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How has Agrium Inc.:(NYSE:AGU) performed recently?

Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 12773.37. It is in the Agricultural Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 14.71, a forward P/E of 15.64 and EPS of 6.26. At a stock price of 91.5 (-0.69%) it has a dividend yield of 3.80%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been 8.50%, more recently this last year it has grown by 26.50%. The next year growth is going to be about 14.29% and more long-term 1.23% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -13.30%. Sales growth for the past five years have been 6.60% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -8.30%.

For performance, Agrium Inc. the past week has seen a gain of 0.07%. For the last month performance for Agrium Inc. is 0.15%. While the last quarter is 4.97% and half year, 14.28%. Finally for the year, performance is 0.91%.

The 52-week high for Agrium Inc., is at -9.91%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 16.74%. The 20-day simple moving average is -0.20% and 3.34% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 1.46%, and for the month it is 1.63%. Agrium Inc., has a target price of 96.43.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.68, and for total debt/equity Agrium Inc. has 0.86. The gross margin is 26.10%, while operating margin is 10.20%, the profit margin is 6.20%. The current ratio is 1.3 and the quick ratio is 0.8.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 70.50%. Agrium Inc. has a payout ratio of 54.40%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 138.63. The shares float is 138.12, with the float short at 3.20%, with short ratio coming to 6.63.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Agrium Inc., get 5.10%, with its returns on investment at 10.90%. Return on equity is 14.10%. So will the investors see the target price of 96.43, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.


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