Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) (NYSE:AGU) Director Derek George Pannell bought 3,400 shares of the company’s stock in a transaction that occurred on Wednesday, November 29th. The shares were bought at an average cost of C$139.45 per share, for a total transaction of C$474,130.00.

Agrium Inc. (AGU) traded down C$2.25 on Friday, reaching C$139.51. 263,800 shares of the company’s stock were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 280,853. Agrium Inc. has a 1 year low of C$115.16 and a 1 year high of C$146.99.

A number of equities analysts recently issued reports on the stock. Royal Bank Of Canada boosted their target price on shares of Agrium to C$140.00 and gave the stock an “outperform” rating in a research report on Friday, September 15th. TD Securities raised shares of Agrium from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. Three analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and four have issued a buy rating to the company. The stock has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of C$114.75.

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About Agrium

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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