Shares of the major fertilizer companies finished mixed on Tuesday.

Intrepid Potash

(IPI) - Get Report

closed at $18.45, up 63 cents or 3.54%. On Friday, UBS initiated coverage of four fertilizer companies, rating Intrepid a buy with a price target of $27. UBS also started coverage of Mosaic with a buy rating and price target of $63. Mosaic closed Tuesday at $41.98, down 76 cents or 1.78%.

UBS also started coverage of

Terra Industries

( TRA) and

CF Holdings

(CF) - Get Report

at neutral. Terra closed at $28.09, up 81 cents or 3% Tuesday; CF finished at $71.13, up 74 cents or 1.05%.

Jud Pyle of

took a look at call-spread selling







. Monsanto closed at $83.10, up 34 cents or 0.41%; Potash finished at $80.81, down 98 cents or 1.20%.

Scotts Miracle Gro

(SMG) - Get Report

finished the day at $34.70, up 15 cents or 0.43%.