The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) went up by 5.17% from its latest closing price compared to the recent 1-year high of $31.05. The company’s stock price has collected 4.42% of gains in the last five trading sessions. Press Release reported on 02/17/21 that Mosaic Announces 2020 Full Year and Fourth Quarter Earnings Release
Is It Worth Investing in The Mosaic Company (NYSE :MOS) Right Now?
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) scored a price-to-earnings ratio above its average ratio, recording 16.74 x from its present earnings ratio. Plus, the 36-month beta value for MOS is at 1.78. Opinions of the stock are interesting as 10 analysts out of 22 who provided ratings for The Mosaic Company declared the stock was a “buy,” while 1 rated the stock as “overweight,” 11 rated it as “hold,” and 0 as “sell.”
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The average price from analysts is $31.62, which is $1.22 above the current price. MOS currently public float of 342.62M and currently shorts hold a 1.83% ratio of that float. Today, the average trading volume of MOS was 5.46M shares.
MOS’s Market Performance
MOS stocks went up by 4.42% for the week, with a monthly jump of 2.04% and a quarterly performance of 53.38%, while its annual performance rate touched 57.44%. The volatility ratio for the week stands at 7.07% while the volatility levels for the past 30 days are set at 4.88% for The Mosaic Company. The simple moving average for the period of the last 20 days is 3.80% for MOS stocks with a simple moving average of 56.71% for the last 200 days.
Analysts’ Opinion of MOS
Many brokerage firms have already submitted their reports for MOS stocks, with Citigroup repeating the rating for MOS by listing it as a “Buy.” The predicted price for MOS in the upcoming period, according to Citigroup is $33 based on the research report published on January 25th of the current year 2021.
Exane BNP Paribas, on the other hand, stated in their research note that they expect to see MOS reach a price target of $33. The rating they have provided for MOS stocks is “Outperform” according to the report published on January 19th, 2021.
JP Morgan gave a rating of “Overweight” to MOS, setting the target price at $32 in the report published on January 07th of the current year.
MOS Trading at 12.70% from the 50-Day Moving Average
After a stumble in the market that brought MOS to its low price for the period of the last 52 weeks, the company was unable to rebound, for now settling with -6.34% of loss for the given period.
Volatility was left at 4.88%, however, over the last 30 days, the volatility rate increased by 7.07%, as shares surge +2.36% for the moving average over the last 20 days. Over the last 50 days, in opposition, the stock is trading +31.88% upper at present.
During the last 5 trading sessions, MOS rose by +4.42%, which changed the moving average for the period of 200-days by +146.86% in comparison to the 20-day moving average, which settled at $28.05. In addition, The Mosaic Company saw 26.38% in overturn over a single year, with a tendency to cut further gains.
Reports are indicating that there were more than several insider trading activities at MOS starting from Isaacson Mark J., who purchase 1,000 shares at the price of $9.67 back on Mar 17. After this action, Isaacson Mark J. now owns 22,062 shares of The Mosaic Company, valued at $9,665 using the latest closing price.
Bernardes Oscar, the Director of The Mosaic Company, purchase 5,000 shares at $9.96 during a trade that took place back on Mar 16, which means that Bernardes Oscar is holding 5,000 shares at $49,781 based on the most recent closing price.
Stock Fundamentals for MOS
Current profitability levels for the company are sitting at:
- +6.51 for the present operating margin
- +13.07 for the gross margin
The net margin for The Mosaic Company stands at +7.67. The total capital return value is set at 3.96, while invested capital returns managed to touch 4.85. Equity return is now at value -13.00, with -5.90 for asset returns.
Based on The Mosaic Company (MOS), the company’s capital structure generated 47.78 points at debt to equity in total, while total debt to capital is 32.33. Total debt to assets is 23.13, with long-term debt to equity ratio resting at 42.52. Finally, the long-term debt to capital ratio is 28.77.
When we switch over and look at the enterprise to sales, we see a ratio of 1.49, with the company’s debt to enterprise value settled at 0.35. The receivables turnover for the company is 9.31 and the total asset turnover is 0.44. The liquidity ratio also appears to be rather interesting for investors as it stands at 1.12.