Mosaic Company (The) Company Profile (NYSE:MOS)

About Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)

Mosaic Company (The) logoThe Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. The Company is a supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. The Phosphates segment owns and operates mines and production facilities in Florida, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients, and processing plants in Louisiana, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients. The Potash segment mines and processes potash in Canada and the United States, and sells potash in North America and internationally. The International Distribution segment markets phosphate-, potash- and nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and provides other ancillary services to wholesalers, cooperatives, independent retailers and farmers in South America and the Asia-Pacific regions.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Fertilizer
  • Sub-Industry: Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
  • Symbol: NYSE:MOS
  • CUSIP: 61945C10
  • Web:
  • Market Cap: $8.41388 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 351,017,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $23.01
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $27.32
  • 52 Week Range: $21.78 - $34.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 213.39
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.16
  • P/E Growth: 1.31
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $7.07 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.22
  • Book Value: $27.41 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.90
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.5%
  • EBIDTA: $1.07 billion
  • Net Margins: 0.57%
  • Return on Equity: 2.48%
  • Return on Assets: 1.41%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 1.97%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.03%
  • Average Volume: 4.71 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.23
  • Short Ratio: 4.37

Frequently Asked Questions for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)

What is Mosaic Company (The)'s stock symbol?

Mosaic Company (The) trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MOS."

How often does Mosaic Company (The) pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mosaic Company (The)?

Mosaic Company (The) announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 18th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, June 15th. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 2.44%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, May 30th. View Mosaic Company (The)'s Dividend History.

How were Mosaic Company (The)'s earnings last quarter?

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) released its earnings results on Tuesday, May, 2nd. The company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.15. The business earned $1.58 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.68 billion. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 2.48% and a net margin of 0.57%. The company's quarterly revenue was down 5.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period last year, the firm earned $0.14 earnings per share. View Mosaic Company (The)'s Earnings History.

Where is Mosaic Company (The)'s stock going? Where will Mosaic Company (The)'s stock price be in 2017?

14 brokers have issued 1 year target prices for Mosaic Company (The)'s stock. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $28.00. On average, they expect Mosaic Company (The)'s stock price to reach $24.75 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Mosaic Company (The).

Who are some of Mosaic Company (The)'s key competitors?

Who are Mosaic Company (The)'s key executives?

Mosaic Company (The)'s management team includes the folowing people:

  • James Calvin O'Rourke, President, Chief Executive Officer, Director
  • Richard L. Mack Esq., Chief Financial Officer, Executive Vice President
  • Mark J. Isaacson, Senior Vice President, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary
  • Corrine D. Ricard, Senior Vice President - Human Resources, Senior Vice President - Commercial
  • Bruce M. Bodine Jr., Senior Vice President- Potash Operations
  • Richard N. McLellan, Senior Vice President, Brazil
  • Walter F. Precourt III, Senior Vice President - Phosphates Operations
  • Robert L. Lumpkins, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Nancy E. Cooper, Independent Director
  • Gregory L. Ebel, Independent Director

Who owns Mosaic Company (The) stock?

Mosaic Company (The)'s stock is owned by a number of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V. (0.73%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.17%), Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc. (0.13%), Jolley Asset Management LLC (0.05%), Kempner Capital Management Inc. (0.04%) and Bank of Montreal Can (0.04%). Company insiders that own Mosaic Company (The) stock include Anthony T Brausen, Denise C Johnson, Emery N Koenig, Gary N Davis, Gregory L Ebel, James Calvin O'rourke, Mark J Isaacson, Nancy E Cooper, Richard L Mack, Robert L Lumpkins and William T Monahan. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Mosaic Company (The).

Who sold Mosaic Company (The) stock? Who is selling Mosaic Company (The) stock?

Mosaic Company (The)'s stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Bank of Montreal Can, F&V Capital Management LLC, Nisa Investment Advisors LLC, Aperio Group LLC, Exxonmobil Investment Management Inc. TX, DnB Asset Management AS, Oregon Public Employees Retirement Fund and Visionary Asset Management Inc.. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mosaic Company (The).

Who bought Mosaic Company (The) stock? Who is buying Mosaic Company (The) stock?

Mosaic Company (The)'s stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., Mn Services Vermogensbeheer B.V., Fox Run Management L.L.C., Oakbrook Investments LLC, Atria Investments LLC, CenturyLink Investment Management Co, Jolley Asset Management LLC and CrestPoint Capital Management LLC. Company insiders that have bought Mosaic Company (The) stock in the last two years include Denise C Johnson, Emery N Koenig, Gregory L Ebel, James Calvin O'rourke, Mark J Isaacson, Richard L Mack, Robert L Lumpkins and William T Monahan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Mosaic Company (The).

How do I buy Mosaic Company (The) stock?

Shares of Mosaic Company (The) can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.

What is Mosaic Company (The)'s stock price today?

One share of Mosaic Company (The) stock can currently be purchased for approximately $24.54.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE MOS)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 ()
Outperform Votes:  371 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  586 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  957
MarketBeat's community ratings are surveys of what our community members think about Mosaic Company (The) and other stocks. Vote "Outperform" if you believe the stock will outperform the S&P 500 over the long term. Vote "Underperform" if you believe the stock will underperform the S&P 500 over the long term. You may vote once every thirty days.

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) (How are Consensus Ratings Calculated?)
Ratings Breakdown: 5 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.71)
Consensus Price Target: $24.75 (0.86% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
7/14/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$27.00LowView Rating Details
7/14/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform$26.00 -> $25.00LowView Rating Details
7/12/2017Citigroup Inc.Lower Price TargetNeutral$27.00 -> $26.00LowView Rating Details
5/15/2017Credit Suisse GroupReiterated RatingSell$19.00N/AView Rating Details
5/9/2017Atlantic SecuritiesUpgradeUnderweight -> Neutral$26.00LowView Rating Details
5/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsSet Price TargetHold$26.00LowView Rating Details
2/14/2017Barclays PLCSet Price TargetSell$25.00N/AView Rating Details
1/24/2017Cowen and CompanyUpgradeUnderperform -> Market PerformN/AView Rating Details
12/23/2016Sanford C. BernsteinReiterated RatingOverweightN/AView Rating Details
12/13/2016SidotiDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$23.00N/AView Rating Details
12/12/2016ScotiabankDowngradeSector Perform -> Underperform$31.54 -> $23.00N/AView Rating Details
8/31/2016Vertical ResearchDowngradeHold -> SellN/AView Rating Details
8/17/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncDowngradePositive -> Neutral$30.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/23/2016HSBC Holdings plcDowngradeHold -> Reduce$22.00N/AView Rating Details
5/6/2016Piper Jaffray CompaniesReiterated RatingNeutral$22.00 -> $24.00N/AView Rating Details
4/23/2016Vertical GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/AView Rating Details
4/4/2016CIBCDowngradeSector Perform -> Sector Underperform$25.00N/AView Rating Details
3/31/2016Brean CapitalReiterated RatingBuyN/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The)Lower Price TargetNeutral$28.00 -> $26.00N/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016Societe GeneraleDowngradeBuy -> SellN/AView Rating Details
9/22/2015Canaccord GenuityLower Price TargetHold$45.00 -> $35.00N/AView Rating Details
(Data available from 7/20/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Earnings by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE MOS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
5/2/2017Q1 2017$0.19$0.04$1.68 billion$1.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
2/7/2017Q416$0.13$0.26$1.80 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/1/2016Q316$0.11$0.33$1.92 billion$1.95 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/2/2016Q216$0.12$0.06$1.81 billion$1.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/4/2016Q116$0.14$0.14$1.56 billion$1.70 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2016Q415$0.44$0.53$1.93 billion$2.16 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
11/3/2015Q315$0.52$0.62$2.54 billion$2.10 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
8/4/2015Q215$0.91$1.05$2.40 billion$2.50 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
4/30/2015Q115$0.75$0.70$2.18 billion$2.14 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2015Q414$0.86$0.87$2.06 billion$2.38 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
10/30/2014Q314$0.59$0.56$2.54 billion$2.33 millionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/31/2014Q214$0.72$0.70$2.54 billion$2.40 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
5/6/2014Q114$0.58$0.54$2.30 billion$2.00 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
2/11/2014Q413$0.43$0.36$1.87 billion$2.18 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
11/5/2013Q313$0.56$0.51$2.60 billion$1.90 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
7/16/2013Q4 2013$1.14$1.14$2.82 billion$2.69 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
3/28/2013Q3 2013$0.88$0.90$2.54 billion$2.24 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
1/4/2013Q2 2013$0.88$1.05$2.54 billion$2.54 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
10/2/2012Q113$1.16$1.01$2.54 billion$2.51 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/17/2012$1.16$1.25ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/28/2012$0.74$0.64ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/4/2012$1.28$1.40ViewN/AView Earnings Details
9/28/2011$1.27$1.17ViewN/AView Earnings Details
7/18/2011$1.40$1.45ViewN/AView Earnings Details
3/30/2011$1.07$1.21ViewN/AView Earnings Details
1/4/2011$0.91$1.01ViewN/AView Earnings Details
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)


Earnings Estimates for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
2017 EPS Consensus Estimate: $2.02
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20171$0.36$0.36$0.36
Q2 20171$0.60$0.60$0.60
Q3 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
Q4 20171$0.53$0.53$0.53
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)


Current Dividend Information for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Most Recent Dividend:6/15/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:2.44%
Dividend Growth:3.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:545.50% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
67.42% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
51.72% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)

Dividend History by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE MOS)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable Date
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.38%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 81.61%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
5/16/2017Nancy E CooperDirectorSell1,100$23.39$25,729.00View SEC Filing  
5/5/2017Denise C JohnsonDirectorBuy803$23.58$18,934.74View SEC Filing  
5/4/2017Richard L MackCFOBuy7,500$23.35$175,125.00View SEC Filing  
2/10/2017Emery N KoenigDirectorBuy3,000$32.35$97,050.00View SEC Filing  
6/2/2016Anthony T BrausenVPSell19,716$25.72$507,095.52View SEC Filing  
5/13/2016Richard L MackCFOSell36,629$25.43$931,475.47View SEC Filing  
3/14/2016Gregory L EbelDirectorBuy9,000$29.56$266,040.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016Anthony T BrausenVPSell7,800$24.69$192,582.00View SEC Filing  
2/22/2016James Calvin O'rourkeCEOBuy3,000$24.98$74,940.00View SEC Filing  
2/19/2016Robert L LumpkinsDirectorBuy3,000$24.84$74,520.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016Mark J IsaacsonSVPBuy1,000$25.35$25,350.00View SEC Filing  
2/18/2016William T MonahanDirectorBuy4,000$25.21$100,840.00View SEC Filing  
2/16/2016Denise C JohnsonDirectorBuy775$23.05$17,863.75View SEC Filing  
7/23/2015Gary N DavisSVPSell5,298$44.21$234,224.58View SEC Filing  
5/21/2015Richard L MackCFOSell26,800$47.51$1,273,268.00View SEC Filing  
2/13/2015Mark J IsaacsonVPSell3,610$52.19$188,405.90View SEC Filing  
2/3/2015Gary N DavisSVPSell5,679$49.94$283,609.26View SEC Filing  
1/30/2015Gary N DavisSVPSell6,750$49.48$333,990.00View SEC Filing  
11/18/2014Richard N MclellanSVPSell13,915$46.72$650,108.80View SEC Filing  
10/3/2014James T ProkopankoCEOSell61,116$42.51$2,598,041.16View SEC Filing  
10/1/2014Lawrence W StranghoenerEVPSell12,084$44.11$533,025.24View SEC Filing  
9/15/2014Richard N MclellanSVPSell21,593$46.38$1,001,483.34View SEC Filing  
7/21/2014Gary N DavisSVPSell4,718$46.21$218,018.78View SEC Filing  
11/11/2013Gregory EbelDirectorBuy1,630$47.89$78,060.70View SEC Filing  
11/7/2013Emery KoenigDirectorBuy2,200$47.19$103,818.00View SEC Filing  
4/3/2013Emery N KoenigDirectorBuy2,000$58.22$116,440.00View SEC Filing  
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)


Headline Trends for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Latest Headlines for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
DateHeadline logoMosaic Names Kim Bors Senior Vice President Of Human Resources - PR Newswire (press release) - July 20 at 1:20 AM logoMosaic Names Kim Bors Senior Vice President Of Human Resources - July 20 at 1:20 AM logoMosaic: Be watchful of its debt position - July 17 at 11:48 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) Rating Reiterated by Stifel Nicolaus - July 15 at 10:34 AM logoMosaic Announces 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Release And ... - PR Newswire (press release) - July 15 at 6:34 AM logoMosaic Announces 2017 Second Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call - July 15 at 6:34 AM logoETFs with exposure to The Mosaic Co. : July 14, 2017 - July 15 at 6:34 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) PT Lowered to $25.00 - July 14 at 3:19 PM logoMosaic Global Holdings Inc. -- Moody's places Mosaic's ratings under review for downgrade - July 14 at 6:33 AM logoHead-To-Head Comparison: Rentech Nitrogen Partners (RNF) versus Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) - July 13 at 12:26 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) and CF Industries Holdings (CF) Head-To-Head Analysis - July 13 at 8:10 AM logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms Hold Rating for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) - July 12 at 9:34 PM logoZacks Investment Research Upgrades Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) to Hold - July 12 at 6:34 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) Price Target Lowered to $26.00 at Citigroup Inc. - July 12 at 2:25 PM logoFinancial Survey: CVR Partners, (UAN) versus Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) - July 12 at 8:16 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) Given Consensus Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - July 10 at 12:48 PM logo5 Value Stocks That Can Thrive in a Bear Market - July 10 at 6:31 AM
News IconThe top 10 beers chosen by beer enthusiasts across the US - July 8 at 12:43 PM logoAn Overview of 3 Key Agricultural Markets: China, India, Brazil - July 8 at 12:43 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) Expected to Post Quarterly Sales of $1.65 Billion - July 7 at 12:44 PM logoTraders Buy High Volume of Mosaic Company (The) Call Options (NYSE:MOS) - July 7 at 7:14 AM logoZacks: Brokerages Expect Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) Will Announce Earnings of $0.27 Per Share - July 5 at 4:22 PM logoWhy The Potash Cartel Remains Dead (For Now) - July 5 at 3:44 PM logoThe Mosaic Co. – Value Analysis (NYSE:MOS) : July 5, 2017 - July 5 at 3:44 PM logoHow MAP Prices in Brazil Performed Last Week - July 5 at 8:34 AM logoThe Mosaic Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MOS-US : July 4, 2017 - July 5 at 8:34 AM logoPotash Prices Stay Firm for the Week Ended June 30 - July 5 at 8:34 AM logoZacks Investment Research Downgrades Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) to Strong Sell - July 4 at 2:54 PM logoHow To Scale Your Culture While Growing Your Company - July 4 at 2:25 AM logoArtivest Named to the 2017 Fintech 250 by CB Insights - June 28 at 10:27 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Upgraded at BidaskClub - June 28 at 12:04 AM logoWhy Did MAP Prices Continue to Trend Lower Last Week? - June 21 at 7:47 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) & E.I. du Pont de Nemours and Company (DD) Head to Head Contrast - June 18 at 8:24 PM logoeQuine Holdings Announces the Top Five Equities Being Manipulated by Illegal Abusive Naked Short Sellers that have 50% or greater upside potential - June 16 at 7:34 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Upgraded to Sell by BidaskClub - June 13 at 10:26 PM logoMosaic Dividend Cut - How We Predicted It - June 13 at 6:46 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - June 13 at 12:50 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Given a $26.00 Price Target at Royal Bank Of Canada - June 11 at 11:32 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.65 Billion - June 11 at 8:36 AM logoRoyal Bank of Canada Reiterates Neutral Rating for Mosaic Co (MOS) - June 10 at 4:20 PM logoZacks: Analysts Expect Mosaic Co (MOS) to Post $0.27 EPS - June 9 at 6:46 PM logoHere's Why Nitrogen Fertilizer Stocks Lost as Much as 21% in May - June 7 at 11:18 PM logoWhy the Fertilizer Affordability Index Was Lower Last Week - June 7 at 11:18 PM logoWhat Fertilizer Capacity Expansion Means for Prices - June 7 at 6:17 PM logoHere's Why Nitrogen Fertilizer Stocks Lost as Much as 21% in May - June 7 at 11:42 AM logoMosaic Announces Brand New Rental Apartments in Port Coquitlam's Fremont Neighbourhood - June 5 at 7:16 PM logoWhy Is The Mosaic Company (MOS) Down 4.2% Since the Last Earnings Report? - Nasdaq - June 5 at 9:12 AM logoWhy Is The Mosaic Company (MOS) Down 4.2% Since the Last Earnings Report? - June 5 at 9:11 AM logoThe Mosaic Company (MOS) Presents At Bernstein's 33rd Annual Strategic Decisions Conference 2017 - Slideshow - June 1 at 7:27 PM logoThe Mosaic Co. : MOS-US: Dividend Analysis : June 01st, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : May 31, 2017 - May 31 at 6:58 PM



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