Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (POT) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for January 15, 2013


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Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. ( POT ) will begin trading ex-dividend on January 15, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.21 per share is scheduled to be paid on February 07, 2013. Shareholders who purchased POT stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an 200% increase over the same period a year ago.

The previous trading day's last sale of POT was $42.78, representing a -10.88% decrease from the 52 week high of $48 and a 16.47% 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 $2.68. Zacks Investment Research reports POT's forecasted earnings growth in 2012 as -18.08%, compared to an industry average of -1.1%.

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 MSCI Canada Currency Hedged Equity Fund ( DBCN ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is AADR with an increase of 10.15% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of POT at 6.76%.

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