Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Earnings Preview: Can This Streak Finally End?
Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) will report earnings before markets open on Thursday, April 25th. Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. produces potash, phosphate, and nitrogen to the agricultural and industrial industries worldwide. The Company conducts operations in Canada, Chile, the United States, Brazil, and Trinidad.
Here is your Cheat Sheet to Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan Earnings:
Earnings Expectations: Analysts expect earnings of $0.60 per share on revenues of $1.84 billion. Currently, the company’s P/E ratio stands at 16.14.
Analysts have a more negative outlook for the company’s next-quarter performance. Over the past three months, the average estimate for next quarter’s earnings has fallen from a profit of $0.9 to a profit $0.89. For the current year, the average estimate is a profit of $3.02, which is worse than the estimate ninety days ago.
Here’s how Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan has been performing on an annual basis:
|Revenue ($) in millions||9,446||3,977||6,539||8,715||7,927|
|Diluted EPS ($)||3.64||1.08||1.95||3.51||2.37|
Next, our CHEAT SHEET investing framework asks us to drill down to the recent quarterly data:
|Quarter||Dec. 31, 2011||Mar. 31, 2012||Jun. 30, 2012||Sep. 30, 2012||Dec. 31, 2012|
|Revenue ($) in millions||1,865||1,746||2,396||2,143||1,642|
|Diluted EPS ($)||0.77||0.56||0.60||0.74||0.48|
Potash Corp. Of Saskatchewan has missed analyst estimates 4 times in the past four quarters. Shareholders could expect a bust if the company misses estimates.
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