Potash Corporation Of Saskatchewan Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (POT)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan (NYSE: POT) is tomorrow, October 11, 2012. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 21 cents per share. At a price of $41.77 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 2%.

The average volume for Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan has been 5.7 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan has a market cap of $35.92 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 0.9% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells fertilizers and related industrial and feed products primarily in the United States and Canada. The company mines and produces potash, which is used as fertilizer. The company has a P/E ratio of 14.5, equal to the average chemicals industry P/E ratio and below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had sub par growth in net income. You can view the full Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Ratings Report.

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