Quarterly Sales and EPS Roundup:
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) reported sales (ttm) of 4.75 Billion, whereas, 8 number of analysts estimated the mean sale of 1048.59 million. The analysts estimated sales for the higher end at 1169.4 million and lower end at 920 million while the year ago reported sale was 1513.42 million.
4 number of analysts have estimated the sales of the company for the quarter, analysts estimated mean sale target of 1071.91 million while high and low sale targets are estimated at 1149.4 million and 1006.93 million respectively.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) reported earning per shares for the quarter ending Oct 27 BMO at 0.11, whereas, 16 number of analysts estimated the mean EPS at 0.1. The analysts estimated EPS for the higher end at 0.16 and lower end at 0.03 while the year ago reported earnings per share was 0.4.
The company has mean EPS estimate of 0.11 reported by 8 number of analyst for the quarter. The analysts estimated mean EPS at 0.11 while the high and low EPS estimate stand at 0.17 and 0.07 respectively. In contrast to the year ago quarter EPS was at 0.41. EPS long term mean growth rate estimated by 2 analysts is at -10.28%, whereas, the high and low Long term growth rate estimated at 8 and -28.55.
Valuation Ratios of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) versus the Industry and Sector:
Let’s have a look at some of the important valuation ratios of the Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT). These ratios are important while doing valuation of the company or the shares of the company.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) currently has P/E (Price to Earnings) ratio of 31.97 while the company’s industry has 17.66 P/E and the sector P/E is 16.36. Similarly, the company’s last 5 years high P/E ratio is 19.42 and low P/E is 11.29, whereas, the industry’s and sector’s high P/E for the past year is 24.57 and 47.92 respectively and low P/E ratio for the last 5 years is 9.03 for the industry and 19.26 for the Sector.
Beta is also an important valuation ratio for analyzing the stock of the company, 63 has Beta of 0.65 while its industry and Sector’s beta remains at 1.08 and 1.04 respectively.
Price to Sale ratio of 63 stands at 3.23 while Price to Book Ratio stands at 1.9. Its Price to Cash Flow ratio shows the value of 13.17, whereas, the industry and sector ratio of Price to Cash Flow ticked at 14.34 and 24.31 respectively.
5 Year Growth Rate Analysis:
Growth rates are very important while analyzing the long term growth and valuation of a certain company.
5 year sales growth rate is an important factor for valuation analysis, the 5 year sales growth of Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) stands at -0.81 while the industry’s and the sector’s growth for next 5 years ticked at 12.78 and 3.92 respectively. The company’s 5 year Earnings per share growth and Capital Spending growth remains at -4.88 and -10.16.
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (NYSE:POT) Trading Statistics:
The company surged 3.87% and closed its last trading session at $17.55. The market capitalization of the company is at $15.31 Billion. The stock touched 52-week High of $19.6 on Dec 3, 2015 and 52-week Low of $14.64 on Jan 25, 2016. The stock currently has Weekly Volatility of 2.22% and Monthly Volatility of 2.69%. The Beta for the company stands at 0.64 and its Average True Range (ATR) shows a value of 0.45.