Potash Corp profit falls on weaker offshore sales

Thu Oct 25, 2012 6:16am EDT
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Oct 25 (Reuters) - Potash Corp of Saskatchewan reported a lower third-quarter profit on Thursday as sales of the crop nutrient potash to China and India slipped, the company said.

Net earnings fell to $645 million, or 74 cents per share, from $826 million, or 94 cents per share, a year earlier.

Analysts were expecting earnings per share of 75 cents.