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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.16
AGU's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
65% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. AGU: 0.16 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
AGU' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 1.84
Current: 0.16

0.01
1.84
Equity to Asset 0.35
AGU's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
53% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.32 vs. AGU: 0.35 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
AGU' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.31   Max: 0.59
Current: 0.35

0.31
0.59
Interest Coverage 17.63
AGU's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
72% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 17.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AGU' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 1.73   Max: 22.01
Current: 17.63

1.73
22.01
F-Score: 6
Z-Score: 2.34
M-Score: -2.59
WACC vs ROIC
7.01%
7.71%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 8/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating margin (%) 6.61
AGU's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.62 vs. AGU: 6.61 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: 5.81   Max: 20.21
Current: 6.61

5.81
20.21
Net-margin (%) 4.42
AGU's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
62% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.62 vs. AGU: 4.42 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -2.18   Max: 13.18
Current: 4.42

-2.18
13.18
ROE (%) 10.31
AGU's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
68% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.93 vs. AGU: 10.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -5.7   Max: 39.96
Current: 10.31

-5.7
39.96
ROA (%) 4.05
AGU's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. AGU: 4.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -1.93   Max: 18.15
Current: 4.05

-1.93
18.15
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 12.74
AGU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
69% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.50 vs. AGU: 12.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 7.03   Max: 58.13
Current: 12.74

7.03
58.13
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) 8.60
AGU's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
75% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. AGU: 8.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -3.2   Max: 39.6
Current: 8.6

-3.2
39.6
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -7.30
AGU's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
61% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -20.20 vs. AGU: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -25.2   Max: 44.9
Current: -7.3

-25.2
44.9
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -13.30
AGU's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
63% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -37.40 vs. AGU: -13.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EPS Growth (3Y)(%) only.
AGU' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -22.3   Max: 104.2
Current: -13.3

-22.3
104.2
» AGU's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

AGU Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 18,961 sh (New)
Jim Simons 114,000 sh (+654.97%)
NWQ Managers 1,161,923 sh (+15.20%)
John Buckingham 11,427 sh (+4.69%)
Westport Asset Management 70,700 sh (unchged)
David Dreman 70,573 sh (-3.70%)
Jeremy Grantham 230,600 sh (-6.64%)
Scott Black 74,657 sh (-24.98%)
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Q3 2014

AGU Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jeff Ubben 5,216,753 sh (New)
Jim Simons 221,600 sh (+94.39%)
John Buckingham 12,010 sh (+5.10%)
Scott Black 74,857 sh (+0.27%)
Jeremy Grantham 230,600 sh (unchged)
Westport Asset Management 70,700 sh (unchged)
Ray Dalio Sold Out
David Dreman 70,186 sh (-0.55%)
NWQ Managers 1,110,505 sh (-4.43%)
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Q4 2014

AGU Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Steven Cohen 31,400 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 103,466 sh (New)
Jim Simons 492,500 sh (+122.25%)
Jeff Ubben 8,194,898 sh (+57.09%)
Westport Asset Management 70,700 sh (unchged)
Scott Black Sold Out
John Buckingham 11,949 sh (-0.51%)
Jeremy Grantham 197,000 sh (-14.57%)
NWQ Managers 935,003 sh (-15.80%)
David Dreman 57,616 sh (-17.91%)
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Q1 2015

AGU Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Pioneer Investments 25,967 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 200,628 sh (+93.91%)
John Buckingham 12,265 sh (+2.64%)
Westport Asset Management 70,700 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
Jeff Ubben 7,963,005 sh (-2.83%)
NWQ Managers 856,479 sh (-8.40%)
David Dreman 45,195 sh (-21.56%)
Jeremy Grantham 126,500 sh (-35.79%)
Jim Simons 111,700 sh (-77.32%)
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Ratios

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industry
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history
P/E(ttm) 23.50
AGU's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
65% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 44.40 vs. AGU: 23.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/E(ttm) only.
AGU' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 209.88
Current: 23.5

3.54
209.88
Forward P/E 9.67
AGU's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
86% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 47.17 vs. AGU: 9.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
PE(NRI) 22.00
AGU's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
69% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 71.10 vs. AGU: 22.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE(NRI) only.
AGU' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 3.54   Max: 209.88
Current: 22

3.54
209.88
P/B 2.40
AGU's P/B is ranked lower than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.10 vs. AGU: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
AGU' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.96   Max: 4.76
Current: 2.4

0.96
4.76
P/S 0.96
AGU's P/S is ranked higher than
60% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AGU: 0.96 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/S only.
AGU' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 0.46   Max: 2.24
Current: 0.96

0.46
2.24
POCF 12.36
AGU's POCF is ranked higher than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 33.00 vs. AGU: 12.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful POCF only.
AGU' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 3.98   Max: 51.73
Current: 12.36

3.98
51.73
EV-to-EBIT 20.45
AGU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
65% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 40.64 vs. AGU: 20.45 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGU' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 3.6   Max: 22.3
Current: 20.45

3.6
22.3
PEG 1.24
AGU's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 1.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG only.
AGU' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.14   Max: 6.28
Current: 1.24

0.14
6.28
Shiller P/E 19.20
AGU's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
77% of the 197 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 124.58 vs. AGU: 19.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller P/E only.
AGU' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 10.51   Max: 63.97
Current: 19.2

10.51
63.97
Current Ratio 1.36
AGU's Current Ratio is ranked higher than
61% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.07 vs. AGU: 1.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AGU' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 1   Max: 2.83
Current: 1.36

1
2.83
Quick Ratio 0.56
AGU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
57% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.73 vs. AGU: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AGU' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.44   Max: 2.07
Current: 0.56

0.44
2.07
Days Inventory 116.89
AGU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
55% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 103.30 vs. AGU: 116.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AGU' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 70.82   Max: 144.94
Current: 116.89

70.82
144.94
Days Sales Outstanding 52.56
AGU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 91.88 vs. AGU: 52.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AGU' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 32.77   Max: 68.37
Current: 52.56

32.77
68.37

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield 2.91
AGU's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
71% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 2.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield only.
AGU' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 3.5
Current: 2.91

0.1
3.5
Dividend Payout 0.56
AGU's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.01 vs. AGU: 0.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout only.
AGU' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.01   Max: 37.5
Current: 0.56

0.01
37.5
Dividend growth (3y) 130.20
AGU's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
100% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 130.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend growth (3y) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 151.9
Current: 130.2

0
151.9
Yield on cost (5-Year) 129.55
AGU's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
100% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.80 vs. AGU: 129.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Yield on cost (5-Year) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 4.47   Max: 156.35
Current: 129.55

4.47
156.35
Share Buyback Rate 3.00
AGU's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
98% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 3.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Share Buyback Rate only.
AGU' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 3.7   Max: -7.2
Current: 3

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price/Tangible Book 4.00
AGU's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
58% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.90 vs. AGU: 4.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
AGU' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.58   Max: 11.42
Current: 4

1.58
11.42
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.90
AGU's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
76% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 147.80 vs. AGU: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/DCF (Projected) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 0.83   Max: 3.33
Current: 1.9

0.83
3.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.10
AGU's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
67% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. AGU: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Median PS Value only.
AGU' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.64   Max: 2.45
Current: 1.1

0.64
2.45
Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value 1.60
AGU's Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value is ranked higher than
88% of the 198 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value only.
AGU' s 10-Year Price/Peter Lynch Fair Value Range
Min: 0.19   Max: 6.61
Current: 1.6

0.19
6.61
Price/Graham Number 1.90
AGU's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
66% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 1.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Graham Number only.
AGU' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 0.52   Max: 5.37
Current: 1.9

0.52
5.37
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 5.00
AGU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
64% of the 236 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. AGU: 5.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 4.5   Max: 27.6
Current: 5

4.5
27.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 9.27
AGU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
82% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. AGU: 9.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) only.
AGU' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: -0.2   Max: 48.3
Current: 9.27

-0.2
48.3

Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
Compare:SYT, POT, AVD, MON, CF » details
Traded in other countries:AGU.Canada, AGU.Germany,
Agrium Inc was incorporated under the Canada Business Corporations Act on December 21, 1992. The Company is a retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North and South America and a producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products. The Company produces and markets three primary groups of nutrients: nitrogen, phosphate and potash as well as controlled release fertilizers and micronutrients. Its three operating business units are Retail, Wholesale and Advanced Technologies. The Company's Retail business unit markets crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, custom application and other agronomic services to customers in the U.S., Canada, Argentina, Chile and Uruguay. The Company's Wholesale business unit manufactures, purchases, and markets a full range of nutrients including nitrogen-based, potash and phosphate-based crop nutrient products. Wholesale owns and operates five North American nitrogen facilities, four located in Alberta, Canada and one in Borger, Texas, U.S. The majority of the nitrogen produced in Alberta is sold in Western Canada and the North Western and Northern Plains regions of the U.S. Nitrogen products from Borger are sold in the Texas Panhandle area and ammonia is sold by pipeline from Texas to the Western Cornbelt. The Company's Advanced Technologies business unit is comprised of crop nutrient technologies and professional products, including the controlled-release crop nutrient and professional products businesses of Nu-Gro and Pursell as well as the business unit's legacy controlled-release and micronutrient products. Advanced Technologies utilizes urea produced at the Company's Wholesale Carseland facility in their production of ESN and Duration. Crop nutrient technologies include the manufacturing and marketing of controlled-release crop nutrients and micronutrients that are sold to the crop nutrient industry. The Company's competitors include other large integrated fertilizer producers, cooperatives, divisions of agribusiness companies, regional distributors and independent dealers. The Company's operations are subject to a number of federal, provincial, state and local laws, regulations, licenses and permits, the purpose of which is to protect the environment.
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