Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) had its price objective increased by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada from C$125.00 to C$139.00 in a research report issued on Tuesday, reports. The brokerage currently has an “outperform” rating on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada’s target price points to a potential upside of 16.82% from the company’s previous close.

A number of other research firms have also weighed in on AGU. TD Securities reaffirmed a “hold” rating and set a C$94.00 target price on shares of Agrium in a report on Thursday, August 4th. AltaCorp Capital lowered Agrium from an “outperform” rating to a “sector perform” rating in a report on Thursday, July 21st.

Agrium (TSE:AGU) traded down 0.28% on Tuesday, reaching $118.66. 45,858 shares of the company’s stock traded hands. Agrium has a 12 month low of $104.70 and a 12 month high of $133.25. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $120.24 and its 200 day moving average is $117.38. The firm has a market cap of $16.40 billion and a PE ratio of 19.07.

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The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 20th. Stockholders of record on Friday, September 30th will be issued a dividend of $0.875 per share. This represents a $3.50 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.94%.

Agrium Company Profile

Agrium Inc is a producer and distributor of agricultural products and services. The Company categorizes its segments within the Retail and Wholesale business units. The Retail business unit distributes crop nutrients, crop protection products, seed, merchandise and services directly to growers through a network of farm centers in two geographical segments: North America, which includes the United States and Canada, and International, which includes Australia and South America.

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