Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc (POT) Scheduled to Post Quarterly Earnings on Thursday
Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc (TSE:POT) (NYSE:POT) will issue its quarterly earnings data before the market opens on Thursday, October 26th. Analysts expect the company to announce earnings of C$0.15 per share for the quarter.
Shares of Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc (TSE POT) opened at 23.98 on Thursday. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Inc has a 1-year low of $20.67 and a 1-year high of $26.62. The firm’s 50-day moving average is $23.19 and its 200 day moving average is $22.43. The company has a market cap of $20.15 billion and a price-to-earnings ratio of 42.22.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Wednesday, November 1st. Investors of record on Friday, September 29th will be given a $0.10 dividend. This represents a $0.40 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.67%.
Several research analysts recently commented on POT shares. Royal Bank Of Canada reaffirmed an “outperform” rating and issued a C$24.00 target price on shares of Potash Co. of Saskatchewan in a research report on Friday, July 14th. TD Securities raised Potash Co. of Saskatchewan from a “hold” rating to a “buy” rating and set a C$30.00 target price for the company in a research report on Thursday, September 28th. One equities research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, two have given a hold rating and two have given a buy rating to the stock. The company presently has an average rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of C$23.56.
In related news, Director Bradley Peacock sold 9,064 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Friday, September 22nd. The stock was sold at an average price of C$19.24, for a total value of C$174,391.36. Also, insider Wayne Richard Brownlee sold 112,400 shares of the firm’s stock in a transaction on Monday, September 25th. The stock was sold at an average price of C$23.75, for a total value of C$2,669,500.00.
About Potash Co. of Saskatchewan
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc (PCS) is a fertilizer producer producing a range of primary crop nutrients, such as potash, nitrogen and phosphate. The Company operates through three segments: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated five potash operations in Saskatchewan and owned one in New Brunswick.
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