Agrium Company Profile (NYSE:AGU)

About Agrium

Agrium logoAgrium Inc. is a producer and distributor of agricultural products and services. The Company categorizes its segments within the Retail and Wholesale business units. The Retail business unit distributes crop nutrients, crop protection products, seed, merchandise and services directly to growers through a network of farm centers in two geographical segments: North America, which includes the United States and Canada, and International, which includes Australia and South America. The Wholesale business unit produces, markets and distributes crop nutrients and industrial products through businesses, including Nitrogen, which includes manufacturing in Alberta, Texas and Argentina; Potash, which includes mining and processing in Saskatchewan; Phosphate, which includes mining and production facilities in Alberta and Idaho, and Wholesale Other, which includes producing blended crop nutrients and environmentally smart nitrogen (ESN) polymer-coated nitrogen crop nutrients.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: AGU
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $92.14
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $91.71
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $89.19
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 14.81
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 15.62
  • P/E Growth: 14.38
  • Market Cap: $12.73B
  • Outstanding Shares: 138,175,000
  • Beta: 1.28
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Agrium (NYSE:AGU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 2 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 9 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.35)
Consensus Price Target: $99.39 (7.87% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
8/18/2016Barclays PLCBoost Price TargetOverweight$96.00 -> $98.00View Rating Details
8/8/2016Citigroup Inc.Boost Price TargetNeutral$91.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016AltaCorp CapitalUpgradeSector Perform -> OutperformView Rating Details
8/5/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuy$95.00View Rating Details
8/5/2016Credit Agricole SAUpgradeSell -> UnderperformView Rating Details
8/4/2016TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHold$94.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
6/11/2016ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector Outperform$100.00View Rating Details
6/9/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformView Rating Details
5/31/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeSell -> Hold$103.00View Rating Details
4/21/2016Vertical GroupDowngradeHold -> SellView Rating Details
4/21/2016Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
4/17/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
4/12/2016HSBCLower Price Target$97.00 -> $87.00View Rating Details
3/30/2016Credit Suisse Group AGBoost Price Target$90.00 -> $93.00View Rating Details
2/22/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetPositive Agu.To$105.00 -> $100.00View Rating Details
2/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$88.00 -> $82.00View Rating Details
2/10/2016Paradigm CapitalLower Price TargetBuy$97.50View Rating Details
1/21/2016Standpoint ResearchUpgradeHold -> Buy$108.00View Rating Details
1/14/2016CIBCLower Price Target$117.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details
9/23/2015Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price TargetMarket Perform$115.00 -> $105.00View Rating Details
9/22/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$115.00 -> $112.00View Rating Details
8/7/2015Howard WeilUpgradeOutperform -> Focus ListView Rating Details
2/25/2015Miller TabakReiterated RatingHold$103.00 -> $106.00View Rating Details
11/26/2014Bank of America Corp.DowngradeNeutral -> Underperform$99.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 8/23/2014 forward)


Earnings History for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
8/3/2016Q216$4.08$4.18$6.67 billion$6.42 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/3/2016Q116($0.06)$0.05$2.73 billion$2.73 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2016Q415$1.38$1.52$2.84 billion$2.41 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2015Q315$0.67$0.79$2.97 billion$2.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/5/2015Q215$4.81$4.90$7.31 billion$6.99 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/5/2015Q115$0.35($0.09)$3.16 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2014Q3$0.50$0.63$2.99 billion$2.92 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/6/2014Q214$4.12$4.37$7.17 billion$7.34 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.05$0.07$3.01 billion$3.08 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.58$0.50$2.84 billion$2.87 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2013Q113$1.08$0.94$3.47 billion$3.22 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/21/2013Q412$2.03$2.34$3.20 billion$3.26 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/7/2012Q312$1.82$1.34$3.07 billion$2.96 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/9/2012$1.01$1.32ViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/3/2011$1.94$1.85ViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/3/2011$4.30$4.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2011$0.92$1.03ViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/9/2011$1.14$1.00ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.16 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $5.90 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162($0.07)$0.00($0.04)
Q2 20162$4.16$4.20$4.18
Q3 20162$0.30$0.55$0.43
Q4 20162$0.87$1.12$1.00
Q1 20171$0.09$0.09$0.09
Q2 20171$4.50$4.50$4.50
Q3 20171$0.81$0.81$0.81
Q4 20171$1.28$1.28$1.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
Annual Dividend:$3.50
Dividend Yield:3.80%
Payout Ratio:55.73% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.83% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
59.32% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:65.90% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

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Last Updated on 8/23/2016 by Staff