Agrium Inc. (AGU) Shares Sold by W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co

W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co trimmed its stake in Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) (TSE:AGU) by 2.1% in the 4th quarter, according to its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The fund owned 72,460 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 1,580 shares during the period. Agrium makes up about 2.4% of W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co’s portfolio, making the stock its 6th biggest position. W.G. Shaheen & Associates DBA Whitney & Co owned about 0.05% of Agrium worth $8,333,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

Other large investors also recently bought and sold shares of the company. Gilman Hill Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Agrium during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $201,000. Capital Investment Counsel Inc bought a new stake in shares of Agrium during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $201,000. River Road Asset Management LLC bought a new stake in shares of Agrium during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $206,000. GW Henssler & Associates Ltd. bought a new stake in shares of Agrium during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $214,000. Finally, Stephens Inc. AR bought a new stake in shares of Agrium during the 3rd quarter worth approximately $219,000. 66.94% of the stock is owned by institutional investors and hedge funds.

A number of equities research analysts recently issued reports on AGU shares. TD Securities reissued a “buy” rating and set a $134.00 price target on shares of Agrium in a research note on Friday, November 10th. Cowen reissued a “buy” rating and set a $109.00 price target on shares of Agrium in a research note on Sunday, November 5th. JPMorgan Chase & Co. decreased their price target on Agrium from $100.00 to $95.00 and set a “neutral” rating for the company in a research note on Friday, November 24th. Finally, Stephens started coverage on Agrium in a research note on Monday, December 4th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $131.00 price target for the company. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and nine have given a buy rating to the company. Agrium currently has an average rating of “Buy” and an average price target of $113.71.

Agrium Inc. (NYSE AGU) traded up $0.41 on Thursday, reaching $115.00. The company’s stock had a trading volume of 833,800 shares, compared to its average volume of 407,078. The stock has a market cap of $15,890.00, a P/E ratio of 29.49, a P/E/G ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 0.64. Agrium Inc. has a one year low of $87.82 and a one year high of $117.28. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a current ratio of 1.29 and a quick ratio of 0.78.

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Agrium Company Profile

Agrium Inc is a Canada-based global producer and distributor of agricultural products, services and solutions. The Company produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of approximately 11 million tones. Agrium Inc supplies main products and services directly to growers, including crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, as well as agronomic and application services.

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