January 12, 2012
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's business and see what CAPS investors are saying about the stock right now.
||Saskatoon, Canada (1953)
||Fertilizers and agricultural chemicals
||CEO William Doyle (since 1998)
CFO Wayne Brownlee (since 1999)
|Return on Equity (Average, Past 3 Years)
||$394.0 million / $4.6 billion
Sources: S&P Capital IQ and Motley Fool CAPS.
On CAPS, 96% of the 4,815 members who have rated PotashCorp believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 going forward.
Earlier this week, one of those bulls, JMFreed, highlighted PotashCorp as a potent turnaround opportunity:
Timing is right, take advantage of the current valuation. Presently combatting depressed prices by decreasing production in the short-term; demand is going nowhere but up; expect prices (and the stock price) to move back up sooner than later ... and likely later as well.
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