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10 best stocks for 2011: Agrium

Posted on: Sunday,  Dec 12, 2010  8:45 PM ET by Fortune: 10 best stocks for 2011

Fortune: 10 best stocks for 2011 rated Buy Agrium Inc. (NYSE: AGU) on 12/09/2010, when the stock price was $81.15.
Since then, Agrium Inc. has gained 26.74% as of 01/25/2016's recent price of $102.85.
If you would have followed this Fortune: 10 best stocks for 2011's recommendation on AGU, you would have gained 26.74% of your investment in 1873 days.

Agrium Inc is a leading global producer and marketer of fertilizer and a major retail supplier of agricultural products and services in both North America and Argentina. They produce and market four primary groups of fertilizers: nitrogen, phosphate, potash and sulphur. Their strategy is to grow through incremental expansion of their existing operations and acquisitions as well as the development, commercialization and marketing of new products and international opportunities.

Despite a gain of more than 10% in the S&P 500 over the past three months, there's still a real buying opportunity in growth stocks: Our 10 best for 2011 are expected to bolster their profits an average of 61% next year -- vs. 14% for the S&P -- and yet they trade at an average 12 times next year's earnings, vs. 13 times for the S&P.
Stock Market Advice
Date/Time (ET)SymbolRatingTermPrice (*)Target
12/9/2010 4:00 PM Buy
1 year
as of 12/31/2010
1 Week up  2.26 %
1 Month up  8.49 %
3 Months   
1 YTD up  8.49 %

(*) Stock Price at the time of the recommendation.
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