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Mosaic (MOS) Stock Price, News & Analysis

+0.05 (+0.16%)
(As of 02:03 PM ET)
Today's Range
50-Day Range
52-Week Range
1.44 million shs
Average Volume
4.82 million shs
Market Capitalization
$9.92 billion
P/E Ratio
Dividend Yield
Price Target

Mosaic MarketRank™ Stock Analysis

Analyst Rating
2.23 Rating Score
24.9% Upside
$38.36 Price Target
Short Interest
2.27% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Based on Four Factors
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
0.66mentions of Mosaic in the last 14 days
Based on 15 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Proj. Earnings Growth
From $2.67 to $2.24 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

New Rank-Based ScoringMarketRank is calculated by averaging available category scores (with extra weight given to analysis and valuation), then ranking the company's weighted average against that of other companies.

4.32 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

25th out of 171 stocks

Agricultural Chemicals Industry

3rd out of 9 stocks

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About Mosaic Stock (NYSE:MOS)

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and Mosaic Fertilizantes. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names, as well as produces a double sulfate of potash magnesia product under K-Mag brand name. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients, animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, farmers, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

MOS Stock Price History

MOS Stock News Headlines

A Closer Look at 4 Analyst Recommendations For Mosaic
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Will Pay A Dividend Of $0.21
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Is Due To Pay A Dividend Of $0.21
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Has Announced A Dividend Of $0.21
Mosaic declares $0.21 dividend
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Is Increasing Its Dividend To $0.21
Mosaic: Despite Challenges, I Believe It's Dirt Cheap
Decoding The Mosaic Co (MOS): A Strategic SWOT Insight
Mosaic Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2023 Results
Mosaic Q4 2023 Earnings Preview
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Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 3/21 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Last Earnings
Ex-Dividend for 6/20 Dividend
Dividend Payable
Next Earnings (Estimated)
Fiscal Year End

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Agricultural chemicals
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
Year Founded

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Target
High Stock Price Target
Low Stock Price Target
Potential Upside/Downside
Consensus Rating
Rating Score (0-4)
Research Coverage
13 Analysts


Net Income
$1.16 billion
Pretax Margin


Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$13.70 billion
Cash Flow
$6.86 per share
Book Value
$38.36 per share


Free Float
Market Cap
$9.75 billion
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MOS Stock Analysis - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mosaic stock right now?

13 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mosaic in the last year. There are currently 2 sell ratings, 6 hold ratings and 5 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "hold" MOS shares. A hold rating indicates that analysts believe investors should maintain any existing positions they have in MOS, but not buy additional shares or sell existing shares.
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What is Mosaic's stock price target for 2024?

13 Wall Street analysts have issued 12-month price objectives for Mosaic's stock. Their MOS share price targets range from $29.00 to $51.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $38.36 in the next year. This suggests a possible upside of 24.9% from the stock's current price.
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How have MOS shares performed in 2024?

Mosaic's stock was trading at $35.73 at the start of the year. Since then, MOS shares have decreased by 14.0% and is now trading at $30.71.
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Are investors shorting Mosaic?

Mosaic saw a increase in short interest in the month of April. As of April 15th, there was short interest totaling 6,940,000 shares, an increase of 36.1% from the March 31st total of 5,100,000 shares. Based on an average trading volume of 4,790,000 shares, the days-to-cover ratio is presently 1.4 days. Currently, 2.2% of the shares of the company are sold short.
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When is Mosaic's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Tuesday, August 6th 2024.
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How were Mosaic's earnings last quarter?

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) posted its earnings results on Wednesday, May, 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.65 earnings per share for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.66 by $0.01. The basic materials company earned $2.68 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $2.88 billion. Mosaic had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 8.23% and a net margin of 6.07%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 25.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same period in the prior year, the company earned $1.14 EPS.
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How often does Mosaic pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mosaic?

Mosaic announced a quarterly dividend on Thursday, March 21st. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 6th will be given a dividend of $0.21 per share on Thursday, June 20th. This represents a $0.84 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 2.74%. The ex-dividend date is Thursday, June 6th.
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Is Mosaic a good dividend stock?

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) pays an annual dividend of $0.84 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 2.74%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 6 consecutive years, indicating the company has a new, but growing committment to grow its dividend. The dividend payout ratio is 35.74%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 37.50% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
Read our dividend analysis for MOS.

How will Mosaic's stock buyback program work?

Mosaic announced that its Board of Directors has initiated a share buyback plan on Monday, August 1st 2022, which permits the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization permits the company to repurchase up to 10.8% of its shares through open market purchases. Shares repurchase plans are generally an indication that the company's management believes its stock is undervalued.

What is Joc O’Rourke's approval rating as Mosaic's CEO?

61 employees have rated Mosaic Chief Executive Officer Joc O’Rourke on Joc O’Rourke has an approval rating of 54% among the company's employees. This puts Joc O’Rourke in the bottom 25% of approval ratings compared to other CEOs of publicly-traded companies.

What other stocks do shareholders of Mosaic own?

Based on aggregate information from My MarketBeat watchlists, some companies that other Mosaic investors own include Bank of America (BAC), Intel (INTC), Freeport-McMoRan (FCX), Micron Technology (MU), AT&T (T), General Electric (GE), Walt Disney (DIS), NVIDIA (NVDA), QUALCOMM (QCOM) and Tesla (TSLA).

Who are Mosaic's major shareholders?

Mosaic's stock is owned by a number of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include Vanguard Group Inc. (12.23%), Capital World Investors (4.17%), Price T Rowe Associates Inc. MD (3.32%), LSV Asset Management (0.77%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.36%) and Swedbank AB (0.36%). Insiders that own company stock include Corrine D Ricard, Denise C Johnson, Gregory L Ebel, James Calvin O'rourke, Mark J Isaacson, SA Vale and Walter F Precourt III.
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How do I buy shares of Mosaic?

Shares of MOS stock can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Charles Schwab, E*TRADE, Fidelity, and Vanguard Brokerage Services.
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This page (NYSE:MOS) was last updated on 5/21/2024 by Staff

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