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Shares of Mosaic Co/The Rank the Lowest in Terms of P/E Ratio in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals Industry (MOS, AVD, MON, FMC, SMG)

By Amy Schwartz

Below are the three companies in the Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals industry with the lowest 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.

Mosaic Co/The ranks lowest with a a P/E ratio of 14.05. Following is Amer Vanguard with a a P/E ratio of 19.95. Monsanto Co ranks third lowest with a a P/E ratio of 22.33.

Fmc Corp follows with a a P/E ratio of 24.58, and Scotts Miracle rounds out the bottom five with a a P/E ratio of 25.65.

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

Ticker(s): MOS AVD MON FMC SMG