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AGU

Agrium

$88.62

-0.34 (-0.38%)

06:39
05/19/17
05/19
06:39
05/19/17
06:39

Agrium upgraded to Buy from Hold at Vertical Research

Vertical Research analyst Sandy Klugman upgraded Agrium (AGU) and Potash (POT) to Buy from Hold to reflect improved risk/reward saying both shares are approximately 20% below their early January peaks. Klugman believes the soon to be merged entity will continue to optimize each company's respective wholesale fertilizer assets, and expects Agrium's Retail earnings and margins will continue to rise even in a low price environment.

AGU Agrium
$88.62

-0.34 (-0.38%)

02/13/17
SCOT
02/13/17
DOWNGRADE
SCOT
Sector Perform
Agrium downgraded to Sector Perform from Outperform at Scotiabank
03/06/17
BERN
03/06/17
INITIATION
Target $119
BERN
Outperform
Agrium initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein
Bernstein initiated Agrium with an Outperform and a $119 price target.
03/07/17
03/07/17
INITIATION

On The Fly: Top five analyst initiations
Catch up on today's top five analyst initiations with this list compiled by The Fly: 1. Aduro Biotech (ADRO) reinitiated with a Buy at Roth Capital. 2 Foundation Building Materials (FBM) initiated with a Buy at SunTrust and Citi, an Outperform at Raymond James and RBC Capital, and an Overweight at Barclays. 3. Coca-Cola European Partners (CCE) initiated with a Buy at Argus. 4. Agrium (AGU) initiated with an Outperform at Bernstein. 5. Teleflex (TFX) initiated with a Buy at Needham. This list is just a portion of The Fly's analyst coverage. To see The Fly's full Street Research coverage, click here.
03/09/17
BMOC
03/09/17
NO CHANGE
BMOC
BMO Capital expects fertilizer stocks to give back gains
BMO Capital believes fertilizer sector is up on comments made by Belarusian President Lukashenko. who said he would cooperate with the Russians/Uralkali on potash again, but the organization would have to be based in Minsk/Belarus and Belarus wouldn't make any concessions. The firm's analyst said Lukashenko has said this many times before and this is nothing new and expects fertilizer names to give back today's gains when the market figures this out.

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