Analyst Rating Update on Mosaic Company (The) (MOS)

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) : 1 Analyst considers the fundamentals to be worthy of a Buy recommendation. 8 analysts believe that the current prices are in a balance with the stocks fundamentals, hence they propose Hold on Mosaic Company (The) (MOS). Zacks Investment Research suggests a Strong Sell with a rank of 5. 1 analysts perceive the stock to be overvalued at the existing levels, hence their call is to Sell the stock. 3 others believe that the stock has run up ahead of its fundamentals and advise a Strong Sell on the stock.The median of all the 13 Wall Street Analysts endorse the stock as a Hold with a rating of 3.46.

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) stock is expected to deviate a maximum of $8.36 from the average target price of $29.55 for the short term period. 11 Street Experts have initiated coverage on the stock with the most promising target being $48 and the most muted being $21.

Company shares have received an average consensus rating of Hold for the current week Also, Equity Analysts at the Brokerage Firm, RBC Capital, downgrades their rating on the shares of Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS). RBC Capital has a Sector Perform rating on the shares. Previously, the analysts had a Outperform rating on the shares. The rating by the firm was issued on July 13, 2016.


Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS): During Wednesdays trading session, Bulls were in full control of the stock right from the opening. The stock opened at $27.11 and $26.85 proved to be the low of the day. Continuous buying at higher levels pushed the stock towards an intraday high of $27.75. The buying momentum continued till the end and the stock did not give up its gains. It closed at $27.30, notching a gain of 0.15% for the day. The total traded volume was 6,253,307 . The stock had closed at $27.26 on the previous day.

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.

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