HSBC Securities lifts The Mosaic Company [MOS] price estimate. Who else is bullish?

The Mosaic Company [NYSE: MOS] slipped around -0.75 points on Tuesday, while shares priced at $46.58 at the close of the session, down -1.58%. The company report on March 9, 2023 that Mosaic Announces Quarterly Dividend Of $0.20 Per Share.

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The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) announced today that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend of $0.20 per share on the Company’s common stock. The dividend will be paid on June 15, 2023, to stockholders of record as of the close of business on June 1, 2023.

The declaration and payment of any future dividends is subject to approval by Mosaic’s Board of Directors. There can be no assurance that the Company’s Board of Directors will declare future dividends.

The Mosaic Company stock is now 6.74% up from its year-to-date (YTD) trading value. MOS Stock saw the intraday high of $49.33 and lowest of $45.9785 per share. The company’s 52-week high price is 78.86, which means current price is +15.61% above from all time high which was touched on 03/03/23.

Compared to the average trading volume of 4.27M shares, MOS reached a trading volume of 5481028 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

What do top market gurus say about The Mosaic Company [MOS]?

Based on careful and fact-backed analyses by Wall Street experts, the current consensus on the target price for MOS shares is $55.07 per share. Analysis on target price and performance of stocks is usually carefully studied by market experts, and the current Wall Street consensus on MOS stock is a recommendation set at 2.80. This rating represents a strong Buy recommendation, on the scale from 1 to 5, where 5 would mean strong sell, 4 represents Sell, 3 is Hold, and 2 indicates Buy.

HSBC Securities have made an estimate for The Mosaic Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Reduce, with their previous recommendation back on February 21, 2023. The new note on the price target was released on January 24, 2023, representing the official price target for The Mosaic Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $61 to $50, while Citigroup kept a Neutral rating on MOS stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Mosaic Company is set at 2.07, with the Price to Sales ratio for MOS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.88. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.31, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.04. Price to Free Cash Flow for MOS in the course of the last twelve months was 6.74 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.

How has MOS stock performed recently?

The Mosaic Company [MOS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -13.53. With this latest performance, MOS shares dropped by -8.72% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -10.71% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -24.38% in the past year of trading.

Overbought and oversold stocks can be easily traced with the Relative Strength Index (RSI), where an RSI result of over 70 would be overbought, and any rate below 30 would indicate oversold conditions. An RSI rate of 50 would represent a neutral market momentum. The current RSI for MOS stock in for the last two-week period is set at 35.06, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 26.39, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 39.67 for The Mosaic Company [MOS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 49.45, while it was recorded at 50.02 for the last single week of trading, and 50.71 for the last 200 days.

The Mosaic Company [MOS]: Deeper insight into the fundamentals

Operating Margin for any stock indicates how profitable investing would be, and The Mosaic Company [MOS] shares currently have an operating margin of +27.60 and a Gross Margin at +29.30. The Mosaic Company’s Net Margin is presently recorded at +18.73.

Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 31.62, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.78.

The Mosaic Company’s liquidity data is similarly interesting compelling, with a Quick Ratio of 0.50 and a Current Ratio set at 1.20.

Insider trade positions for The Mosaic Company [MOS]

There are presently around $13,752 million, or 90.60% of MOS stock, in the hands of institutional investors. The top three institutional holders of MOS stocks are: VANGUARD GROUP INC with ownership of 39,787,718, which is approximately 0.093% of the company’s market cap and around 0.29% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 27,678,682 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.29 billion in MOS stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $1.05 billion in MOS stock with ownership of nearly 40.238% of the company’s market capitalization.

Positions in The Mosaic Company stocks held by institutional investors increased at the end of Wednesday and at the time of the Wednesday reporting period, where 361 institutional holders increased their position in The Mosaic Company [NYSE:MOS] by around 29,758,458 shares. Additionally, 434 investors decreased positions by around 30,997,367 shares, while 87 investors held positions by with 234,471,812 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 295,227,637 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MOS stock had 122 new institutional investments in for a total of 3,106,831 shares, while 100 institutional investors sold positions of 2,901,432 shares during the same period.


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