Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 08, 2014

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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. ( POT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 08, 2014. A cash dividend payment of $0.35 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 01, 2014. Shareholders who purchased POT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that POT has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $34.46, the dividend yield is 4.06%.

The previous trading day's last sale of POT was $34.46, representing a -21.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $44.13 and a 20.7% increase over the 52 week low of $28.55.

POT is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). POT's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $2.03. Zacks Investment Research reports POT's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as -21.5%, compared to an industry average of -20.7%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the POT Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

Interested in gaining exposure to POT through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have POT as a top-10 holding:

  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • SPDR S&P Global Natural Resources ETF ( GNR )
  • Market Vectors Hard Assets Producers ETF ( HAP )
  • SPDR S&P International Materials Sector ETF ( IRV )
  • Guggenheim Multi-Asset Income ETF ( CVY ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CVY with an increase of 2.65% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of POT at 6.54%.



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.



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