Somewhat Favorable News Coverage Somewhat Unlikely to Affect Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (POT) Stock Price
News stories about Potash Co. of Saskatchewan (NYSE:POT) (TSE:POT) have been trending somewhat positive on Friday, according to Accern. The research firm identifies positive and negative news coverage by analyzing more than 20 million blog and news sources. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of negative one to one, with scores nearest to one being the most favorable. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan earned a media sentiment score of 0.09 on Accern’s scale. Accern also assigned media stories about the fertilizer maker an impact score of 46.8753392832031 out of 100, meaning that recent news coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an effect on the company’s share price in the near future.
Here are some of the news articles that may have effected Accern Sentiment Analysis’s analysis:
- K+S expects earnings gain from Saskatchewan mine – Manitoba Co-operator (manitobacooperator.ca)
- Explainer-Chile Attempts to Block China From Prize Lithium Asset (nytimes.com)
- Corn as cash: Brazil’s bartering farmers raise risks for Canada’s Nutrien – The Business Times (businesstimes.com.sg)
- Brazil’s bartering farmers raise risks for Nutrien, Energy … – The Business Times (businesstimes.com.sg)
- Small Gains for TSX at Open (baystreet.ca)
Separately, Stephens began coverage on Potash Co. of Saskatchewan in a research report on Monday, December 4th. They set an “overweight” rating and a $23.00 price objective for the company. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, four have given a hold rating and eight have assigned a buy rating to the company’s stock. Potash Co. of Saskatchewan currently has an average rating of “Buy” and a consensus price target of $20.39.
Potash Co. of Saskatchewan Company Profile
Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc (PCS) is a fertilizer producer producing a range of primary crop nutrients, such as potash, nitrogen and phosphate. The Company operates through three segments: potash, nitrogen and phosphate. As of December 31, 2016, it owned and operated five potash operations in Saskatchewan and owned one in New Brunswick.
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