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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) which is in the industry Agricultural Chemicals, gaining 2.07% today. In the last week its performance is 9.33%, and 7.85% for the past quarter. Currently, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has a target price of 16.94, so today’s gain of 2.07% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.77%.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT), has a market cap of 14632.18, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.40%.

At the current price of 17.22, it has a dividend yield of 5.81%, and its target price is 16.94. This is with a profit margin of 16.70%, and total debt/equity of 0.55. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has a P/E of 14.79, as well as a forward P/E of 18.7.

With a current EPS of 1.16, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 36.44%,Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -4.90%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be -4.75%.

Performance for the year is -36.29%. Since its IPO date on 1/12/1990, the total performance to date is 6.42%.

Volume today for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT), is 12809900, while its average volume is 9888.01. Whilst the total gain today was 2.07%, it did have a day high of -5.24%.

Volatility for this week has been at 3.36%, and 3.67% for the month. The 52-week low for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has been 21.38%, while the 52-week-high has reached -37.04%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.60%, and its return on assets is 5.50%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has an operating margin of 26.00%. With a sales growth of -27.40% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.45, and has a current ratio of 0.9 and 0.5 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 2.51, along with a P/B of 1.74. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 197.73.

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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