The The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is going down by -0.17% in today’s trading session, a fall equivalent to -0.03% of the stock’s price from yesterday’s market close. A news came out on 08/06/19 stating that Fertilizer Stocks Wilt Amid Trade Tensions by WSJ. The lowest point that the shares touched during the trading session was $20.75, while the peak of the day was recorded at a share price of $22.45. MOS finished the previous session at $20.76 according to the data provided by Barchart, while the trading volume was observed to be $3,466,879.
In the 100 days of trading, MOS managed to top a 24.35% Moving average. Additionally, The Mosaic Company shares have achieved a 52-week range between 20.05 and 37.37 alongside 100 days raw stochastic set at 9.55%.
The number of shares outstanding, according to the fundamentals of the company, is set at 393.89M, equal to the value of $8.18B in market capitalization. Financial analysts indicate that MOS shares should be still ranked as a “Outperform”. In the last 30 days, The Mosaic Company shares went down by -19.04%, adding 25.70 to growth in value, on top of a +3.79% boost since 07/12/19.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Analyst’s Estimates
The Mosaic Company (MOS) could record at least $0.36 per share in quarterly earnings in the upcoming report on 11/04/2019, a number that would actually represent an increase of 56.75% YOY.
According to the average analyst rating, The Mosaic Company would be rated as 2.10. Out of 21 different analysts monitoring MOS stock, 5 analysts rate the stock as a BUY, 7 suggest to give the rating of HOLD, 9 indicate that MOS is an OUTPERFORM, 0 rated the stock as a SELL, and 0 analyst believes that the stock should be rated as UNDERPERFORM.
On Aug-07-19, the stock earned a Downgrade rating due to a new analyst call from CIBC, while analysts from Citigroup believe that the stock is set at Buy from Neutral, as concluded on Jul-31-19. Cowen, is still rather wary about the stock, deciding to keep the rating at Outperform as confirmed through a call on Jun-25-19.
Regardless of the rating, BofA/Merrill did increase their price to $30 as they are considering target share price analysis. Standpoint Research, on the other hand, provided a rather enthusiastic opinion on the rating, concluded in an analyst call on Jun-05-19, giving the stock a Buy from the Hold rating.
MOS Key Ratios To Watch:
Taking in account the profitability of the Company, gross profit margin of +15.66% has been attained, while the operating margin has been recorded at +12.41%. The firm is also showcasing profitability through returns on assets in the company’s ownership, with ROA set at 2.43%. Beta value of the stock is recorded at 1.57. Additionally, The Mosaic Company is recording price volatility of 8.31% for the period of the last seven days and 4.22% in the last 30 days.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Technical Outlook
For the period of the last 50 days, The Mosaic Company had its Raw Stochastic average set at 13.44% for the latest technical analysis. In comparison to the period of the last 20 days, the present Raw Stochastic average for the last 50 days poses as improvement, set at 13.44%. Stochastic %K for The Mosaic Company, with the last 20 days included, was set at 23.70%, having Stochastic %D topping 36.43%. Based on the previous performance of the company for the mentioned period, there are more than several recorded moving trends. When it comes to the period of the last 12 months, accounting the time for year-to-date, price performance appears to be discouraging for The Mosaic Company stocks with recording -35.25% in metrics.
The Mosaic Company Insider Watch:
As far as the position of shares issued by The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) for the period concluded at the market close of 08/12/19, 257 institutional investors increased their positions in MOS shares by 30,819,629, 288 decreased positions by 53,309,425 and 68 institutional investors decided to hold positions at 205,366,742. These numbers put the complete list of institutional holdings set at 289,495,796 shares, in accordance with filings submitted to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The stock had another 53 institutional investments with 4,509,768 new shares in addition to having 97 institutional investors selling their positions in 16,594,664 shares.