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NYSE:MOS

Mosaic - MOS Stock Forecast, Price & News

$54.76
+0.77 (+1.43%)
(As of 08/11/2022 12:00 AM ET)
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Today's Range
$54.30
$55.58
50-Day Range
$43.67
$59.69
52-Week Range
$29.14
$79.28
Volume
2.71 million shs
Average Volume
8.12 million shs
Market Capitalization
$19.82 billion
P/E Ratio
6.24
Dividend Yield
1.11%
Price Target
$65.29

Mosaic MarketRank™ Forecast

Analyst Rating
Moderate Buy
2.50 Rating Score
Upside/​Downside
18.5% Upside
$64.88 Price Target
Short Interest
Healthy
2.72% of Float Sold Short
Dividend Strength
Moderate
Based on Four Factors
Sustainability
-8.17
Upright™ Environmental Score
News Sentiment
-0.15mentions of Mosaic in the last 14 days
Based on 11 Articles This Week
Insider Trading
Selling Shares
$1.59 M Sold Last Quarter
Proj. Earnings Growth
-12.32%
From $13.31 to $11.67 Per Share

Overall MarketRank

MarketRank is calculated as an average of available category scores, with extra weight given to analysis and valuation.

2.33 out of 5 stars

Basic Materials Sector

67th out of 172 stocks

Agricultural Chemicals Industry

6th out of 10 stocks

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About Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Stock

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 Mosaic Company was incorporated in 2004 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.

Mosaic Price Performance

Shares of MOS Stock traded up $0.77 on Thursday, reaching $54.76. 2,761,945 shares of the company were exchanged, compared to its average volume of 8,122,646. The company has a market cap of $19.82 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 6.27, a P/E/G ratio of 0.58 and a beta of 1.62. The business has a 50-day moving average price of $50.16 and a 200 day moving average price of $55.78. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.28, a quick ratio of 0.65 and a current ratio of 1.30. Mosaic has a 1 year low of $29.14 and a 1 year high of $79.28.

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS - Get Rating) last announced its quarterly earnings data on Monday, August 1st. The basic materials company reported $3.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.94 by ($0.30). Mosaic had a net margin of 19.66% and a return on equity of 30.83%. The business had revenue of $5.37 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts' expectations of $5.62 billion. During the same period in the prior year, the company posted $1.17 EPS. The firm's revenue was up 91.8% on a year-over-year basis. Equities research analysts forecast that Mosaic will post 13.31 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.

Mosaic Increases Dividend

The firm also recently disclosed a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, June 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, June 2nd were paid a dividend of $0.15 per share. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend was Wednesday, June 1st. This is a boost from Mosaic's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11. Mosaic's dividend payout ratio is currently 6.84%.

Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades

A number of research analysts recently issued reports on MOS shares. Exane BNP Paribas downgraded shares of Mosaic from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $82.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, April 20th. Citigroup upgraded shares of Mosaic from a "neutral" rating to a "buy" rating and set a $61.00 target price for the company in a research report on Wednesday, August 3rd. Barclays decreased their target price on shares of Mosaic from $59.00 to $52.00 and set an "underweight" rating for the company in a research report on Wednesday. BNP Paribas downgraded shares of Mosaic from an "outperform" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $82.00 target price for the company. in a research report on Wednesday, April 20th. Finally, Royal Bank of Canada boosted their target price on shares of Mosaic from $80.00 to $85.00 and gave the company an "outperform" rating in a research report on Thursday, April 21st. One research analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, six have given a hold rating and ten have given a buy rating to the stock. Based on data from MarketBeat.com, the company has a consensus rating of "Moderate Buy" and an average target price of $64.88.

Insider Activity at Mosaic

In related news, Director Denise C. Johnson sold 24,427 shares of the company's stock in a transaction dated Monday, May 16th. The shares were sold at an average price of $65.00, for a total transaction of $1,587,755.00. The sale was disclosed in a legal filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is available at this link. 0.57% of the stock is owned by corporate insiders.

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MOS Stock News Headlines

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Upgraded to "Buy" at Citigroup
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Board Authorizes Stock Buyback Plan
Mosaic Announces May 2022 Revenues and Sales Volumes
Mosaic Announces First Quarter 2022 Results
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MOS Company Calendar

Ex-Dividend for 6/16 Dividend
6/01/2022
Dividend Payable
6/16/2022
Last Earnings
8/01/2022
Today
8/11/2022
Next Earnings (Estimated)
11/07/2022
Fiscal Year End
12/31/2022

Industry, Sector and Symbol

Industry
Agricultural chemicals
Sub-Industry
Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
CUSIP
61945C10
Employees
12,525
Year Founded
N/A

Price Target and Rating

Average Stock Price Forecast
$64.88
High Stock Price Forecast
$89.00
Low Stock Price Forecast
$50.00
Forecasted Upside/Downside
+19.2%
Consensus Rating
Moderate Buy
Rating Score (0-4)
2.50
Research Coverage
16 Analysts

Profitability

Net Income
$1.63 billion
Pretax Margin
26.25%

Debt

Sales & Book Value

Annual Sales
$12.36 billion
Cash Flow
$7.72 per share
Book Value
$32.90 per share

Miscellaneous

Free Float
359,930,000
Market Cap
$19.82 billion
Optionable
Optionable
Beta
1.62














MOS Stock - Frequently Asked Questions

Should I buy or sell Mosaic stock right now?

16 Wall Street equities research analysts have issued "buy," "hold," and "sell" ratings for Mosaic in the last twelve months. There are currently 1 sell rating, 6 hold ratings and 9 buy ratings for the stock. The consensus among Wall Street equities research analysts is that investors should "buy" MOS shares.
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What is Mosaic's stock price forecast for 2022?

16 Wall Street analysts have issued 1 year price objectives for Mosaic's stock. Their MOS share price forecasts range from $50.00 to $89.00. On average, they predict the company's share price to reach $64.88 in the next twelve months. This suggests a possible upside of 18.5% from the stock's current price.
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How have MOS shares performed in 2022?

Mosaic's stock was trading at $39.29 at the beginning of the year. Since then, MOS stock has increased by 39.4% and is now trading at $54.76.
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When is Mosaic's next earnings date?

The company is scheduled to release its next quarterly earnings announcement on Monday, November 7th 2022.
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How were Mosaic's earnings last quarter?

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) issued its earnings results on Monday, August, 1st. The basic materials company reported $3.64 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $3.94 by $0.30. The basic materials company earned $5.37 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.62 billion. Mosaic had a trailing twelve-month return on equity of 30.83% and a net margin of 19.66%. The firm's revenue for the quarter was up 91.8% compared to the same quarter last year. During the same quarter last year, the firm posted $1.17 EPS.
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How often does Mosaic pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Mosaic?

Mosaic declared a quarterly dividend on Thursday, May 19th. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 2nd will be given a dividend of $0.15 per share on Thursday, June 16th. This represents a $0.60 dividend on an annualized basis and a dividend yield of 1.10%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, June 1st. This is an increase from the stock's previous quarterly dividend of $0.11.
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Is Mosaic a good dividend stock?

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) pays an annual dividend of $0.60 per share and currently has a dividend yield of 1.11%. The company has been increasing its dividend for 2 consecutive year(s), indicating that it does not yet have a strong track record of dividend growth. The dividend payout ratio is 6.84%. This payout ratio is at a healthy, sustainable level, below 75%. Based on earnings estimates, MOS will have a dividend payout ratio of 5.14% next year. This indicates that the company will be able to sustain or increase its dividend.
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How will Mosaic's stock buyback program work?

Mosaic announced that its board has initiated a stock buyback plan on Monday, August 1st 2022, which authorizes the company to repurchase $2,000,000,000.00 in shares, according to EventVestor. This repurchase authorization authorizes the company to reacquire up to 10.8% of its stock through open market purchases. Stock repurchase plans are typically an indication that the company's leadership believes its shares are 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 Glassdoor.com. 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).

What is Mosaic's stock symbol?

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

Who are Mosaic's major shareholders?

Mosaic's stock is owned by a variety of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include Deutsche Bank AG (1.12%), Platinum Investment Management Ltd. (0.80%), Bank Julius Baer & Co. Ltd Zurich (0.54%), Van ECK Associates Corp (0.51%), National Bank of Canada FI (0.44%) and Swiss National Bank (0.44%). Insiders that own company stock include Bruce M Bodine, Cheryl K Beebe, Corrine D Ricard, Denise C Johnson, Gregory L Ebel, James Calvin O'rourke, Mark J Isaacson, Oscar Bernardes, SA Vale, Walter F Precourt III and William T Monahan.
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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 WeBull, Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Robinhood, Fidelity, and Charles Schwab.
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What is Mosaic's stock price today?

One share of MOS stock can currently be purchased for approximately $54.76.

How much money does Mosaic make?

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) has a market capitalization of $19.82 billion and generates $12.36 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $1.63 billion in net income (profit) each year or $8.77 on an earnings per share basis.

How many employees does Mosaic have?

The company employs 12,525 workers across the globe.

How can I contact Mosaic?

Mosaic's mailing address is 101 East Kennedy Blvd Suite 2500, Tampa FL, 33602. The official website for the company is www.mosaicco.com. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at (800) 918-8270, via email at investor@mosaicco.com, or via fax at 763-559-2860.

This page (NYSE:MOS) was last updated on 8/12/2022 by MarketBeat.com Staff

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