The ex-dividend date for Agrium (NYSE:AGU) is tomorrow, June 26, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $84.64 as of 9:30 a.m., the dividend yield is 2.3%.
Editor's Note: TheStreet ratings do not represent the views of TheStreet's staff or its contributors. Ratings are established by computer based on metrics for performance (which includes growth, stock performance, efficiency and valuation) and risk (volatility and solvency). Companies with poor cash flow or high debt levels tend to earn lower ratings in our model. NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Agrium (NYSE: AGU) is tomorrow, June 26, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 50 cents per share. At a price of $84.64 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2.3%. The average volume for Agrium has been 1.1 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Agrium has a market cap of $12.85 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are down 15.5% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Agrium Inc. engages in the retail of agricultural products and services. The company operates through three segments: Retail, Wholesale, and Advanced Technologies. The company has a P/E ratio of nine, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.
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TheStreet Ratings rates Agrium as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its reasonable valuation levels and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Agrium Ratings Report. See our dividend calendar or top-yielding stocks list. STOCKS TO BUY: TheStreet Quant Ratings has identified a handful of stocks that can potentially TRIPLE in the next 12-months. Learn more..