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:
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  • Symbol: TSE:AGU
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: N/A
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$17.26 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 138,176,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$124.75
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$131.22
  • 52 Week Range: C$114.05 - C$146.99
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 29.77
  • P/E Growth: 1.76
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$13.66 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.26
  • Book Value: C$44.03 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.84
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 3.9%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$1.57 billion
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 292,708 shs.
  • Short Ratio: 3.23
 

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 Tuesday, May 2nd. Stockholders of record on Friday, June 30th will be paid a dividend of 0.875 per share on Thursday, July 20th. This represents a $3.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.80%. View Agrium's Dividend History.

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

7 brokerages have issued 1 year price objectives for Agrium's stock. Their forecasts range from C$93.00 to C$146.00. On average, they expect Agrium's share price to reach C$115.75 in the next year. View Analyst Ratings for Agrium.

Who are some of Agrium's key competitors?

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.

How much does a share of Agrium stock cost?

One share of Agrium stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$124.91.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Agrium (TSE:AGU) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 4 Hold Ratings, 3 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.43)
Consensus Price Target: C$115.75

Analysts' Ratings History for Agrium (TSE:AGU)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
5/3/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$135.50View Rating Details
5/3/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformC$100.00View Rating Details
4/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaReiterated RatingOutperformC$146.00View 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
12/12/2016AltaCorp CapitalDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
5/9/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncLower Price TargetC$107.00 -> C$106.00View Rating Details
9/22/2015Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetBuyC$115.00 -> C$112.00View Rating Details
(Data available from 5/27/2015 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
2/20/2014Q4 13$0.86$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
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
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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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
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGU-CA : May 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - May 24 at 3:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 19 at 9:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoTD Securities Reaffirms "Hold" Rating for Agrium Inc. (AGU)
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 3 at 6:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Agrium’s Margins Fared in 1Q17
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium Shareholders Vote in line with Management's Recommendations for All Resolutions at the Annual Shareholders Meeting
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Boosted Agrium’s Sales in 1Q17?
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium to present at the BMO Capital Markets 12th Annual Farm to Market Conference
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AGU.TO earnings conference call or presentation 2-May-17 2:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Agrium’s Shipments Trended in 1Q17
finance.yahoo.com - May 3 at 7:44 AM
seekingalpha.com logoAgrium CEO seeing planting delays in western Canada - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - May 2 at 3:29 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Agrium Performed in 1Q17
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 3:29 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Declares $0.88 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - May 2 at 2:20 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoFertilizer maker Agrium posts smaller-than-expected loss
finance.yahoo.com - May 2 at 6:52 AM
marketbeat.com logoAgrium reports 1Q loss
marketbeat.com - May 1 at 6:04 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCF’s Capex Projected to Be Lower in 2017—No Surprise
finance.yahoo.com - May 1 at 3:27 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:22 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) to Release Quarterly Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:02 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Scheduled to Post Earnings on Monday
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 29 at 1:01 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : AGU-CA : April 28, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 28 at 4:19 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Analysts Recommend for Agrium
finance.yahoo.com - April 25 at 3:23 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Receives Consensus Rating of "Buy" from Analysts
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 24 at 11:17 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoKey Takeaways from Agrium’s 2017 Earnings Estimates
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 10:53 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhy Agrium’s Capital Expenditure Could Trend Lower
finance.yahoo.com - April 24 at 10:53 AM
fool.ca logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.: Should You Buy This Stock Today?
www.fool.ca - April 21 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat’s in Store for Agrium’s 1Q17 Earnings?
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoHow Agrium’s Sales Could Look in 2H17
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 3:25 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWhat Analysts Estimate for Agrium’s Gross Margins in 2017
finance.yahoo.com - April 21 at 3:25 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Royal Bank of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - April 18 at 10:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium Successfully Completes Commissioning of New Urea Facility at Borger, TX - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 3:24 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium Successfully Completes Commissioning of New Urea Facility at Borger, TX
finance.yahoo.com - April 18 at 3:24 PM
seekingalpha.com logoMonsanto: Slightly Overvalued, But No Time To Be Concerned
seekingalpha.com - April 14 at 4:15 PM
bizjournals.com logoHow These Basic Materials Stocks are Faring? -- Century Aluminum, Rentech, Agrium, and Scotts Miracle-Gro
www.bizjournals.com - April 13 at 3:39 PM
fool.ca logoMy Top 3 Long Plays for Long-Term Investors
www.fool.ca - April 10 at 3:24 PM
reuters.com logoChemChina, Syngenta win U.S. antitrust approval for deal
www.reuters.com - April 7 at 3:25 PM
nasdaq.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for March 29, 2017 - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - March 28 at 3:24 PM
americanbankingnews.com logoAgrium Inc. (AGU) Receives Average Recommendation of "Buy" from Brokerages
www.americanbankingnews.com - March 28 at 12:16 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoNorton Rose Fulbright names Soliman chair of Canadian division
finance.yahoo.com - March 27 at 3:34 PM
seekingalpha.com logoBuy Agrium to play fertilizer recovery, Bernstein says - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - March 7 at 8:26 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoWant To Play The Fertilizer Recovery? Buy Agrium
finance.yahoo.com - March 7 at 3:24 PM
nasdaq.com logoAGU Makes Notable Cross Below Critical Moving Average
www.nasdaq.com - March 2 at 8:39 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAgrium (AGU) Presents At BMO Capital Markets 26th Metals & Mining Conference
seekingalpha.com - March 2 at 8:39 PM
finanznachrichten.de logoBMO Capital Markets to Host 26th Annual Global Metals and Mining Conference
www.finanznachrichten.de - February 27 at 3:34 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium declares dividend
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoAgrium to present at the Raymond James 38th Annual Institutional Investors Conference
finance.yahoo.com - February 22 at 3:23 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoCORRECTION - Agrium Inc. - Yahoo Finance
finance.yahoo.com - February 16 at 3:28 PM
seekingalpha.com logoAgrium's (AGU) CEO Charles Magro on Q4 2016 Results - Earnings Call Transcript
seekingalpha.com - February 11 at 1:55 AM
reuters.com logoFertilizer maker Agrium forecasts less profitable year than expected
www.reuters.com - February 11 at 1:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of AGU.TO earnings conference call or presentation 10-Feb-17 3:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - February 11 at 1:55 AM

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