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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 7/10

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industry
vs
history
Cash to Debt 0.05
POT's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
63% of the 289 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.51 vs. POT: 0.05 )
POT' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: -0.01   Max: 0.53
Current: 0.05

-0.01
0.53
Equity to Asset 0.50
POT's Equity to Asset is ranked higher than
66% of the 232 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.46 vs. POT: 0.50 )
POT' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 0.62
Current: 0.5

0.4
0.62
Interest Coverage 11.13
POT's Interest Coverage is ranked higher than
54% of the 164 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 16.43 vs. POT: 11.13 )
POT' s 10-Year Interest Coverage Range
Min: 2.01   Max: 57.58
Current: 11.13

2.01
57.58
F-Score: 4
Z-Score: 3.24
M-Score: -2.39
WACC vs ROIC
3.91%
13.01%
WACC
ROIC
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 7/10

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industry
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history
Operating margin (%) 32.97
POT's Operating margin (%) is ranked higher than
98% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.10 vs. POT: 32.97 )
POT' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.27   Max: 49.41
Current: 32.97

-18.27
49.41
Net-margin (%) 21.57
POT's Net-margin (%) is ranked higher than
97% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. POT: 21.57 )
POT' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -19.99   Max: 37
Current: 21.57

-19.99
37
ROE (%) 17.03
POT's ROE (%) is ranked higher than
83% of the 284 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 9.27 vs. POT: 17.03 )
POT' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -18.18   Max: 73.79
Current: 17.03

-18.18
73.79
ROA (%) 8.75
POT's ROA (%) is ranked higher than
86% of the 292 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.12 vs. POT: 8.75 )
POT' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -9.51   Max: 38.55
Current: 8.75

-9.51
38.55
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) 18.34
POT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked higher than
82% of the 290 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 10.65 vs. POT: 18.34 )
POT' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -11.19   Max: 105.49
Current: 18.34

-11.19
105.49
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.50
POT's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
53% of the 245 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. POT: -1.50 )
POT' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -8.2   Max: 43.4
Current: -1.5

-8.2
43.4
EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) -9.60
POT's EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
56% of the 228 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.70 vs. POT: -9.60 )
POT' s 10-Year EBITDA Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -33.9   Max: 77.8
Current: -9.6

-33.9
77.8
EPS Growth (3Y)(%) -16.40
POT's EPS Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked higher than
55% of the 207 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.50 vs. POT: -16.40 )
POT' s 10-Year EPS Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: -21   Max: 98.1
Current: -16.4

-21
98.1
» POT's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q2 2014

POT Guru Trades in Q2 2014

Ray Dalio 124,100 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 18,559,111 sh (+0.64%)
Murray Stahl 15,650 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,750,000 sh (unchged)
Tom Gayner Sold Out
David Dreman Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,536,789 sh (-0.75%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,724,194 sh (-2.77%)
Joel Greenblatt 54,034 sh (-52.04%)
Jim Simons 63,500 sh (-90.37%)
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Q3 2014

POT Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Steven Cohen 50,000 sh (New)
Jim Simons 252,200 sh (+297.17%)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,300,302 sh (+14.77%)
Murray Stahl 15,900 sh (+1.60%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 6,761,828 sh (+0.56%)
Louis Moore Bacon 102,000 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,750,000 sh (unchged)
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Ray Dalio Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,493,189 sh (-0.51%)
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Q4 2014

POT Guru Trades in Q4 2014

Andreas Halvorsen 3,147,470 sh (New)
Ray Dalio 601,600 sh (New)
Jean-Marie Eveillard 21,342,816 sh (+0.20%)
Murray Stahl 15,900 sh (unchged)
Brian Rogers 3,750,000 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management 8,133,114 sh (-4.24%)
Jim Simons 158,100 sh (-37.31%)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 4,165,071 sh (-38.40%)
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Q1 2015

POT Guru Trades in Q1 2015

Brian Rogers 3,750,000 sh (unchged)
Manning & Napier Advisors, Inc 2,967,335 sh (-28.76%)
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
P/E(ttm) 19.80
POT's P/E(ttm) is ranked higher than
75% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 33.10 vs. POT: 19.80 )
POT' s 10-Year P/E(ttm) Range
Min: 5.33   Max: 45.71
Current: 19.8

5.33
45.71
Forward P/E 12.20
POT's Forward P/E is ranked higher than
88% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. POT: 12.20 )
N/A
PE(NRI) 19.50
POT's PE(NRI) is ranked higher than
77% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 33.00 vs. POT: 19.50 )
POT' s 10-Year PE(NRI) Range
Min: 5.33   Max: 45.9
Current: 19.5

5.33
45.9
P/B 3.20
POT's P/B is ranked higher than
57% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.71 vs. POT: 3.20 )
POT' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 2.19   Max: 10.6
Current: 3.2

2.19
10.6
P/S 4.00
POT's P/S is ranked lower than
57% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.81 vs. POT: 4.00 )
POT' s 10-Year P/S Range
Min: 1.66   Max: 11.22
Current: 4

1.66
11.22
PFCF 21.80
POT's PFCF is ranked higher than
79% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. POT: 21.80 )
POT' s 10-Year PFCF Range
Min: 10.77   Max: 416.13
Current: 21.8

10.77
416.13
POCF 11.52
POT's POCF is ranked higher than
77% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. POT: 11.52 )
POT' s 10-Year POCF Range
Min: 6.13   Max: 40.36
Current: 11.52

6.13
40.36
EV-to-EBIT 14.51
POT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
79% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 24.15 vs. POT: 14.51 )
POT' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: 4.1   Max: 98.8
Current: 14.51

4.1
98.8
PEG 1.40
POT's PEG is ranked higher than
90% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. POT: 1.40 )
POT' s 10-Year PEG Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 9.44
Current: 1.4

0.1
9.44
Shiller P/E 17.70
POT's Shiller P/E is ranked higher than
89% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. POT: 17.70 )
POT' s 10-Year Shiller P/E Range
Min: 11.17   Max: 991.7
Current: 17.7

11.17
991.7
Current Ratio 0.88
POT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.57 vs. POT: 0.88 )
POT' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.67   Max: 2.53
Current: 0.88

0.67
2.53
Quick Ratio 0.59
POT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
54% of the 246 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.00 vs. POT: 0.59 )
POT' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.4   Max: 1.38
Current: 0.59

0.4
1.38
Days Inventory 56.42
POT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
84% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 97.89 vs. POT: 56.42 )
POT' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 42.71   Max: 390.13
Current: 56.42

42.71
390.13
Days Sales Outstanding 54.71
POT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
73% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 68.61 vs. POT: 54.71 )
POT' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 11.85   Max: 95.25
Current: 54.71

11.85
95.25

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
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history
Dividend Yield 4.20
POT's Dividend Yield is ranked higher than
87% of the 221 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.97 vs. POT: 4.20 )
POT' s 10-Year Dividend Yield Range
Min: 0.17   Max: 4.27
Current: 4.2

0.17
4.27
Dividend Payout 0.77
POT's Dividend Payout is ranked higher than
68% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.02 vs. POT: 0.77 )
POT' s 10-Year Dividend Payout Range
Min: 0.04   Max: 0.98
Current: 0.77

0.04
0.98
Dividend growth (3y) 86.60
POT's Dividend growth (3y) is ranked higher than
98% of the 148 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 7.70 vs. POT: 86.60 )
POT' s 10-Year Dividend growth (3y) Range
Min: 0   Max: 111.4
Current: 86.6

0
111.4
Yield on cost (5-Year) 70.73
POT's Yield on cost (5-Year) is ranked higher than
98% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.20 vs. POT: 70.73 )
POT' s 10-Year Yield on cost (5-Year) Range
Min: 2.86   Max: 71.9
Current: 70.73

2.86
71.9
Share Buyback Rate 1.20
POT's Share Buyback Rate is ranked higher than
90% of the 166 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -0.20 vs. POT: 1.20 )
POT' s 10-Year Share Buyback Rate Range
Min: 4   Max: -7.7
Current: 1.2

Valuation & Return

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history
Price/Tangible Book 3.40
POT's Price/Tangible Book is ranked higher than
63% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.30 vs. POT: 3.40 )
POT' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 1.36   Max: 10.92
Current: 3.4

1.36
10.92
Price/DCF (Projected) 1.60
POT's Price/DCF (Projected) is ranked higher than
87% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.00 vs. POT: 1.60 )
POT' s 10-Year Price/DCF (Projected) Range
Min: 1.38   Max: 6.33
Current: 1.6

1.38
6.33
Price/Median PS Value 1.00
POT's Price/Median PS Value is ranked higher than
82% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.30 vs. POT: 1.00 )
POT' s 10-Year Price/Median PS Value Range
Min: 0.28   Max: 1.89
Current: 1

0.28
1.89
Price/Graham Number 1.70
POT's Price/Graham Number is ranked higher than
80% of the 328 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.20 vs. POT: 1.70 )
POT' s 10-Year Price/Graham Number Range
Min: 1.04   Max: 3.74
Current: 1.7

1.04
3.74
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) 6.80
POT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) is ranked higher than
74% of the 291 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. POT: 6.80 )
POT' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) Range
Min: 1   Max: 24.4
Current: 6.8

1
24.4
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) 8.24
POT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) is ranked higher than
74% of the 145 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.85 vs. POT: 8.24 )
POT' s 10-Year Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) Range
Min: 0.1   Max: 58.6
Current: 8.24

0.1
58.6

Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs
Compare:SYT, AVD, AGU, MON, CF » details
Traded in other countries:POT.Canada, POC.Germany, POT N.Mexico,
Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc is a corporation continued under the Canada Business Corporations Act and is the successor to a corporation without share capital established by the Province of Saskatchewan in 1975. It is organized under the laws of Canada. It is an integrated fertilizer and related industrial and feed products company. The Company owns and operates five potash mines in Saskatchewan and one in New Brunswick. Its 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. The Company also has phosphate mines and mineral processing plant complexes in northern Florida and North Carolina. The Company has phosphate feed plants in the United States and produce phosphoric acid at Geismar, Louisiana facility. 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. The Company has nitrogen facilities in Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio and Trinidad. All potash produced by the Company in Saskatchewan is in the southern half of the Province, where extensive potash deposits, or Members, are found. The potash ore is contained in a predominantly rock salt formation known as the Prairie Evaporite, which lies about 1,000 metres below the surface. The evaporite deposits, which are bounded by limestone formations, contain the potash beds of approximately 2.4 to 5.1 metres of thickness. Three potash deposits of economic importance occur in the Province: the Esterhazy, Belle Plaine and Patience Lake Members. The Patience Lake Member is mined at the Lanigan, Allan, Patience Lake and Cory mines, and the Esterhazy Member is mined at the Rocanville and Esterhazy mines. The Companys leases with the Province of Saskatchewan are for 21-year terms, renewable at the Companys option. Its significant leases with other parties are also for 21-year terms. In New Brunswick, it mines pursuant to a mining lease with the Province of New Brunswick. The Company produces potash using both conventional and solution mining methods. In conventional operations, shafts are sunk to the ore body and mining machines cut out the ore, which is lifted to the surface for processing. In solution mining, the potash is dissolved in warm brine and pumped to the surface for processing. It has long-term leases on shipping terminals in Morehead City and Beaufort, North Carolina. The Company has four nitrogen production facilities, of which three are located in the United States and one is located in Trinidad. Its competitors include: CF Industries Holdings, Inc., Agrium Inc., Koch Industries, Inc., Mississippi Phosphates Corporation, J.R. Simplot Company.
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