Analysts See $0.04 EPS for Agrium Inc. (AGU); Mfa Financial (MFA) Sentiment Is 1.41

October 12, 2017 - By Louis Casey

Analysts expect Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) to report $0.04 EPS on November, 2.They anticipate $0.24 EPS change or 120.00% from last quarter’s $-0.2 EPS. T_AGU’s profit would be $5.53M giving it 826.44 P/E if the $0.04 EPS is correct. After having $5.50 EPS previously, Agrium Inc.’s analysts see -99.27% EPS growth. About 151,857 shares traded. Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) has 0.00% since October 12, 2016 and is . It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500.

MFA Financial, Inc. is engaged in the real estate finance business. The company has market cap of $3.43 billion. The Company’s subsidiaries invest in residential mortgage assets, including Non-Agency mortgage-backed securities , Agency MBS, residential whole loans and credit risk transfer (CRT) securities. It has a 10.98 P/E ratio. The Company’s Non-Agency MBS portfolio primarily consists of Legacy Non-Agency MBS and 3 Year Step-up securities.

Agrium Inc. is a retailer of agricultural services and products in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay and a multi-national producer and wholesale marketer of nutrients for agricultural and industrial markets. The company has market cap of $18.27 billion. The Company’s divisions include Retail and Wholesale. It has a 25.56 P/E ratio. As of December 31, 2016, its Retail business unit marketed crop nutrients, crop protection products, seed, merchandise, application and other agronomic services through 1,500 retail locations in the United States, Canada, Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Chile and Uruguay.

Among 5 analysts covering Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 1 Hold. Therefore 80% are positive. Agrium Inc. had 14 analyst reports since July 29, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Friday, February 10, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Outperform” rating in Thursday, June 9 report. TD Securities maintained Agrium Inc. (TSE:AGU) rating on Friday, November 4. TD Securities has “Hold” rating and $94 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets on Friday, July 14 with “Outperform”. As per Friday, September 18, the company rating was maintained by Scotia Capital. RBC Capital Markets maintained the shares of AGU in report on Wednesday, August 31 with “Outperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating by TD Securities given on Wednesday, September 21.

The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.03 on October 12, reaching $8.68. About 1.61M shares traded. MFA Financial, Inc. (MFA) has risen 16.50% since October 12, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 0.20% the S&P500.

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