Agrium Inc. ( AGU ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 28, 2016. A cash dividend payment of $0.875 per share is scheduled to be paid on October 20, 2016. Shareholders who purchased AGU prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that AGU has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $90.34, the dividend yield is 3.87%.
The previous trading day's last sale of AGU was $90.34, representing a -9.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $100.24 and a 13.01% increase over the 52 week low of $79.94.
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 $6.28. Zacks Investment Research reports AGU's forecasted earnings growth in 2016 as -26.23%, compared to an industry average of -22.5%.