*Cuts 2016 EPS to 60- 80 cents from 90 cents- $1.20/ share. *Sees Q2 EPS 15- 25 cents vs estimate of 27 cents. Near term, cutting the dividend may be the best option, although Potash should weigh alternatives, such as selling stakes in other fertilizer companies, said Ryan Bushell, portfolio manager at Leon Frazer& Associates, which owns shares. » Read More
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