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: $7.39 billion
  • Outstanding Shares: 351,049,000
Average Prices:
  • 50 Day Moving Avg: $20.74
  • 200 Day Moving Avg: $23.07
  • 52 Week Range: $19.23 - $34.36
  • Trailing P/E Ratio: 52.14
  • Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.06
  • P/E Growth: 2.99
Sales & Book Value:
  • Annual Revenue: $7.15 billion
  • Price / Sales: 1.03
  • Book Value: $27.79 per share
  • Price / Book: 0.76
  • Annual Dividend: $0.60
  • Dividend Yield: 2.8%
  • EBITDA: $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: 4.05 million shs.
  • Beta: 1.29
  • 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. Shareholders 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 2.85%. The ex-dividend date 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) announced its earnings results on Tuesday, August, 1st. The company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters' consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.04. The firm earned $1.75 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.75 billion. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.31% and a net margin of 2.07%. The company's quarterly revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.06 earnings per share. 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, October, 31st 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?

15 equities research analysts have issued 12-month price targets for Mosaic Company (The)'s shares. Their forecasts range from $19.00 to $26.00. On average, they anticipate Mosaic Company (The)'s stock price to reach $23.98 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
  • 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

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 $21.06.

MarketBeat Community Rating for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE MOS)
Community Ranking:  2.0 out of 5 (star star)
Outperform Votes:  408 (Vote Outperform)
Underperform Votes:  638 (Vote Underperform)
Total Votes:  1,046
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, 9 Hold Ratings, 2 Buy Ratings
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 1.87)
Consensus Price Target: $23.98 (13.89% upside)
Consensus Price Target History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Price Target History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
Analysts' Ratings History for Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)
DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetImpact on Share PriceDetails
10/12/2017Stifel NicolausReiterated RatingHold$24.00N/AView Rating Details
10/11/2017HSBC Holdings plcInitiated CoverageBuy$24.80N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017Piper Jaffray CompaniesSet Price TargetHold$23.00N/AView Rating Details
10/6/2017BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingMarket Perform$23.00 -> $25.00N/AView Rating Details
8/17/2017Vertical ResearchUpgradeSell -> HoldMediumView 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
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
(Data available from 10/18/2015 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
10/31/2017$0.25N/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)
Most Recent Dividend:9/21/2017
Annual Dividend:$0.60
Dividend Yield:2.85%
Dividend Growth:3.20% (3 Year Average)
Payout Ratio:142.86% (Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
83.33% (Based on This Year's Estimates)
57.14% (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: 76.92%
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 logoHow’s the Fertilizer Market in China? - October 17 at 4:41 AM logoMosaic Company (The)'s (MOS) "Hold" Rating Reiterated at Stifel Nicolaus - October 15 at 10:08 AM logoThe Amazon Effect: How taxpayers are funding the disruption of the U.S. economy - October 12 at 7:04 AM logoKBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Mosaic Solar Loans 2017-2 - October 12 at 7:04 AM logo Analysts Expect Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) to Post $0.25 EPS - October 11 at 10:10 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Now Covered by HSBC Holdings plc - October 11 at 9:58 AM logoBrewers Take Home Top Honors at the 2017 Great American Beer Festival® - October 7 at 7:29 PM logoPiper Jaffray Companies Analysts Give Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) a $23.00 Price Target - October 7 at 8:38 AM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Stock Rating Reaffirmed by BMO Capital Markets - October 6 at 6:38 PM
News IconUBER'S UK NIGHTMARE: All the problems facing the ride-hailing app in Britain right now - October 5 at 9:15 AM logoAt Totokaelo’s New Home, the Fitting Rooms Are Bank Vaults - October 5 at 9:15 AM logoUber: The uncomfortable view from the driving seat - October 5 at 9:15 AM logoIIROC Trade Resumption - MOS - October 5 at 9:15 AM logoIIROC Trading Halt - MOS - October 2 at 5:32 PM logoThe Mosaic Co. : MOS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 27, 2017 - October 2 at 11:43 AM logoThe Mosaic Co. : MOS-US: Dividend Analysis : September 07th, 2017 (record date) : By the numbers : September 27, 2017 - October 2 at 11:43 AM logoMosaic Company (The) Target of Unusually Large Options Trading (MOS) - September 29 at 1:02 AM logoLife of Uber UK drivers shows company ‘directs and controls’ - September 28 at 6:54 PM logoBRIEF-Mosaic Acquisition Corp‍ files for IPO of up to $300 mln - September 27 at 8:42 PM logoMosaic (MOS) Issues Q3 Business Update Post Hurricane Irma - Nasdaq - September 27 at 9:34 AM logoThe Mosaic Co. breached its 50 day moving average in a Bullish Manner : MOS-US : September 27, 2017 - September 27 at 9:34 AM logoMosaic (MOS) Issues Q3 Business Update Post Hurricane Irma - September 26 at 8:58 AM logoAmateur Archaeologists in England Unearth Rare Roman Mosaic - September 24 at 7:35 PM logoMosaic Company (The) (MOS) Given Average Rating of "Hold" by Analysts - September 23 at 12:54 PM logoMosaic Company Is Currently The Wrong Stock At The Wrong Time - Seeking Alpha - September 23 at 8:20 AM logoETFs with exposure to The Mosaic Co. : September 22, 2017 - September 23 at 8:20 AM logoThe Mosaic Company Business Update - PR Newswire (press release) - September 22 at 6:32 AM 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



Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Chart for Wednesday, October, 18, 2017

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