Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 14th, RTT News reports. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.875 per share on Thursday, January 18th. This represents a $3.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th.
Shares of Agrium (TSE:AGU) traded up C$0.54 during trading on Wednesday, reaching C$143.68. The company had a trading volume of 125,045 shares, compared to its average volume of 284,808. Agrium has a 52-week low of C$115.16 and a 52-week high of C$146.99. The firm has a market capitalization of $19,850.00, a PE ratio of 28.97 and a beta of 0.25.
In other Agrium news, Director Derek George Pannell purchased 3,400 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were acquired at an average price of C$139.45 per share, for a total transaction of C$474,130.00. Also, insider Michael Reed Webb purchased 1,200 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Thursday, November 9th. The stock was acquired at an average price of C$136.01 per share, for a total transaction of C$163,212.00.
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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.
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