Mosaic Company (MOS) Is Now En Route to Higher Prices

Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) is -16.57% lower on its value in year-to-date trading and has touched a low of $31.44 and a high of $57.16 in the current 52-week trading range. The question becomes, what are the chances the stock will make a comeback and enjoy potential growth. Why not look at analysts view on what the future holds for the stock. The MOS stock was last observed hovering at around $36.21 in the last trading session, with the day’s gains setting it 0.2% off its average median price target of $39.95 for the next 12 months. It is also 32.57% off the consensus price target high of $54.00 offered by 22 analysts, but current levels are -17.45% lower than the price target low of $31.00 for the same period.

Currently trading at $36.41, the stock is 0.59% and 3.13% above its SMA20 and SMA50 respectively. However, with a daily trading volume of 1.92 million and changing 0.55% at the moment leaves the stock -4.31% off its SMA200. MOS registered -18.17% loss for a year compared to 6-month gain of 4.81%. The firm has a 50-day simple moving average (SMA 50) of $1.01 and a 200-day simple moving average (SMA200) of $5.41.

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The stock witnessed a 0.00% loss in the last 1 month and extending the period to 3 months gives it a 2.85%, and is -1.59% down over the last 5 days. If we measure the stock’s price variations over the week and the month, we find that the volatility rates stand at 2.71% over the week and 2.77% over the month.

Mosaic Company (MOS) has around 13570 employees, a market worth around $11.90B and $15.03B in sales. Current P/E ratio is 9.34 and Fwd P/E is 11.07. Profit margin for the company is 8.80%. Distance from 52-week low is 15.81% and -36.30% from its 52-week high. The company has generated returns on investments over the last 12 months (9.05%).

Mosaic Company (MOS) Analyst Forecasts

Analyst recommendations provided by FactSet shows that the consensus forecast for Mosaic Company (MOS) is a “Hold”. 22 analysts offering their recommendations for the stock have an average rating of 2.68, where 16 rate it as a Hold and 1 think it is a “Overweight”. 4 of the analysts rate the stock as a “Buy”. 1 analysts have rated the stock as a Sell or Underperform.

Mosaic Company is expected to release its quarterly report on 02/21/2024.The EPS is expected to shrink by -66.18% this year.

Mosaic Company (MOS) Top Institutional Holders

The shares outstanding are 339.07M, and float is at 324.86M with Short Float at 1.17%.

Mosaic Company (MOS) Insider Activity

A total of 9 insider transactions have happened at Mosaic Company (MOS) in the last six months, with sales accounting for 5 and purchases happening 4 times.

Mosaic Company (MOS): Who are the competitors?

The company’s main competitors (and peers) include Nutrien Ltd. (NTR) that is trading -22.53% down over the past 12 months.