Based on the aggregated intelligence of 180,000-plus investors participating in Motley Fool CAPS, the Fool's free investing community, fertilizer giant PotashCorp (NYSE:POT) has earned a respected four-star ranking.

With that in mind, let's take a closer look at PotashCorp and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.

PotashCorp facts

Headquarters (founded)

Saskatoon, Canada (1953)

Market Cap

$34.4 billion


Fertilizers and agricultural chemicals

Trailing-12-Month Revenue

$7.4 billion


CEO William Doyle (since 1998)

CFO Wayne Brownlee (since 1999)

Return on Equity (average, past 3 years)



$562.0 million / $4.1 billion

Dividend Yield





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Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.

On CAPS, 97% of the 4,958 members who have rated PotashCorp believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.

Earlier this week, one of those Fools, Nehams, succinctly summed up the PotashCorp bull case for our community: "Enjoys economies of scale as a leader in an essential nutrient, gets a part of revenue from the always-in-demand nutrient nitrogen, heavy warchest, and improving dividends."

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