Can The Mosaic Company (MOS) Add Value To Your Portfolio?

As of Thursday close, The Mosaic Company’s (NYSE:MOS) stock was down -$4.79, moving down -9.57 percent to $45.24. The average number of shares traded per day over the past five days has been 10,539,000 shares. 1 time new highs have been achieved over the past 5 days, with a -$8.37 fall in that time frame. In the last twenty days, the average volume was 8,666,755, while in the previous 50 days, it was 8,690,782.

Since last month, MOS stock retreated -25.84%. Shares of the company fell to $45.15 on 06/23/22, the lowest level in the past month. A 52-week high of $79.28 was reached on 04/18/22 after having rallying from a 52-week low of $28.26. Since the beginning of this year, MOS’s stock price has risen by 15.14% or $5.95, and marked a new high 30 times. However, the stock has declined by -42.94% since its 52-week high.


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The Mosaic Company (MOS) last reported insider trading activity 39 days ago on May 16. Johnson Denise C, the Director of the company, disposed of 24,427 shares for $65.00 on May 16. It resulted in a $1,587,755 divestment by the insider. EBEL GREGORY L added 15,600 shares at an average price of $63.49 on May 06. The insider now owns 80,068 shares following the transaction. On Apr 18, Senior VP – Strategy & Growth Precourt Walter F. III sold 9,647 shares at $78.00 apiece. The transaction was valued at $752,466.

Valuation Metrics

Right now, The Mosaic Company (MOS) has a P/E ratio of about 6.40. The stock’s beta is 1.59. Besides these, the trailing price-to-sales (P/S) ratio of 1.18, the price-to-book (PB) ratio of 1.42, and the price-to-cash flow ratio of 17.20 may also be considered.

The latest dividend of $0.15 per share was paid out, which is 33.93% more than last year’s $0.1120. On Thursday May 19 2022, a $0.0380 dividend increase was announced.

Financial Health

In the three months ended March 30, The Mosaic Company’s quick ratio stood at 0.60, while its current ratio was 1.20, showing that the company is not able to pay off its debt. According to company report, the long-term debt-to-equity ratio for the quarter ending March 30 was 0.29, and the total debt-to-equity ratio was 0.38. On the profitability front, the trailing twelve-month gross margin is 30.10% percent. In the year ended March 30, operating margins totaled 24.40%. Based on annual data, MOS earned $3.2 billion in gross profit and brought in $12.36 billion in revenue.

A company’s management is another factor that investors consider when determining the profitability of an investment. In the past year, return on investment (ROI) was 12.60%. Return on equity (ROE) for the past 12 months was 24.70%.

In The Mosaic Company’s quarter-end financial report for March 30, it reported total debt of $3.38 billion. According to the earnings report, the company had a higher net income in the recent quarter than it did in the previous quarter. MOS’s revenue rose 41.43% to $3.84 billion during the quarter, while net income inched up to $3.92 billion. While analysts expected The Mosaic Company to report $2.4 quarterly earnings, the actual figure was $2.41 per share, beating the consensus estimate by 0.40%. During the quarter, the company generated $1.5 billion in EBITDA. The liabilities of The Mosaic Company were 11.63 billion at the end of its most recent quarter ended March 30, and its total debt was $4.62 billion. The value of shareholders’ equity is $361.99 million.

Technical Picture

This quick technical analysis looks at The Mosaic Company’s (MOS) price momentum. With a historical volatility rate of 58.62%, the RSI 9-day stood at 22.28% on 23 June.

With respect to its five-day moving average, the current The Mosaic Company price is down by -15.61% percent or -$8.37. At present, MOS shares trade -22.27% below its 20-day simple moving average and +13.75% percent above its 100-day simple moving average. However, the stock is currently trading approximately -38.79% below its SMA50 and +40.72% above its SMA200.

Stochastic coefficient K was 9.40% and Stochastic coefficient D was 11.74%, while ATR was 3.14. Given the Stochastic reading of 0.58% for the 14-day period, the RSI (14) reading has been calculated as 28.40%. As of today, the MACD Oscillator reading stands at -2.11, while the 14-day reading stands at -4.36.

Analyst Ratings

Barclays launched its rating on The Mosaic Company (NYSE: MOS) to an Underweight in a note to investors on June 01, 2022. The Mosaic Company (MOS) has been rated Overweight by analysts. According to 1 brokerage firm, MOS is a sell, and 11 firms recommend it is a Hold. There are 1 analyst who say the stock is underweight. A total of 0 analysts rate The Mosaic Company stock as buy, with 8 recommending it as overweight.

With a median target price of $76.00, the current consensus forecast for the stock is $57.00 – $95.00. Based on these forecasts, analysts predict The Mosaic Company (MOS) will achieve an average price target of $74.15.

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