Agrium Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 27, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on
January 16, 2014. Shareholders who purchased AGU stock prior to the
ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This
represents an 50% increase over the same period a year ago. At the
current stock price of $91.6, the dividend yield is 3.28%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGU was $91.6,
representing a -20.56% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.31
and a 18.67% increase over the 52 week low of $77.19.
AGU is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Monsanto Company (
) and Syngenta AG (
). AGU's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $8.82. Zacks Investment Research reports AGU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -23.87%, compared to an
industry average of -20.1%.
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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 (
- RevenueShares ADR (
The top-performing ETF of this group is RTR with an increase of
9.98% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting
of AGU at 4.08%.