Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) : The most positive equity analysts on Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) expects the shares to touch $48, whereas, the least positive believes that the stock will trade at $21 in the short term. The company is covered by 12 Wall Street Brokerage Firms. The average price target for shares are $28.25 with an expected fluctuation of $7.52 from the mean.
Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) : Zacks Investment Research ranks Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) as 5, which is a Strong Sell recommendation. 1 research analysts consider that the stocks fundamentals point to a bright future, hence they rate the stock as a Strong Buy. 1 other analysts are mildly bullish on the stock and favor a Buy. Not everyone is convinced about the stocks future, hence, the stock receives 1 Sell recommendation. 3 more believe that the stock has more downside risks, hence they propose a Strong Sell. A total of 8 analysts believe that the stock has a limited upside, hence they advise a Hold. The average broker rating of 14 research analysts is 3.29, which indicates as a Hold.
Also, Equity analysts at the Brokerage firm Susquehanna downgrades its rating on Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS). The rating major has initiated the coverage with neutral rating on the shares. Earlier, the shares were rated a Positive by the brokerage firm. The rating by the firm was issued on August 17, 2016.
Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS): The stock opened at $30.00 on Thursday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $30.03 for the day. The stock traded down to $29.04 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $29.17 with a loss of -2.99% for the day. The stock had closed at $30.07 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,231,117 shares.
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.