Wednesday, March 11, 2009

POT Could Be a Great Long-Term Investment

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Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Inc. (POT)
Current Price: $74.63
Potash Corp is an integrated producer of fertilizer, industrial and animal feed products. They are the world's largest fertilizer enterprise, producing the three primary plant nutrients: potash, phosphate and nitrogen.
POT recorded a whopping 80% gain in sales in 2008 over the previous year. POT also saw a gain of 216.7% in net income and gross margin rose to $4.9 billion, a 161% increase over the $1.9 billion in 2007.

POT has about $9 Billion in revenue, nearly $277 Million in cash, and a compelling trailing P/E of only 7.
POT has potash assets unmatched by any other world producer, and is expanding to build their competitive strength.
The fact of the matter is, demand is rising and supply is falling.
due to hedge fund redemptions/liquidations and the commodity sell-off, POT has been inexplicably sold off along with any and all energy or commodity related names making it an attractive agriculture play
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