1. As of noon trading, Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan ( POT) is up $0.57 (1.9%) to $30.50 on heavy volume. Thus far, 7.9 million shares of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 10.4 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $30.00-$30.59 after having opened the day at $30.08 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $29.93.

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 $26.7 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. Shares are down 26.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday. Currently there are 6 analysts that rate Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan a buy, 1 analyst rates it a sell, and 11 rate it a hold.

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

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