2. As of noon trading, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan ( POT) is up $0.32 (0.82) to $40.08 on average volume Thus far, 1.7 million shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 4.0 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $39.75-$40.18 after having opened the day at $39.82 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $39.75.

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. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan has a market cap of $34.3 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 16.7, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are down 2.3% year to date as of the close of trading on Tuesday.

TheStreet Ratings rates Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its expanding profit margins, good cash flow from operations and largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share. Get the full Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Ratings Report now.

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