Agrium Inc. (AGU) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Tuesday

Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) (TSE:AGU) is scheduled to be issuing its quarterly earnings data after the market closes on Tuesday, November 7th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.04 per share for the quarter.

Agrium Inc. (NYSE AGU) opened at $108.09 on Friday. The company has a quick ratio of 0.81, a current ratio of 1.34 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.67. Agrium Inc. has a 12 month low of $87.82 and a 12 month high of $111.88. The stock has a market cap of $14,935.55, a price-to-earnings ratio of 24.51, a P/E/G ratio of 2.46 and a beta of 0.65.

The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, October 19th. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th were paid a $0.875 dividend. This represents a $3.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.24%. The ex-dividend date was Thursday, September 28th. Agrium’s dividend payout ratio is currently 84.34%.

AGU has been the subject of several analyst reports. HSBC Holdings plc initiated coverage on shares of Agrium in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $126.50 target price for the company. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their target price on shares of Agrium from $110.00 to $115.00 and gave the company an “outperform” rating in a research note on Friday, September 15th. Zacks Investment Research cut shares of Agrium from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research note on Wednesday, October 11th. TD Securities upgraded shares of Agrium from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and boosted their target price for the company from $102.00 to $134.00 in a research note on Thursday, September 28th. Finally, Scotiabank raised shares of Agrium from a “sector perform” rating to an “outperform” rating and set a $110.00 price target for the company in a report on Monday, July 10th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have assigned a hold rating and nine have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $112.50.

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Agrium Company Profile

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.

Earnings History for Agrium (NYSE:AGU)

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