Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, fertilizer producer Agrium has earned a coveted five-star ranking.
With that in mind, let's take a closer look at Agrium, and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
Calgary, Canada (1931)
Fertilizers and agricultural chemicals
CEO Michael Dyson
CFO Stephen Dyer
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$1.9 billion / $2.8 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,784 members who have rated Agrium believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Undervalued Canadian stock. Worldwide population growth will spur demand for increased farm production and improved [efficiency] which can be provided by better nutrients and crop protection. Sales increased 15% and EPS advanced 20% during the past 12 months ended 9/30/12.
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The article Why Agrium Will Grow in 2013 originally appeared on Fool.com.
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