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 most optimistic analyst gave a price target of 33, implying a possible profit of 36.53 percent. The most pessimistic analyst gave a price target of 19, implying potential capital losses of -21.39 percent. It is advisable to not rely only on price targets or ratings, as these can be biased for some stocks.

Over the past month, analysts have revised their estimates for this quarter's earnings, with a net average change of -7.55 percent. This can be compared with the average change in earnings estimates over the past 3 months, which is -24.53 percent. Over the past 30 days, FY earnings estimates have also changed downwards by -1.12 percent. If we look at the last 90 days instead, we find a net average change of -16.08 percent in FY estimates.

People are often interested in whether analysts were united in the direction of their revisions. 0 analysts have revised their quarterly estimates upwards in the past 30 days, which can be compared to the 3 analysts that decreased their estimates. Over the same time period, 0 analysts revised their FY earnings estimates upwards, while 3 analysts made negative revisions to their fiscal year's estimates.

MOS has an estimated earnings growth rate of 718.36 percent as forecasted by analysts. It's possible to gain additional insight about growth valuation of a company by looking at the PEG ratio. Smaller PEG ratios are desirable, 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, though it could be better to see where the ratio stands relative to peers in the industry. The PEG ratio of MOS is 0.31.

MOS has traded between a high of 34.36 and a low of 21.79 over the past year. The current market price is above the trailing year's low by 10.92 percent, and 29.66 percent below the high. MOS has a P/E 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 is estimated to release their earnings results for the quarter on 0000-00-00, days from today.