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Nutrien Ltd (NTR.TO)

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Nutrien Announces Temporary Potash Production Downtime
Thursday, 12 Sep 2019 

Sept 11 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN ANNOUNCES TEMPORARY POTASH PRODUCTION DOWNTIME.IT EXPECTS TO PROACTIVELY TAKE UP TO 8-WEEK INVENTORY SHUTDOWNS AT ITS ALLAN, LANIGAN AND VANSCOY POTASH MINES DURING Q4 OF 2019.PRODUCTION DOWNTIME IS IN RESPONSE TO A SHORT-TERM SLOWDOWN IN GLOBAL POTASH MARKETS.NUTRIEN- IF ALL THREE POTASH FACILITIES WERE TO REMAIN IDLED FOR FULL 8 WEEKS, POTASH PRODUCTION MAY REDUCE BY ABOUT 700,000 TONNES.NUTRIEN- IF ALL THREE POTASH FACILITIES WERE TO REMAIN IDLED FOR FULL 8 WEEKS, POTASH ANNUAL EBITDA COULD BE REDUCED BY US$100-$150 MILLION.  Full Article

Ruralco Shareholders Approves Proposed Acquisition Of Ruralco By Agrium Australia
Friday, 6 Sep 2019 

Sept 6 (Reuters) - Ruralco Holdings Ltd ::APPROVED SCHEME OF ARRANGEMENT UNDER WHICH AGRIUM AUSTRALIA WILL ACQUIRE 100% OF ISSUED SHARE CAPITAL OF RURALCO.SCHEME IS EXPECTED TO BE IMPLEMENTED ON MONDAY, 30 SEPTEMBER 2019.RURALCO BOARD HAS DECLARED A FULLY FRANKED SPECIAL DIVIDEND OF $0.84 PER SHARE SUBJECT TO SCHEME BECOMING EFFECTIVE.  Full Article

ACCC Says It Will Not Oppose Proposed Acquisition Of Ruralco By Nutrien
Thursday, 22 Aug 2019 

Aug 22 (Reuters) - Australian Competition and Consumer Commission::ACCC WILL NOT OPPOSE PROPOSED ACQUISITION OF RURAL SERVICES COMPANY RURALCO BY NUTRIEN.  Full Article

Nutrien Announces Dividend Increase
Tuesday, 28 May 2019 

Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN ANNOUNCES DIVIDEND INCREASE.NUTRIEN LTD - BOARD APPROVED AN INCREASE IN EXPECTED QUARTERLY DIVIDEND FROM US$0.43 PER SHARE TO US$0.45 PER SHARE.NUTRIEN LTD - INCREASE IS COMMENCING WITH QUARTERLY DIVIDEND HAVING A RECORD DATE AT END OF Q3 2019.  Full Article

Nutrien CEO fears U.S.-China trade war could persist into 2020
Friday, 10 May 2019 

May 10 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd CEO Chuck Magro, speaking on a quarterly conference call::NUTRIEN CEO SEES MODEST ACREAGE SHIFT IN CANADA FROM CANOLA TO WHEAT AND BARLEY DUE TO CHINA DISPUTE.NUTRIEN CEO SEES STRONG PIPELINE OF M&A OPPORTUNITIES IN U.S. FARM RETAIL SECTOR.NUTRIEN CEO SAYS COMPANY HAS 2019 CROP CHEMICAL INVENTORY IN PLACE; WON'T SEE IMPACT FROM US TARIFF INCREASE ON CHINESE CHEMICALS.NUTRIEN CEO CONCERNED IF US-CHINA TRADE WAR PERSISTS IT WILL HURT U.S. FARMER ECONOMICS; WORRIED IT MAY CONTINUE TO 2020.  Full Article

Nutrien Qtrly Sales $3.69 Billion, Up 1 Percent
Friday, 10 May 2019 

May 9 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN’S FIRST QUARTER IMPACTED BY HARSH WEATHER; MAINTAINS GUIDANCE.QTRLY SALES $3.69 BILLION, UP 1 PERCENT .Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.07 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.Q1 ADJUSTED EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.20.FULL-YEAR 2019 ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS PER SHARE AND ADJUSTED EBITDA GUIDANCE IS MAINTAINED.FIRST-HALF 2019 GUIDANCE IS PROVIDED AT $1.75 TO $1.95 ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS PER SHARE.TRADE DISRUPTIONS CONTINUE TO IMPACT NORTH AMERICAN GROWERS.Q1 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.26, REVENUE VIEW $3.91 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.NUTRIEN - GLOBAL POTASH MARKET FUNDAMENTALS REMAIN STRONG, AS SUPPLIERS ARE COMFORTABLY SOLD FORWARD IN 2019, CANPOTEX IS FULLY COMMITTED UNTIL JUNE.EXPECT STRONG NITROGEN DEMAND TO EMERGE IN Q2 OF 2019 FROM US, EUROPE AND LATIN AMERICA., ON ITS CROP NUTRIENT MARKETS, SAYS SLOW GLOBAL DEMAND AND LOWER INPUT COSTS PRESSURED PHOSPHATE PRICES OVER PAST QUARTER.  Full Article

Nutrien Prices Offering Of An Aggregate US$1.5 Bln, 10-Year And 30-Year Senior Notes
Wednesday, 20 Mar 2019 

March 19 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN PRICES OFFERING OF AN AGGREGATE US$1.5 BILLION, 10-YEAR AND 30-YEAR SENIOR NOTES.PRICING OF US$750 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 4.200 PERCENT SENIOR NOTES DUE APRIL 1, 2029.ALSO PRICED US$750 MILLION AGGREGATE PRINCIPAL AMOUNT OF 5.000 PERCENT SENIOR NOTES DUE APRIL 1, 2049.  Full Article

Nutrien Ltd Q4 Adjusted Net Earnings $0.54 Per Share
Thursday, 7 Feb 2019 

Feb 6 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN DEMONSTRATES RESILIENCE IN A QUARTER IMPACTED BY WEATHER CHALLENGES; EXPECTS HIGHER EARNINGS AGAIN IN 2019.FOURTH-QUARTER ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS WAS $0.54 PER SHARE.FOR 2019, WE EXPECT STRONG CROP INPUT DEMAND IN FIRST HALF OF YEAR.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE $0.48 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.SEES 2019 ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS GUIDANCE OF $2.80 TO $3.20 PER SHARE.POTASH SALES VOLUMES ARE EXPECTED TO RANGE BETWEEN 13.0 TO 13.4 MILLION TONNES AND POTASH EBITDA BETWEEN $1.8 TO $2.0 BILLION IN 2019.EXPECTED TO ACHIEVE ANNUAL RUN-RATE SYNERGY TARGET OF $600 MILLION BY END OF 2019.NITROGEN SALES VOLUMES ARE FORECAST BETWEEN 10.6 TO 11.0 MILLION TONNES AND NITROGEN EBITDA BETWEEN $1.3 TO $1.5 BILLION IN 2019.ANTICIPATE A STRONG NORTH AMERICAN SEED MARKET IN 2019.SEES 2019 SUSTAINING CAPITAL EXPENDITURES $1.0 BILLION TO $1.1 BILLION.QTRLY SALES $3,762 MILLION.PROJECT GLOBAL POTASH DELIVERIES IN 2019 WILL BE BETWEEN 67 AND 69 MILLION TONNES.Q4 REVENUE VIEW $3.97 BILLION -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.PRODUCTION FROM NEW POTASH PROJECTS RAMPED UP SLOWER THAN ANTICIPATED IN 2018 AND WE EXPECT FURTHER DELAYS IN 2019.EXPECT STRONG POTASH CONSUMPTION IN FIRST HALF OF 2019.NITROGEN PRICES WERE UNDER PRESSURE AT START OF 2019.NITROGEN OUTLOOK FOR 2019 REMAINS FIRM AS WE EXPECT STRONG GLOBAL DEMAND TO RE-EMERGE IN FIRST HALF OF 2019.Q4 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $0.55 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.FY2019 EARNINGS PER SHARE VIEW $3.41 -- REFINITIV IBES DATA.  Full Article

Nutrien Closes The Sale Of SQM A Shares To Tianqi Lithium
Wednesday, 5 Dec 2018 

Dec 5 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN CLOSES THE SALE OF SQM A SHARES TO TIANQI LITHIUM.NUTRIEN LTD - NET PROCEEDS FROM SALE OF EQUITY INVESTMENTS IN 2018 IS EXPECTED TO TOTAL APPROXIMATELY US$5 BILLION.  Full Article

Nutrien Reports Solid Q3 Operating Results, Raises 2018 Guidance
Tuesday, 6 Nov 2018 

Nov 5 (Reuters) - Nutrien Ltd ::NUTRIEN REPORTS SOLID 3RD QUARTER OPERATING RESULTS; RAISES 2018 GUIDANCE, DIVIDEND AND SYNERGY TARGET.INCREASES QUARTERLY DIVIDEND BY 7.5 PERCENT.DECLARED A QUARTERLY DIVIDEND OF US$0.43 PER SHARE.NUTRIEN - RAISED 2018 GUIDANCE RANGE FOR POTASH SALES VOLUMES TO 12.5 MILLION TO 13.0 MILLION TONNES.QTRLY NET LOSS PER SHARE FROM CONTINUING AND DISCONTINUED OPERATIONS $1.70.NUTRIEN - INCREASED BOTTOM END OF 2018 POTASH ADJUSTED EBITDA GUIDANCE RANGE FROM $1.4 BILLION TO $1.5 BILLION.Q3 LOSS PER SHARE $1.74 FROM CONTINUING OPERATIONS.2018 NITROGEN EBITDA GUIDANCE HAS BEEN RAISED TO $1.15 BILLION TO $1.25 BILLION.REMAIN ON TRACK TO RECEIVE $5 BILLION IN NET PROCEEDS FROM SALE OF OUR EQUITY INVESTMENTS.INCREASING 2018 ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS GUIDANCE TO $2.60 TO $2.80 PER SHARE.QTRLY SALES $4,034 MILLION VERSUS $1,234 MILLION.ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS GUIDANCE FOR Q4 OF 2018 IS $0.46 TO $0.66 PER SHARE.Q3 REVENUE VIEW $3.80 BILLION -- THOMSON REUTERS I/B/E/S.EXPECT AN INCREASE IN NORTH AMERICAN CORN ACRES RELATIVE TO SOYBEANS, WHICH WOULD BE POSITIVE TO OVERALL CROP INPUT EXPENDITURES.NUTRIEN - SEES 2018 SUSTAINING CAPEX $$1.0 BILLION TO $1.1 BILLION.EXPECT GLOBAL NITROGEN SUPPLY/DEMAND BALANCE WILL REMAIN TIGHT INTO 2019.NUTRIEN - QTRLY ADJUSTED NET EARNINGS EXCLUDE A NEW BRUNSWICK POTASH NON-CASH IMPAIRMENT OF $1.8 BILLION ($2.15 PER SHARE).  Full Article

Nutrien's potash earnings to take a hit on mine shutdowns

Sept 11 Fertilizer producer Nutrien Ltd said on Wednesday it would face a $100-$150 million reduction in its annual potash EBITDA as a result of inventory shutdowns at three potash mines due to a short-term slowdown in global potash markets.