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How has Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.:(NYSE:POT) performed recently?

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE: POT) is a large market cap stock with a market cap of 13655.17. It is in the Agricultural Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 20.09, a forward P/E of 23.28 and EPS of 0.81. At a stock price of 16.27 (1.50%) it has a dividend yield of 2.46%.

EPS growth for the last five years have been -4.90%, more recently this last year it has grown by -16.60%. The next year growth is going to be about 34.94% and more long-term -11.60% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -71.10%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -39.20%.

For performance, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -0.31%. For the last month performance for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is -7.87%. While the last quarter is 3.30% and half year, 4.68%. Finally for the year, performance is -17.37%.

The 52-week high for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., is at -23.05%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 14.69%. The 20-day simple moving average is -1.05% and -0.88% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.08%, and for the month it is 2.28%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., has a target price of 16.76.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.46, and for total debt/equity Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has 0.58. The gross margin is 26.60%, while operating margin is 21.20%, the profit margin is 13.20%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.4.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 81.40%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has a payout ratio of 155.20%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 839.29. The shares float is 837.88, with the float short at 4.75%, with short ratio coming to 4.18.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., get 3.90%, with its returns on investment at 11.60%. Return on equity is 8.20%. So will the investors see the target price of 16.76, reached soon?

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

 

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