In the last trading session, 7,113,650 shares of the The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) were traded, and its beta was 1.85. Most recently the company’s share price was $30.96, and it changed around -$0.12 or 0% from the last close, which brings the market valuation of the company to $11.74 Billion. MOS currently trades at a discount to its 52-week high of $35.2, offering almost -13.7% off that amount. The share price’s 52-week low was $9.57, which indicates that the current value has risen by an impressive 69.09% since then. We note from The Mosaic Company’s average daily trading volume that its 10-day average is 5.98 Million shares, with the 3-month average coming to 6.01 Million.
The Mosaic Company stock received a consensus recommendation rating of Overweight, based on a mean score of 2.2. If we narrow it down even further, the data shows that none out of 21 analysts rate the stock as a Sell; another 1 rate it as Overweight. Among the rest, 11 recommended MOS as a Hold, whereas 9 deemed it a Buy, and no one rated it as Underweight. The Mosaic Company is expected to report earnings per share of $0.49 for the current quarter.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS): Trading Information
Although MOS has showed a red trend with a performance of -0.39% at the end of last trading. The performance over the last five days has remained in the red territory. The rise to weekly highs of $32.44 on Monday, Apr 05 increased the stock’s daily price by 4.56%. The company’s shares are currently up 0.35% year-to-date, but still down -0.0109 over the last five days. On the other hand, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is 0.03% up in the 30-day period. We can see from the shorts that 5.97 Million shares have been sold at a short interest cover period of 0.99 day (s).
The consensus price target as assigned by Wall Street analysts is $34.9, which translates to bears needing to increase their stock price by 12.73% from its current value. Analyst projections state that MOS is forecast to be at a low of $28 and a high of $45. In order for the stock price to hit the forecast high, the stock would need to surge +45.35% from its current level, while the stock would need to crash -9.56% from its current level to reach the projected low.
The Mosaic Company (MOS) projections and forecasts
The Mosaic Company share prices are performing particularly well compared to other companies within the same industry. As is evident from the statistics, the company’s shares have risen +69.09 percent over the past six months and at a 200% annual growth rate that is well above the industry average of 33.2%. Moreover, analysts have decided to roll up on their fiscal year 2021 revenue estimates. The rating firms predict that it will gain +916.7% in revenue this quarter, and will report an increase of 700% in the next quarter. The year-over-year growth rate is expected to be 19.5%, up from the previous year.
Consensus estimates provided by 12 financial analysts predict the company will bring in an average of $2.23 Billion in revenue for the current quarter. 11 analysts expect The Mosaic Company to make $2.79 Billion in revenue for the quarter ending June 01, 2021. The company’s sales for the same quarters a year ago were $1.8 Billion and $2.04 Billion respectively. Analysts predict that the company’s current quarter sales will jump, forecast at 24.1%. Forecasts for the next quarter put sales growth at 36.5%.
Looking at the company’s year-over-year earnings, the past five years showed a negative earnings growth rate of -9.5%. The Mosaic Company earnings are expected to increase by 160.6% in 2021, but the outlook is positive 7% per year for the next five years.
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MOS Dividend Yield
The Mosaic Company’s next quarterly earnings report is expected to be released around May 03, 2021. The annual dividend yield of the stock is 0.64 percent and its annual dividend per share was $0.2. It is important to note, however, that the 0.64% dividend yield ratio should be regarded as a guide only, as many other factors should be taken into consideration before making any investment decision. The average dividend yield for the past five years averaged 1.97% per year.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)’s Biggest Investors
Upon looking at major shareholders, it appears that insiders hold 9.65% of The Mosaic Company shares, and 77.51% of them are in the hands of institutional investors. The stock currently has a share float of 85.79%. The Mosaic Company stock is held by 771 institutions, with Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) being the largest institutional investor. By Dec 30, 2020, it held 9.51% of the shares, which is about 36.04 Million shares worth $829.24 Million.
Blackrock Inc., with 6.73% or 25.52 Million shares worth $587.2 Million as of Dec 30, 2020, holds the second largest percentage of outstanding shares.
Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund were the top two Mutual Funds as of Dec 30, 2020. The former held 9563553 shares worth $220.06 Million, making up 2.52% of all outstanding shares. On the other hand, Vanguard Small-Cap Index Fund held roughly 8.09 Million shares worth around $186.04 Million, which represents about 2.13% of the total shares outstanding.