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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 : 5/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.11
AGU's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
86% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.74 vs. AGU: 0.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
AGU' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.02  Med: 0.18 Max: 1.59
Current: 0.11
0.02
1.59
Equity-to-Asset 0.36
AGU's Equity-to-Asset is ranked lower than
70% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.49 vs. AGU: 0.36 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
AGU' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.31  Med: 0.4 Max: 0.53
Current: 0.36
0.31
0.53
Interest Coverage 4.13
AGU's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
77% of the 179 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 45.42 vs. AGU: 4.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
AGU' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.13  Med: 10.61 Max: 21.57
Current: 4.13
4.13
21.57
Piotroski F-Score: 5
Altman Z-Score: 2.29
Beneish M-Score: -2.71
WACC vs ROIC
4.13%
7.13%
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 : 6/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 8.27
AGU's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
63% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.30 vs. AGU: 8.27 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
AGU' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.55  Med: 10.59 Max: 19.8
Current: 8.27
6.55
19.8
Net Margin % 4.29
AGU's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
52% of the 210 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.07 vs. AGU: 4.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
AGU' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.01  Med: 6.72 Max: 13.18
Current: 4.29
4.01
13.18
ROE % 9.31
AGU's ROE % is ranked higher than
59% of the 206 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.02 vs. AGU: 9.31 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
AGU' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.78  Med: 16.54 Max: 39.95
Current: 9.31
7.78
39.95
ROA % 3.41
AGU's ROA % is ranked higher than
52% of the 214 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.95 vs. AGU: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
AGU' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.41  Med: 6.67 Max: 18.14
Current: 3.41
3.41
18.14
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 12.03
AGU's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
51% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.95 vs. AGU: 12.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
AGU' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.03  Med: 24.22 Max: 58.12
Current: 12.03
12.03
58.12
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate 5.30
AGU's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked higher than
67% of the 178 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. AGU: 5.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
AGU' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -12.8  Med: 9.4 Max: 39.5
Current: 5.3
-12.8
39.5
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate 2.30
AGU's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
56% of the 165 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 6.10 vs. AGU: 2.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
AGU' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -26.4  Med: 5.1 Max: 44.9
Current: 2.3
-26.4
44.9
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -9.70
AGU's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
65% of the 142 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. AGU: -9.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
AGU' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -22.7  Med: 0 Max: 104.2
Current: -9.7
-22.7
104.2
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs    NAICS: 325311    SIC: 3722
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Traded in other countries:AGU.Canada, AGU.Germany,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Agrium Inc is a retail supplier of agricultural products and services in North and South America and producer and marketer of agricultural nutrients and industrial products.

With more than 1,250 retail centers, Canada-based Agrium is the largest agricultural retailer in the United States, selling fertilizers, crop chemicals, and seed directly to farm customers. The company's wholesale business produces and markets the three main crop nutrients--nitrogen, potash, and phosphate--with natural resources located mainly in Canada and the United States. The bulk of Agrium's sales are generated in the U.S., Canada, and Australia.

Top Ranked Articles about Agrium Inc

Agrium to Acquire Cargill's U.S. Ag-Retail Business
CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - July 06, 2016) - Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today a binding purchase agreement between its Crop Production Services ("CPS") and Cargill AgHorizons (U.S.) ("Cargill") for the acquisition of 18 Ag-retail locations with annual revenues of over $150-million. The outlets are located across the northern U.S. Corn-Belt region, in the states of Nebraska, South Dakota, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Michigan and Indiana. "This acquisition demonstrates our continued focus on growing our North American Ag-retail business, particularly in the highly desirable U.S. Corn Belt. The locations are in regions where we currently have a limited presence. This acquisition will allow us to capitalize on synergies related to the introduction of our proprietary products and services, and leveraging our extensive distribution network," commented Agrium's President and CEO, Chuck Magro. "We welcome the Cargill Ag-retail employees to the Agrium family and are excited to bring our agronomic expertise and quality products and services to growers in this important agricultural region," added Mr. Magro. Roger Watchorn, group leader of Cargill's North American agricultural supply chain, said: "Cargill will focus on being the world's leading merchant of grain and oilseeds. We remain steadfast in our commitment to help farmers succeed by ensuring they remain competitive in the global market and being as efficient as possible in getting products from origins to destinations." The sale does not involve Cargill's Canadian crop input retail business. The transaction is subject to customary closing conditions, and regulatory clearances. The transaction is expected to close by the end of third quarter of 2016. About Agrium Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, and agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fiber. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and approximately 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders. About Cargill Cargill provides food, agriculture, financial and industrial products and services to the world. Together with farmers, customers, governments and communities, we help people thrive by applying our insights and 150 years of experience. We have 149,000 employees in 70 countries who are committed to feeding the world in a responsible way, reducing environmental impact and improving the communities where we live and work. For more information, visit Cargill.com and our News Center. Forward-Looking Statements Certain statements in this press release constitute forward-looking statements. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties as well as various assumptions and business sensitivities, including those referred to in the MD&A section of the Corporation's most recent Annual Report to Shareholders as well as those risk factors described in the Corporation's most recent Annual Information Form, which may cause the actual results, performance or achievements of the Corporation to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those in the forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, estimates, forecasts and statements as to management's expectations with respect to, among other things, business and financial prospects, financial multiples and accretion estimates, future trends, plans, strategies, objectives and expectations ,completion of the retail transaction as contemplated and the ability to successfully integrate the new assets into our existing retail business in an effective manner, general economic, market and business conditions, weather conditions, crop prices, the supply and demand and price levels for our major products, governmental and regulatory requirements and actions by governmental authorities, including changes in government policy, changes in environmental, tax and other laws or regulations and the interpretation thereof. Agrium disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking information as a result of new information or future events, except as may be required under applicable securities laws.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Investor/Media Relations:

Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761

Contact us at: www.agrium.com



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Agrium to Present at BMO's 11th Farm to Market Conference

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that Mr. Chuck Magro, President & CEO, will be presenting at BMO's 11th Farm to Market Conference in New York on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at 2:10 pm ET. The presentation will be audiocast and available on the Company's website at www.agrium.com.
About Agrium
Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fibre. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and over 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders. For more information visit: www.agrium.com
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Investor/Media Relations:

Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor/Corporate Relations & Market Research
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761

Contact us at: www.agrium.com



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Agrium to Present at Barclays' Americas Select Franchise Conference

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 11, 2016) - Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that Mr. Steve Douglas, CFO, will be presenting at Barclays' Americas Select Franchise Conference in London, England, on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 10:40 am ET. The presentation will be available on the Company's website at www.agrium.com.
About Agrium
Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fibre. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and over 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders. For more information visit: www.agrium.com
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Investor/Media Relations:
Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor/Corporate Relations & Market Research
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761

Contact us at: www.agrium.com



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Agrium Shareholders Vote in Line With Management's Recommendations for All Resolutions at the Annual Shareholders Meeting

All Amounts Are Stated In U.S.$

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 04, 2016) - Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) held its annual shareholders meeting on May 4, 2016, at Agrium Place in Calgary, Alberta. A total of 106,631,407 shares, representing 77.17% of shares outstanding were represented in person or by proxy. Below are the results of the matters that were voted on by shareholders: 1. Election of Directors
Agrium's ten director nominees were elected:


Nominee


Votes For (percent)

Votes Withheld (percent)


 


Maura J. Clark
99.60%
0.40%


 


David C. Everitt
98.78%
1.22%


 


Russell K. Girling
99.56%
0.44%


 


Russell J. Horner
99.00%
1.00%


 


Mirand C. Hubbs
99.60%
0.40%


 


Chuck V. Magro
99.80%
0.20%


 


A. Anne McLellan
99.41%
0.59%


 


Derek G. Pannell
99.80%
0.20%


 


Mayo M. Schmidt
99.50%
0.50%


 


William S. Simon
99.52%
0.48%

2. Appointment of Auditors
The re-appointment of KPMG LLP as auditors was approved.


Votes For (percent)
                               Votes Withheld (percent)


97.52%
                               2.48%

3. Advisory Vote on Executive Compensation
The advisory vote on management's approach to executive compensation was approved.


Votes For (percent)
                               Votes Against (percent)


97.47%
                               2.53%

4. Approval of the Amended and Restated Shareholder Rights Plan
The Amended and Restated Shareholder Rights Plan was approved.


Votes For (percent)
                               Votes Against (percent)


84.00%
                               16.00%


About Agrium
Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, and agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fiber. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and approximately 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:


Investor/Media Relations:
Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761



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Derek Pannell Appointed Chair of Agrium's Board

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 04, 2016) -  The Board of Directors of Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that Derek G. Pannell, a veteran senior executive with deep experience across a wide array of industries, has been appointed Board Chair, effective at the conclusion of the Annual Meeting of Shareholders today. Mr. Pannell joined Agrium in 2008 and has served as an independent director since that time. He is the past President and Chief Executive Officer of Noranda Inc. and Falconbridge Limited. In addition to his duties at Agrium, he serves as Board Chair of Brookfield Infrastructure Partners Limited (an asset management company). Mr. Pannell is a graduate of the Imperial College of London, England and the Royal School of Mines, London, England (ARSM). He is an engineer registered in Quebec and a Fellow of the Canadian Academy of Engineering. Victor Zaleschuk, who has served on Agrium's Board since 2002 and as Board Chair since 2012, is retiring from the Board after today's Annual General Meeting of Shareholders. Agrium's Board of Directors and leadership sincerely thank Mr. Zaleschuk for his years of invaluable experience, stewardship and guidance during a time of significant growth and sizeable returns to shareholders of the Company. About Agrium
Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, and agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fiber. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and approximately 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:
Investor/Media Relations:
Richard Downey
Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761

Contact us at: www.agrium.com



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Agrium Declares Dividend

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - May 03, 2016) -
ALL AMOUNTS ARE STATED IN U.S.$
The Board of Directors of Agrium Inc. (TSX: AGU) (NYSE: AGU) announced today that it has approved a dividend of $0.875 U.S. per common share to be paid on July 21, 2016 to shareholders of record on June 30, 2016. Registered shareholders who are residents of Canada as reflected in Agrium's shareholders register will receive their dividend in Canadian dollars, calculated based on the Bank of Canada noon exchange rate on June 30, 2016. Registered shareholders resident outside of Canada as reflected in Agrium's shareholders register, including the United States, will receive their dividend in U.S. dollars. Agrium has adopted a policy whereby registered shareholders may elect to change the currency of dividend payments. Registered shareholders may do so by contacting Agrium's registrar and transfer agent, CST Trust Company, directly (1 (800) 387-0825, or [email protected]). Beneficial shareholders, who hold their shares through a broker, should contact their broker to determine the necessary steps involved in this process. For further details, please visit http://www.agrium.com/investors/dividend_information.jsp. All dividends paid by Agrium Inc. are, pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act, designated as eligible dividends. An eligible dividend paid to a Canadian resident is entitled to an enhanced gross-up and dividend tax credit.
About Agrium
Agrium Inc. is a major producer and distributor of agricultural products and services in North America, South America, Australia and Egypt through its agricultural retail-distribution and wholesale nutrient businesses. Agrium supplies growers with key products and services such as crop nutrients, crop protection, seed, and agronomic and application services, thereby helping to meet the ever growing global demand for food and fiber. Agrium produces nitrogen, potash and phosphate fertilizers, with a combined wholesale nutrient capacity of over nine million tonnes and with competitive advantages across all product lines. Agrium retail-distribution has an unmatched network of over 1,400 facilities and approximately 3,800 crop consultants. We partner with over half a million grower customers globally to help them increase their yields and returns on more than 50 different crops. With a focus on sustainability, the company strives to improve the communities in which it operates through safety, education, environmental improvement and new technologies such as the development of precision agriculture and controlled release nutrient products. Agrium is focused on driving operational excellence across our businesses, pursuing value-enhancing growth opportunities and returning capital to shareholders.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:

Investor/Media Relations:

Richard Downey 
Vice President, Investor & Corporate Relations
(403) 225-7357

Todd Coakwell
Director, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7437

Louis Brown
Analyst, Investor Relations
(403) 225-7761

Contact us at: www.agrium.com



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Ratios

vs
industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 22.55
AGU's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
51% of the 161 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. AGU: 22.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
AGU' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.53  Med: 15.38 Max: 209.59
Current: 22.55
3.53
209.59
Forward PE Ratio 18.05
AGU's Forward PE Ratio is ranked higher than
74% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 20.62 vs. AGU: 18.05 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 22.55
AGU's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
51% of the 159 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.35 vs. AGU: 22.55 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
AGU' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.53  Med: 15.19 Max: 209.59
Current: 22.55
3.53
209.59
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 26.30
AGU's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
56% of the 80 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 21.90 vs. AGU: 26.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
AGU' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.18  Med: 25.19 Max: 420.91
Current: 26.3
7.18
420.91
PB Ratio 2.10
AGU's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 202 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. AGU: 2.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
AGU' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.96  Med: 2.11 Max: 4.76
Current: 2.1
0.96
4.76
PS Ratio 0.98
AGU's PS Ratio is ranked higher than
59% of the 200 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.22 vs. AGU: 0.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
AGU' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.22
Current: 0.98
0.46
2.22
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 13.71
AGU's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
66% of the 53 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.80 vs. AGU: 13.71 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
AGU' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 6.76  Med: 26.3 Max: 1096.92
Current: 13.71
6.76
1096.92
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 7.79
AGU's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked higher than
68% of the 71 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 11.05 vs. AGU: 7.79 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
AGU' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.03  Med: 9.48 Max: 49.09
Current: 7.79
4.03
49.09
EV-to-EBIT 17.03
AGU's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
57% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.58 vs. AGU: 17.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
AGU' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.6  Med: 12.1 Max: 92.4
Current: 17.03
3.6
92.4
EV-to-EBITDA 11.40
AGU's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
67% of the 231 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.20 vs. AGU: 11.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
AGU' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.3  Med: 9.2 Max: 26.3
Current: 11.4
3.3
26.3
PEG Ratio 27.50
AGU's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
95% of the 83 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.31 vs. AGU: 27.50 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
AGU' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.11  Med: 0.83 Max: 64.8
Current: 27.5
0.11
64.8
Shiller PE Ratio 18.08
AGU's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
62% of the 48 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 26.29 vs. AGU: 18.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
AGU' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.26  Med: 23.7 Max: 71.67
Current: 18.08
16.26
71.67
Current Ratio 1.26
AGU's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
62% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.63 vs. AGU: 1.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
AGU' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 1.72 Max: 2.83
Current: 1.26
1.01
2.83
Quick Ratio 0.67
AGU's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
73% of the 180 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.06 vs. AGU: 0.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
AGU' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.5  Med: 0.94 Max: 2.07
Current: 0.67
0.5
2.07
Days Inventory 118.00
AGU's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
66% of the 199 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 93.64 vs. AGU: 118.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
AGU' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 88.75  Med: 99.92 Max: 144.87
Current: 118
88.75
144.87
Days Sales Outstanding 51.91
AGU's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
54% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 54.86 vs. AGU: 51.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
AGU' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.42  Med: 44.41 Max: 56.86
Current: 51.91
38.42
56.86
Days Payable 81.10
AGU's Days Payable is ranked higher than
60% of the 174 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 64.05 vs. AGU: 81.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
AGU' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 38.13  Med: 44.95 Max: 81.1
Current: 81.1
38.13
81.1

Dividend & Buy Back

vs
industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.77
AGU's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
67% of the 224 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. AGU: 3.77 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
AGU' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.1  Med: 0.41 Max: 4.28
Current: 3.77
0.1
4.28
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.82
AGU's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.38 vs. AGU: 0.82 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
AGU' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.01  Med: 0.08 Max: 0.82
Current: 0.82
0.01
0.82
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 20.60
AGU's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
80% of the 115 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -1.50 vs. AGU: 20.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
AGU' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -9.3  Med: 2.2 Max: 151.9
Current: 20.6
-9.3
151.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 3.78
AGU's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
68% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.34 vs. AGU: 3.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 55.93
AGU's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
100% of the 271 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.03 vs. AGU: 55.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
AGU' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.48  Med: 6.08 Max: 63.5
Current: 55.93
1.48
63.5
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 1.30
AGU's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
90% of the 92 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -3.60 vs. AGU: 1.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
AGU' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -21.2  Med: 0 Max: 7.3
Current: 1.3
-21.2
7.3

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 3.70
AGU's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
70% of the 193 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.24 vs. AGU: 3.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
AGU' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.58  Med: 3.17 Max: 6.45
Current: 3.7
1.58
6.45
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 1.63
AGU's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
56% of the 77 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.50 vs. AGU: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
AGU' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 1.33 Max: 2.05
Current: 1.63
0.83
2.05
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.03
AGU's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
63% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. AGU: 1.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
AGU' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.58  Med: 0.94 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.03
0.58
1.83
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.93
AGU's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
62% of the 125 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.40 vs. AGU: 1.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
AGU' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.75  Med: 1.33 Max: 4.91
Current: 1.93
0.75
4.91
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.91
AGU's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 263 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.95 vs. AGU: 5.91 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
AGU' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.1  Med: 8.3 Max: 27.6
Current: 5.91
1.1
27.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 3.26
AGU's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
56% of the 111 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.46 vs. AGU: 3.26 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
AGU' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2  Med: 21.1 Max: 40.7
Current: 3.26
2
40.7

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $13,665
EPS (TTM) $ 4.30
Beta0.66
Short Percentage of Float0.34%
52-Week Range $83.15 - 111.88
Shares Outstanding (Mil)138.18

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 14,085 14,696 15,180
EPS ($) 5.27 6.20 6.85
EPS without NRI ($) 5.27 6.20 6.85
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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