Nutrien (NTR) Upgraded to “Focus List” by Scotiabank

Nutrien (NYSE:NTR) was upgraded by equities researchers at Scotiabank from an “outperform” rating to a “focus list” rating in a report issued on Monday, The Fly reports.

Other equities analysts have also issued research reports about the stock. HSBC initiated coverage on shares of Nutrien in a research report on Thursday, January 11th. They set a “buy” rating for the company. Stifel Nicolaus started coverage on shares of Nutrien in a research report on Wednesday, January 10th. They issued a “buy” rating and a $64.00 price objective for the company. TD Securities restated a “buy” rating and issued a $65.00 price objective on shares of Nutrien in a research report on Tuesday, January 9th. UBS Group restated a “buy” rating on shares of Nutrien in a research report on Wednesday, January 3rd. Finally, Citigroup upgraded shares of Nutrien from a “neutral” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Tuesday, January 23rd. One analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, five have given a hold rating, ten have issued a buy rating and two have assigned a strong buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of “Buy” and an average target price of $58.38.

Shares of Nutrien (NTR) traded up $0.75 during trading hours on Monday, reaching $45.26. 694,486 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 1,974,060. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.45, a current ratio of 2.07 and a quick ratio of 1.58. The company has a market capitalization of $14,958.28, a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.81, a PEG ratio of 1.80 and a beta of 0.43. Nutrien has a 12-month low of $40.41 and a 12-month high of $56.18.

A hedge fund recently bought a new stake in Nutrien stock. Verity Asset Management Inc. bought a new stake in Nutrien Ltd. (NYSE:NTR) during the fourth quarter, according to its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The firm bought 11,354 shares of the company’s stock, valued at approximately $594,000.

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About Nutrien

Nutrien Ltd. produces and distributes potash, nitrogen, and phosphate products for agricultural, industrial, and feed customers worldwide. It offers potash crop feed, fertilizer, industrial, metal finishing, and purified acid products, as well as blends. The company is also involved in the retail operations that serve growers in seven countries across three continents.

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