The Mosaic Company [MOS] stock Upgrade by Barclays analyst, price target now $54

The Mosaic Company [NYSE: MOS] closed the trading session at $44.82 on 04/20/23. The day’s price range saw the stock hit a low of $44.59, while the highest price level was $45.33. The company report on April 12, 2023 at 4:30 PM that Mosaic Announces Dates For First Quarter 2023 Results And Conference Call.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) plans to release first quarter 2023 earnings results on Wednesday, May 3, 2023, after close of trading on the New York Stock Exchange. The company will issue a news wire alert when earnings materials are publicly available on the company’s website.

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On Thursday, May 4, beginning at 11:00 a.m. Eastern Time, the company will host a conference call to discuss the results and answer questions submitted via email. Phone lines will be opened to allow for additional questions. A webcast of the conference call can be accessed by visiting Mosaic’s website, and an audio replay of the call will be available on the website for up to one year from the time of the earnings call.

The stocks have a year to date performance of 2.71 percent and weekly performance of -4.13 percent. The stock has been moved at -11.32 percent over the last six months. The stock has performed -1.21 percent around the most recent 30 days and changed -3.56 percent over the most recent 3-months.

If compared to the average trading volume of 4.24M shares, MOS reached to a volume of 3432276 in the most recent trading day, which is why market watchdogs consider the stock to be active.

Here’s what leading stock market gurus have to 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 $53.92 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 2.90. 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.

Barclays have made an estimate for The Mosaic Company shares, keeping their opinion on the stock as Equal Weight, with their previous recommendation back on April 14, 2023. While these analysts kept the previous recommendation, JP Morgan dropped their target price from $60 to $46. The new note on the price target was released on April 06, 2023, representing the official price target for The Mosaic Company stock. Previously, the target price had yet another drop from $45 to $43, while HSBC Securities kept a Reduce rating on MOS stock.

The Average True Range (ATR) for The Mosaic Company is set at 1.63, with the Price to Sales ratio for MOS stock in the period of the last 12 months amounting to 0.78. The Price to Book ratio for the last quarter was 1.26, with the Price to Cash per share for the same quarter was set at 2.20. Price to Free Cash Flow for MOS in the course of the last twelve months was 6.02 with Quick ratio for the last quarter at 0.50.

MOS stock trade performance evaluation

The Mosaic Company [MOS] fell into the red zone at the end of the last week, falling into a negative trend and dropping by -4.13. With this latest performance, MOS shares dropped by -1.21% in over the last four-week period, additionally sinking by -11.32% over the last 6 months – not to mention a drop of -42.22% 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 43.14, with the RSI for the last a single of trading hit 40.74, and the three-weeks RSI is set at 44.04 for The Mosaic Company [MOS]. The present Moving Average for the last 50 days of trading for this stock 48.23, while it was recorded at 46.19 for the last single week of trading, and 49.68 for the last 200 days.

The Mosaic Company [MOS]: An insightful look at the core 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 Total Capital for MOS is now 33.88, given the latest momentum, and Return on Invested Capital for the company is 25.01. Return on Equity for this stock inclined to 31.62, with Return on Assets sitting at 15.78. When it comes to the capital structure of this company, The Mosaic Company [MOS] has a Total Debt to Total Equity ratio set at 31.59. Additionally, MOS Total Debt to Total Capital is recorded at 24.01, with Total Debt to Total Assets ending up at 16.28. Long-Term Debt to Equity for the company is recorded at 21.13, with the Long-Term Debt to Total Capital now at 16.06.

Reflecting on the efficiency of the workforce at the company, The Mosaic Company [MOS] managed to generate an average of $264,024 per employee. Receivables Turnover for the company is 10.78 with a Total Asset Turnover recorded at a value of 0.84.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.

The Mosaic Company [MOS]: Insider Ownership positions

There are presently around $13,129 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 0.51% of the total institutional ownership; BLACKROCK INC., holding 27,678,682 shares of the stock with an approximate value of $1.26 billion in MOS stocks shares; and CAPITAL WORLD INVESTORS, currently with $1.02 billion in MOS stock with ownership of nearly 40.238% of the company’s market capitalization.

339 institutional holders increased their position in The Mosaic Company [NYSE:MOS] by around 28,763,934 shares. Additionally, 428 investors decreased positions by around 34,335,277 shares, while 94 investors held positions by with 225,835,573 shares. The mentioned changes placed institutional holdings at 288,934,784 shares, according to the latest SEC report filing. MOS stock had 104 new institutional investments in for a total of 2,934,995 shares, while 104 institutional investors sold positions of 3,029,337 shares during the same period.


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