Agrium Inc. (AGU)

115.00
0.41 0.36
Prev Close 114.59
Open 116.96
Day Low/High 114.87 / 117.28
52 Wk Low/High 87.82 / 117.28
Volume 833.84K
Avg Volume 284.80K
Exchange
Shares Outstanding 138.16M
Market Cap 15.94B
EPS 4.30
Div & Yield 3.50 (3.10%)

Latest News

Notes from Potash Conference Call

I would continue to avoid Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan .   Here are notes from the company's conference call today: POT reaffirms forecast of 61-64 million tons of potash demand in 2017 They don't have the final data for 2016 POT had a record ...

Midday Report: American Airlines Falls on Weak August Traffic; U.S. Stocks Climb

Midday Report: American Airlines Falls on Weak August Traffic; U.S. Stocks Climb

Stocks climbed, though worries over how soon the Federal Reserve might hike interest rates kept markets wary.

Agrium Harvests a Good Crop of Technicals

Agrium Harvests a Good Crop of Technicals

AGU's recent upside surge is likely to have some staying power.

Mosaic Is on Fertile Ground for a Rise

Mosaic Is on Fertile Ground for a Rise

Fertilizer merger talks have boosted MOS, and the stock has broken out of its range.

Closing Bell: Stocks Decline as Oil Prices Retreat; CF Industries Surges

Closing Bell: Stocks Decline as Oil Prices Retreat; CF Industries Surges

U.S. stocks ended Tuesday's session to the downside as oil prices declined and Wall Street factored in a near-term rate increase.

Best in Class But Still a Bargain? It's True

Best in Class But Still a Bargain? It's True

American Express and Potash are among such finds.

My Takeaways and Observations

I don't like this market one lick. Green eggs and stocks -- neither rocks. I further expanded my short exposure today. Viva la revolution!  In 1969 at the Woodstock Music Festival I was screaming "no rain." In 2016 I am chanting no rate rise this ye...

Midday Report: U.S. Stocks Slip on Oil Declines, Rate Hike Worries

Midday Report: U.S. Stocks Slip on Oil Declines, Rate Hike Worries

U.S. stocks remained in the red Tuesday, as oil prices slipped and Wall Street priced in an interest rate hike sooner rather than later.

POT Prices Soar

Potash Corp. is up more than 12% as I write this amid rumors of a tie-up with rival fertilizer giant Agrium .

Agrium Making a Technical Case for Higher Prices

Agrium Making a Technical Case for Higher Prices

It bolted out of a narrowing formation Monday.

Today's Takeaways and Observations

My thoughts to this point of the day: First of the month and buyers queued up after a large sell imbalance at yesterday's close ($3.3 billion) depressed prices in the last 20 minutes of trading on Monday. Today, investors have rejoiced, again, in th...

Agrium's Market Outlook

Here's some color from a presentation that Agrium (AGU) made at today's Scotiabank Mining Conference. Agrium is the world's largest crop-input retail distributor. Its key peers are CF Industries (CF), Mosaic Co. (MOS) and Potash Corp. (POT). Some of...

POT Prices Are Stable

Potash Corp. (POT) is trading flattish despite a reasonably good earnings report yesterday from rival Agrium (AGU).

It's a Great Time to Buy Some POT

Potash Corp. has dropped more than 50%, but has good fundamentals.

3 Fertilizer Names Poised to Grow

3 Fertilizer Names Poised to Grow

In the years ahead, food could be rationed by higher prices and fertilizer demand could rise; those companies will benefit.

Emerging Market Sales Lifting ICL Through Royalty, Labor Strife

Emerging Market Sales Lifting ICL Through Royalty, Labor Strife

ICL’s potash products have been hugely popular in the emerging markets and that’s lifting the company’s fortunes, says the company’s CEO Stefan Borgas.

Bucking the Trend

Bucking the Trend

Three stocks that moved up yesterday

The Week Ahead: A Data Deluge

Market will be closed when employment report comes out.

Fertilizer Poised to Revive

As ValueAct's interest signals, demand should ultimately recover.

Picked Up More Potash

As the stock traded under my downside risk level. This morning Potash (POT) traded below $32.80, my downside risk level, and I added despite the Agrium (AGU) guide-down. (See my recent analysis here.)

The Week Ahead: Snap Up Those Bargains

Market routs like these offer golden opportunities.

Cramer: The Bears' Victory Isn't Complete

Rallies start with a grim morning and bad foreign markets.

Corner of Wall & Main: OECD Trims

Corner of Wall & Main: OECD Trims

The OECD now has global growth expectations at 3.4% for 2014.

The Week Ahead: A Rare Climb

The Week Ahead: A Rare Climb

After last week's pop, here's what to watch in the next few days.

Monsanto Beats, Agrium Misses

In the fertilizer complex, Monsanto (MON) beats and reaffirms guidance, while Agrium (AGU) is below consensus. Potash (POT) still feeling the effect of a Cantor downgrade yesterday. I am a buyer $33 or lower in POT. long pot

A Quick Look at 10 Charts

A Quick Look at 10 Charts

For going long, there isn't a foolish one in the bunch.

From the Street of Dreams

Agrium gets a price target raise from Barclays. Barclays has raised the price target of Agrium (AGU) from $106 to $113 based on an improving fertilizer market. The upgrade is benefiting Potash (POT) today, which has broken out from its recent tradin...

Potash News

This just in from Reuters. From Reuters: Potash Corp sees possible bounce in its market in early 2014 A bounce in slumping potash markets is possible next year, assuming China steps back into the market and Russia and Belarus paper over differences ...