Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) : 14 analysts are covering Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) and their average rating on the stock is 3.29, which is read as a Hold. 1 equity analysts believe that the stock has a bright future and the price doesnt capture all of its upside, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) also receives 1 more Buy recommendations from analysts who believe that the stock will do well going forward. A Zacks Investment Research rank of 5, which recommends a Strong Sell affirms that they expect a large upside in the stock from the current levels. However, 3 analysts consider that the stock has more downward risks ahead, hence, they suggest a Strong Sell on the stock. 1 more analyst has given the stock a Sell recommendation. A total of 8 brokerage firms believe that the stock is fairly valued, hence they advise a Hold on the stock.
Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $7.52 from the average target price of $28.25 for the short term period. 12 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $48 and the most muted being $21.
Also, Vertical Research downgrades its view on Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) according to the research report released by the firm to its investors. The shares have now been rated Sell by the stock experts at the ratings house. Earlier, the shares had a rating of Hold. The rating by the firm was issued on August 31, 2016.
Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS): After opening at $25.72, the stock dipped to an intraday low of $25.71 on Thursday. However, the bulls stepped in to buy at lower levels and pushed the stock higher. The stock touched an intraday high of $26.21 and the buying power remained strong till the end. The stock closed at $25.95 for the day, a gain of 0.46% for the day session. The total traded volume was 4,468,496. The stocks close on the previous trading day was $25.83.
The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company is a single source supplier of phosphate and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. It operates in two segments. The Phosphates segment owns and operates mines and production facilities in Florida, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients, and processing plants in Louisiana, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients. The Potash segment owns and operates potash mines and production facilities in Canada and the United States, which produce potash-based crop nutrients, animal feed ingredients and industrial products. It mines phosphate rock in Florida and process rock into finished phosphate products at facilities in Florida and Louisiana. It also mines potash in Saskatchewan and New Mexico. The Company has other production, blending or distribution operations in Brazil, China, India and Paraguay.