Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 09, 2013

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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. ( POT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 09, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.28 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 02, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 33.33% increase over the prior quarter. At the current stock price of $39.42, the dividend yield is 2.84%.

The previous trading day's last sale of POT was $39.42, representing a -14.6% decrease from the 52 week high of $46.16 and a 7.32% increase over the 52 week low of $36.73.

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 $2.38. Zacks Investment Research reports POT's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 6.75%, compared to an industry average of 7.3%.


For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the POT Dividend History page.

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 )
  • WCM BNY Mellon Focused Growth ADR ETF ( AADR )
  • Market Vectors Hard Assets Producers ETF ( HAP )
  • db-X trackers MSCI Canada Hedged Equity Fund ( DBCN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AADR with an increase of 15.11% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of POT at 6.61%.



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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Referenced Stocks: AADR , DBCN , HAP , MON , MOO , POT , SYT

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