Agrium profit falls 16 percent

Wed Aug 6, 2014 6:49pm EDT
 
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Aug 6 (Reuters) - Canadian fertilizer and farm retail dealer Agrium Inc reported on Wednesday a 16 percent fall in second-quarter profit.

Net earnings for the second quarter fell to $625 million, or $4.34 per share, from $744 million, or $5 per share a year ago, while revenue rose 6 percent to $7.34 billion. (Reporting By Kanika Sikka in Bangalore; Editing by Chris Reese)