows with a a beta of 0.8, and Monsanto rounds out the bottom five with a a beta of 0.8.

SmarTrend recommended that subscribers consider buying shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro on July 7th, 2016 as our technology indicated a new Uptrend was in progress when shares hit $71.06. Since that recommendation, shares of Scotts Miracle-Gro have risen 16.9%. We continue to monitor Scotts Miracle-Gro for any potential shift so investors can protect gains and will alert SmarTrend subscribers immediately.

Keywords: lowest beta terra nitrogen syngenta american vanguard scotts miracle-gro Monsanto

Ticker(s): TNH SYT AVD SMG MON