Agrium Receives Average Recommendation of "Hold" from Brokerages
Shares of Agrium have earned an average recommendation of "Hold" from the twenty ratings firms that are currently covering the company, Stock Ratings Network reports . Ten investment analysts have rated the stock with a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Agrium PT Lowered to $88.00 at Cowen and Company
Cowen and Company's price objective points to a potential downside of 4.13% from the stock's previous close. Shares of Agrium traded down 0.71% during mid-day trading on Wednesday, hitting $91.14.
Demeter Award Of Excellence For Women AgriBusiness Leaders Announced
DEMETER AWARD OF EXCELLENCE FOR WOMEN AGRIBUSINESS LEADERS ANNOUNCED Sep. 10, 2014 Source: Women in Agribusiness Summit news release Three recipients will receive the Demeter Award of Excellence recognizing their outstanding efforts in support of women in agribusiness at this year's third annual Women in Agribusiness Summit in New Orleans, October 6-8 at the Hyatt Regency. The Demeter Award of Excellence, named as such for Demeter, the goddess of the harvest from ancient Greek mythology, will be given in three categories.
Sat Sep 06, 2014
The Wichita Eagle
Southeast Nebraska plant to lay off 33 workers
A southeast Nebraska agriculture manufacturing plant will close part of its operations and eliminate more than half its workforce by November. Bill Cornmesser, senior U.S. operations manager for Agrium Inc., based in Calgary, Alberta, said the fertilizer company is exiting the zinc sulfate market, which affects the Fairbury operation.
Fri Sep 05, 2014
Potash miners face over-supply threat of their own making
A pickup in fertilizer demand has brightened the outlook for North American potash companies who suffered through plunging prices and profits after a European trading consortium collapsed in 2013. A surplus of potash mining capacity is set to grow even larger in coming years, weighing down the global industry while favoring low-cost eastern European producers over North American miners, who are sticking to a marketing strategy that risks falling behind the times.
Tue Sep 02, 2014
The Globe and Mail
Crescent Point ramps up production, exploration plans
Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources Ltd. Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources Ltd. Crescent Point Energy Corp. has reached a $378-million deal to acquire oil properties from Lightstream Resources ... (more)
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Agrium Earns "BBB" Credit Rating from Morningstar
Agrium has received a "BBB" credit rating from analysts at Morningstar . The credit rating agency's "BBB" rating suggests that the company is a moderate default risk.
Wed Aug 27, 2014
Agrium's Neutral Rating Reaffirmed at Zacks
's stock had its "neutral" rating reissued by Zacks in a report issued on Wednesday.
Tue Aug 26, 2014
Agrium's Loveland Products Acquires Ag Biological Company Agricen
AGRIUM'S LOVELAND PRODUCTS ACQUIRES AG BIOLOGICAL COMPANY AGRICEN Aug. 26, 2014 Source: Loveland Products news release LOVELAND PRODUCTS, a subsidiary of Agrium and a leading global provider of high-performance crop input products and proprietary products provider for Agrium Retail globally, today announced that the company has acquired a ... (more)
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Agrium Names Steve J. Douglas as Chief Financial Officer
Steve comes to Agrium from Brookfield Asset Management where he was Senior Managing Partner and CFO of Brookfield Property Partners and also previously held the role of CFO at Falconbridge.
Globe and Mail
Hertz gears up for another financial spin
A Hertz sign is seen outside a rental car office in Ferndale, Michigan on May 9, 2011.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Agrium: A Low Risk, High Reward Long Term Investment
Agrium has recently endured numerous adversities including weak global fertilizer prices, production shut downs, and high natural gas costs, all of which have put pressure on margins.