During the recent session, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)’s traded shares were 3.1 million, with the beta value of the company hitting 1.59. At the last check today, the stock’s price was $47.41, reflecting an intraday loss of -5.24% or -$2.62. The 52-week high for the MOS share is $79.28, that puts it down -67.22 from that peak though still a striking 40.39% gain since the share price plummeted to a 52-week low of $28.26. The company’s market capitalization is $18.23B, and the average intraday trading volume over the past 10 days was 8.75 million shares, and the average trade volume was 8.75 million shares over the past three months.
The Mosaic Company (MOS) received a consensus recommendation of an Overweight from analysts. That translates to a mean rating of 2.40. MOS has a Sell rating from 1 analyst(s) out of 21 analysts who have looked at this stock. 11 analyst(s) recommend to Hold the stock while 0 suggest Overweight, and 8 recommend a Buy rating for it. 1 analyst(s) has rated the stock Underweight. Company’s earnings per share (EPS) for the current quarter are expected to be $4.12.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) trade information
The Mosaic Company (MOS) registered a -5.24% downside in the last session and has traded in the red over the past 5 sessions. The stock plummet -5.24% in intraday trading to $47.41 this Wednesday, 06/22/22, hitting a weekly high. The stock’s 5-day price performance is -5.12%, and it has moved by -13.67% in 30 days. Based on these gigs, the overall price performance for the year is 60.97%. The short interest in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) is 10.81 million shares and it means that shorts have 1.26 day(s) to cover.
The consensus price target of analysts on Wall Street is $74.15, which implies an increase of 36.06% to the stock’s current value. The extremes of the forecast give a target low and a target high price of $57.00 and $95.00 respectively. As a result, MOS is trading at a discount of -100.38% off the target high and -20.23% off the low.
The Mosaic Company (MOS) estimates and forecasts
Statistics show that The Mosaic Company has outperformed its competitors in share price, compared to the industry in which it operates. The Mosaic Company (MOS) shares have gone up 40.77% during the last six months, with a year-to-date growth rate more than the industry average at 175.79% against -48.70. Yet analysts are ramping up their growth forecast for the fiscal year 2022. Revenue is predicted to grow 252.10% this quarter and then jump 203.00% in the quarter after that. In the rating firms’ projections, revenue will increase 77.10% compared to the previous financial year.
Revenue for the current quarter is expected to be $5.71 billion as predicted by 10 analyst(s). Meanwhile, a consensus of 10 analyst(s) estimates revenue growth to $6.41 billion by the end of Sep 2022. As per earnings report from last fiscal year’s results, sales for the corresponding quarters totaled $2.8 billion and $3.65 billion respectively. In this case, analysts expect current quarter sales to grow by 103.80% and then jump by 75.60% in the coming quarter.
An analysis of the company’s performance over the past 5 years shows that the company’s earnings grew an estimated 38.20%. While earnings are projected to return 153.60% in 2022, the next five years will return -10.50% per annum.
The Mosaic Company is due to release its next quarterly earnings between August 01 and August 05. However, it is important to remember that the dividend yield ratio is merely an indicator meant to only serve as guidance. Investors should also take the other fundamental and operational aspects into account before investing in the stock. The forward dividend ratio for The Mosaic Company is 0.60, with the dividend yield indicating at 1.20 percent, continuing the trend of increasing dividends in recent years.
The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)’s Major holders
The Mosaic Company insiders own 0.29% of total outstanding shares while institutional holders control 89.68%, with the float percentage being 89.94%. Vanguard Group, Inc. (The) is the largest shareholder of the company, while 1,190 institutions own stock in it. As of Mar 30, 2022, the company held over 41.58 million shares (or 11.49% of all shares), a total value of $2.76 billion in shares.
The next largest institutional holding, with 29.52 million shares, is of Blackrock Inc.’s that is approximately 8.15% of outstanding shares. At the market price on Mar 30, 2022, these shares were valued at $1.96 billion.
Also, the Mutual Funds coming in first place with the largest holdings of The Mosaic Company (MOS) shares are Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund and Vanguard 500 Index Fund. Data provided on Mar 30, 2022 indicates that Vanguard Total Stock Market Index Fund owns about 10.63 million shares. This amounts to just over 2.94 percent of the company’s overall shares, with a $706.68 million market value. The same data shows that the other fund manager holds slightly less at 8.1 million, or about 2.24% of the stock, which is worth about $538.94 million.