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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 -0.84% today. In the last week its performance is -1.90%, and -11.42% for the past quarter. Currently, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has a target price of 19, so today’s gain of -0.84% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore -0.84%.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT), has a market cap of 13887.68, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.40%.

At the current price of 16.53, it has a dividend yield of 2.42%, and its target price is 19. This is with a profit margin of 7.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.56. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has a P/E of 42.94, as well as a forward P/E of 24.42.

With a current EPS of 0.39, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 29.20%,Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -35.80%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be *TBA.

Performance for the year is 1.96%. Since its IPO date on 01/12/1990, the total performance to date is -7.59%.

Volume today for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT), is 5278000, while its average volume is 5669.36. Whilst the total gain today was -0.84%, it did have a day high of -14.38%.

Volatility for this week has been at 1.40%, and 1.51% for the month. The 52-week low for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has been 10.59%, while the 52-week-high has reached -17.97%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 4.20%, and its return on assets is 1.90%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has an operating margin of 13.10%. With a sales growth of -21.90% 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 0.8 and 0.4 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc.? Well its PEG is *TBA, and the P/S is 3.12, along with a P/B of 1.69. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 433.99.

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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