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

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Agrium Inc. ( AGU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on March 26, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.5 per share is scheduled to be paid on April 18, 2013. Shareholders who purchased AGU stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 3rd quarter that AGU has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of AGU was $100.26, representing a -13.05% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.31 and a 34.98% increase over the 52 week low of $74.28.

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 $9.55. Zacks Investment Research reports AGU's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 4.44%, compared to an industry average of 5.9%.


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 6.87% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent weighting of AGU at 3.92%.



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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