Do You Have The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) In Your Portfolio?


The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) closed its last session at $27.07. The stock traded within a range of $26.02 and $27.12. The company operates in the Basic Materials sector with a market capitalization of 9.49 Million. Trading volume for The Mosaic Company was 5.75 Million in its previous trading session. Currently, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has an average volume of 4.77 Million.

Company Profile

The Mosaic Company is the world’s leading integrated producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash. They employ nearly 9,000 people in six countries and participate in every aspect of crop nutrition development. They mine phosphate rock from nearly 200,000 acres of Mosaic-owned land in Central Florida, and they mine potash from four mines in North America, primarily in Saskatchewan. Their products are processed into crop nutrients, and then shipped via rail, barge and ocean-going vessel to their customers in the major agricultural centres of the world. The work of mining and processing potash and phosphate minerals is an energy- and water-intensive endeavor. They work carefully to maximize efficiencies and minimize their use of energy and natural resources, and have made significant progress in reducing Mosaic’s environmental footprint. Mosaic is an important driver of economic activity in each of their operating communities.

Analyst Views

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) received a Buy rating from 2 analysts. 0 analysts gave its stock an Outperform rating. 3 analysts say it’s a Hold while 0 analysts provided their expert opinion as Sell.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) touched its 1-Year High price of $34.36 on 02/13/17 and its 1-Year Low price of $19.23 on 09/08/17.

EPS & Financials

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) reported its EPS in the last quarter as $0.43/Share beating the analyst estimate of $0.18/Share by a difference of $0.25. This showed a surprise of 138.9% in the last quarter earnings.

For the current quarter, 16 analysts are projecting a mean EPS of $0.25/share. According to their observations and findings, the stock could provide a high EPS of $0.4/share and a low EPS of $0.15/share.

Analysts believe that the company has the potential to earn average revenue of $1.89 Billion for the current quarter. According to their predictions high & low revenue estimates are 2.21 Billion and 1.72 Billion respectively.

Technical Analysis

By taking a look at the stock’s current statistics it can gauged that the stock candle is BULLISH with MEDIUM volatility. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has a 20-Day average volume of 5.28 Million. According to today’s trading volume The Mosaic Company is ABOVE its 20-Day Avg. volume with the stock showing ABOVE Abnormal volume in the past 150 days.

Moving average convergence divergence (MACD) shows that the stock is on a PRICE RELATIVITY trend. The trend for the past 10-days shows that the company was in BULLISH territory while an analysis of the last 40-Day trend shows a BULLISH signal. The 100-Day trend also shows a BULLISH trend as well.

The company currently has an insider ownership of 0.18 Percent and Institutional ownership of 81.8 Percent. The return on assets stands at 1.9%, Return on Equity currently is 3.4% and the Return on Investment value is 2.9%.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) gross margin percentage stands at 10.7% while its operating margin for the past trailing twelve month is 5.7 percent and its overall profit margin (ttm) is 4.7 Percent. The stock is currently moving above its 20-Day Simple Moving Average of 5.98% with a 50-Day Simple Moving Average of 12.25 percent. As of today, the company has a SMA200 (200-day simple moving average) of 16.17 Percent. The Stock has YTD (year to date) performance of 5.49 percent.

The TTM operating margin for the company stands at 5.7%. The return on invested capital is at 2.9%, which is good, compared to its peers. The Free Cash Flow or FCF margin is 0.

The company’s stock is currently moving with a +ve distance from the 200 day SMA of approximately 16.17%, and has a solid year to date (YTD) performance of 5.49% which means that the stock is constantly adding to its value from the previous fiscal year end price.