Institutional Investor's Anti-Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) Sentiment In Q4 2016

Postado Julho 17, 2017

Atria Investments LLC's holdings in Mosaic Company (The) were worth $2,602,000 at the end of the most recent quarter. Finally, FMR LLC increased its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 171.9% in the first quarter. FMR LLC increased its stake in shares of Mosaic Company (The) by 73.3% in the fourth quarter. Shapiro Capital Management LLC now owns 5,533,162 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $161,458,000 after buying an additional 565,032 shares in the last quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 6,779 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $198,000 after buying an additional 234 shares in the last quarter. Global X Management Co. Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its stake in Mosaic Company (The) by 3.6% in the first quarter. The Mean Recommendation is the average rating on a stock by the analyst community. Td Asset Mgmt Inc accumulated 133,227 shares. Federated Investors Inc. PA now owns 9,279 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $272,000 after buying an additional 8,902 shares during the period.

Shares of Mosaic Company (NYSE MOS) traded down 0.55% on Friday, hitting $23.72. The hedge funds in our partner's database reported: 297.50 million shares, down from 301.41 million shares in 2016Q3. The firm has a market capitalization of $8.33 billion, a P/E ratio of 206.26 and a beta of 1.23. The high and low revenue estimates for the current quarter are $2.18 Billion and $1.84 Billion, respectively.

It is trading at $23.72 which is marginally higher than $22.89, the 50 day moving average and barely below the 200 day moving average of $27.88. With that said, researchers took a deep dive into the hotly debated question: is it too early to buy The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). After $0.04 actual earnings per share reported by Mosaic Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 750.00% EPS growth. Cordasco Fincl Net stated it has 0% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). During the same period past year, the company posted $0.14 EPS. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 5.7% on a year-over-year basis. The basic materials company reported $0.04 EPS for the quarter, missing analysts' consensus estimates of $0.19 by $0.15.

Also, the equity price plunged -15.28% % in three months, taking the six-month decrease to -24.12% as of recent close. Traders who own the stock with a record date on Thurs, Jun 1st were given a dividend of $0.15 for a share. this indicates a $0.60 annual dividend and a payout of of 2.55%. This dividend amount represented a yeild of $2.55.

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MOS has been the topic of several analyst reports. On December 12, 2016 the stock rating was changed to a "Sector Underperform" according to a Scotiabank report which was a cut from the previous " rating. Credit Suisse Group reissued a "sell" rating and set a $19.00 price objective on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a research note on Friday, May 5th.

04/10/2017 - Mosaic Company (The) had its "neutral" rating reiterated by analysts at Citigroup. Zacks Investment Research raised Mosaic Company (The) from a "strong sell" rating to a "hold" rating in a report on Wednesday. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides if their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". The stock of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) has "Hold" rating given on Thursday, April 21 by Vertical Research. The stock was sold at an average price of $23.39, for a total transaction of $25,729.00. Following the sale, the director now directly owns 8,260 shares in the company, valued at $193,201.40. The transaction was disclosed in a document filed with the SEC, which is available at this link. Also, CFO Richard L. Mack purchased 7,500 shares of Mosaic Company (The) stock in a transaction dated Thursday, May 4th. Following the purchase, the chief financial officer now owns 136,101 shares of the company's stock, valued at $3,177,958.35. The disclosure for this sale can be found here. Metropolitan Life Insur owns 19,605 shares or 0% of their USA portfolio.