Highlights on Block Activity and Options Trading for Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan

Posted on 06/27/2012 by Peter Mankowitz


NEW YORK (AVAFIN) -- A total of 13 block trades were executed today, typically at least 10,000 shares or more represent a single block unit. Block trades help investors understand the sentiment of large financial institutions. Further trading analysis reveals that 208,697 shares were bought and 154,767 shares were sold. The bought/sold ratio for shares of Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan is 1.35, representing a positive net cash flow of $2,313,977 into the stock.

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Options traders were busy as well, a total of 13,145 call and 27,659 put contracts were traded yesterday yielding a 2.10 put/call ratio.

Shares of POT opened today at $42.78 and settled the day up $0.61 to $43.11 during the session. The day's trading range is between $42.70 and $43.43 respectively. Performance indicators show that the stock has lost -8.31% within the last quarter. On the volume side, 9M shares were traded which is greater than the average volume of 5M shares. Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan is trading above the 50 day moving average and lower than the 200 day moving average. The stock's 52 week low is $36.73 and 52 week high is $62.60. The stock has a P/E ratio of 13.16 and a dividend yield of 0.82%.

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