Agrium Inc. (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 26, 2013. A cash
dividend payment of $0.75 per share is scheduled to be paid on
October 17, 2013. 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 prior quarter. At the current
stock price of $86.34, the dividend yield is 3.47%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGU was $86.34,
representing a -25.12% decrease from the 52 week high of $115.31
and a 11.85% 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 $9.1. Zacks Investment Research reports AGU's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -9.44%, compared to an
industry average of -12.3%.
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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 (
The top-performing ETF of this group is MOO with an decrease of
-3.19% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of AGU at 4.54%.