Mosaic Co Company Profile (NYSE:MOS)

About Mosaic Co (MOS)

Mosaic Co 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: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MOS
  • CUSIP: 61945C10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $26.93
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $28.41
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $28.88
  • 52-Week Range: $22.77 - $34.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 31.68
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 21.54
  • P/E Growth: 1.25
  • Market Cap: $9.43B
  • Outstanding Shares: 350,238,000
  • Beta: 1.29
  • Net Margins: 4.16%
  • Return on Equity: 2.81%
  • Return on Assets: 1.60%
  • Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 0.39%
  • Current Ratio: 2.07%
  • Quick Ratio: 1.13%

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 6 Sell Ratings, 9 Hold Ratings, 1 Buy Rating
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.69)
Consensus Price Target: $25.00 (7.17% downside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
4/18/2017Royal Bank of CanadaLower Price TargetSector Perform -> Sector Perform$31.00 -> $29.00MediumView Rating Details
4/15/2017Credit Suisse Group AGSet Price TargetSell$20.00LowView Rating Details
4/11/2017Citigroup IncLower Price TargetNeutral$34.00 -> $31.00MediumView Rating Details
4/5/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$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
8/3/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Set Price TargetHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
6/16/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingHoldN/AView Rating Details
5/31/2016Stifel NicolausDowngradeBuy -> HoldN/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
3/11/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeNeutral -> UnderweightN/AView Rating Details
2/16/2016Goldman Sachs Group IncLower 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 4/29/2015 forward)


Earnings History for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
Earnings by Quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
Earnings History by Quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallDetails
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 Co (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 Co (NYSE:MOS)
Most Recent Dividend:3/16/2017
Annual Dividend:$1.10
Dividend Yield:4.08%
Dividend Growth:3.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:130.95% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
102.80% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
88.00% (Based on Next Year's Estimates)
Track Record:2 Years of Consecutive Dividend Growth
Dividend Payments by Quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)

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

Insider Trades

Insider Trading and Institutional Ownership History for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
Insider Ownership Percentage: 0.52%
Institutional Ownership Percentage: 88.87%
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
Institutional Ownership by Quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
Insider Trades by Quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionDetails
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 Co (NYSE:MOS)
Latest Headlines for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)
DateHeadline logoMosaic (MOS) Getting Favorable Media Coverage, AlphaOne Reports - April 29 at 1:17 PM logoMosaic (MOS) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - April 29 at 12:41 AM logoMosaic (MOS) to Report Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - April 28 at 7:39 PM logoMosaic (MOS) Earning Somewhat Positive Media Coverage, Analysis Shows - April 26 at 9:26 PM logoPotash Prices Showed Weakness for the Week Ending April 21 - April 26 at 6:41 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Expected to Announce Quarterly Sales of $1.67 Billion - April 26 at 11:50 AM logo$0.19 EPS Expected for Mosaic Co (MOS) This Quarter - April 24 at 5:59 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Given Consensus Recommendation of "Hold" by Brokerages - April 24 at 2:57 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) PT Lowered to $29.00 at Royal Bank of Canada - April 24 at 9:20 AM logoMosaic (MOS) Given News Impact Score of 0.11 - April 23 at 9:39 PM logoFixed Income Analysis Of The Mosaic Company - April 23 at 7:03 PM logoFinal Trade: MOS, SEDG & more - April 21 at 6:28 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Cut to "Hold" at Zacks Investment Research - April 20 at 12:58 PM logoFertilizers Were More Affordable for the Week Ending April 14 - April 19 at 10:30 AM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Given New $29.00 Price Target at Royal Bank of Canada - April 18 at 8:16 AM logoMosaic (MOS) Given Media Sentiment Rating of 0.09 - April 18 at 12:57 AM logoMosaic Announces 2017 First Quarter Earnings Release And Conference Call - April 17 at 5:52 PM logoNucor (NUE) to Post Q1 Earnings: What's in the Cards? - April 17 at 10:10 AM logoCredit Suisse Group AG Analysts Give Mosaic Co (MOS) a $20.00 Price Target - April 17 at 8:10 AM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Given Hold Rating at Royal Bank of Canada - April 16 at 12:17 PM logoWilliams-Sonoma to open at Mosaic - April 16 at 9:47 AM logoMosaic Enters Oversold Territory - April 13 at 6:20 PM logoMosaic Breaks Below 200-Day Moving Average - Notable for MOS - April 12 at 7:32 PM
News IconBRIEF-Mosaic says there is room for further potash price appreciation - Analyst day - April 12 at 7:32 PM logoMAP Prices in Brazil Fell for the Week Ending April 7 - April 12 at 7:32 PM logoPotash Prices Continued to Recover Last Week - April 12 at 7:32 PM logoAnalysts’ April 2017 Recommendations and Targets for Agrium - April 12 at 7:32 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Earns Neutral Rating from Citigroup Inc - April 11 at 6:28 PM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - MOS - April 7 at 11:16 AM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Rating Reiterated by BMO Capital Markets - April 5 at 1:04 PM logoBRIEF-Mosaic Capital repotrs qtrly revenue $197,184 versus $182,329 - April 3 at 10:55 PM logoBRIEF-Mosaic Co's James O'Rourke's 2016 total compensation $7.3 mln - Reuters - April 3 at 5:53 PM logoMosaic Declares Production Disruption at Esterhazy Mine - April 3 at 10:10 AM logoBRIEF-The Mosaic Company reports production outage at Esterhazy K2 mine - Reuters - March 31 at 6:43 PM logoMosaic reports production outage at Esterhazy K2 mine - March 31 at 6:43 PM logoThe Mosaic Company Reports Production Outage At Esterhazy K2 Mine - March 31 at 9:35 AM logo8:38 am Mosaic announces an incident at its Esterhazy K2 potash mine involving a skip; not expected to materially impact Q1 potash results - March 31 at 9:35 AM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Sees Significant Decrease in Short Interest - March 30 at 8:46 AM logoMOSAIC CO Files SEC form 8-K, Mine Safety - Reporting of Shutdowns and Patterns of Violations - March 29 at 7:15 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Brokerages - March 29 at 2:49 PM logoWhy PotashCorp Is Bad News for Intrepid Potash - March 28 at 10:22 AM logo3 Big-Name Stocks With Dangerous Dividends - March 27 at 10:19 AM logoAdage Capital Partners Gp Llc Buys Wells Fargo, General Dynamics, Puma Biotechnology, Sells ... - March 25 at 9:11 AM logoGaia Agro Securitizadora S.A. - Primeira Série da 17ª Emissão CRA -- Moody's assigns definitive ratings of Baa3 (sf) / (sf) to the first series of the 17th issuance of Gaia Agro Securitizadora S.A.'s agribusiness certificates - March 22 at 11:43 PM logoPotash Prices Didn’t Move in the Week Ending March 17 - March 22 at 6:41 PM logoMosaic Co (MOS) Raised to Buy at Zacks Investment Research - March 21 at 8:18 PM logoMosaic To Host Analyst Day 2017 At New York Stock Exchange - March 14 at 5:45 PM logoMosaic Reaches Analyst Target Price - March 10 at 7:55 PM logoMosaic (MOS) Down 11% Since Earnings Report: Can It Rebound? - March 10 at 9:45 AM logoForty Under 40: Billy Parish, Mosaic - March 9 at 11:28 PM


Frequently Asked Questions for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)

What is Mosaic Co's stock symbol?

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

How often does Mosaic Co pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mosaic Co?

Mosaic Co announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, December 15th. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share on Thursday, March 16th. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 4.08%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 28th.

How were Mosaic Co's earnings last quarter?

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) announced its quarterly earnings data on Tuesday, February, 7th. The company reported $0.26 earnings per share for the quarter, beating analysts' consensus estimates of $0.13 by $0.13. The business earned $1.90 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.80 billion. Mosaic Co had a return on equity of 2.81% and a net margin of 4.16%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 13.9% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the company posted $0.44 EPS.

When will Mosaic Co make its next earnings announcement?

Mosaic Co is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, May, 2nd 2017.

What guidance has Mosaic Co issued on next quarter's earnings?

Mosaic Co issued an update on its fourth quarter earnings guidance on Tuesday, January, 20th. The company provided earnings per share (EPS) guidance of $0.83-0.88 for the period, compared to the Thomson Reuters consensus EPS estimate of $0.60.

Where is Mosaic Co's stock going? Where will Mosaic Co's stock price be in 2017?

16 brokers have issued twelve-month price targets for Mosaic Co's shares. Their forecasts range from $20.00 to $31.00. On average, they expect Mosaic Co's stock price to reach $25.00 in the next twelve months.

Are investors shorting Mosaic Co?

Mosaic Co saw a drop in short interest during the month of March. As of March 15th, there was short interest totalling 18,517,734 shares, a drop of 27.0% from the February 28th total of 25,357,008 shares. Based on an average daily trading volume, of 6,126,642 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 3.0 days.

Who owns Mosaic Co stock?

Mosaic Co's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include S&CO Inc. (0.26%), Horseman Capital Management Ltd (0.26%), Global Thematic Partners LLC (0.25%), Strs Ohio (0.23%), Foundation Resource Management Inc. (0.17%) and Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc. (0.16%). Company insiders that own Mosaic Co stock include Anthony T Brausen, Denise C Johnson, Emery N Koenig, Gary N Davis, Gregory L Ebel, James Calvin O'rourke, Mark J Isaacson, Richard L Mack, Robert L Lumpkins and William T Monahan.

Who sold Mosaic Co stock? Who is selling Mosaic Co stock?

Mosaic Co's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Korea Investment CORP, Nikko Asset Management Americas Inc., Global Thematic Partners LLC, Strs Ohio, Bank of Montreal Can, Glen Harbor Capital Management LLC, Oslo Asset Management AS and First American Trust FSB. Company insiders that have sold Mosaic Co stock in the last year include Anthony T Brausen and Richard L Mack.

Who bought Mosaic Co stock? Who is buying Mosaic Co stock?

Mosaic Co's stock was bought by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Horseman Capital Management Ltd, First Manhattan Co., Russell Investments Group Ltd., Nationwide Fund Advisors, Anderson Hoagland & Co., Atria Investments LLC, Brookstone Capital Management and Chevy Chase Trust Holdings Inc.. Company insiders that have bought Mosaic Co stock in the last two years include Denise C Johnson, Emery N Koenig, Gregory L Ebel, James Calvin O'rourke, Mark J Isaacson, Robert L Lumpkins and William T Monahan.

How do I buy Mosaic Co stock?

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

How much does a share of Mosaic Co stock cost?

One share of Mosaic Co stock can currently be purchased for approximately $26.93.

Mosaic Co (MOS) Chart for Saturday, April, 29, 2017

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