Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) last session’s volume of 0.73 million shares was higher than its average volume of 0.44 million shares. The stock, after opening at $91.75, hit $93.9 through the close by scoring 2.04%.

Agrium Inc. (AGU) Analyst Opinion

Agrium Inc. has a consensus outperform rating from 18 Wall Street analysts, and the number of shares currently sold short amount to at least 0.32% of shares outstanding. The stock spiked 5.55% last month and is down -6.61 this year. Wall Street is only getting more bullish on the stock, with 7 of analysts who cover AGU having a buy-equivalent rating. Analysts have placed a $103.93 price target on Agrium Inc., suggesting a 10.68% gain from recent close. It’s currently trading about -16.07% below its 52-week high.

Agrium Inc. Earnings Surprise

Agrium Inc. (AGU) failed to surprise the stock market in its last reported earnings when it earned -$0.07 a piece versus the consensus-estimated -$0.07. Its revenue totaled $2.77 billion up 21.7% from the previous quarter.

Agrium Inc. (NYSE:AGU) Intraday View

This stock (AGU) is ahead of its 52-week low with 7.17%. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 2.72% which for the week stands at 2.09%. The share price has moved forward from its 20 days moving average, trading at a distance of 1.64% and stays 1.74% away from its 50 days moving average. Over the last five days, shares have faced -1.11% losses and now is down -2.46% since hitting its 200-day moving average of $97.74. Agrium Inc. (AGU) has made its way to a 12-month gain of 1.31%.

Turning to Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI), its shares were trading at $49.95 a retreat of $-2.45, on the trading floor. The stock, after opening at $52.2, touched a high of $52.2 before paring much of its gains. So far, analysts are sticking with their bullish recommendations with the consensus call at 1.6. Nutrisystem, Inc. has 4 buy ratings, 1 holds and 0 sells even after the stock tumbled -13.13% from its high of $57.5 to a $1.57 billion market value through last close.

Nutrisystem, Inc. (NTRI) Consensus Price Target

The company’s consensus rating on Reuter’s scale slipped from 1.86 to 1.57 during a month. Analysts set a 12-month price target of $64.8 a share. The target implies a 29.73% spike from where the shares are currently trading. Also, the current price highlights a discount of 40.14% to analysts’ high consensus price target.

Nutrisystem, Inc. (NASDAQ:NTRI) Intraday Trading

The counter witnessed a trading volume of 0.68 million shares versus an average volume of 0.64 million shares during last trading session. Its last month’s stock price volatility remained 6.53% which for the week approaches 4.24%. The lowest price the stock reached in the last trading day was $49.35 and compares with the $22.97 52-week low. The stock recovered 117.47% since its low point and has performed 44.16% year-to-date.

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