Activist hedge fund Jana Partners boosts its stake in Agrium (AGU -2.6%) to 7.5%, and several...

|About: Agrium Inc. (AGU)|By:, SA News Editor

Activist hedge fund Jana Partners boosts its stake in Agrium (AGU -2.6%) to 7.5%, and several Jana nominees to AGU's board also have bought shares. Jana, AGU’s biggest shareholder, now owns 11.2M shares, according to an SEC filing, an increase from its 6.6% stake when settlement talks over the changes it wants at the fertilizer company ended earlier this month.