Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.13 EPS, Report finds

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Issues  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.13 EPS, Report finds

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) released its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.13. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.78% and a net margin of 5.91%. The business had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.80 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year.

Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) opened at 32.21 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $11.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.67 and a beta of 1.29. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $30.93 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.85. Mosaic Company has a 52 week low of $22.20 and a 52 week high of $33.99.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 28th. Mosaic Company (The)’s payout ratio is presently 88.00%.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a report on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on Mosaic Company (The) from $19.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Cowen and Company raised Mosaic Company (The) from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. RBC Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a report on Friday, December 23rd. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.71.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of MOS. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new position in Mosaic Company (The) during the third quarter worth $144,000. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 1,402.9% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 6,718 shares of the company’s stock worth $176,000 after buying an additional 6,271 shares during the last quarter. Exane Derivatives raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 65.5% in the third quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 7,995 shares of the company’s stock worth $196,000 after buying an additional 3,163 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 51.8% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 9,009 shares of the company’s stock worth $220,000 after buying an additional 3,074 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 32.6% in the third quarter. Creative Planning now owns 9,836 shares of the company’s stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 2,420 shares during the last quarter. 91.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Mosaic Company (The)

The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company’s segments include Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. Its Phosphates Segment sells phosphate-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients throughout North America and internationally.

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Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Issues Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.13 EPS

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Issues  Earnings Results, Beats Estimates By $0.13 EPS

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) released its earnings results on Tuesday. The company reported $0.26 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.13 by $0.13. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.78% and a net margin of 5.91%. The business had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.80 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 13.9% compared to the same quarter last year.

Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) opened at 32.21 on Thursday. The company has a market capitalization of $11.28 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 25.67 and a beta of 1.29. The company’s 50-day moving average price is $30.93 and its 200-day moving average price is $27.85. Mosaic Company has a 52 week low of $22.20 and a 52 week high of $33.99.

The company also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 16th. Investors of record on Thursday, March 2nd will be paid a dividend of $0.275 per share. This represents a $1.10 dividend on an annualized basis and a yield of 3.42%. The ex-dividend date is Tuesday, February 28th. Mosaic Company (The)’s payout ratio is presently 88.00%.

Several equities research analysts have commented on the company. BMO Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $23.00 target price on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a report on Wednesday. Credit Suisse Group boosted their target price on Mosaic Company (The) from $19.00 to $20.00 and gave the stock an “underperform” rating in a report on Wednesday, January 25th. Cowen and Company raised Mosaic Company (The) from an “underperform” rating to a “market perform” rating in a report on Tuesday, January 24th. RBC Capital Markets reissued a “hold” rating and issued a $25.00 target price on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a report on Tuesday, January 3rd. Finally, Sanford C. Bernstein reissued an “overweight” rating on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a report on Friday, December 23rd. Ten research analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have given a hold rating and two have issued a buy rating to the stock. The stock currently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $25.71.

A number of hedge funds have recently modified their holdings of MOS. Quantbot Technologies LP bought a new position in Mosaic Company (The) during the third quarter worth $144,000. Advisory Services Network LLC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 1,402.9% in the second quarter. Advisory Services Network LLC now owns 6,718 shares of the company’s stock worth $176,000 after buying an additional 6,271 shares during the last quarter. Exane Derivatives raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 65.5% in the third quarter. Exane Derivatives now owns 7,995 shares of the company’s stock worth $196,000 after buying an additional 3,163 shares during the last quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 51.8% in the third quarter. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 9,009 shares of the company’s stock worth $220,000 after buying an additional 3,074 shares during the last quarter. Finally, Creative Planning raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 32.6% in the third quarter. Creative Planning now owns 9,836 shares of the company’s stock worth $241,000 after buying an additional 2,420 shares during the last quarter. 91.27% of the stock is owned by institutional investors.

About Mosaic Company (The)

The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company’s segments include Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. Its Phosphates Segment sells phosphate-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients throughout North America and internationally.

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