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How to buy Nutrien stock | $70.08

Learn how to easily invest in Nutrien stock.

Nutrien Ltd is an agricultural inputs business based in the US. Nutrien shares (NTR) are listed on the NYSE and all prices are listed in US Dollars. Nutrien employs 23,100 staff and has a trailing 12-month revenue of around 0.00.

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Nutrien stock price (NYSE: NTR)

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Nutrien shares at a glance

Information last updated 2021-10-17.
Latest market close$70.08
52-week range$36.57 - $72.21
50-day moving average $64.99
200-day moving average $60.86
Wall St. target price$76.06
PE ratio 42.104
Dividend yield $1.82 (2.54%)
Earnings per share (TTM) $1.69

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Is it a good time to buy Nutrien stock?

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Nutrien price performance over time

Historical closes compared with the close of $70.08 from 2021-10-22

1 week (2021-10-15) -1.63%
1 month (2021-09-24) 7.96%
3 months (2021-07-23) 18.52%
6 months (2021-04-23) 30.14%
1 year (2020-10-23) 68.58%
2 years (2019-10-24) 45.24%
3 years (2018-10-24) 38.22%
5 years (2016-10-20) N/A

Is Nutrien under- or over-valued?

Valuing Nutrien stock is incredibly difficult, and any metric has to be viewed as part of a bigger picture of Nutrien's overall performance. However, analysts commonly use some key metrics to help gauge the value of a stock.

Nutrien's P/E ratio

Nutrien's current share price divided by its per-share earnings (EPS) over a 12-month period gives a "trailing price/earnings ratio" of roughly 42x. In other words, Nutrien shares trade at around 42x recent earnings.

That's relatively high compared to, say, the trailing 12-month P/E ratio for the NASDAQ 100 at the end of 2019 (27.29). The high P/E ratio could mean that investors are optimistic about the outlook for the shares or simply that they're over-valued.

Nutrien's EBITDA

Nutrien's EBITDA (earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation and amortisation) is $3.9 billion.

The EBITDA is a measure of a Nutrien's overall financial performance and is widely used to measure a its profitability.

Nutrien financials

Revenue TTM $21.9 billion
Operating margin TTM 10.2%
Gross profit TTM $5.2 billion
Return on assets TTM 2.87%
Return on equity TTM 4.24%
Profit margin 4.41%
Book value $40.79
Market capitalisation $40.7 billion

TTM: trailing 12 months

Shorting Nutrien shares

There are currently 4.0 million Nutrien shares held short by investors – that's known as Nutrien's "short interest". This figure is 51.6% up from 2.6 million last month.

There are a few different ways that this level of interest in shorting Nutrien shares can be evaluated.

Nutrien's "short interest ratio" (SIR)

Nutrien's "short interest ratio" (SIR) is the quantity of Nutrien shares currently shorted divided by the average quantity of Nutrien shares traded daily (recently around 1.5 million). Nutrien's SIR currently stands at 2.71. In other words for every 100,000 Nutrien shares traded daily on the market, roughly 2710 shares are currently held short.

However Nutrien's short interest can also be evaluated against the total number of Nutrien shares, or, against the total number of tradable Nutrien shares (the shares that aren't held by "insiders" or major long-term shareholders – also known as the "float"). In this case Nutrien's short interest could be expressed as 0.01% of the outstanding shares (for every 100,000 Nutrien shares in existence, roughly 10 shares are currently held short) or 0.007% of the tradable shares (for every 100,000 tradable Nutrien shares, roughly 7 shares are currently held short).

Such a low SIR usually points to an optimistic outlook for the share price, with fewer people currently willing to bet against Nutrien.

Find out more about how you can short Nutrien stock.

Nutrien's environmental, social and governance track record

Environmental, social and governance (known as ESG) criteria are a set of three factors used to measure the sustainability and social impact of companies like Nutrien.

When it comes to ESG scores, lower is better, and lower scores are generally associated with lower risk for would-be investors.

Nutrien's total ESG risk score

Total ESG risk: 38.23

Socially conscious investors use ESG scores to screen how an investment aligns with their worldview, and Nutrien's overall score of 38.23 (as at 12/31/2018) is pretty weak – landing it in it in the 78th percentile of companies rated in the same sector.

ESG scores are increasingly used to estimate the level of risk a company like Nutrien is exposed to within the areas of "environmental" (carbon footprint, resource use etc.), "social" (health and safety, human rights etc.), and "governance" (anti-corruption, tax transparency etc.).

Nutrien's environmental score

Environmental score: 20.13/100

Nutrien's environmental score of 20.13 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Nutrien is a leader in its sector terms of its environmental impact, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Nutrien's social score

Social score: 11.58/100

Nutrien's social score of 11.58 puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. This could suggest that Nutrien is a leader in its sector when it comes to taking good care of its workforce and the communities it impacts.

Nutrien's governance score

Governance score: 10.01/100

Nutrien's governance score puts it squarely in the 4th percentile of companies rated in the same sector. That could suggest that Nutrien is a leader in its sector when it comes to responsible management and strategy, and exposed to a lower level of risk.

Nutrien's controversy score

Controversy score: 3/5

ESG scores also evaluate any incidences of controversy that a company has been involved in. Nutrien scored a 3 out of 5 for controversy – a middle-of-the-table result reflecting that Nutrien hasn't always managed to keep its nose clean.

Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) summary

Nutrien Ltd was last rated for ESG on: 2019-01-01.

Total ESG score 38.23
Total ESG percentile 77.84
Environmental score 20.13
Environmental score percentile 4
Social score 11.58
Social score percentile 4
Governance score 10.01
Governance score percentile 4
Level of controversy 3

Nutrien share dividends


Dividend payout ratio: 64.4% of net profits

Recently Nutrien has paid out, on average, around 64.4% of net profits as dividends. That has enabled analysts to estimate a "forward annual dividend yield" of 2.58% of the current stock value. This means that over a year, based on recent payouts (which are sadly no guarantee of future payouts), Nutrien shareholders could enjoy a 2.58% return on their shares, in the form of dividend payments. In Nutrien's case, that would currently equate to about $1.82 per share.

Nutrien's payout ratio would broadly be considered high, and as such this stock could appeal to those looking to generate an income. Bear in mind however that companies should normally also look to re-invest a decent amount of net profits to ensure future growth.

Nutrien's most recent dividend payout was on 14 October 2021. The latest dividend was paid out to all shareholders who bought their shares by 28 September 2021 (the "ex-dividend date").

Have Nutrien's shares ever split?

Nutrien's shares were split on 1 January 2018. This wouldn't directly have changed the overall worth of your Nutrien shares – just the quantity. However, indirectly, the new INF% higher share price could have impacted the market appetite for Nutrien shares which in turn could have impacted Nutrien's share price.

Nutrien share price volatility

Over the last 12 months, Nutrien's shares have ranged in value from as little as $36.5726 up to $72.21. A popular way to gauge a stock's volatility is its "beta".

NTR.US volatility(beta: 0.74)Avg. volatility(beta: 1.00)LowHigh

Beta is a measure of a share's volatility in relation to the market. The market (NYSE average) beta is 1, while Nutrien's is 0.7421. This would suggest that Nutrien's shares are less volatile than average (for this exchange).

Nutrien overview

Nutrien Ltd. provides crop inputs, services, and solutions. The company offers potash, nitrogen, phosphate, and sulfate products; and financial solutions. It also distributes crop nutrients, crop protection products, seeds, and merchandise products through approximately 2,000 retail locations in the United States, Canada, South America, and Australia. The company was incorporated in 2017 and is headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada. .

Frequently asked questions

What percentage of Nutrien is owned by insiders or institutions?
Currently 0.19% of Nutrien shares are held by insiders and 67.724% by institutions.
How many people work for Nutrien?
Latest data suggests 23,100 work at Nutrien.
When does the fiscal year end for Nutrien?
Nutrien's fiscal year ends in December.
Where is Nutrien based?
Nutrien's address is: 122 ? 1st Avenue South, Saskatoon, SK, Canada, S7K 7G3
What is Nutrien's ISIN number?
Nutrien's international securities identification number is: CA67077M1086
What is Nutrien's CUSIP number?
Nutrien's Committee on Uniform Securities Identification Procedures number is: 67077M108

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