The Mosaic Company [MOS] shares are up more than 14.59% this year and recently decreased -0.02% or -$0.5 to settle at $21.26. Analysts expect MOS to grow earnings at a 7.00% annual rate over the next 5 years. MOS has a short ratio of 1.01. This implies that the market is currently less bearish on the outlook for MOS.
On 24, November 2020, U.S. Department of Commerce Issues Preliminary Countervailing Duty Determinations on Phosphate Fertilizer Imports from Morocco and Russia. According to news published on Yahoo Finance, TAMPA, FL / ACCESSWIRE / November 24, 2020 / The U.S. Department of Commerce announced today that it preliminarily found that phosphate fertilizer imports from Morocco and Russia benefit from countervailable subsidies. Commerce calculated a subsidy rate of 23.46 percent for Moroccan producer OCP. In the Russia investigation, Commerce calculated rates of 20.94 percent and 72.5 percent for the PhosAgro and EuroChem respondent entities, respectively, and a rate of 32.92 percent for all other producers/exporters. Beginning in a matter of days, the rates from Commerce’s preliminary determinations will be used to impose preliminary cash deposits on Moroccan and Russian phosphate fertilizer imports into the United States.
Analyst Birdseye View:
The most recent analyst activity for The Mosaic Company [NYSE:MOS] stock was on October 21, 2020, when it was Downgrade with a Neutral rating from Citigroup, which also lowered its 12-month price target on the stock from $23 to $20.50. Before that, on November 03, 2020, Scotiabank Recapitulated a Sector perform rating and elevated its amount target to $23. On September 23, 2020, Cleveland Research Upgrade a Buy rating. On July 15, 2020, Citigroup Upgrade a Buy rating and increased its price target from $13 to $16. On June 29, 2020, BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Buy rating and increased its price target to $15. On June 29, 2020, BofA Securities Upgrade a Buy rating and boosted its amount target on this stock to $15. On May 11, 2020, BofA/Merrill Downgrade an Underperform rating. On March 31, 2020 BofA/Merrill Upgrade a Buy rating and elevated its amount target to $14.
In the past 52 weeks of trading, this stock has oscillated between a low of $6.50 and a peak of $23.19. Right now, the middling Wall Street analyst 12-month amount mark is $21.50. At the most recent market close, shares of The Mosaic Company [NYSE:MOS] were valued at $21.26. According to the average price forecast, investors can expect a potential return of -6.19%.
The Mosaic Company [NYSE:MOS] most recently reported quarterly sales of 2.38 billion, which represented growth of -13.50%. This publicly-traded organization’s revenue is $706,849 per employee, while its income is -$84,714 per employee. This company’s Gross Margin is currently 8.80%, its Operating Margin is -13.00%, its Pretax Margin is -14.10, and its Net Margin is -11.98. Continuing to look at profitability, this corporation’s Return on Assets, Equity, Whole Principal & invested Principal is sitting at -5.42, -10.90, 3.44 and -7.43 respectively.
If looking now at the Principal structure of this organization, it shows its whole liability to the whole Principal at 34.36 and the whole liability to whole assets at 24.92. It shows enduring liability to the whole principal at 33.25 and enduring liability to assets at 0.24 while looking for an extended time period.
Readers are usually of view to make a close observation to the indicators that support and make resistance before moving to any particular stock. As of now, the company’s stock is sitting at 21.38 points at 1st support level, the second support level is making up to 20.99. But as of 1st resistance point, this stock is sitting at 22.32 and at 22.88 for 2nd resistance point.
The Mosaic Company [MOS] reported its earnings at $0.23 per share in the fiscal quarter closing of 9/29/2020. The Analysts for Wall Street were expecting to report its earnings at $0.17/share signifying the difference of 0.06 and 35.30% surprise value. Comparing the previous quarter ending of 6/29/2020, the stated earnings were $0.11 calling estimates for -$0.01/share with the difference of 0.12 depicting the surprise of 1,200.00%.
Important Ratio’s To Watch
Meanwhile, turning our focus to liquidity, the Current Ratio for The Mosaic Company [NYSE:MOS] is 1.30. Likewise, the Quick ratio is also the same, showing Cash ratio at 0.20. Now if looking for a valuation of this stock’s amount to sales ratio it’s 0.93 and it’s amount to book ratio is 0.89.
The most recent insider trade was by Isaacson Mark J., SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec., and it was the purchase of 1000.0 shares on Mar 17. Bernardes Oscar, the Director, completed a purchase of 5000.0 shares on Mar 16. On Mar 13, Pires Luciano Siani, Director, completed a purchase of 10000.0 shares.