Agrium Inc. Plans Quarterly Dividend of $0.88 (AGU)
Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th, RTT News reports. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a dividend of 0.875 per share on Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $3.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.80%.
Agrium (TSE:AGU) traded down 0.39% during trading on Thursday, hitting $124.50. 269,516 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $122.97 and its 200 day moving average price is $126.99. Agrium has a 12-month low of $115.16 and a 12-month high of $146.99. The stock has a market cap of $17.20 billion and a P/E ratio of 29.67.
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Several equities research analysts have recently issued reports on AGU shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reissued an “outperform” rating and issued a C$146.00 price objective on shares of Agrium in a research report on Tuesday, April 18th. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “market perform” rating and issued a C$100.00 price objective on shares of Agrium in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. AltaCorp Capital reissued a “sector perform” rating on shares of Agrium in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Finally, TD Securities reissued a “hold” rating and issued a C$135.50 price objective on shares of Agrium in a research report on Wednesday, May 3rd. Four analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and an average price target of C$114.75.
Agrium Company Profile
Agrium Inc is a retailer of agricultural products and services in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay and a multi-national producer and wholesale marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. The Company’s segments include Retail and Wholesale. As of December 31, 2016, its Retail business unit marketed crop nutrients, crop protection products, seed, merchandise, application and other agronomic services through 1,500 retail locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.
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