D.A. Davidson & CO. lessened its stake in Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) (TSE:AGU) by 38.1% during the 4th quarter, HoldingsChannel reports. The firm owned 1,857 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 1,142 shares during the quarter. D.A. Davidson & CO.’s holdings in Agrium were worth $214,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
A number of other institutional investors also recently added to or reduced their stakes in AGU. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP boosted its position in Agrium by 3.0% in the 2nd quarter. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP now owns 217,269 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $19,661,000 after purchasing an additional 6,290 shares in the last quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC boosted its position in Agrium by 11.1% in the 2nd quarter. Voya Investment Management LLC now owns 5,887 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $533,000 after purchasing an additional 589 shares in the last quarter. Aperio Group LLC boosted its position in Agrium by 6.2% in the 3rd quarter. Aperio Group LLC now owns 55,219 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $5,920,000 after purchasing an additional 3,244 shares in the last quarter. Pictet Asset Management Ltd. purchased a new stake in Agrium in the 3rd quarter worth approximately $1,321,000. Finally, Honeywell International Inc. boosted its position in Agrium by 50.7% in the 3rd quarter. Honeywell International Inc. now owns 193,600 shares of the basic materials company’s stock worth $20,756,000 after purchasing an additional 65,100 shares in the last quarter. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 66.94% of the company’s stock.
Agrium Inc. (AGU) opened at $115.00 on Tuesday. Agrium Inc. has a 52-week low of $87.82 and a 52-week high of $117.28. The stock has a market capitalization of $15,890.00, a P/E ratio of 29.49, a PEG ratio of 2.18 and a beta of 0.64. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.70, a quick ratio of 0.78 and a current ratio of 1.29.
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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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