Breaking: Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) “Outperform” Rating Reaffirmed at Cowen Today; The Price Target Given is $35

May 18, 2018 - By Nellie Hooten

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It turned negative, as 47 investors sold The Mosaic Company shares while 144 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 263.29 million shares or 2.05% more from 258.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Ls Invest Advsr Ltd Limited Liability Company holds 0.02% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) for 16,271 shares. Virginia Retirement Sys Et Al accumulated 69,500 shares or 0.02% of the stock. Bradley Foster Sargent Ct owns 175,060 shares or 0.16% of their US portfolio. Independence Trust holds 10,100 shares. Botty Invsts Limited Liability has 4,500 shares. Kbc Grp Nv holds 0.01% or 24,056 shares in its portfolio. 13,100 were reported by Moody Fincl Bank Division. Northwestern Mutual Wealth Management Com has invested 0% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Liberty Mutual Grp Asset Management Incorporated owns 13,990 shares. Wexford Capital Ltd Partnership accumulated 452,365 shares. Glob X Mngmt Ltd Com, New York-based fund reported 42,895 shares. Greenwood Capital Assocs Limited Liability holds 14,453 shares or 0.09% of its portfolio. New York-based Paradigm Asset Mngmt Limited Company has invested 0.11% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Sun Life holds 0% or 768 shares in its portfolio. 959,079 are owned by Thompson Siegel Walmsley.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 2 buys, and 0 insider sales for $159,491 activity. 4,655 shares valued at $126,337 were bought by LUMPKINS ROBERT L on Wednesday, May 2.

Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) Rating Reaffirmed

Equity analysts at Cowen now has a $35 target price per share on Mosaic (NYSE:MOS). Cowen and their recent target price per share gives a potential upside of 24.91 % from the company’s previous stock close. The rating has been released in a research report on 18 May.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Mosaic Co has $44.0 highest and $22 lowest target. $29.67’s average target is 5.89% above currents $28.02 stock price. Mosaic Co had 17 analyst reports since November 22, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, April 19 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) earned “Buy” rating by J.P. Morgan on Wednesday, February 21. BMO Capital Markets maintained the stock with “Market Perform” rating in Wednesday, February 21 report. Citigroup maintained it with “Neutral” rating and $27 target in Tuesday, April 10 report. The rating was upgraded by Cowen & Co to “Outperform” on Monday, March 5. As per Wednesday, May 9, the company rating was maintained by Credit Suisse. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of MOS in report on Wednesday, February 21 to “Overweight” rating. The rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Hold” on Friday, January 12. Bank of America maintained the shares of MOS in report on Wednesday, February 21 with “Underperform” rating. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Wednesday, November 22 by Cowen & Co.

The stock increased 1.05% or $0.29 during the last trading session, reaching $28.02. About 5.09 million shares traded or 8.13% up from the average. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has declined 15.50% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 20.69 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.29 per share. MOS’s profit will be $134.89M for 20.01 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by The Mosaic Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00 % EPS growth.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.80 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It currently has negative earnings. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names.

More important recent The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) news were published by: Bizjournals.com which released: “Here’s what you need to know about Tampa Bay’s next big public company” on May 15, 2018, also Seekingalpha.com published article titled: “Mosaic names Freeland as its new CFO”, Bizjournals.com published: “Phosphate giant Mosaic is moving its headquarters to Hillsborough County” on May 14, 2018. More interesting news about The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Alabama manufacturer moving headquarters to Tampa and bringing 100 new jobs” with publication date: May 17, 2018.

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