Potash Corp profit falls, but tops company's outlook

Thu Jul 24, 2014 6:12am EDT
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July 24, (Reuters) - Potash Corp of Saskatchewan reported a lower second-quarter profit on Thursday, but the results topped the company's forecast on stronger global fertilizer demand.

Net earnings for the world's biggest fertilizer company by market capitalization fell to $472 million, or 56 cents per share, from $643 million, or 73 cents per share, a year earlier. (Reporting by Rod Nickel in Winnipeg, Manitoba; Editing by Lisa Von Ahn)