Analyst Rating Update on Agrium (AGU)

Agrium (NYSE:AGU) : 7 brokerage houses believe that Agrium (NYSE:AGU) is a Strong Buy at current levels. 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 6 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Agrium (NYSE:AGU). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Sell with a rank of 4. 1 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 15 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Buy with a rating of 2.13.

Agrium (NYSE:AGU) : The consensus price target for Agrium (NYSE:AGU) is $99.39 for the short term with a standard deviation of $11.21. The most optimist securities analyst among the 13 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $130, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $86.

For the current week, the company shares have a recommendation consensus of Buy.

Agrium (NYSE:AGU): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $89.11, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $89.19 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $87.97 and closed the trading day at $88.61, in the green by 0.94%. The total traded volume for the day was 735,149. The stock had closed at $87.785 in the previous days trading.

Agrium Inc. (Agrium) is a Canada-based producer and marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. Agrium is a retailer of agricultural products and services in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay and a multi-national producer and wholesale marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. The Company operates through its two business units: Retail and Wholesale. Agrium Wholesale owns 16 production facilities in North and South America across the nitrogen, potash and phosphate spectrum; two mines; and a distribution and storage network throughout North America and internationally through Agrium Europe. Agrium Retail operates approximately 1,375 retail locations, 57 terminals, 8 plants and 18 distribution centers in North and South America, as well as Australia.

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