Why Agrium Is Poised to Outperform
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 (since 2003)
CFO Stephen Dyer (since 2011)
Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)
$726.0 million/$4.0 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 98% of the 1,771 members who have rated Agrium believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
After last year's drought I expect higher corn planting. ... The farmer's can't go wrong planting lots of corn. Also, any company that is making fertilizer with cheap natural gas in the U.S. can't help but make money unless they have really stupid or greedy management. I do not think this company has either.
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