Agrium Receives Consensus Rating of “Buy” from Brokerages (TSE:AGU)
Shares of Agrium (TSE:AGU) have earned a consensus rating of “Buy” from the sixteen brokerages that are covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports. Eight research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and eight have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average twelve-month price target among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is C$101.44.
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. They now have a “positive” rating on the stock.
Shares of Agrium (TSE:AGU) opened at 99.16 on Monday. 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 $98.11 and its 200-day moving average is $100.5. The company has a market cap of $14.279 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 16.67.
The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which is scheduled for Thursday, October 16th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, September 30th will be given a dividend of $0.75 per share. This represents a $3.00 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.04%.
Agrium Inc (TSE:AGU) is a global producer and marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets.
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