Brokerage Firm Rating on Agrium (AGU)

Agrium (AGU) : 7 brokerage houses believe that Agrium (AGU) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 6 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Agrium (AGU). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Strong Sell with a rank of 5. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock.The median of all the 15 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 2.07.

Agrium (AGU) : The highest level Agrium (AGU) is projected to reach is $130 for the short term and the lowest estimate is at $84. The consolidated price target from 13 rating analysts who initiate coverage on the stock is $98.92 and the possibility the share price can swing is $11.18.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Agrium (NYSE:AGU): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $92.14 and $91.84 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $92.73. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $92.48, notching a gain of 0.55% for the day. The total traded volume was 491,290 . The stock had closed at $91.97 on the previous day.

Agrium Inc. (Agrium) is a Canada-based producer and marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. Agrium 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 operates through its two business units: Retail and Wholesale. Agrium Wholesale owns 16 production facilities in North and South America across the nitrogen, potash and phosphate spectrum; two mines; and a distribution and storage network throughout North America and internationally through Agrium Europe. Agrium Retail operates approximately 1,375 retail locations, 57 terminals, 8 plants and 18 distribution centers in North and South America, as well as Australia.

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