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Shares of Monsanto Co Rank the Lowest in Terms of Projected Earnings Growth in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry (MON, SMG, MOS, AVD, FMC)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals industry with the lowest projected earnings growth. The growth of earnings per share (current fiscal year estimated vs. last year actual) is important to gauge future profitability and relative value. Higher EPS growth generally justifies higher earnings multiples.

Monsanto Co ranks lowest with a projected earnings growth of 3.5%. Scotts Miracle is next with a projected earnings growth of 20.1%. Mosaic Co/The ranks third lowest with a projected earnings growth of 23.3%.

Amer Vanguard follows with a projected earnings growth of 35.2%, and Fmc Corp rounds out the bottom five with a projected earnings growth of 100.9%.

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Ticker(s): MON SMG MOS AVD FMC