Insider Selling: Agrium Inc. (AGU) Insider Sells C$1,226,000.00 in Stock
Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) insider Steven James Douglas sold 10,000 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction dated Monday, September 11th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$122.60, for a total transaction of C$1,226,000.00.
Agrium Inc. (AGU) opened at 124.47 on Thursday. Agrium Inc. has a 12 month low of $115.16 and a 12 month high of $146.99. The company’s 50-day moving average is $123.38 and its 200 day moving average is $124.55. The firm has a market cap of $17.20 billion and a P/E ratio of 30.03.
The business also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, October 19th. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a $0.875 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, September 28th. This represents a $3.50 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 2.81%.
Several research analysts recently issued reports on the stock. AltaCorp Capital reiterated a “sector perform” rating on shares of Agrium in a research report on Thursday, June 22nd. Royal Bank Of Canada reiterated an “outperform” rating and set a C$140.00 price target on shares of Agrium in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Four investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and three have issued a buy rating to the stock. The company currently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of C$114.75.
Agrium Inc is a retailer of agricultural products and services in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay and a multi-national producer and wholesale marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. The Company’s segments include Retail and Wholesale. As of December 31, 2016, its Retail business unit marketed crop nutrients, crop protection products, seed, merchandise, application and other agronomic services through 1,500 retail locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.
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