Brokerage Firm Rating on Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT)

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) as 5, which is a Strong Sell recommendation. 4 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. 3 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 8 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 16 research analysts is 2.94, which indicates as a Hold.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) : Currently there are 10 street experts covering Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (POT) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $23 and $11 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $16.05. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $3.45.


Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT): During Thursdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $16.52 and $16.34 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $16.65. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $16.53, notching a gain of 0.43% for the day. The total traded volume was 5,641,032 . The stock had closed at $16.46 on the previous day.

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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