Agrium, Inc.

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Ticker: AGU

Initial purchase: 3/25/2015

Cost basis: $109.34

Current Portfolio Status: Hold

Dividend Reinvestment: N

Dividends paid quarterly in Jan, Apr, Jul, Oct

Shares held on account with Motif

Agrium Inc. produces, markets, and distributes crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, and merchandise products primarily in the United States, Canada, South America, Europe, and Australia, and internationally. It operates in two segments, Retail and Wholesale. The Retail segment supplies the crop nutrients, including dry and liquid nitrogen and phosphates, potash, sulfur, and micronutrients; crop protection products, such as herbicides, fungicides, insecticides, and adjuvant products; and merchandise products comprising fencing, feed supplements, livestock-related animal health products, irrigation equipment, and other products, as well as provides seeds and seed-related information. This segment provides nutritionals and crop protection product offerings under Loveland Products brand name; seed products under the Dyna-Gro and Proven brand names; and animal health products under the Dalgety brand name. This segment also offers product application, soil and leaf testing, crop scouting, tissue and soil sampling services, seed treatment, livestock marketing, insurance and real estate services, as well as provides precision agriculture services, such as yield data mapping, record-keeping, soil fertility management, variable-rate fertilizer application, and variable-rate seeding recommendations, as well as agronomic advice and proprietary product considerations. The Wholesale segment produces, markets, and distributes nitrogen, potash, and phosphate based crop nutrients to agricultural and industrial customers. This segment’s products include ammonia, urea, urea ammonium nitrate solutions, ammonium nitrate, monoammonium phosphate, superphosphoric acid products, and muriate of potash. The company was formerly known as Cominco Fertilizers Ltd. and changed its name to Agrium Inc. in 1995. Agrium Inc. was founded in 1931 and is headquartered in Calgary, Canada.

Reasons for holding:

Relationship with Canadian Pacific through its joint ownership (with POT and MOS) of Canpotex

Partially Owns:

canopex

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