Analyst Ratings for Mosaic Co. (MOS)

Updated: 2017-07-29

Analysts covering Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) have given it a consensus rating of Hold. A consensus rating of Hold was previously issued for MOS last month.

20 analysts issued ratings on the stock, where 1 gave MOS a buy rating, 2 issued an overweight rating, 11 issued a hold rating, 1 gave an underweight rating, and 5 gave a sell rating. Today, there are 0 more analysts optimistic about the company future as compared with 90 days ago. During this time, the number of analysts bearish on the stock has increased by 0.

Investment analysts gave a few price targets for MOS. The maximum price target given was 33, which equates to a potential upside of 36.53 percent. The lowest price target was 19, implying a possible loss of -21.39 percent. Note that investment analysts can be biased in their reporting on companies's ratings and price targets.

In the last 30 days, analysts have changed their quarterly earnings estimates downwards by an average of -7.55 percent. That number becomes -24.53 percent if we expand the time horizon to include the past 3 months instead of just one. On the other hand, earnings estimates for the fiscal year have been revised downwards by -1.12 percent, as compared to a month ago. Expanding the time horizon to 3 months, the average change in fiscal year estimates becomes -16.08 percent.

Another thing investors often look at is the level of agreement among analysts' revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, while 3 analysts made negative revisions. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, compared to 3 analysts that revised their FY estimates downwards.

Analysts estimate earnings of MOS to grow at a rate of 718.36 percent. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Investors like to see smaller values for the PEG ratio, as that can indicate whether the high price level of a stock is warranted by high growth. Many investors consider PEG ratios between 0 and 1 as preferrable, although it is frequently more appropriate to compare PEG ratios to the company's peers. MOS has a PEG ratio of 0.31.

In the trailing 52-weeks, MOS hit 34.36 at the highest peak, while it's lowest trading point was 21.79. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.92 percent, and 29.66 percent lower than its 52-week high. MOS has a price/earnings ratio of 225.05. Investors typically compare the P/E ratio to a company's peers in the industry. The MOS value stock report compares MOS to some of its peers using value stock charts. The market cap of MOS is $8.38 billion. MOS will post this quarters earnings in days, on 0000-00-00.