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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 13875.27. It is in the Agricultural Chemicals industry and sector Basic Materials, with a current P/E of 20.01, a forward P/E of 21.61 and EPS of 0.81. At a stock price of 16.61 (2.50%) it has a dividend yield of 2.47%.

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 41.51% 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 1.25%. For the last month performance for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is -5.87%. While the last quarter is 4.95% and half year, 8.48%. Finally for the year, performance is -32.92%.

The 52-week high for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., is at -33.82%, and for the 52-week low it comes to a value of 17.12%. The 20-day simple moving average is 0.72% and -0.96% for the 200-day simple moving average.

Volatility for the week is at 2.03%, and for the month it is 2.74%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., has a target price of 16.15.

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 855.97. The shares float is 837.67, with the float short at 5.06%, with short ratio coming to 4.29.

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 16.15, 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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