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C$145.13
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C$143.16
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C$145.13
Day Low
C$143.00
52 Week High
02/27/15 - C$145.13
52 Week Low
10/15/14 - C$92.80
Market Cap
20.7B
Average Volume 10 Days
443.5K
EPS TTM
C$5.22
Shares Outstanding
143.7M
EX-Date
03/27/15
P/E TM
22.1x
Dividend
C$3.11
Dividend Yield
2.34%
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agrium inc (AGU) Details

Agrium Inc. produces, retails, and distributes the crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, and agronomics primarily in North America, South America, Europe, and Australia. The company operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The Retail segment supplies crop protection products, such as herbicide, fungicide, insecticide, and adjuvant products; crop nutrients, including dry and liquid nitrogen, phosphate, potash, sulfur, and micronutrients; seeds; and merchandise comprising fencing, feed supplements, livestock-related animal health products, irrigation equipment, and other products. It also provides product application, soil and leaf testing, crop scouting, seed treatment, cattle, livestock and wool marketing, insurance, and real estate, as well as offers plant nutrient and precision agriculture software packages. The Wholesale segment produces, markets, and distributes a range of nutrients, including nitrogen-based, potash, and phosphate-based crop nutrient products to agricultural and industrial customers. The company also offers crop-inputs technology and precision agriculture services under the Echelon brand name; and supplies specialty fertilizers. The company was formerly known as Cominco Fertilizers Ltd. and changed its name to Agrium Inc. in 1995. Agrium Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Founded in 1931

agrium inc (AGU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $620.4K
President of Wholesale Business Unit and Seni...
Total Annual Compensation: $545.6K
President of Retail Business Unit and Senior ...
Total Annual Compensation: $524.0K
Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $577.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

agrium inc (AGU) Key Developments

Agrium Prices Offering of an Aggregate $1 Billion, 10 Year and 20 Year Debentures

Agrium Inc. agreed to issue and sell $550 million aggregate principal amount of 3.375% debentures due March 15, 2025, issued at a price of 99.855% of the aggregate principal amount, and $450 million aggregate principal amount of 4.125% debentures due March 15, 2035, issued at a price of 99.110% of the aggregate principal amount. The offering is expected to close on or about March 2, 2015, subject to customary closing conditions. The debentures, registered under the multi- jurisdictional disclosure system in Canada and the United States, will only be offered and sold in the United States.

Agrium Inc. Declares Dividend, Payable on April 16, 2015

The Board of Directors of Agrium Inc. announced that it has approved a dividend of $0.78 U.S. per common share to be paid on April 16, 2015 to shareholders of record on March 31, 2015. Registered shareholders who are residents of Canada as reflected in Agrium's shareholders register will receive their dividend in Canadian dollars, calculated based on the Bank of Canada noon exchange rate on March 31, 2015. Registered shareholders resident outside of Canada as reflected in Agrium's shareholders register, including the United States, will receive their dividend in U.S. dollars.

Agrium Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Fourth Quarter and Year Ended December 31, 2014

Agrium Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings results for the fourth quarter and year ended December 31, 2014. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $2,705 million compared to $2,867 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $67 million compared to $144 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $70 million or $0.46 per basic and diluted share compared to $110 million or $0.74 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to equity holders of the company was $47 million or $0.33 per basic and diluted share compared to $96 million or $0.66 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $980 million compared to $1,221 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $504 million compared to $548 million a year ago. EBIT was $107 million compared to $183 million a year ago. EBITDA was $245 million compared to $314 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $253 million compared to $338 million a year ago. For the year, the company reported sales of $16,042 million compared to $15,727 million a year ago. Earnings before income taxes were $1,028 million compared to $1,474 million a year ago. Net earnings from continuing operations were $798 million or $5.51 per basic and diluted share compared to $1,080 million or $7.31 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Net earnings attributable to equity holders of the company was $714 million or $4.97 per basic and diluted share compared to $1,062 million or $7.31 per basic and diluted share a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $1,312 million compared to $1,767 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $2,021 million compared to $1,755 million a year ago. EBIT was $1,160 million compared to $1,630 million a year ago. EBITDA was $1,710 million compared to $2,102 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $1,748 million compared to $2,156 million a year ago.

 

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