Ex-Div Reminder for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan (POT)


Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/8/14, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. (Symbol: POT) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.35, payable on 5/1/14. As a percentage of POT's recent stock price of $34.77, this dividend works out to approximately 1.01%, so look for shares of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. to trade 1.01% lower - all else being equal - when POT shares open for trading on 4/8/14.


In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from POT is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 4.03% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of POT shares, versus its 200 day moving average:

Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, POT's low point in its 52 week range is $28.55 per share, with $44.13 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $34.73.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, POT makes up 8.30% of the PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ETF (Symbol: PAGG) which is trading up by about 0.7% on the day Friday.

In Friday trading, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc. shares are currently up about 0.7% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.

This article appears in: Investing , Investing Ideas

Referenced Stocks: POT , PAGG

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