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Top 5 Companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry With the Highest P/E Ratio (AVD, MOS, FMC, SMG, MON)

By David Diaz

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals industry with the highest price to earnings (P/E) ratios. P/E is an important valuation tool when comparing companies in the same industry. A higher P/E ratio means that investors are paying more for each unit of net income, so the stock is more expensive compared to one with a lower P/E ratio.

Amer Vanguard ranks highest with a a P/E ratio of 39.10. Following is Mosaic Co/The with a a P/E ratio of 30.42. Fmc Corp ranks third highest with a a P/E ratio of 27.29.

Scotts Miracle follows with a a P/E ratio of 24.98, and Monsanto Co rounds out the top five with a a P/E ratio of 22.54.

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Keywords: highest p/e ratio amer vanguard mosaic co/the fmc corp scotts miracle monsanto co

Ticker(s): AVD MOS FMC SMG MON