Agrium (USA) (AGU) : Simplex Trading added new position in Agrium (USA) during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 10,936 shares of Agrium (USA) which is valued at $979,100 , the company said in a statement filed on Oct 7, 2016 with the SEC.Agrium (USA) makes up approximately 0.13% of Simplex Trading’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Cardinal Capital Management reduced its stake in AGU by selling 439,706 shares or 99.65% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 1,550 shares of AGU which is valued at $139,454. Agrium (USA) makes up approx 0.02% of Cardinal Capital Management’s portfolio. Chevy Chase Trust Holdings sold out all of its stake in AGU during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 4,972 shares of AGU which is valued $447,331.Burns J W Co Incny boosted its stake in AGU in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 2,140 additional shares and now holds a total of 34,710 shares of Agrium (USA) which is valued at $3,122,859. Agrium (USA) makes up approx 0.97% of Burns J W Co Incny’s portfolio.
Agrium (USA) closed down -0.54 points or -0.60% at $89.53 with 6,01,829 shares getting traded on Friday. Post opening the session at $89.54, the shares hit an intraday low of $89.05 and an intraday high of $90.13 and the price fluctuated in this range throughout the day.Shares ended Friday session in Red.
On the company’s financial health, Agrium (USA) reported $1.52 EPS for the quarter, beating the analyst consensus estimate by $ 0.14 according to the earnings call on Feb 9, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $1.38. The company had revenue of $2407.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $2843.27 million. The company’s revenue was down -11.0 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.46 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Agrium (USA). Agrium (USA) was Upgraded by CLSA to ” Outperform” on Sep 13, 2016. Agrium (USA) was Downgraded by BofA/Merrill to ” Underperform” on Sep 13, 2016. Agrium (USA) was Upgraded by CLSA to ” Underperform” on Aug 5, 2016.
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 1375 retail locations 57 terminals 8 plants and 18 distribution centers in North and South America as well as Australia.