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:
  • 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
  • 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 Yield: 3.7%
  • EBITDA: C$1.62 billion
  • Net Margins: 8.83%
  • Return on Equity: 35.33%
  • Return on Assets: 12.67%
  • 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)
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 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)


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)


Dividend History by Quarter for Agrium (TSE AGU)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(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)


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



Agrium (AGU) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

This page was last updated on 10/18/2017 by Staff

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