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Open
$93.20
Previous Close
$93.21
Day High
$93.90
Day Low
$92.82
52 Week High
04/1/14 - $97.97
52 Week Low
10/11/13 - $81.60
Market Cap
13.4B
Average Volume 10 Days
696.5K
EPS TTM
$5.67
Shares Outstanding
143.7M
EX-Date
09/26/14
P/E TM
16.5x
Dividend
$3.00
Dividend Yield
3.20%
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agrium inc (AGU) Details

Agrium Inc. produces, retails, and distributes the crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, and agronomics primarily in North America, South America, Europe, and Australia. The company operates through two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The Retail segment supplies crop protection products, such as herbicide, fungicide, insecticide, and adjuvant products; crop nutrients, including dry and liquid nitrogen, phosphate, potash, sulfur, and micronutrients; seeds; and merchandise comprising fencing, feed supplements, livestock-related animal health products, irrigation equipment, and other products. It also provides product application, soil and leaf testing, crop scouting, seed treatment, cattle, livestock and wool marketing, insurance, and real estate, as well as offers plant nutrient and precision agriculture software packages. The Wholesale segment produces, markets, and distributes a range of nutrients, including nitrogen-based, potash, and phosphate-based crop nutrient products to agricultural and industrial customers. The company also offers crop-inputs technology and precision agriculture services under the Echelon brand name; and supplies specialty fertilizers. The company was formerly known as Cominco Fertilizers Ltd. and changed its name to Agrium Inc. in 1995. Agrium Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

15,800 Employees
Last Reported Date: 03/4/14
Founded in 1931

agrium inc (AGU) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $620.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $524.0K
Senior Vice President and President of Wholes...
Total Annual Compensation: $545.6K
Chief Risk Officer and Executive Vice Preside...
Total Annual Compensation: $577.6K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2013.

agrium inc (AGU) Key Developments

Agrium Appoints M. Marianne Harris to Board of Directors

Agrium Inc. announced that its Board of Directors has appointed M. Marianne Harris as an independent director of the Corporation, effective September 1, 2014. Ms. Harris' appointment expands the Board to 12 directors, 11 of whom are independent directors. Ms. Harris will be a member of each of the Board's Audit and Human Resources and Compensation committees. Ms. Harris brings extensive financial industry experience gained from 30 years of advisory work in Canada and the U.S., including her leadership roles at Merrill Lynch. Currently, Ms. Harris is on the Board of Directors for Sun Life Financial Inc. and Sun Life Assurance Company of Canada and is Chair of the Board and a member of the Finance and Audit Committee of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada where she has extensive experience in governance and regulatory policy.

Agrium Declares Dividend, Payable on October 16, 2014

The Board of Directors of Agrium Inc. announced that it has approved a dividend of USD 0.75 per common share to be paid on October 16, 2014 to shareholders of record on September 30, 2014.

Agrium Inc. Provides CapEX Guidance for the Year 2014 and 2015

Agrium Inc. provides earnings guidance for the year 2014 and 2015. For the year, 2014, the company expects the CapEx program will be somewhere between $1.9 billion and $2 billion. The company announced that in 2015, it will see a reduction of that number reduced to about $1.2 billion, and then significantly reduce post 2015. Sustaining capital is about $550 million a year for the company.

 

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