Zacks Rating on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT)

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) : The consensus on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) based on 15 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 2.93, which is interpreted as a Hold recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 5 which endorses a Strong Sell on the stock. However, 4 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 7 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating. 3 analyst sees the stock overvalued at current levels and advises a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 analyst also believes that the downside risk to the stock is higher and suggests a Sell on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT).

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) : 10 investment research analysts covering Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) have an average price target of $16.05 for the near short term. The highest target price given by the Brokerage Firm to the stock is $23 and the lowest target is $11 for the short term. Analysts expect the variance to be within $3.45 of the average price.


Shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. appreciated by 1.88% during the last five trading days but lost 0.83% on a 4-week basis. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. is up 4.71% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 3.57%. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT): stock turned positive on Tuesday. Though the stock opened at $16.4, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $16.82 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $16.36 and closed the trading day at $16.76, in the green by 3.14%. The total traded volume for the day was 9,037,590. The stock had closed at $16.25 in the previous days trading.

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.

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