On a relative basis, the stock has outperformed the S&P 500 by 0.87% in the past 4 weeks, but has underperformed the S&P 500 in the past 1 week. The 4-week change in the price of the stock is -1.17% and the stock has fallen -5.77% in the past 1 week.
The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 5.02% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 3.74%.The 200 Day SMA reached 2.99% Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. has dropped 4.05% during the last 3-month period . Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at -1.18%.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) : 10 Wall Street analysts covering Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) believe that the average level the stock could reach for the short term is $17.4. The maximum price target given is $23 and the minimum target for short term is around $12, hence the standard deviation is calculated at $2.83.
Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT): stock was range-bound between the intraday low of $15.86 and the intraday high of $16.09 after having opened at $15.92 on Fridays session. The stock finally closed in the red at $15.92, a loss of -0.12%. The stock remained in the red for the whole trading day. The total traded volume was 8,842,460 shares. The stock failed to cross $16.09 in Fridays trading. The stocks closing price on Thursday was $15.99.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc is a fertilizer company. The Company operates in three business segments: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. The Company owns and operates five potash operations in Saskatchewan and one in New Brunswick. Its nitrogen operations involve the production of nitrogen fertilizers and nitrogen feed and industrial products, including ammonia, urea, nitrogen solutions, ammonium nitrate and nitric acid. It has nitrogen facilities in Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio and Trinidad. The Companys phosphate operations include the manufacture and sale of solid and liquid phosphate fertilizers, phosphate feed and industrial acid, which is used in food products and industrial processes. It has phosphate mines and mineral processing plant complexes in Florida and North Carolina. The Company also has four phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at its Geismar, Louisiana facility.