Agrium Company Profile (TSE:AGU)

About Agrium (TSE:AGU)

Agrium logoAgrium 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. Its Wholesale business unit manufactures, mines and markets a range of nutrients, including nitrogen-based, potash and phosphate-based crop nutrient products. As of December 31, 2016, its Wholesale business unit owned and operated five North American nitrogen facilities, four located in Alberta, Canada and one in Borger, Texas, United States.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:AGU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.agrium.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$18.56 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 138,177,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$128.81
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$125.18
  • 52 Week Range: C$115.16 - C$146.99
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 32.41
  • P/E Growth: 2.68
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$13.56 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.37
  • Book Value: C$47.78 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.81
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.7%
Profitability:
  • EBITDA: C$1.62 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.83%
  • Return on Equity: 35.33%
  • Return on Assets: 12.67%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 268,497 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 4.02
 

Frequently Asked Questions for Agrium (TSE:AGU)

What is Agrium's stock symbol?

Agrium trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) under the ticker symbol "AGU."

How often does Agrium pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Agrium?

Agrium declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, August 10th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.875 per share on Thursday, October 19th. This represents a $3.50 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.61%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. View Agrium's Dividend History.

When will Agrium make its next earnings announcement?

Agrium is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Agrium.

Where is Agrium's stock going? Where will Agrium's stock price be in 2017?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Agrium's stock. Their predictions range from C$93.00 to C$140.00. On average, they expect Agrium's share price to reach C$114.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Agrium.

Who are some of Agrium's key competitors?

Who are Agrium's key executives?

Agrium's management team includes the folowing people:

  • Derek G. Pannell, Chairman of the Board
  • Charles V. Magro, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Steven James Douglas, Chief Financial Officer, Senior Vice President
  • Leslie A. O'Donoghue, Executive Vice President - Corporate Development & Strategy, Chief Risk Officer
  • Michael R. Webb, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • Henry Deans, Senior Vice President, President - Wholesale Business Unit
  • Stephen G. Dyer, Senior Vice President and President - Retail Business Unit
  • Susan C. Jones, Senior Vice President & Chief Legal Officer
  • Fredrick R. Thun, Vice President - Finance
  • Angela S. Lekatsas, Vice President, Treasurer

How do I buy Agrium stock?

Shares of Agrium and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Agrium's stock price today?

One share of Agrium stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$134.32.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Agrium (TSE AGU)
Community Ranking:  2.8 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  233 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  186 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  419
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Agrium and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Agrium (TSE:AGU) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Buy (Score: 2.57)
Consensus Price Target: C$114.75
Consensus Price Target History for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Price Target History for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Analysts' Ratings History for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/28/2017TD SecuritiesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
9/15/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$140.00View Rating Details
6/22/2017AltaCorp CapitalReiterated RatingSector PerformView Rating Details
5/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$100.00View Rating Details
2/13/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetMarket PerformC$96.00 -> C$110.00View Rating Details
2/10/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingOutperform -> OutperformC$110.00View Rating Details
1/24/2017Cowen and CompanyLower Price TargetMarket Perform -> OutperformC$109.00 -> C$93.00View Rating Details
5/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetC$107.00 -> C$106.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 10/18/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Earnings by Quarter for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Earnings History by Quarter for Agrium (TSE AGU)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
11/7/2017C$0.04N/AView Earnings Details
2/20/2014Q4 13C$0.86C$0.66ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $8.56
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.12$0.12$0.12
Q2 20171$5.76$5.76$5.76
Q3 20171$1.04$1.04$1.04
Q4 20171$1.64$1.64$1.64
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Agrium (TSE AGU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
8/10/2017quarterly$0.889/28/20179/29/201710/19/2017
5/2/2017quarterly$0.886/30/20177/20/2017
2/22/2017quarterly$0.883/31/20174/20/2017
8/3/2016quarterly$0.889/30/201610/20/2016
5/3/2016quarterly$0.886/30/20167/21/2016
2/24/2016quarterly$0.883/31/20164/21/2016
12/10/2015quarterly$0.8812/31/20151/21/2016
8/6/2015quarterly$0.889/30/201510/15/2015
5/5/2015quarterly$0.386/30/20157/16/2015
2/24/2015quarterly$0.783/31/20154/16/2015
11/3/2014quarterly$0.7812/31/20141/21/2015
8/7/2014quarterly$0.759/30/201410/16/2014
5/7/2014quarterly$0.756/30/20147/17/2014
2/21/2014quarterly$0.753/31/20144/17/2014
8/8/2013quarterly$0.509/30/201310/17/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
9/11/2017Steven James DouglasInsiderSell10,000C$122.60C$1,226,000.00
3/10/2017Derek George PannellDirectorBuy752C$131.04C$98,542.08
3/9/2016Maura ClarkDirectorBuy1,000C$87.71C$87,710.00
9/4/2015Charles Victor MagroInsiderBuy2,900C$131.32C$380,825.10
7/7/2015Charles Victor MagroInsiderBuy1,800C$133.78C$240,800.40
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
Latest Headlines for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
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DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoNew Strong Sell Stocks for October 17th - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - October 17 at 4:30 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Stock or Agrium Stock? 1 Analyst Says Both
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. : AGU-CA: Dividend Analysis : September 28th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 29, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - October 2 at 3:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Rating Increased to Buy at TD Securities
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 28 at 2:30 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 23 at 11:03 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Raises Agrium Inc. (AGU) Price Target to C$140.00
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 5:32 PM
fool.ca logoIs a Merger the Cure for What Ails Agrium Inc. and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.?
www.fool.ca - September 15 at 3:55 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAgrium (AGU) Presents At Credit Suisse 30th Annual Basic Materials Conference - Slideshow
seekingalpha.com - September 14 at 3:45 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGU-CA : September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 12 at 3:51 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAgrium, Potash get OK for merger from Canada - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 12 at 2:30 AM
reuters.com logoCanada competition watchdog will not challenge Agrium, Potash merger
www.reuters.com - September 11 at 9:28 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoInsider Selling: Agrium Inc. (AGU) Insider Sells 10,000 Shares of Stock
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 11 at 4:36 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium to present at the Credit Suisse 30th Annual Basic Materials Conference
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 3:57 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAgrium: Very 'Confident' In $500M Operating Synergies - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - September 7 at 3:35 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium and PotashCorp Provide Update for Proposed Merger of Equals
finance.yahoo.com - September 7 at 3:35 PM
rttnews.com logoAgrium To Buy Southern States Cooperative's Ag-retail Units In Georgia, Florida
www.rttnews.com - August 29 at 3:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium to Acquire Southern States Cooperative's Ag-retail Businesses in Georgia and Florida
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 3:57 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium to Buy Ag-Retail Businesses in Georgia & Florida
finance.yahoo.com - August 29 at 3:57 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 29 at 10:58 AM
bizjournals.com logoMonsanto exec key to merger talks resigns
www.bizjournals.com - August 29 at 1:47 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Agrium, Inc. : August 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 28 at 8:47 PM
streetinsider.com logoAGRIUM INC. - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - August 24 at 1:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoReading Phosphate Price Realizations in 2Q17: 3 Fertilizer Giants Compared
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalysts Raise Their Price Target for Agrium in August 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 21 at 3:49 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. :AGU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 18 at 3:47 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Agrium, Inc. : August 17, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 5:03 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AGU.TO earnings conference call or presentation 10-Aug-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - August 13 at 3:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium Sees Same Price Realization Trend as Peers
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 9:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Agrium Fared in 2Q17
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 4:05 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Contributed to Agrium’s 2Q17 Sales Decline?
finance.yahoo.com - August 11 at 4:05 PM
nasdaq.com logoAgrium's (AGU) Earnings and Revenues Beat Estimates in Q2
www.nasdaq.com - August 10 at 5:03 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) Announces $0.88 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 10 at 2:40 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) Issues Earnings Results
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 9 at 9:40 PM
nasdaq.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX up on Valeant, Ritchie results; BlackBerry falls on sell rating - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - August 8 at 3:35 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 4 at 10:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. :AGU-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q1, 2017 By the Numbers : August 2, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 2 at 3:33 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Wednesday
www.americanbankingnews.com - August 2 at 7:10 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGU-CA : July 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 3:58 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFertilizer maker Potash Corp beats revenue expectations
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 3:50 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX falls, weighed by Barrick and other gold miners
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 6:38 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Earns Outperform Rating from Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 12:33 PM
fool.ca logo2 High-Yield Canadian Stocks Are Having a Big Year
www.fool.ca - July 12 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:AGU) : July 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 4:00 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGU-CA : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 11 at 4:48 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Receives Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 10 at 10:32 AM
nasdaq.com logoAugust 25th Options Now Available For Agrium
www.nasdaq.com - July 6 at 5:00 PM
streetinsider.com logoPotash (POT) and Agrium (AGU) to Name Combined Company 'Nutrien' - StreetInsider.com
www.streetinsider.com - June 21 at 4:09 PM
nasdaq.com logoAnalysts Predict 10% Upside For The Holdings of ACTX
www.nasdaq.com - June 15 at 4:57 PM
baystreet.ca logoWhy Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. May Turn Out To Be a Great Long-term Dividend Play.
www.baystreet.ca - May 25 at 8:50 PM
fool.ca logoPotential Turnaround Value Play: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
www.fool.ca - May 24 at 3:23 PM

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