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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 : 4/10

vs
industry
vs
history
Cash-to-Debt 0.01
NYSE:POT's Cash-to-Debt is ranked lower than
99% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.36 vs. NYSE:POT: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash-to-Debt only.
NYSE:POT' s Cash-to-Debt Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -0.08  Med: 0.09 Max: N/A
Current: 0.01
-0.08
N/A
Equity-to-Asset 0.48
NYSE:POT's Equity-to-Asset is ranked higher than
51% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.48 vs. NYSE:POT: 0.48 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity-to-Asset only.
NYSE:POT' s Equity-to-Asset Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.4  Med: 0.5 Max: 0.94
Current: 0.48
0.4
0.94
Interest Coverage 3.04
NYSE:POT's Interest Coverage is ranked lower than
82% of the 181 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 35.21 vs. NYSE:POT: 3.04 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Interest Coverage only.
NYSE:POT' s Interest Coverage Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.84  Med: 13.05 Max: 57.58
Current: 3.04
2.84
57.58
Piotroski F-Score: 4
Altman Z-Score: 1.78
Beneish M-Score: -2.65
WACC vs ROIC
5.73%
4.97%
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 : 5/10

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industry
vs
history
Operating Margin % 14.76
NYSE:POT's Operating Margin % is ranked higher than
77% of the 212 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.60 vs. NYSE:POT: 14.76 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating Margin % only.
NYSE:POT' s Operating Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.06  Med: 34.41 Max: 49.41
Current: 14.76
13.06
49.41
Net Margin % 9.10
NYSE:POT's Net Margin % is ranked higher than
73% of the 213 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NYSE:POT: 9.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net Margin % only.
NYSE:POT' s Net Margin % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.25  Med: 24.55 Max: 37
Current: 9.1
7.25
37
ROE % 4.85
NYSE:POT's ROE % is ranked lower than
58% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 6.73 vs. NYSE:POT: 4.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE % only.
NYSE:POT' s ROE % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.84  Med: 21.01 Max: 73.75
Current: 4.85
3.84
73.75
ROA % 2.29
NYSE:POT's ROA % is ranked lower than
56% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.00 vs. NYSE:POT: 2.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA % only.
NYSE:POT' s ROA % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.83  Med: 11.05 Max: 38.53
Current: 2.29
1.83
38.53
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % 4.57
NYSE:POT's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 10.81 vs. NYSE:POT: 4.57 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % only.
NYSE:POT' s ROC (Joel Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.12  Med: 24.67 Max: 105.86
Current: 4.57
4.12
105.86
3-Year Revenue Growth Rate -7.30
NYSE:POT's 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate is ranked lower than
69% of the 185 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -1.00 vs. NYSE:POT: -7.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate only.
NYSE:POT' s 3-Year Revenue Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.3  Med: 5.9 Max: 75.7
Current: -7.3
-7.3
75.7
3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate -21.00
NYSE:POT's 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate is ranked lower than
81% of the 169 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 5.00 vs. NYSE:POT: -21.00 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate only.
NYSE:POT' s 3-Year EBITDA Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -33.8  Med: 11.65 Max: 77.8
Current: -21
-33.8
77.8
3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate -38.40
NYSE:POT's 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate is ranked lower than
89% of the 143 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.60 vs. NYSE:POT: -38.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate only.
NYSE:POT' s 3-Year EPS without NRI Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -38.4  Med: 17.2 Max: 92.9
Current: -38.4
-38.4
92.9
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs    NAICS: 325311    SIC: 3721
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Traded in other countries:POT.Canada, POC.Germany, POT N.Mexico,
Headquarter Location:Canada
Potash Corp of Saskatchewan Inc is an integrated fertilizer and related industrial and feed products company. It owns and operates five potash mines in Saskatchewan and one in New Brunswick.

PotashCorp is the world's largest fertilizer company measured by capacity. The company's main focus is potash, where it is the global leader in installed capacity with a roughly 20% share. PotashCorp is also a player in the nitrogen and phosphate industries, ranking in the top five in global production of each nutrient. The company is focused on growing its potash business, and recently added brownfield expansions have increased capacity.

Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 35.24
POT's PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.78 vs. POT: 35.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
POT' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 19.71 Max: 52.36
Current: 35.24
5.66
52.36
Forward PE Ratio 26.11
POT's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 18.32 vs. POT: 26.11 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 35.24
POT's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked lower than
71% of the 160 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 23.33 vs. POT: 35.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
POT' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.66  Med: 19.74 Max: 52.36
Current: 35.24
5.66
52.36
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 242.78
POT's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
95% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.83 vs. POT: 242.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
POT' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 7.6  Med: 27.29 Max: 1018.57
Current: 242.78
7.6
1018.57
PB Ratio 1.65
POT's PB Ratio is ranked higher than
55% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.83 vs. POT: 1.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
POT' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.55  Med: 4.24 Max: 10.66
Current: 1.65
1.55
10.66
PS Ratio 3.19
POT's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.19 vs. POT: 3.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
POT' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.11  Med: 4.42 Max: 11.23
Current: 3.19
2.11
11.23
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 27.28
POT's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
69% of the 52 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 16.14 vs. POT: 27.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
POT' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.32  Med: 31.1 Max: 594.29
Current: 27.28
11.32
594.29
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 10.78
POT's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
56% of the 73 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 10.15 vs. POT: 10.78 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
POT' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 5.93  Med: 11.89 Max: 39
Current: 10.78
5.93
39
EV-to-EBIT 29.34
POT's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
77% of the 172 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 16.02 vs. POT: 29.34 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
POT' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.9  Med: 15.05 Max: 37.4
Current: 29.34
4.9
37.4
EV-to-EBITDA 13.92
POT's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked higher than
50% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.07 vs. POT: 13.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
POT' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 4.5  Med: 11.6 Max: 28.9
Current: 13.92
4.5
28.9
Shiller PE Ratio 9.62
POT's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked higher than
79% of the 57 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.05 vs. POT: 9.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
POT' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9  Med: 32.06 Max: 194.81
Current: 9.62
9
194.81
Current Ratio 0.89
POT's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
80% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.60 vs. POT: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
POT' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.67  Med: 1.39 Max: 5.65
Current: 0.89
0.67
5.65
Quick Ratio 0.39
POT's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
89% of the 215 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. POT: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
POT' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.37  Med: 0.79 Max: 4.28
Current: 0.39
0.37
4.28
Days Inventory 80.83
POT's Days Inventory is ranked higher than
56% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 88.56 vs. POT: 80.83 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
POT' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 42.73  Med: 58.45 Max: 390.06
Current: 80.83
42.73
390.06
Days Sales Outstanding 45.07
POT's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
63% of the 187 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 63.11 vs. POT: 45.07 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
POT' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 8.6  Med: 39.78 Max: 78.06
Current: 45.07
8.6
78.06
Days Payable 35.92
POT's Days Payable is ranked lower than
70% of the 177 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 60.06 vs. POT: 35.92 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
POT' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 15.84  Med: 37.33 Max: 287.99
Current: 35.92
15.84
287.99

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 3.32
POT's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
70% of the 208 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.21 vs. POT: 3.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
POT' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.17  Med: 0.62 Max: 9.84
Current: 3.32
0.17
9.84
Dividend Payout Ratio 1.70
POT's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked lower than
92% of the 126 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.33 vs. POT: 1.70 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
POT' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.04  Med: 0.18 Max: 2.58
Current: 1.7
0.04
2.58
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 1.10
POT's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
52% of the 110 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -3.50 vs. POT: 1.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
POT' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 9.4 Max: 111.4
Current: 1.1
0
111.4
Forward Dividend Yield % 2.44
POT's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
57% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.28 vs. POT: 2.44 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 19.65
POT's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
93% of the 269 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.74 vs. POT: 19.65 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
POT' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.01  Med: 3.67 Max: 58.23
Current: 19.65
1.01
58.23
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 0.60
POT's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
87% of the 112 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -2.70 vs. POT: 0.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
POT' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -7.8  Med: 0.5 Max: 4.2
Current: 0.6
-7.8
4.2

Valuation & Return

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industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 1.69
POT's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked higher than
56% of the 201 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. POT: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
POT' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.36  Med: 2.78 Max: 10.99
Current: 1.69
1.36
10.99
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 0.90
POT's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked higher than
74% of the 85 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. POT: 0.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
POT' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.89  Med: 2.39 Max: 30.85
Current: 0.9
0.89
30.85
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 0.72
POT's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
84% of the 205 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.12 vs. POT: 0.72 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
POT' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.25  Med: 0.63 Max: 2.37
Current: 0.72
0.25
2.37
Price-to-Graham-Number 1.63
POT's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
51% of the 153 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.56 vs. POT: 1.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
POT' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.87  Med: 1.67 Max: 4.21
Current: 1.63
0.87
4.21
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 3.41
POT's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked lower than
60% of the 220 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.56 vs. POT: 3.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
POT' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.7  Med: 6.65 Max: 20.6
Current: 3.41
2.7
20.6
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % -6.53
POT's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked lower than
68% of the 117 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 3.61 vs. POT: -6.53 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
POT' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -6.53  Med: 19.65 Max: 63.1
Current: -6.53
-6.53
63.1

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $4,359.00
EPS (TTM) $ 0.47
Beta0.50
Short Percentage of Float1.67%
52-Week Range $15.21 - 20.27
Shares Outstanding (Mil)840.01

Analyst Estimate

Dec17 Dec18 Dec19
Revenue (Mil $) 4,134 4,334 4,451
EPS ($) 0.61 0.67 0.76
EPS without NRI ($) 0.61 0.67 0.76
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
N/A
Dividends per Share ($)
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