Analyst Upgrades – Agrium (NYSE:AGU) Stock Gets Upgraded By Vertical Research from Hold to Buy

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Analyst Ratings For Agrium (NYSE:AGU)

Today, Agrium (NYSE:AGU) stock received an upgrade by Vertical Research from Hold to Buy.

There are 1 sell rating, 9 hold ratings, 7 buy ratings on the stock.

The current consensus rating on Agrium (NYSE:AGU) is Hold (Score: 2.35) with a consensus target price of $104.17 per share, a potential 12.59% upside.

Some recent analyst ratings include

  • 5/19/2017-Vertical Research Upgrade from a “Hold ” rating to a ” Buy” rating.
  • 5/2/2017-Scotiabank Reiterated Rating of Sector Perform.
  • 4/21/2017-Credit Suisse Group AG Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 4/5/2017-BMO Capital Markets Reiterated Rating of Hold.
  • 3/6/2017-Sanford C. Bernstein initiated coverage with a Outperform rating.

Dividend information for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)

Agrium (NYSE:AGU) pays an annual dividend of 1 Sell Rating, 9 Hold Ratings, 7 Buy Ratings with a yield of 3.78% and an average dividend growth of 15.90% based on a 3 Year Average..

Dividend History for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)

  • On 5/3/2017 Agrium announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 3.86% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2017 which will be payable on 7/20/2017.
  • On 2/23/2017 Agrium announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 3.48% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2017 which will be payable on 4/20/2017.
  • On 12/16/2016 Agrium announced a Quarterly dividend of $0.88 3.54% with an ex dividend date of 12/28/2016 which will be payable on 1/19/2017.
  • On 8/4/2016 Agrium announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 3.91% with an ex dividend date of 9/28/2016 which will be payable on 10/20/2016.
  • On 5/4/2016 Agrium announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 4.06% with an ex dividend date of 6/28/2016 which will be payable on 7/21/2016.
  • On 2/25/2016 Agrium announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 4.15% with an ex dividend date of 3/29/2016 which will be payable on 4/21/2016.
  • On 12/11/2015 Agrium announced a quarterly dividend of $0.88 3.72% with an ex dividend date of 12/29/2015 which will be payable on 1/21/2016.


    About Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
    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. 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.

    Recent Trading Activity for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)
    Shares of Agrium closed the previous trading session at 92.52 up +3.90 4.40% with 654,432 shares trading hands.

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