Agrium (AGU) : Traders are increasing their bearish positions on the stock, as is visible by the 0.3% jump in the outstanding short positions; a total addition of 15,079 shares on the sell side. On Jul 29, 2016, the total short positions were 4,418,256 shares, which went up to 4,433,335 shares by the close of trading on August 15, 2016. It will take 7 days for the bears to roll over or cover. An average of 603,407 shares exchange hands daily. 3.2% of the float of the stock has been sold short by the bears. The short interest information was released on Wednesday Aug 24th after the market close.
Agrium (NYSE:AGU): The stock opened at $92.13 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $92.16 for the day. The stock traded down to $91.17 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $91.51 with a loss of -0.68% for the day. The stock had closed at $92.14 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 455,431 shares.
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.