Agrium Inc. (AGU) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for June 26, 2013

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Agrium Inc. ( AGU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on June 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that AGU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $84.42, the dividend yield is 2.37%.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGU was $84.42, representing a -26.79% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.31 and a 1.31% increase over the 52 week low of $83.33.

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 $9.52. Zacks Investment Research reports AGU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -3.41%, compared to an industry average of 3.2%.


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 decrease of -10.18% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AGU at 4.57%.



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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