SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources
SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - Jul 18, 2012) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Leading miner and fertilizer producer The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) (Plymouth, Minnesota) reported mixed results for the company's fiscal 2012 fourth quarter and full year, as the quarter saw stronger potash prices but weakened phosphate prices. Lower sales volumes in the Potash segment and higher raw material costs in the Phosphate segment wore away at full-year earnings. Net earnings were reported to be $507.3 million for the quarter, a 78.14% decrease from the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2011, and $1.93 billion for the year, a 23.24% decrease from fiscal 2011.
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