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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 13583.61. It is in the Agricultural Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 13.62, a forward P/E of 19.67 and EPS of 1.16. At a stock price of 16.03 (1.14%) it has a dividend yield of 2.52%.

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 28.96% and more long-term -10.11% after five years. EPS growth quarter over quarter is -79.70%. Sales growth for the past five years have been -0.80% and sales growth quarter over quarter is -27.40%.

For performance, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. the past week has seen a gain of -8.70%. For the last month performance for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is -2.41%. While the last quarter is -4.55% and half year, 8.32%. Finally for the year, performance is -37.56%.

The 52-week high for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., is at -37.85%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 12.99%. The 20-day simple moving average is -2.93% and -5.40% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 3.80%, and for the month it is 3.01%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., has a target price of 16.58.

In terms of debt, long term debt/equity is 0.45, and for total debt/equity Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has 0.55. The gross margin is 31.50%, while operating margin is 26.00%, the profit margin is 16.70%. The current ratio is 0.9 and the quick ratio is 0.5.

Insider ownership is at 0.20%, with instituitional ownership at 81.40%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has a payout ratio of 119.00%. With the total shares outstanding coming to 857.01. The shares float is 837.67, with the float short at 5.00%, with short ratio coming to 4.18.

In terms of returns, the return on assets see Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., get 5.50%, with its returns on investment at 11.60%. Return on equity is 11.40%. So will the investors see the target price of 16.58, 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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