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: $7.25267 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 351,049,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.64
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $24.14
  • 52 Week Range: $19.23 - $34.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 50.74
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.31
  • P/E Growth: 2.66
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $7.15 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.05
  • Book Value: $27.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.77
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.9%
  • EBIDTA: $1.07 billion
  • Net Margins: 2.07%
  • Return on Equity: 3.31%
  • Return on Assets: 1.88%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 1.78%
  • Quick Ratio: 0.88%
  • Average Volume: 4.09 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.27
  • Short Ratio: 4.13

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, August 17th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, September 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, September 21st. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.82%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Wednesday, September 6th. View Mosaic Company (The)'s Dividend History.

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

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) issued its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.29 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating the Zacks' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.04. The firm earned $1.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $1.75 billion. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.31% and a net margin of 2.07%. The firm's revenue was up 4.7% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company earned $0.06 EPS. View Mosaic Company (The)'s Earnings History.

When will Mosaic Company (The) make its next earnings announcement?

Mosaic Company (The) is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, November, 7th 2017. View Earnings Estimates for Mosaic Company (The).

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

13 brokers have issued 12 month price objectives for Mosaic Company (The)'s stock. Their predictions range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they expect Mosaic Company (The)'s share price to reach $24.00 in the next year. 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
  • Kimberly Bors, Senior Vice President - Human Resources
  • 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
  • Corrine D. Ricard, Senior Vice President - Commercial for Mosaic
  • Robert L. Lumpkins, Non-Executive Independent Chairman of the Board
  • Nancy E. Cooper, Independent Director

Who owns Mosaic Company (The) stock?

Mosaic Company (The)'s stock is owned by many different of retail and institutional investors. Top institutional shareholders include Vanguard Group Inc. (10.33%), BlackRock Inc. (6.81%), State Street Corp (5.68%), FIL Ltd (3.27%), Capital World Investors (2.79%) and JPMorgan Chase & Co. (2.34%). Company insiders that own Mosaic Company (The) stock include Anthony T Brausen, Denise C Johnson, Emery N Koenig, 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 New York Mellon Corp, Capital World Investors, Franklin Resources Inc., Thrivent Financial For Lutherans, Los Angeles Capital Management & Equity Research Inc., BlackRock Inc., JPMorgan Chase & Co. and Northern Trust Corp. 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 acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including NN Investment Partners Holdings N.V., BlueMountain Capital Management LLC, Renaissance Technologies LLC, Vanguard Group Inc., Shapiro Capital Management LLC, W. E. Donoghue & Co. LLC, Thompson Siegel & Walmsley LLC and Strs Ohio. 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 $21.31.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE MOS)
Community Ranking:  1.9 out of 5 (star)
Outperform Votes:  397 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  626 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,023
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: 4 Sell Ratings, 8 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.77)
Consensus Price Target: $24.00 (12.62% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
9/8/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$25.00HighView Rating Details
8/17/2017Vertical ResearchUpgradeSell -> HoldMediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$27.00 -> $24.00MediumView Rating Details
8/8/2017Royal Bank Of CanadaReiterated RatingSector Perform$25.00 -> $23.00MediumView Rating Details
8/7/2017Morgan StanleyLower Price TargetEqual Weight$27.00 -> $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
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
8/17/2016Susquehanna Bancshares IncDowngradePositive -> Neutral$30.00 -> $28.00N/AView Rating Details
8/3/2016J P Morgan Chase & CoSet Price TargetHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
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 9/19/2015 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
10/30/2017N/AView Earnings Details
8/1/2017Q2 2017$0.25$0.29$1.75 billion$1.75 billionViewListenView Earnings Details
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)
Next Dividend:9/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:2.82%
Dividend Growth:3.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:142.86% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
76.92% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
60.00% (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: 77.00%
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
8/21/2017Robert L LumpkinsDirectorBuy7,000$19.94$139,580.00View SEC Filing  
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 logoSaudi Arabia to Seek Bidders for 1000-Mile Red Sea-Gulf Railway - Bloomberg - September 18 at 5:56 AM logoPRO Weekly Digest: Investing In The Semiconductor Industry With Jay Deahna - September 17 at 7:52 PM logoHead to Head Review: Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) versus Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) - September 17 at 10:16 AM logoMosaic Company (The) Sees Unusually Large Options Volume (MOS) - September 15 at 1:02 AM logoMosaic Partners With Wave Solar To Launch Lead Gen Platform - September 14 at 7:54 AM logoComparing Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) & Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) - September 13 at 2:30 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) & Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) Head-To-Head Survey - September 12 at 12:28 AM logoIrma Cuts Power to 3.3 Million, Shuts Ports and Imperils Crops - Bloomberg - September 11 at 12:51 AM logoBlacksalt Alum Takes Command of the Food at NoVa Restaurant Group - September 10 at 7:50 PM logoThe Mosaic Company Will Contribute $100000 To Aid In Disaster Relief For Florida - PR Newswire (press release) - September 9 at 11:46 PM logoThe Mosaic Company Will Contribute $100,000 To Aid In Disaster Relief For Florida - September 9 at 11:46 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Receives "Hold" Rating from BMO Capital Markets - September 9 at 8:40 AM logoHurricane Irma's Chemical Fallout Could Be Worse than Harvey's - Bloomberg - September 9 at 6:20 AM logoHere's Why Mosaic Co Dropped 12.7% in August - Motley Fool - September 9 at 6:20 AM logoHere's Why Mosaic Co Dropped 12.7% in August - September 9 at 6:20 AM logoHead to Head Analysis: Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) vs. Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) - September 8 at 9:04 AM logoHere's Why Mosaic Co Dropped 12.7% in August - September 8 at 8:38 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) & Terra Nitrogen Company, L.P. (TNH) Head-To-Head Review - September 6 at 4:30 AM logoThis Stock Has A 2.99% Yield, Sells For Less Than Book, and Insiders Have Been Buying - Nasdaq - September 5 at 9:40 PM logoMosaic Enters Oversold Territory - Nasdaq - September 5 at 4:39 PM logoEx-Dividend Reminder: Hudbay Minerals, Mosaic and BHP Billiton - Nasdaq - September 5 at 4:39 PM logoMosaic Company (MOS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for September 06, 2017 - Nasdaq - September 5 at 4:39 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Expected to Post Earnings of $0.25 Per Share - September 4 at 12:32 PM logoMosaic Company (MOS) Down 12.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It ... - Nasdaq - September 3 at 12:49 AM logoMosaic Company (MOS) Down 12.7% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - September 2 at 6:25 AM logoCramer unpacks Analog Devices' 'mosaic' of unstoppable growth drivers - September 1 at 5:59 AM logoMosaic Company (The) Target of Unusually High Options Trading (MOS) - September 1 at 1:58 AM logoMosaic, Accretive Acquisition, Q2 Review, Analysts Target and the Phosphate, Potash Markets - August 30 at 6:45 AM logoMorning Sector Snapshot: Gas Distributors Up, Precious Metals Down - August 30 at 6:45 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Given Average Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - August 29 at 12:38 PM logoAdtran establishes Mosaic alliance to push network standards - August 29 at 2:36 AM logoADTRAN Establishes Mosaic Open Network Alliance - August 28 at 5:45 AM logoInvestors Purchase High Volume of Mosaic Company (The) Put Options (MOS) - August 26 at 3:14 AM logoRobert L. Lumpkins Purchases 7,000 Shares of Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Stock - August 21 at 7:46 PM logoPre-Market Technical Pulse on Agricultural Chemicals Stocks -- Mosaic, Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan, Scotts Miracle Gro, and Agrium - August 21 at 8:04 AM logoVictims of the Terrorist Attacks in Spain - August 21 at 12:56 AM logo$1.94 Billion in Sales Expected for Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) This Quarter - August 19 at 1:34 PM logoThe Latest: Barcelona van driver reportedly killed by police - August 18 at 3:34 PM logoStock Traders Purchase High Volume of Call Options on Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) - August 18 at 1:50 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) to Issue Quarterly Dividend of $0.15 - August 17 at 4:22 PM logoEarnings Review and Free Research Report: Mosaic’s Operating Earnings Rocketed 669.1% - August 17 at 3:37 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Upgraded by Vertical Research to "Hold" - August 17 at 11:28 AM logoMosaic Capital Corporation Announces Second Quarter 2017 Earnings - August 16 at 6:15 AM logoCorporate News Blog - Israel Chemicals Signs Contracts to Supply 750,000 Tonnes of Potash in India - August 14 at 3:16 PM logoBidaskClub Downgrades Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) to Strong Sell - August 13 at 12:44 AM logoSee what the IHS Markit Score report has to say about Mosaic Co. - August 12 at 5:43 AM logoMosaic Company (The)'s (MOS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus - August 8 at 8:56 PM logoRoyal Bank Of Canada Reaffirms "Sector Perform" Rating for Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) - August 8 at 7:34 PM logoAnalyzing CF Industries Holdings (CF) and Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) - August 8 at 10:28 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) PT Lowered to $25.00 - August 7 at 3:04 PM



Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Chart for Tuesday, September, 19, 2017

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