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Are Analysts Bullish about Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) after last week?

17 July 2017, 04:13 | Kelvin Horton

The stock decreased 0.42% or $0.1 during the last trading session, reaching $23.57. The company's average Piotroski F-Score: 4 during the last 7 years. It has outperformed by 7.27% the S&P500. Teachers Advisors has an ownership of 494,581 stocks of the basic materials firms shares valued at $14,506,000 after scooping up an extra 30,286 shares through out the quarter. For now, MOS is the toast of Wall Street as its ABR stands at 2.20 with 2 out of 19 analysts rating the stock a buy.

The current market capitalization of Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) stands at 8.37 Billion. The stock, after opening at $33.34, closed at $33.22 by scoring 0.15%.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) ended its day at $23.57 with the rising stream of -0.42% and its total traded volume was 5.31 million shares more than the average volume. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

Since February 10, 2017, it had 4 buys, and 1 sale for $758,708 activity. $175,121 worth of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) was bought by MACK RICHARD L on Thursday, May 4. $32.47's average target is 34.79% above currents $24.09 stock price. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.39, for a total transaction of $25,729.00.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. The company has an Average True Range (ATR) value of 0.72, while a Beta Value of 1.21. It is negative, as 57 investors sold Mosaic Co shares while 192 reduced holdings. The active investment managers in our partner's database reported: 297.50 million shares, down from 301.41 million shares in 2016Q3. Usca Ria Limited Liability Corp reported 0.07% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Public Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 0.02% stake. Cadence Cap Mngmt Ltd has invested 0.11% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Texas Permanent School Fund accumulated 0.04% or 104,918 shares.

WARNING: "UBS Asset Management Americas Inc". Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) has declined 7.87% since July 13, 2016 and is downtrending. The share price has moved backward from its 20 days moving average -0.74% and positively from its 50 days moving average 0.67%.

Want to see what other hedge funds are holding MOS? Cap Guardian Tru Communications accumulated 2,500 shares. Its up 43.59% from 3,900 shares previously. Van Eck Associate owns 823,520 shares. Td Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 133,227 shares. Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has 693,059 shares for 0.21% of their portfolio.

Cleararc Capital Inc. raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) by 0.3% during the first quarter, according to its most recent filing with the SEC.

The company also recently declared a dividend for shareholders paid on Thursday the 15th of June 2017. With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS).

Earnings per share (EPS) is the portion of a company's profit allocated to each outstanding share of common stock. The basic materials company reported $0.04 earnings per share for the quarter, missing the consensus estimate of $0.19 by $0.15. Five investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and one has assigned a buy rating to the company. Therefore 16% are positive. CLSA had a markedly different take on 08/02/2017, proposing that MOS is now considered Outperform versus prior Buy rating. The original version of this piece of content can be accessed at https://transcriptdaily.com/2017/07/15/indiana-trust-investment-management-co-sells-44-shares-of-mosaic-company-the-mos-updated.html. The firm earned "Neutral" rating on Wednesday, April 6 by Goldman Sachs. Cowen & Co has "Underperform" rating and $25 target.

04/18/2017 - Mosaic Company (The) had its "sector perform" rating reiterated by analysts at RBC Capital.

Among 3 analysts covering WesternOne Inc (TSE:WEQ), 0 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 3 Hold. The rating was downgraded by Barclays Capital to "Underweight" on Tuesday, April 19.

05/31/2016 - Mosaic Company (The) was downgraded to " by analysts at Stifel Nicolaus. The stock has "Neutral" rating by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, May 9. BMO Capital Markets fixed a $26.00 price objective on Mosaic Company (The) and issued the company a "hold" recommendation in a study on Saturday, May 6th.

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