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

Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) : 13 analysts are covering Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) and their average rating on the stock is 3.38, which is read as a Hold. Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) also receives 2 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 7 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 $8.13 from the average target price of $29.91 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.

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS): The stock opened at $25.44 on Wednesday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $25.48 for the day. The stock traded down to $24.45 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $25.23 with a loss of -0.94% for the day. The stock had closed at $25.47 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 4,557,780 shares.

Also, Equity Analysts at the Stifel Nicolaus downgrades the rating on Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS). The brokerage firm has issued a Hold rating on the shares. The shares were previously rated Buy. The rating by the firm was issued on May 31, 2016. The company shares have dropped -43.53% from its 1 Year high price. On Jul 14, 2015, the shares registered one year high at $45.98 and the one year low was seen on Feb 2, 2016. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $26.41 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $26.46.

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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