Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS).
On November 2 the company was upgraded from “” to “Buy” in a statement from CLSA. On August 31 the stock rating was downgraded to “Sell” from “Hold” in an announcement from Vertical Research.
On August 17 the company was downgraded to “Neutral” from “Positive” by analysts at Susquehanna. On July 13 the stock rating was downgraded from “Outperform” to “Sector Perform” in a report from RBC Capital.
On July 7 Citigroup made no change to the company rating of “Neutral” but lowered the price expectation from $51.00 to $26.00.
In the market the company is trading up by 1.48 percent from yesterday’s close. Additionally Mosaic Company (The) declared a dividend for shareholders which was paid on Thursday June 15th, 2017. The dividend was $0.150 per share for the quarter which is $0.60 annualized. This dividend represents a yeild of $2.65 which is the dividend as a percentage of the current share price. The ex-dividend date was Tuesday the 30th of May 2017.
Shares last traded at $24.02 just a bit higher than the 50 day moving average of $22.89 and which is marginally under the 200 day moving average of $27.88. The 50 day moving average went up by +4.94% whereas the 200 day moving average was down $-3.86 or -13.84%.
The Mosaic Company, launched on March 25, 2004, is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. Through its product offering, the Company is a single source supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. As of December 31, 2016, the Company served customers in approximately 40 countries..
Mosaic Company (The)’s P/E ratio is 208.87 and market capitalization is 8.43B.