Agrium Inc. (AGU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 27, 2012

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Agrium Inc. ( AGU ) has announced an ex-dividend date of December 27, 2012 and a cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share scheduled for January 17, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 122.22% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGU was $98.25, representing a -9.38% decrease from the 52 week high of $108.42 and a 49.48% increase over the 52 week low of $65.73.

AGU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). AGU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $8.41. Zacks Investment Research reports AGU's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -1.62%, compared to an industry average of -3.9%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the AGU Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to AGU through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have AGU as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is MOO with an increase of 5.94% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AGU at 4.61%.



The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: AGU , MON , MOO , SYT

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