NYSE:POT - Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Stock Price, News, & Analysis

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Previous Close$20.65
Today's RangeN/A
52-Week Range$15.74 - $21.04
Average Volume4.84 million shs
Market Capitalization$17.35 billion
P/E RatioN/A
Dividend Yield1.95%
Potash Co. of Saskatchewan logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (PCS) is a fertilizer producer producing a range of primary crop nutrients, such as potash, nitrogen and phosphate. The Company operates through three segments: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated five potash operations in Saskatchewan and owned 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, which is used in food products and industrial processes. It has phosphate mines and mineral processing plant complexes in Florida and North Carolina. As of December 31, 2016, the Company had four phosphate feed plants in the United States.

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Industry, Sector and Symbol

Stock Exchange NYSE
Industry N/A


Debt-to-Equity Ratio0.44
Current Ratio0.99
Quick Ratio0.50


Trailing P/E RatioN/A
Forward P/E RatioN/A
P/E Growth5.1

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales$4.46 billion
Price / Sales0.00
Cash FlowN/A
Price / Cash40.72
Book Value$9.76 per share
Price / BookN/A


EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)N/A
Net Income$323 million
Net Margins4.29%
Return on Equity2.50%
Return on Assets1.23%


Outstanding Shares840,160,000
Market Cap$17.35 billion

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) Frequently Asked Questions

What is Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's stock symbol?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "POT."

How often does Potash Co. of Saskatchewan pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan declared a quarterly dividend on Friday, December 15th. Investors of record on Friday, December 29th will be given a dividend of $0.10 per share on Thursday, February 1st. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of ∞. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, December 28th. View Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's Dividend History.

How were Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's earnings last quarter?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, October, 26th. The fertilizer maker reported $0.09 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.12 by $0.03. The fertilizer maker earned $1.23 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.03 billion. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan had a net margin of 4.29% and a return on equity of 2.50%. The business's revenue was up 8.6% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the business posted $0.10 earnings per share. View Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's Earnings History.

What price target have analysts set for POT?

7 brokerages have issued 12 month target prices for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's shares. Their predictions range from $17.50 to $24.00. On average, they expect Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's share price to reach $21.1667 in the next year. View Analyst Price Targets for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan.

What is the consensus analysts' recommendation for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan?

7 Wall Street analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan in the last year. There are currently 2 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock, resulting in a consensus recommendation of "Buy." View Analyst Ratings for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan.

Who are Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's key executives?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's management team includes the folowing people:
  • Jochen E. Tilk, President, Chief Executive Officer, Non Independent Director (Age 53)
  • Wayne R. Brownlee, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer (Age 64)
  • Stephen Francis Dowdle Ph.D., President - PCS Sales (Age 66)
  • Raef M. Sully, President - PCS Nitrogen & Phosphate (Age 49)
  • Joseph A. Podwika, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary (Age 54)
  • Christopher M. Burley, Independent Director (Age 55)
  • Donald G. Chynoweth, Independent Director (Age 56)
  • John W. Estey, Independent Director (Age 66)
  • Gerald W. Grandey, Independent Director (Age 70)
  • C. Steven Hoffman, Independent Director (Age 68)

Has Potash Co. of Saskatchewan been receiving favorable news coverage?

News coverage about POT stock has been trending somewhat positive on Monday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies negative and positive press coverage by analyzing more than twenty million news and blog sources in real-time. Accern ranks coverage of companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan earned a news and rumor sentiment score of 0.18 on Accern's scale. They also gave media coverage about the fertilizer maker an impact score of 48.09 out of 100, indicating that recent press coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the stock's share price in the near future. View Recent Headlines for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan.

How do I buy shares of Potash Co. of Saskatchewan?

Shares of POT can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

How big of a company is Potash Co. of Saskatchewan?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan has a market capitalization of $17.35 billion and generates $4.46 billion in revenue each year. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan employs 5,130 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Potash Co. of Saskatchewan?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's mailing address is 122 1st Ave S Suite 500, SASKATOON, SK S7K 7G3, Canada. The fertilizer maker can be reached via phone at +1-306-9338523 or via email at [email protected]

MarketBeat Community Rating for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (NYSE POT)

Community Ranking:  2.1 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  570 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  815 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,385
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Potash Co. of Saskatchewan and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe POT will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe POT will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.
This page was last updated on 8/21/2018 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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