Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Company Profile (NYSE:POT)

About Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is a fertilizer producer producing various primary crop nutrients, such as potash, nitrogen and phosphate. The Company operates through three segments: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. It owns and operates approximately five potash operations in Saskatchewan and one in New Brunswick. Its nitrogen operations involve the production of nitrogen fertilizers and nitrogen feed and industrial products, including ammonia, urea, nitrogen solutions, ammonium nitrate and nitric acid. It has nitrogen facilities in Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio and Trinidad. Its phosphate operations include the manufacture and sale of solid and liquid phosphate fertilizers, phosphate feed and industrial acid that is used in food products and industrial processes. It has phosphate mines and mineral processing plant complexes in Florida and North Carolina. It has over four phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at its Geismar, Louisiana facility.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: POT
  • CUSIP:
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $16.32
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $16.57
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $16.76
  • 52-Week Range: $14.64 - $22.37
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 20.15
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 24.00
  • P/E Growth: -1.31
  • Market Cap: $13.70B
  • Outstanding Shares: 839,432,000
  • Beta: 0.92
Profitability:
  • Net Margins: 13.20%
  • Return on Equity: 9.17%
  • Return on Assets: 4.37%
Debt:
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.46%
  • Current Ratio: 0.86%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.41%
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Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 7 Sell Ratings, 16 Hold Ratings, 4 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.89)
Consensus Price Target: $17.46 (7.00% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/26/2016SusquehannaUpgradeNeutral -> Positive$21.00View Rating Details
9/14/2016Cleveland ResearchReiterated RatingNeutralView Rating Details
9/14/2016Stifel NicolausUpgradeHold -> Buy$16.16 -> $20.00View Rating Details
9/13/2016Howard WeilDowngradeHoldView Rating Details
9/13/2016ScotiabankDowngradeOutperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
8/31/2016RBC Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details
8/31/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$17.00View Rating Details
8/31/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetNeutral$14.00View Rating Details
8/30/2016Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetBuy$19.00View Rating Details
8/19/2016Edward JonesUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details
8/1/2016BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket PerformView Rating Details
7/29/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Lower Price TargetNeutral$17.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
7/29/2016Credit Suisse Group AGReiterated RatingSell$11.00View Rating Details
6/25/2016Barclays PLCReiterated RatingUnderweight$14.00View Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHold$19.00View Rating Details
4/23/2016Vertical GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
4/21/2016Vertical ResearchDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details
4/14/2016Cowen and CompanyDowngradeMarket Perform -> Underperform$14.00View Rating Details
4/11/2016HSBCDowngradeBuy -> Hold$14.64 -> $16.75View Rating Details
4/4/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Outperform -> Sector PerformView Rating Details
3/22/2016Paradigm CapitalDowngradeHold -> Sell$13.50View Rating Details
3/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral -> UnderweightView Rating Details
1/29/2016AltaCorp CapitalLower Price Target$18.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
1/29/2016Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$19.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
1/27/2016Raymond James Financial Inc.Lower Price Target$23.00 -> $16.00View Rating Details
12/8/2015Bank of America Corp.DowngradeSellView Rating Details
10/31/2015MacquarieReiterated RatingSellView Rating Details
10/21/2015TD SecuritiesLower Price TargetHold$32.00 -> $25.00View Rating Details
7/30/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingHold$34.00View Rating Details
3/19/2015Miller TabakLower Price TargetHold$36.00 -> $32.00View Rating Details
3/17/2015Societe GeneraleUpgradeHold -> Buy$38.00 -> $37.00View Rating Details
12/19/2014OTR GlobalUpgradePositiveView Rating Details
(Data available from 9/29/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
7/28/2016Q216$0.18$0.18$1.18 billion$1.05 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/28/2016Q116$0.16$0.09$1.16 billion$1.21 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/28/2016Q415$0.31$0.24$1.37 billion$1.35 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/29/2015Q315$0.37$0.34$1.45 billion$1.53 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/30/2015Q215$0.52$0.50$1.71 billion$1.73 millionViewListenView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.50$0.44$1.67 billion$1.67 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/29/2015Q414$0.46$0.49$1.67 billion$1.90 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/23/2014Q314$0.42$0.38$1.53 billion$1.64 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/24/2014Q214$0.46$0.56$1.68 billion$1.89 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014Q114$0.35$0.40$1.49 billion$1.68 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2014Q413$0.36$0.31$1.38 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q313$0.43$0.41$1.53 billion$1.52 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/25/2013Q213$0.81$0.73$2.19 billion$2.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/25/2013Q113$0.59$0.63$1.82 billion$2.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/31/2013Q412$0.57$0.52$1.74 billion$1.64 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/25/2012Q312$0.78$0.74$2.05 billion$2.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/26/2012$1.02$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/26/2012$0.64$0.56ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/26/2012$0.88$0.78ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/27/2011$0.94$0.94ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/28/2011$0.85$0.96ViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/28/2011$0.80$0.84ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/27/2011$1.65$1.77ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.55 EPS
Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $0.68 EPS
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20162$0.17$0.21$0.19
Q2 20162$0.15$0.19$0.17
Q3 20162$0.18$0.21$0.20
Q4 20162$0.15$0.18$0.17
Q1 20171$0.21$0.21$0.21
Q2 20171$0.29$0.29$0.29
Q3 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
Q4 20171$0.22$0.22$0.22
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
Annual Dividend:$1.00
Dividend Yield:6.13%
Dividend Growth:38.60% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:123.46% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
181.82% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
147.06% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Track Record:5 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth

Dividend History for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/9/2016quarterly$0.102.36%10/7/201610/12/201611/2/2016
5/13/2016quarterly$0.256.37%7/8/20167/12/20168/2/2016
1/29/2016quarterly$0.259.33%4/8/20164/12/20165/3/2016
11/12/2015quarterly$0.387.5%1/12/20161/14/20162/4/2016
9/10/2015quarterly$0.386%10/8/201510/13/201511/3/2015
5/13/2015quarterly$0.384.71%7/8/20157/10/20157/31/2015
1/29/2015quarterly$0.384.21%4/9/20154/13/20155/4/2015
11/13/2014quarterly$0.354.18%1/13/20151/15/20152/5/2015
9/12/2014quarterly$0.354.08%10/9/201410/14/201411/4/2014
5/15/2014quarterly$0.353.81%7/9/20147/11/20148/1/2014
1/30/2014quarterly$0.354.48%4/8/20144/10/20145/1/2014
11/14/2013quarterly$0.354.36%1/14/20141/16/20142/6/2014
9/13/2013quarterly$0.354.31%10/10/201310/15/201311/5/2013
5/16/2013quarterly$0.353.2%7/10/20137/12/20138/2/2013
1/30/2013quarterly$0.282.64%4/9/20134/11/20135/2/2013
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
No insider trades for this company have been tracked by MarketBeat.com

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT)
DateHeadline
finance.yahoo.com logoMerger of Potash Corp. and Agrium Inc. to Benefit the Fertilizer Industry (NYSE:POT)
finance.yahoo.com - September 28 at 12:00 PM
investopedia.com logoAgrium Stock Trades Ex-Dividend Wednesday (AGU, POT) (NYSE:POT)
www.investopedia.com - September 28 at 12:00 PM
News IconWhy Low Potash Prices Could Be the New Normal (NYSE:POT)
www.economiccalendar.com - September 27 at 6:43 PM
News IconTop Gainers of the Day: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) from Agricultural Chemicals (NYSE:POT)
twincountynews.com - September 27 at 6:43 PM
marketrealist.com logoDiammonium Phosphate Prices Continue Their Unexciting Trend (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 27 at 11:27 AM
marketrealist.com logoUBS Upgraded CF Industries—What Do Others Say? (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 27 at 11:27 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoPotash-Agrium merger offers both a much-needed rebranding opportunity (NYSE:POT)
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 26 at 6:54 PM
News IconWorth Watching Stocks to Keep Your Eyes on: Sarepta Therapeutics Inc (NASDAQ:SRPT), Potash Corporation of ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:POT)
stockznews.com - September 26 at 11:40 AM
News IconAgrium, PotashCorp. merging | Fort Saskatchewan Record - Fort Saskatchewan Record (NYSE:POT)
www.fortsaskatchewanrecord.com - September 23 at 11:36 AM
marketrealist.com logoHow Declining Prices Led PotashCorp to Scramble (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 23 at 11:36 AM
marketrealist.com logoSome AGU Investors Don’t Like POT’s Wholesale Concentration (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 23 at 11:36 AM
marketrealist.com logoWas PotashCorp Merging with Agrium an Alternative Plan? (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 22 at 6:32 PM
business.financialpost.com logoWhy Potash Corp and Agrium Inc are better together (NYSE:POT)
business.financialpost.com - September 22 at 11:40 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) Presents at Scotiabank Fertilizer & Chemicals Conference - Transcript - Seeking Alpha (NYSE:POT)
seekingalpha.com - September 21 at 10:53 AM
reuters.com logoBRIEF-Potash Corp, Agrium merger could accelerate retail expansion (NYSE:POT)
af.reuters.com - September 20 at 12:05 PM
marketrealist.com logoWhat Motivated PotashCorp and Agrium to Merge? (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 19 at 11:22 AM
fool.ca logoWhat the Agrium Inc./Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Merger Means for Investors (NYSE:POT)
www.fool.ca - September 17 at 6:20 PM
News IconField of Dreams: How one Sask potash company hopes to defy the odds and build a mine (NYSE:POT)
thestarphoenix.com - September 17 at 6:20 PM
News IconAnalysts showing optimistic trends for: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) (NYSE:POT)
www.crcconnection.com - September 17 at 6:20 PM
fool.ca logoWhat the Agrium Inc./Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Merger Means for Investors - The Motley Fool Canada (NYSE:POT)
www.fool.ca - September 17 at 11:16 AM
barrons.com logo[$$] A Bullish Sign: Investors Are Stockpiling Cash (NYSE:POT)
www.barrons.com - September 17 at 11:16 AM
News IconPortfolio of Most Active Stock: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) (NYSE:POT)
mjbstar.com - September 16 at 6:37 PM
investopedia.com logoWhy Agrium Shareholders Dislike $36B Potash Merger (AGU, POT) (NYSE:POT)
www.investopedia.com - September 16 at 6:37 PM
fool.ca logoEverything You Need to Know About the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc./Agrium Inc. Merger (NYSE:POT)
www.fool.ca - September 16 at 10:22 AM
4-traders.com logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. : Declares Quarterly Dividend (NYSE:POT)
www.4-traders.com - September 15 at 6:53 PM
News IconCleveland Research Reiterates Neutral Rating for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (POT) (NYSE:POT)
magseriesusa.net - September 15 at 6:53 PM
News IconLarge Cap Agricultural Chemicals: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) (NYSE:POT)
twincountynews.com - September 15 at 6:53 PM
News IconAgrium, Potash Corp Merger Underway in Canada - AgWeb (NYSE:POT)
www.agweb.com - September 15 at 10:21 AM
News IconTop PotashCorp shareholder calls deal 'win-win-win' for Canada - bnn.ca (NYSE:POT)
www.bnn.ca - September 15 at 10:21 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoAgrium-Potash Corp. merger draws shareholder skepticism (NYSE:POT)
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 14 at 6:57 PM
News IconCanadian fertiliser firms Potash Corp of Saskatchewan and Agrium Inc agree to mega-merger (NYSE:POT)
www.cityam.com - September 13 at 11:44 AM
marketrealist.com logoMAP Prices in Brazil Refused to Budge Last Week (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 13 at 11:44 AM
cnbc.com logoUPDATE 2-Potash Corp, Agrium to merge to create $36 bln company (NYSE:POT)
www.cnbc.com - September 12 at 6:32 PM
reuters.com logoSlumping fertilizer majors Potash, Agrium to merge if regulators approve (NYSE:POT)
uk.reuters.com - September 12 at 6:32 PM
News IconPremier Brad Wall says the merger of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium looks good for Saskatchewan's interests (NYSE:POT)
thestarphoenix.com - September 12 at 6:32 PM
business.financialpost.com logoPotash Corp, Agrium merger will save millions on logistics, with no significant staff cuts, execs say (NYSE:POT)
business.financialpost.com - September 12 at 6:32 PM
News IconPotash Corp., Agrium agree to merge in $36B deal (NYSE:POT)
www.plant.ca - September 12 at 11:26 AM
News IconPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Agrium agree to merge in massive deal (NYSE:POT)
www.timescolonist.com - September 12 at 11:26 AM
News IconPotash Corp. and Agrium merge, create $36bn fertilizer giant (NYSE:POT)
www.mining.com - September 12 at 11:26 AM
abcnews.go.com logoPotash, Agrium to Combine, Creating Huge Crop Fertilizer (NYSE:POT)
abcnews.go.com - September 12 at 11:26 AM
News IconPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan and Agrium agree to merge in massive deal (NYSE:POT)
www.calgarysun.com - September 12 at 11:26 AM
News IconStocks Trending Alert: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (USA)(NYSE:POT), Carnival Corp (NYSE:CCL ... - NYSE Journal (press release) (NYSE:POT)
stockznews.com - September 9 at 11:36 AM
News IconSaskatchewan farm groups concerned about PotashCorp-Agrium merger - Saskatoon StarPhoenix (NYSE:POT)
thestarphoenix.com - September 9 at 11:36 AM
marketrealist.com logoPotashCorp’s Leverage Compared to Its Peers’ (NYSE:POT)
marketrealist.com - September 9 at 11:36 AM
News IconPotash's Tilk wagering that third time's a charm in Agrium talks (NYSE:POT)
farmfutures.com - September 8 at 6:35 PM
theglobeandmail.com logoProposed Potash-Agrium merger puzzles analysts (NYSE:POT)
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 8 at 6:35 PM
News IconPower outage at Potash Corp Rocanville (NYSE:POT)
www.miningmagazine.com - September 8 at 10:41 AM
fool.ca logoWhy Agrium Inc. Shareholders Could Lose From the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Corp. Merger (NYSE:POT)
www.fool.ca - September 8 at 10:41 AM
News IconSaskatchewan farm groups are worried about the proposed PotashCorp-Agrium merger (NYSE:POT)
thestarphoenix.com - September 8 at 10:41 AM
prnewswire.com logoPaine & Partners Appoints David Delaney as Strategic Advisor - PR Newswire (press release) (NYSE:POT)
www.prnewswire.com - September 7 at 10:25 AM

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Last Updated on 9/29/2016 by MarketBeat.com Staff