Agrium’s Margins See Expansion despite Weak Prices in 2Q17 | Market Realist

Sustaining margins
Despite a sales decline and lower year-over-year price realization, Agrium’s (AGU) margins saw an improvement during 2Q17. Companies such as Agrium, PotashCorp (POT), Mosaic (MOS), and Intrepid Potash (IPI) have been working to lower their cost of production amid lower price realization. Lowering costs has benefitted these companies and ensured a higher sustainability rate of margins given that the industry is in an excess capacity cycle.

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