Breaking: Cowen & Co. Maintains $35.0000 Price Target On Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) Shares, Maintains Their Original Buy Rating

May 18, 2018 - By Adrian Erickson

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Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in 2017 Q4. Its down 0.19, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It is negative, as 47 investors sold The Mosaic Company shares while 144 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 263.29 million shares or 2.05% more from 258.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported.

Moreover, Bluecrest Capital Mgmt Ltd has 0.32% invested in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Boston Mngmt Inc reported 0.81% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Moore Capital Lp stated it has 0.05% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). American National Registered Inv Advisor reported 14,785 shares or 0.18% of all its holdings. Ariel Investments has 282,630 shares for 0.08% of their portfolio. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi stated it has 0.08% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Cubist Systematic Strategies Ltd Liability Company stated it has 0.03% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Tradewinds Management Limited Liability reported 0.02% stake. Thematic Prtnrs Ltd reported 1.97% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Mutual Of America Mgmt Lc holds 0.02% or 59,655 shares in its portfolio. Riverhead Capital Mgmt Llc invested in 0.02% or 20,535 shares. Usa Fin Portformulas stated it has 0.13% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). Nikko Asset Management Americas owns 945,458 shares or 0.58% of their US portfolio. Raymond James Finance Advsrs Incorporated reported 26,992 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department invested in 0.01% or 90,806 shares.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 sales for $159,491 activity. 4,655 shares were bought by LUMPKINS ROBERT L, worth $126,337.

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) Rating Reaffirmed

Equity analysts at Cowen & Co. now has a $35.0000 target price on Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Cowen & Co. and their recent target price indicates a potential upside of 25.02 % from the company’s current stock price. The rating has been disclosed to clients in a research report on Friday, 18 May.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Ratings Coverage

Among 11 analysts covering Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS), 6 have Buy rating, 2 Sell and 3 Hold. Therefore 55% are positive. Mosaic Co has $44.0 highest and $22 lowest target. $29.67’s average target is 5.98% above currents $27.995 stock price. Mosaic Co had 17 analyst reports since November 22, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. Cowen & Co maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) rating on Wednesday, November 22. Cowen & Co has “Hold” rating and $24.0 target. Credit Suisse maintained the stock with “Underperform” rating in Wednesday, May 9 report. BMO Capital Markets maintained it with “Market Perform” rating and $28 target in Wednesday, May 9 report. As per Monday, February 26, the company rating was maintained by Citigroup. Citigroup maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) on Tuesday, April 10 with “Neutral” rating. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Wednesday, February 21 by J.P. Morgan. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) earned “Overweight” rating by JP Morgan on Wednesday, February 21. BMO Capital Markets maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) on Wednesday, February 21 with “Market Perform” rating. Cowen & Co maintained the stock with “Hold” rating in Friday, January 12 report. RBC Capital Markets upgraded the shares of MOS in report on Friday, May 11 to “Outperform” rating.

The stock decreased 0.09% or $0.025 during the last trading session, reaching $27.995. About 736,759 shares traded. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has declined 15.50% since May 18, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

Analysts await The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.35 EPS, up 20.69 % or $0.06 from last year’s $0.29 per share. MOS’s profit will be $134.90 million for 20.00 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual EPS reported by The Mosaic Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00 % EPS growth.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.79 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.

More important recent The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Mosaic names Freeland as its new CFO” on May 10, 2018, also Bizjournals.com published article titled: “Phosphate giant Mosaic is moving its headquarters to Hillsborough County”, Bizjournals.com published: “Alabama manufacturer moving headquarters to Tampa and bringing 100 new jobs” on May 17, 2018. More interesting news about The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) was released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Here’s what you need to know about Tampa Bay’s next big public company” with publication date: May 15, 2018.

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