Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) CEO James Calvin O’rourke acquired 10,000 shares of the business’s stock in a transaction on Wednesday, May 8th. The stock was purchased at an average price of $24.03 per share, for a total transaction of $240,300.00. Following the acquisition, the chief executive officer now directly owns 168,345 shares in the company, valued at $4,045,330.35. The purchase was disclosed in a filing with the SEC, which is available through the SEC website.
Shares of MOS stock opened at $23.90 on Friday. The firm has a market capitalization of $9.12 billion, a price-to-earnings ratio of 11.27, a PEG ratio of 2.07 and a beta of 1.42. The company has a current ratio of 1.73, a quick ratio of 0.79 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.42. Mosaic Co has a 12 month low of $22.83 and a 12 month high of $37.37.
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) last issued its earnings results on Monday, May 6th. The basic materials company reported $0.25 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, beating analysts’ consensus estimates of $0.21 by $0.04. The business had revenue of $1.90 billion for the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $1.86 billion. Mosaic had a net margin of 5.85% and a return on equity of 7.88%. The company’s revenue for the quarter was down 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. During the same quarter in the prior year, the business posted $0.20 EPS. Sell-side analysts forecast that Mosaic Co will post 1.63 EPS for the current fiscal year.
Institutional investors have recently modified their holdings of the company. Meeder Asset Management Inc. raised its stake in shares of Mosaic by 15,370.1% in the 4th quarter. Meeder Asset Management Inc. now owns 43,935 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $1,281,000 after purchasing an additional 43,651 shares in the last quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue raised its stake in shares of Mosaic by 7.1% in the 1st quarter. State of Alaska Department of Revenue now owns 103,498 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,825,000 after purchasing an additional 6,859 shares in the last quarter. Sigma Planning Corp raised its stake in shares of Mosaic by 9.2% in the 4th quarter. Sigma Planning Corp now owns 8,642 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $252,000 after purchasing an additional 725 shares in the last quarter. DNB Asset Management AS raised its stake in shares of Mosaic by 118.3% in the 4th quarter. DNB Asset Management AS now owns 101,318 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $2,959,000 after purchasing an additional 54,908 shares in the last quarter. Finally, QUANTRES ASSET MANAGEMENT Ltd acquired a new stake in shares of Mosaic in the 4th quarter valued at about $622,000. Institutional investors and hedge funds own 78.13% of the company’s stock.
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Mosaic Company Profile
The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients in North America and internationally. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names.
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