Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc (POT)

pos +0.30
Today's Range: 25.42 - 26.06 | POT Avg Daily Volume: 4,873,900
Last Update: 09/03/15 - 4:03 PM EDT
Volume: 3,003,428
YTD Performance: -27.69%
Open: $25.55
Previous Close: $25.54
52 Week Range: $23.90 - $37.60
Oustanding Shares: 834,648,800
Market Cap: 21,216,772,496
6-Month Chart
TheStreet Ratings Grade for POT
Buy Hold Sell
A+ A A- B+ B B- C+ C C- D+ D D- E+ E E- F
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Analysts Ratings
Historical Rec Current 1 Mo. Ago 2 Mo. Ago 3 Mo. Ago
Strong Buy 6 6 6 6
Moderate Buy 0 0 1 1
Hold 9 9 9 10
Moderate Sell 0 0 0 0
Strong Sell 0 0 1 1
Mean Rec. 2.20 2.20 2.35 2.39
Latest Dividend: 0.38
Latest Dividend Yield: 5.98%
Dividend Ex-Date: 07/08/15
Price Earnings Ratio: 14.04
Price Earnings Comparisons:
POT Sector Avg. S&P 500
14.04 14.10 24.17
Price Performance History (%Change):
3 Mo 1 Yr 3 Y
-18.51% -26.95% -37.81%
Revenue -2.60 -0.18 -0.06
Net Income -13.90 -0.50 -0.21
EPS -11.00 -0.49 -0.20
Earnings for POT:
Revenue 7.12B
Average Earnings Estimates
Qtr (09/15) Qtr (12/15) FY (12/15) FY (12/16)
Average Estimate $0.41 $0.48 $1.86 $2.04
Number of Analysts 7 7 10 10
High Estimate $0.42 $0.54 $2.11 $2.25
Low Estimate $0.40 $0.43 $1.77 $1.92
Prior Year $0.38 $0.49 $1.80 $1.86
Growth Rate (Year over Year) 7.52% -1.75% 3.50% 9.55%
Chart Benchmark Timeframe
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Scale Symbol Comparison Bollinger Bands
For the long-term investor, most stocks are too expensive.

My Shopping List Real Money Pro($)

The stocks I'll buy on any more weakness are Citigroup (C), JPMorgan Chase (JPM), Wells Fargo (WFC), Bank of America (BAC), Twitter (TWTR), Potash Corp. (POT), Yahoo! (YHOO), Google (GOOG), SunEdison (SUNE), Radian (RDN), MGIC (MTG), Alibaba (BABA) and every regional bank.

Whoosh! Adding to Six Longs Real Money Pro($)

In the "whoosh" lower I have added to the following longs: Radian Group (RDN), Potash (POT), Twitter (TWTR), Bank of America (BAC), Citigroup (C), and JPMorgan Chase (JPM).

Added to Some Longs Real Money Pro($)

I have just added to the following longs:  Potash (POT) at $26.45, Radian (RDN) at $18.07, Twitter (TWTR) at $27.45, Hartford Financial (HIG) at $49.14 and Yahoo! (YHOO) at $35.15.

Recommended Reading on Potash Real Money Pro($)

Barron's featured a postiive spin on Potash (POT) over the weekend.
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Potash Worth a Closer Look Real Money Pro($)

Potash (POT) reported an in-line quarter this week at 50 cents a share, one penny shy of consensus.
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