Which Analysts Are Watching Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS)?

Institutional owners keep 85.80% hold Insiders owns 0.20% shares of the company. Morgan Stanley now owns 5,125,609 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $149,565,000 after buying an additional 262,749 shares in the last quarter.

Also, the number of hedge funds holding Mosaic Co in their top 10 positions increased from 5 to 6 for an increase of 1. FMR LLC boosted its stake in shares of Mosaic Company (The) by 73.3% in the fourth quarter. Finally, UBS Asset Management Americas Inc. increased its stake in shares of Mosaic Company (The) by 9.3% in the first quarter. Ibex Wealth Advisors bought a new position in shares of Mosaic Company (The) during the fourth quarter valued at approximately $174,000. FMR LLC now owns 5,108,486 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $149,066,000 after buying an additional 3,229,860 shares in the last quarter. The Mosaic Company's average EBITDA per Share Growth Rate was -53.6 percent during the past 12 months. LLC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 16.4% in the first quarter.

Analysts look for public financial statements, listen in on conference calls and talk to managers and customers of a company in order to reach an opinion and communicate the value of a stock. The institutional investor held 430,215 shares of the electrical products company at the end of 2016Q4, valued at $9.07 million, up from 399,416 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Another trade for 7,500 shares valued at $175,121 was bought by MACK RICHARD L. Johnson Denise C bought $18,933 worth of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) on Friday, May 5. 2,952,526 shares of the stock traded hands. Mosaic Company has a 1 year low of $21.78 and a 1 year high of $34.36. The stock closing price is now trading upward to its 50 day moving average with change of 10.65%, escalated to its 20 day moving average with figure of 2.40% and above its 200 day moving average with value 29.74%. The firm has a market cap of $8.33 billion, a PE ratio of 206.26 and a beta of 1.23.

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) last issued its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, May 2nd. Analysts forecast earnings per share of $0.34, up exactly $0.28 or 466.67 % from 2014's $0.06 EPS. Mosaic Company (The) had a net margin of 0.57% and a return on equity of 2.48%. Revenue for the quarter also did not kill consensus, coming in at $1.58 Billion, compared to the consensus of 1.66 Billion. During the same quarter past year, the business posted $0.14 earnings per share.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) is expected to post revenue of $2.02 Billion in the current quarter, according to consensus of 12 analysts.

Over the past 2 quarters, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is down -24.12%, compared with a fall of almost -15.28% for 3 months and about 0.63% for the past 30 days. Shareholders of record on Thursday, June 1st were paid a $0.15 dividend. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday the 30th of May 2017. Mosaic Company (The)'s dividend payout ratio is now 545.50%. The Netherlands-based Apg Asset Management Nv has invested 0.03% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Goldman Sachs upgraded Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) on Friday, January 15 to "Neutral" rating. If you are reading this piece of content on another publication, it was illegally copied and republished in violation of U.S. and global copyright and trademark law. The correct version of this article can be read at https://www.themarketsdaily.com/2017/07/16/cleararc-capital-inc-has-249000-stake-in-mosaic-company-the-mos.html.

Several brokerages have recently issued reports on MOS.

04/18/2017 - Mosaic Company (The) had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital. The stock of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) earned "Mkt Perform" rating by Bernstein on Friday, September 11. Citigroup Inc. cut their price objective on shares of Mosaic Company (The) from $34.00 to $31.00 and set a neutral rating on the stock in a research report on Tuesday, April 11th. It turned negative, as 57 investors sold Mosaic Co shares while 192 reduced holdings. Analysts assigned mean rating at 2.20 (1.0 = Strong Buy, 5.0 = Sell). Finally, Atlantic Securities raised Mosaic Company (The) from an "underweight" rating to a "neutral" rating and set a $26.00 price objective for the company in a research note on Tuesday, May 9th. Also, Director Nancy E. Cooper sold 1,100 shares of the stock in a transaction dated Tuesday, May 16th. Following the sale, the director now owns 8,260 shares in the company, valued at $193,201.40. The purchase was disclosed in a document filed with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this link. The disclosure for this purchase can be found here. The stock, after opening at $33.34, closed at $33.22 by scoring 0.15%.

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