AGT Food and Ingredients Inc (TSE:AGT) is scheduled to be announcing its earnings results after the market closes on Wednesday, August 9th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of $0.19 per share for the quarter.

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc (TSE AGT) traded down 3.55% during midday trading on Friday, reaching $23.90. 179,068 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged. AGT Food and Ingredients Inc has a 1-year low of $21.98 and a 1-year high of $39.57. The stock’s market cap is $579.24 million. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $24.54 and its 200 day moving average is $29.36.

The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Tuesday, July 11th. Shareholders of record on Tuesday, July 11th were paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.42%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 28th.

In other AGT Food and Ingredients news, insider Murad Al-Katib acquired 1,500 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 9th. The shares were acquired at an average price of C$25.23 per share, with a total value of C$37,845.00. Also, Director Howard N. Rosen acquired 5,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 9th. The stock was acquired at an average cost of C$24.99 per share, for a total transaction of C$124,950.00. In the last three months, insiders bought 6,617 shares of company stock worth $165,487.

A number of brokerages have weighed in on AGT. Raymond James Financial, Inc. cut their price target on shares of AGT Food and Ingredients from C$35.00 to C$32.00 and set a “market perform” rating on the stock in a research note on Wednesday, July 26th. CIBC cut their price objective on shares of AGT Food and Ingredients from C$39.00 to C$33.00 in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. AltaCorp Capital reissued a “sector perform” rating on shares of AGT Food and Ingredients in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. BMO Capital Markets cut their price objective on shares of AGT Food and Ingredients from C$40.00 to C$35.00 in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Finally, Scotiabank cut their price objective on shares of AGT Food and Ingredients from C$34.00 to C$26.50 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, May 9th. Three investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the company’s stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus target price of C$32.50.

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About AGT Food and Ingredients

AGT Food and Ingredients Inc produces and exports pulses, staple foods, and food ingredients worldwide. It operates through three segments: Pulse and Grain Processing; Food Ingredients and Packaged Foods; and Bulk Handling and Distribution. The company offers lentils, peas, chickpeas, beans, popcorn, canary seed, flax and other specialty seeds.

Earnings History for AGT Food and Ingredients (TSE:AGT)

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