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01/8/15 - $536.00
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Market Cap
382.6B
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Shares Outstanding
834.6M
EX-Date
07/8/15
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Dividend
$1.49
Dividend Yield
4.69%
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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., together with its subsidiaries, produces and sells fertilizers and related industrial and feed products worldwide. The company operates in three segments: Potash, Nitrogen, and Phosphate. It mines and produces potash, which is primarily used as fertilizer. The company also offers solid and liquid phosphate fertilizers; animal feed supplements; purified phosphoric acid, which is used in food products and industrial processes; hydrofluosilicic acid; and silicon tetrafluoride. In addition, it produces nitrogen fertilizers and nitrogen feed, as well as industrial products, including ammonia, urea, nitrogen solutions, ammonium nitrate, and nitric acid. The company owns and operates five potash mines in Saskatchewan and one potash mine in New Brunswick. It holds the right to mine 774,861 acres of land in Saskatchewan; and 58,263 acres of land in New Brunswick in Canada. The company sells its fertilizers to retailers, dealers, cooperatives, distributors, and other fertilizer producers; industrial products primarily to chemical product manufacturers; and feed products to feed manufacturers. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. was founded in 1953 and is headquartered in Saskatoon, Canada.

5,136 Employees
Last Reported Date: 02/25/15
Founded in 1953

potash corp of saskatchewan (POTN) Top Compensated Officers

Chief Executive Officer, President and Direct...
Total Annual Compensation: $454.4K
Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $588.3K
Chief Operating Officer and Executive Vice Pr...
Total Annual Compensation: $574.5K
Head of Sales and President of PCS Sales
Total Annual Compensation: $435.6K
Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Se...
Total Annual Compensation: $434.9K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

potash corp of saskatchewan (POTN) Key Developments

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. Reports Unaudited Consolidated Earnings and Production Results for the Second Quarter and Six Months Ended June 30, 2015; Provides Earnings Guidance for the Third Quarter and Full Year of 2015

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. reported unaudited consolidated earnings and production results for the second quarter and six months ended June 30, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported sales of $1,731 million against $1,892 million a year ago. Operating income was $619 million against $686 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $569 million against $638 million a year ago. Net income was $417 million or $0.50 per diluted share against $472 million or $0.56 per diluted share a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $836 million against $788 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $294 million against $199 million a year ago. EBITDA was $792 million against $868 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $792 million against $868 million a year ago. For the six months, the company reported sales of $3,396 million against $3,572 million a year ago. Operating income was $1,175 million against $1, 217 million a year ago. Income before income taxes was $1,079 million against $1,122 million a year ago. Net income was $787 million or $0.94 per diluted share against $812 million or $0.95 per diluted share a year ago. Cash provided by operating activities was $1,357 million against $1,327 million a year ago. Additions to property, plant and equipment was $522 million against $423 million a year ago. EBITDA was $1,523 million against $1,575 million a year ago. Adjusted EBITDA was $1,523 million against $1,613 million a year ago. For the quarter, the company reported potash production of 2,387,000 tones against 2,321,000 tones a year ago. Nitrogen production was 753,000 tones against 830,000 tones a year ago. Phosphate production was 379,000 tones against 459,000 tones a year ago. For the six months, the company reported potash production of 4,999,000 tones against 4,716,000 tones a year ago. Nitrogen production was 1,545,000 tones against 1,663,000 tones a year ago. Phosphate production was 745,000 tones against 828,000 tones a year ago. For the third-quarter of 2015, the company expects net income to be in the range of $0.35 per share to $0.45 per share. For 2015, the company expects net income to be in the range of $1.75 per share to $1.95 per share. Capital expenditures are expected to be $1.2 billion. Effective tax rate is expected to be in the range of 26% to 28%.

K+S Reportedly Asks German Government To Help Fend Off Takeover Approach By Potash

K+S Aktiengesellschaft (DB:SDF) has turned to German economy minister Sigmar Gabriel for help against an unwanted takeover approach by Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT) and has discussed the option KfW taking a stake in K+S, a newspaper reported on July 29, 2015. K+S declined to comment while the economy ministry only said that there had been several talks with the company, reported Reuters.

German Politicians Reject Potash Corp. Offer

K+S Aktiengesellschaft (DB:SDF) facing a takeover proposal from Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (TSX:POT) has won support from local politicians for its rejection of the €7.8 billion, The Globe and Mail reports. The German-born executive has said its offer is not predicated on closing mines, curbing production, selling the German company's salt business or cutting jobs. K+S has indicated that a proposal of at least 50 euros a share would be more appropriate to incorporate the value of K+S's new mine in Canada, called Legacy. It also wants job security for employees.

 

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