BNP Paribas Financial Markets Has $845,000 Stock Position in Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE:AGRO)

BNP Paribas Financial Markets lifted its position in Adecoagro S.A. (NYSE:AGROFree Report) by 6,935.7% during the 4th quarter, according to the company in its most recent disclosure with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 76,126 shares of the company’s stock after acquiring an additional 75,044 shares during the period. BNP Paribas Financial Markets owned about 0.07% of Adecoagro worth $845,000 as of its most recent SEC filing.

A number of other large investors have also made changes to their positions in the company. Hsbc Holdings PLC grew its position in Adecoagro by 1.5% during the 3rd quarter. Hsbc Holdings PLC now owns 205,807 shares of the company’s stock worth $2,408,000 after purchasing an additional 2,998 shares in the last quarter. NBC Securities Inc. acquired a new position in Adecoagro during the third quarter valued at $54,000. Quent Capital LLC lifted its stake in Adecoagro by 25.0% in the 4th quarter. Quent Capital LLC now owns 74,980 shares of the company’s stock worth $832,000 after acquiring an additional 15,000 shares in the last quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP boosted its position in Adecoagro by 70.9% during the 3rd quarter. Quantbot Technologies LP now owns 42,055 shares of the company’s stock worth $492,000 after acquiring an additional 17,445 shares during the period. Finally, Principal Securities Inc. purchased a new position in Adecoagro during the 4th quarter valued at about $204,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 45.25% of the company’s stock.

Adecoagro Stock Performance

Shares of AGRO stock opened at $9.70 on Thursday. Adecoagro S.A. has a fifty-two week low of $8.53 and a fifty-two week high of $12.51. The stock’s 50-day moving average is $10.84 and its two-hundred day moving average is $10.68. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.49, a current ratio of 2.87 and a quick ratio of 1.16. The firm has a market cap of $1.01 billion, a P/E ratio of 4.11, a PEG ratio of 1.52 and a beta of 1.12.

Adecoagro (NYSE:AGROGet Free Report) last released its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, March 14th. The company reported ($0.15) EPS for the quarter. The firm had revenue of $263.95 million during the quarter. Adecoagro had a return on equity of 10.55% and a net margin of 19.18%. Analysts predict that Adecoagro S.A. will post 1.71 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Adecoagro Increases Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a semi-annual dividend, which was paid on Wednesday, May 29th. Investors of record on Tuesday, May 14th were paid a $0.1682 dividend. This represents a dividend yield of 2.9%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Monday, May 13th. This is a positive change from Adecoagro’s previous semi-annual dividend of $0.17. Adecoagro’s payout ratio is presently 14.41%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

Separately, StockNews.com upgraded shares of Adecoagro from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating in a report on Monday, May 6th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, one has issued a hold rating and three have assigned a buy rating to the company. According to MarketBeat, Adecoagro presently has an average rating of “Hold” and an average target price of $12.17.

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About Adecoagro

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Adecoagro SA operates as an agro-industrial company in South America. The company mainly operates through three segments: Farming; Sugar, Ethanol and Energy; and Land Transformation. It engages in farming crops, rice and other agricultural products, dairy operations, and land transformation activities, as well as sugar, ethanol, and energy production activities.

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Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Adecoagro (NYSE:AGRO)

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