Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Company Profile (TSE:POT)

About Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)

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.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: N/A
  • Symbol: TSE:POT
  • CUSIP: N/A
  • Web: www.potashcorp.com
Capitalization:
  • Market Cap: C$19.99 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 840,086,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: C$22.09
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: C$22.29
  • 52 Week Range: C$20.67 - C$26.62
P/E:
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 41.88
  • P/E Growth: -1.34
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: C$3.89 billion
  • Price / Sales: 5.14
  • Book Value: C$10.12 per share
  • Price / Book: 2.35
Dividend:
  • Dividend Yield: 2.3%
Profitability:
  • EBIDTA: C$1.25 billion
  • Net Margins: 17.95%
  • Return on Equity: 9.59%
  • Return on Assets: 4.66%
Misc:
  • Average Volume: 1.41 million shs.
  • Short Ratio: 8.94
 

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

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

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan trades on the Tornton Stock Exchange (TSX) 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 announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, September 7th. Shareholders of record on Friday, September 29th will be paid a dividend of 0.10 per share on Wednesday, November 1st. This represents a $0.40 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 1.68%. View Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's Dividend History.

When will Potash Co. of Saskatchewan make its next earnings announcement?

Potash Co. of Saskatchewan is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Thursday, October, 26th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan.

Where is Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's stock going? Where will Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's stock price be in 2017?

5 brokerages have issued 12-month price targets for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's stock. Their predictions range from C$16.00 to C$27.00. On average, they anticipate Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's share price to reach C$22.56 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan.

Who are some of Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's key competitors?

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
  • Wayne R. Brownlee, Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President, Treasurer
  • Stephen Francis Dowdle Ph.D., President - PCS Sales
  • Raef M. Sully, President - PCS Nitrogen & Phosphate
  • Joseph A. Podwika, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Secretary
  • Christopher M. Burley, Independent Director
  • Donald G. Chynoweth, Independent Director
  • John W. Estey, Independent Director
  • Gerald W. Grandey, Independent Director
  • C. Steven Hoffman, Independent Director

How do I buy Potash Co. of Saskatchewan stock?

Shares of Potash Co. of Saskatchewan and other Canadian stocks can be purchased through online brokerage accounts that support trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX). Brokers that permit trading on the TSX include Fidelity, Interactive Brokers, PennTrade and Charles Schwab.

What is Potash Co. of Saskatchewan's stock price today?

One share of Potash Co. of Saskatchewan stock can currently be purchased for approximately C$23.79.


MarketBeat Community Rating for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE POT)
Community Ranking:  1.5 out of 5 (star half star)
Outperform Votes:  72 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  167 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  239
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 the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 1 Sell Rating, 3 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.00)
Consensus Price Target: C$22.56

Analysts' Ratings History for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetDetails
9/15/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaBoost Price TargetOutperformC$24.35View Rating Details
5/1/2017Raymond James Financial, Inc.Boost Price TargetMarket PerformC$26.00View Rating Details
4/28/2017TD SecuritiesReiterated RatingHoldC$24.00View Rating Details
4/28/2017ScotiabankReiterated RatingSector PerformC$27.00View Rating Details
1/27/2017Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetC$17.00 -> C$16.00View Rating Details
1/24/2017Cowen and CompanyBoost Price TargetMarket Perform -> UnderperformC$15.00 -> C$18.00View Rating Details
2/19/2016Bear StearnsLower Price TargetOutperformC$34.49 -> C$31.50View Rating Details
2/19/2016Sanford C. BernsteinLower Price TargetOutperformC$34.49 -> C$31.50View Rating Details
(Data available from 9/24/2015 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Earnings by Quarter for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Earnings History by Quarter for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE POT)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
10/26/2017        
7/24/2014C$0.47C$0.60C$2.03 billionC$2.03 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/24/2014C$0.40C$0.42C$1.76 billionC$1.85 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/30/2014Q4 13C$0.33C$0.26ViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/24/2013Q3 13C$0.41ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $1.26
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.26$0.26$0.26
Q2 20171$0.37$0.37$0.37
Q3 20171$0.35$0.35$0.35
Q4 20171$0.28$0.28$0.28
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Dividend History by Quarter for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE POT)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
9/7/2017quarterly$0.109/29/201711/1/2017
5/10/2017quarterly$0.106/30/20178/1/2017
1/25/2017quarterly$0.103/31/20175/2/2017
11/16/2016quarterly$0.101.63%1/10/20171/12/20172/2/2017
9/8/2016quarterly$0.101.87%10/7/201610/12/201611/2/2016
5/11/2016quarterly$0.254.83%7/8/20167/12/20168/2/2016
1/28/2016quarterly$0.254.43%4/8/20164/12/20165/3/2016
11/11/2015quarterly$0.386.2%1/12/20161/14/20162/4/2016
9/9/2015quarterly$0.385.64%10/8/201510/13/201511/3/2015
5/12/2015quarterly$0.383.94%7/8/20157/10/20157/31/2015
1/28/2015quarterly$0.383.77%4/9/20154/13/20155/4/2015
11/12/2014quarterly$0.353.37%1/13/20151/15/20152/5/2015
9/11/2014quarterly$0.353.58%10/9/201410/14/201411/4/2014
5/14/2014quarterly$0.353.45%7/9/20147/11/20148/1/2014
1/29/2014quarterly$0.353.59%4/8/20144/10/20145/1/2014
11/13/2013quarterly$0.354%1/14/20141/16/20142/6/2014
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/10/2017Keith MartellDirectorBuy430C$22.82C$9,812.60
3/2/2017Wayne Richard BrownleeInsiderSell60C$23.10C$1,386.00
3/1/2017Wayne Richard BrownleeInsiderSell38,400C$23.40C$898,560.00
2/27/2017Lee KnafelcInsiderSell27C$23.33C$629.91
2/2/2017Fernand BoutinInsiderBuy32C$24.22C$775.04
1/30/2017Gerald Wayne GrandeyDirectorBuy3,500C$24.08C$84,280.00
11/7/2016Gerald Wayne GrandeyDirectorBuy2,300C$21.70C$49,910.00
11/4/2016Keith MartellDirectorSell2,100C$21.42C$44,982.00
3/28/2016Mark FracchiaInsiderSell2,500C$22.64C$56,600.00
2/19/2016Keith MartellDirectorBuy2,100C$22.10C$46,410.00
2/18/2016Keith MartellDirectorBuy7,200C$23.00C$165,600.00
2/16/2016Consuelo MadereDirectorBuy6,500C$15.67C$101,855.00
2/5/2016Joseph PodwikaInsiderSell94,500C$16.63C$1,571,535.00
12/21/2015John W EsteyDirectorBuy6,000C$17.00C$102,000.00
12/18/2015Darryl StannInsiderSell11,500C$24.45C$281,175.00
12/9/2015John W EsteyDirectorBuy17,000C$18.23C$309,957.60
11/13/2015Consuelo MadereDirectorBuy10,000C$20.38C$203,757.00
11/3/2015Wayne Richard BrownleeInsiderSell450,000C$28.54C$12,840,975.00
10/30/2015Donald ChynowethDirectorBuy8,000C$26.50C$212,000.00
3/30/2015Wayne Richard BrownleeInsiderSell585,000C$41.16C$24,078,951.00
3/25/2015William FlahrInsiderSell4,600C$40.78C$187,588.00
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Headline Trends for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Latest Headlines for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (TSE:POT)
Source:
DateHeadline
reuters.com logoPotash Corp hires banks to explore sale of SQM stake: La Tercera - Reuters
www.reuters.com - September 24 at 7:01 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPotash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT) Price Target Raised to C$24.35 at Royal Bank Of Canada
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 15 at 5:32 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:POT) : September 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 14 at 9:22 AM
theglobeandmail.com logoAt midday: TSX rises with financials, Agrium-Potash deal approval - The Globe and Mail
www.theglobeandmail.com - September 13 at 7:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : POT-CA : September 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoCANADA STOCKS-TSX posts biggest gain in 3 months as financials, resource shares climb
finance.yahoo.com - September 13 at 7:55 AM
News IconUPDATE 1-India, China regulators ask Potash to sell stake for ... - Business Insider
www.businessinsider.com - September 9 at 7:28 AM
reuters.com logoIndia, China regulators ask Potash to sell stake for merger with Agrium
www.reuters.com - September 8 at 7:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoAnalyzing Regulatory Approvals for PotashCorp and Agrium
finance.yahoo.com - September 8 at 7:16 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoPotash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT) Declares $0.10 Quarterly Dividend
www.americanbankingnews.com - September 7 at 8:46 PM
nasdaq.com logoPotash Corp of Saskatchewan (POT) Shares Cross Above 200 DMA - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - September 2 at 7:38 AM
baystreet.ca logoWhy Investors Should Keep an Eye on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
www.baystreet.ca - August 31 at 8:54 AM
baystreet.ca logoWhy Investors Should Keep an Eye on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
www.baystreet.ca - August 31 at 8:54 AM
baystreet.ca logoWhy Investors Should Keep an Eye on Potash Corporation of Sakstechewan Inc. - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - August 31 at 8:54 AM
baystreet.ca logoWhy Investors Should Keep an Eye on Potash Corporation of Sakstechewan Inc. - Baystreet.ca
www.baystreet.ca - August 31 at 8:54 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp to Gain From Rising Demand Amid Weak Pricing
finance.yahoo.com - August 30 at 8:09 AM
News IconCANADA STOCKS-TSX gains as oil price rise supports energy stocks - Business Insider
www.businessinsider.com - August 24 at 11:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoToday's Research Reports on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., Teck Resources Limited, Turquoise Hill Resources Ltd. and Wheaton Precious Metals Corp.
finance.yahoo.com - August 24 at 11:16 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : POT-CA : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 6:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bearish Manner : POT-CA : August 18, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 19 at 6:38 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:58 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. : August 16, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 17 at 6:58 AM
fool.ca logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Will Benefit From Rising Interest Rates
www.fool.ca - August 16 at 6:52 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.
finance.yahoo.com - August 13 at 3:48 AM
globenewswire.com logoWestern Potash Corp Enters Project Agreement With Rural ... - GlobeNewswire (press release)
globenewswire.com - August 9 at 6:33 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. :POT-CA: Earnings Analysis: Q2, 2017 By the Numbers : August 4, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - August 5 at 6:19 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPotash Recovery Underway - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 29 at 6:25 AM
fool.ca logoIncome Investors: Is Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. a Buy? - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 29 at 6:25 AM
fool.ca logoThis Is Why Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. Is up 6% So Far in July - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 29 at 6:25 AM
seekingalpha.com logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. 2017 Q2 - Results - Earnings Call Slides
seekingalpha.com - July 28 at 6:55 AM
rttnews.com logoPotash Corp Of Saskatchewan Inc. Profit Rises 66% In Q2
www.rttnews.com - July 28 at 6:55 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoEdited Transcript of POT.TO earnings conference call or presentation 27-Jul-17 5:00pm GMT
finance.yahoo.com - July 28 at 6:55 AM
prnewswire.com logoPotashCorp Reports Second-Quarter Earnings of $0.24 per Share - PR Newswire (press release)
www.prnewswire.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
fool.ca logoPotash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.'s Q2 Earnings: Here's What to Expect - The Motley Fool Canada
www.fool.ca - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotashCorp Reports Second-Quarter Earnings of $0.24 per Share
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotashCorp Reports Second-Quarter Earnings of $0.24 per Share
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp's Q2 profit jumps 66 pct as potash sales rise
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp's Q2 profit jumps 66 pct as potash sales rise
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. misses 2Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. misses 2Q profit forecasts
finance.yahoo.com - July 27 at 6:28 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoWill Potash Corp (POT) Disappoint this Earnings Season?
finance.yahoo.com - July 26 at 6:27 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. : July 24, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 24 at 8:55 PM
finance.yahoo.com logoETFs with exposure to Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. : July 14, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 15 at 7:38 AM
americanbankingnews.com logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms "Outperform" Rating for Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT)
www.americanbankingnews.com - July 14 at 12:34 PM
nasdaq.com logoPotash Corporation (POT) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.2% in Session - Nasdaq
www.nasdaq.com - July 13 at 8:07 AM
seekingalpha.com logoKey Factors Supporting Potash Corp. Shares - Seeking Alpha
seekingalpha.com - July 13 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. – Value Analysis (TORONTO:POT) : July 12, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoReport Coverage on Basic Materials Stocks Potash Corp of Saskatchewan, Agrium, IC Potash, and Stonegate Agricom
finance.yahoo.com - July 13 at 8:07 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corporation (POT) Looks Good: Stock Adds 5.2% in Session
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 7:06 AM
finance.yahoo.com logoPotash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : POT-CA : July 11, 2017
finance.yahoo.com - July 12 at 7:06 AM

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