Agrium Inc. (AGU) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday
Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) is scheduled to announce its earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, November 7th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of C$0.04 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Agrium Inc. (TSE AGU) opened at 138.89 on Tuesday. The company has a market cap of $19.19 billion and a P/E ratio of 33.51. The firm’s 50-day moving average price is $133.34 and its 200 day moving average price is $126.08. Agrium Inc. has a 52 week low of $115.16 and a 52 week high of $146.99.
The business also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 19th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 29th were paid a $0.875 dividend. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $3.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.52%.
A number of equities research analysts recently commented on AGU shares. Royal Bank Of Canada restated an “outperform” rating and set a C$140.00 price target on shares of Agrium in a research report on Friday, July 14th. TD Securities upgraded Agrium from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Three research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have given a buy rating to the stock. Agrium presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and a consensus target price of C$114.75.
In related news, insider Steven James Douglas sold 10,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$122.60, for a total transaction of C$1,226,000.00.
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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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