Agrium Inc (AGU.TO)
18 Jun 2013
|Market Cap (Mil.):||$13,342.33|
|Shares Outstanding (Mil.):||149.45|
June 3 - Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc said on Monday that it was suspending engineering work on a proposed $3 billion nitrogen plant in the United States and would focus on finding a strategic partner and gas contract for the project.
NEW YORK, May 15 - Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan said on Wednesday it will hike its dividend by 25 percent, as it winds down a 10-year mine expansion program that will free up cash.
NEW YORK, May 14 - Canada's Competition Bureau has not raised any concerns about Agrium Inc's proposed purchase of 232 farm supply stores from Glencore Xstrata PLC , even though its review has taken months longer than expected, a senior Agrium official said.
May 9 - Agrium Inc , the Canadian fertilizer company, reported lower quarterly profit on Thursday, as cold, wet spring weather delayed plantings in the United States, and forecast weaker-than-expected earnings for the current quarter.
This is the heyday of institutional investor activism in proxy contests. Insurgents are running more slates and targeting larger companies. They are also enjoying a higher rate of success: 66 percent of proxy contests this year have been at least partially successful. The reason is probably the support that activists have received from the principal proxy advisors: Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) and Glass Lewis & Co. According to a recent New York Times Dealbook survey, ISS has backed
April 11 - Activist hedge fund Jana Partners LLC, known for its battle with Agrium Inc, picked up a 7.4 percent stake in Ashland Inc and said the chemicals maker's stock was "undervalued."
* Jana says votes for its candidates revoked after deadline
April 9 - Shareholders of Canadian fertilizer company Agrium Inc elected all 12 board candidates from the company and none from activist shareholder Jana Partners LLC, Agrium said on Tuesday.
CALGARY, Alberta, April 9 - Jana Partners, the biggest shareholder in Agrium Inc, said on Tuesday that an election for the fertilizer company's board of directors was tainted and it plans to take action.
- Jana Partners LLC said on Monday that it believed two of its five candidates garnered enough votes to join Agrium Inc's 12-member board, but the Canadian fertilizer company said it expected to prevail.
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