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A look at a High Market Cap Stock: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Agricultural Chemicals in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in Canada, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT  has a market cap of 14740.77. Since its IPO date on the 1/12/1990, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT performance year to date is 9.13%. Today Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has gained 2.79%, with a current price of 18.04.

Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.40%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 171.70%. Return of assets are at 2.70%, with return on investment at 11.60%.

In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 0.46. While Total debt/equity is 0.59. With a profit margin of 10.10%, this is combined with a gross margin of 22.20%, and operating margin of 17.00%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 0.8, while the quick ratio is 0.4.

For the last year Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has seen a EPS growth of -16.60%. A performance for the year of -7.60%. The 52-week high is -6.00%, and the 52-week low is 27.95%. The average volume for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT is 1571266.

With a target price of 17.14, can Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has a P/E of 30.79 and a forward P/E of 28.08. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of *TBA. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.1 and 1.83 respectively. For P/cash, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has a value of 96.34, while it is *TBA for P/free cash flow.

At the current price of 18.04, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has a dividend yield of 2.28%. We see a return on equity of 5.80%.

Looking more long-term Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of *TBA. In the short-term an EPS growth of 25.75% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -16.60% for this year and for the last five years a -4.90% growth has been seen.

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