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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 -2.67% today. In the last week its performance is -0.87%, and -1.66% for the past quarter. Currently, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has a target price of 16.24, so today’s gain of -2.67% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.91%.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT), has a market cap of 13845.41, and is based in Canada. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.40%.

At the current price of 16.04, it has a dividend yield of 2.49%, and its target price is 16.24. This is with a profit margin of 13.20%, and total debt/equity of 0.58. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has a P/E of 19.8, as well as a forward P/E of 21.88.

With a current EPS of 0.81, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 39.62%,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 -11.60%.

Performance for the year is -32.98%. Since its IPO date on 1/12/1990, the total performance to date is -0.87%.

Volume today for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT), is 7342218, while its average volume is 9682.2. Whilst the total gain today was -2.67%, it did have a day high of -8.66%.

Volatility for this week has been at 2.38%, and 2.68% for the month. The 52-week low for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., POT has been 13.06%, while the 52-week-high has reached -33.83%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 11.60%, and its return on assets is 3.90%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) has an operating margin of 21.20%. With a sales growth of -39.20% 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 0.46, and has a current ratio of 0.9 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 2.69, along with a P/B of 1.68. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 96.82.

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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