A number of other research firms also recently issued reports on AGU. Scotiabank reissued an outperform rating and issued a C$100.00 price target on shares of Agrium in a research note on Monday, November 7th. AltaCorp Capital downgraded shares of Agrium from an outperform rating to a sector perform rating in a research note on Monday, December 12th. TD Securities reissued a hold rating and issued a C$94.00 price target on shares of Agrium in a research note on Friday, November 4th. Finally, Cowen and Company decreased their price target on shares of Agrium from C$109.00 to C$93.00 and set an outperform rating for the company in a research note on Tuesday, January 24th. Four research analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have given a buy rating to the company’s stock. The stock presently has a consensus rating of Hold and an average target price of C$110.00.
Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) had its price target increased by Raymond James Financial, Inc. from C$96.00 to C$110.00 in a research report report published on Monday. Raymond James Financial, Inc. currently has a market perform rating on the stock.
Shares of Agrium (TSE:AGU) traded up 1.28% during trading on Monday, hitting $139.89. The stock had a trading volume of 263,377 shares. The company’s 50 day moving average price is $136.90 and its 200 day moving average price is $127.48. Agrium has a 52 week low of $104.70 and a 52 week high of $146.99. The company has a market capitalization of $19.30 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 32.61.
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.