Analysts are on the Bearish side about The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) this week.

October 2, 2018 - By Louis Casey

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) LogoInvestors sentiment increased to 1.1 in Q2 2018. Its up 0.03, from 1.07 in 2018Q1. It increased, as 40 investors sold The Mosaic Company shares while 145 reduced holdings. 54 funds opened positions while 149 raised stakes. 272.00 million shares or 2.37% more from 265.69 million shares in 2018Q1 were reported.
Carlson Cap Lp holds 650,000 shares. Prudential Finance reported 380,793 shares. Raymond James Financial Svcs accumulated 25,576 shares. Luminus Mngmt Lc reported 96,400 shares stake. Kentucky Retirement owns 14,891 shares. 146,783 are held by Kempner Cap Inc. Harvest Cap Strategies Limited Liability Corp holds 0.28% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) or 70,000 shares. Of Vermont holds 1,471 shares or 0% of its portfolio. Alphamark Advsr Lc holds 1,250 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. Willis Invest Counsel invested in 0.61% or 293,415 shares. Impala Asset Mgmt Lc stated it has 63,877 shares. Pictet Asset Mgmt Limited holds 189,874 shares. Aviva Public invested in 0.03% or 177,575 shares. Community Bank & Trust Na owns 23 shares. Bluecrest Capital Ltd invested in 132,121 shares.

Since May 2, 2018, it had 2 insider buys, and 0 selling transactions for $185,697 activity. Shares for $59,360 were bought by Pires Luciano Siani.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Ratings Coverage

Among 9 analysts covering Mosaic (NYSE:MOS), 4 have Buy rating, 1 Sell and 4 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. Mosaic had 16 analyst reports since April 10, 2018 according to SRatingsIntel. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Wednesday, May 9 report. Citigroup maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) on Thursday, August 9 with “Neutral” rating. The company was upgraded on Friday, May 11 by RBC Capital Markets. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with “Market Perform” on Wednesday, August 8. The company was maintained on Tuesday, April 10 by Citigroup. On Friday, May 18 the stock rating was maintained by Cowen & Co with “Buy”. The firm has “Underperform” rating by Credit Suisse given on Wednesday, August 8. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) earned “Buy” rating by Bank of America on Tuesday, July 24. As per Thursday, April 19, the company rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets. Standpoint Research downgraded The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) on Friday, August 10 to “Hold” rating. Below is a list of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) latest ratings and price target changes.

04/09/2018 Broker: Barclays Capital Rating: Equal-Weight New Target: $34 Initiates Coverage On
10/08/2018 Broker: Standpoint Research Old Rating: Buy New Rating: Hold Downgrade
09/08/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $31 New Target: $36 Maintain
08/08/2018 Broker: Credit Suisse Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Underperform Old Target: $25 New Target: $26 Maintain
08/08/2018 Broker: BMO Capital Markets Old Rating: Market Perform New Rating: Market Perform Old Target: $28 New Target: $30 Maintain
24/07/2018 Broker: Bank of America Old Rating: Underperform New Rating: Buy Old Target: $24 New Target: $35 Upgrade
18/07/2018 Broker: RBC Capital Markets Old Rating: Outperform New Rating: Outperform Old Target: $32 New Target: $35 Maintain
11/07/2018 Broker: Citigroup Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Neutral Old Target: $30 New Target: $31 Maintain
27/06/2018 Broker: Susquehanna Old Rating: Neutral New Rating: Positive Upgrade
21/06/2018 Broker: Cowen & Co Rating: Buy Maintain

The stock increased 0.58% or $0.19 during the last trading session, reaching $33.06. About 2.52M shares traded. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has risen 53.60% since October 2, 2017 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 37.98% the S&P500.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients worldwide. The company has market cap of $12.74 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It currently has negative earnings. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names.

Another recent and important The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) news was published by which published an article titled: “Mosaic (MOS) PT Raised to $40 at RBC Capital” on October 02, 2018.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Institutional Positions Chart

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