Agrium Receives Average Recommendation of “Hold” from Brokerages (TSE:AGU)
Shares of Agrium (TSE:AGU) have been given an average recommendation of “Hold” by the sixteen brokerages that are covering the company, AR Network reports. Eight analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have issued a buy recommendation on the company. The average twelve-month price target among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is C$101.44.
Agrium (TSE:AGU) traded down 0.26% on Monday, hitting $98.90. The stock had a trading volume of 83,167 shares. Agrium has a 52 week low of $84.83 and a 52 week high of $108.28. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $98.28 and its 200-day moving average is $100.6. The company has a market cap of $14.242 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 15.00.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th. Stockholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be paid a dividend of $0.75 per share. This represents a $3.00 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 3.03%.
Separately, analysts at Susquehanna cut their price target on shares of Agrium from C$112.00 to C$103.00 in a research note on Monday.
Agrium Inc (TSE:AGU) is a global producer and marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets.
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