Mosaic Company (The)

MOS-N

NYSE:MOS

12.30
0.62 (5.31%)
The Mosaic Company is a Fortune 500 company based in Plymouth, Minnesota, a Minneapolis suburb. Mosaic mines two key crop nutrients—phosphate and potash—and produces specialty products MicroEssentials, K-Mag and Pegasus.
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BUY
BUY
July 5, 2019
It just made a higher low since end-May. Fertilizer seasonality is coming up. Put this on your radar for a trade or long term. Seasonally, it declines in the first part of a year, then bounces back in the summer into fall.
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It just made a higher low since end-May. Fertilizer seasonality is coming up. Put this on your radar for a trade or long term. Seasonally, it declines in the first part of a year, then bounces back in the summer into fall.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
November 12, 2018
We are late stage in the market. He suggests MOO-N because it is a larger basket and you diversify your risks. This is not the time to go for yield.
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We are late stage in the market. He suggests MOO-N because it is a larger basket and you diversify your risks. This is not the time to go for yield.
COMMENT
COMMENT
November 28, 2017

It’s often dangerous to buy commodity stocks when they look cheap, because that often occurs when earnings have reached a peak. This competes with Potash (POT-T), a better managed company with a better group of assets and a stronger balance sheet. To buy any of these companies, you have to be a big believer that potash and fertilizer prices are going to rise.

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It’s often dangerous to buy commodity stocks when they look cheap, because that often occurs when earnings have reached a peak. This competes with Potash (POT-T), a better managed company with a better group of assets and a stronger balance sheet. To buy any of these companies, you have to be a big believer that potash and fertilizer prices are going to rise.

COMMENT
COMMENT
April 16, 2014

Has about $3 billion of corporate buybacks that will be taking place this year.

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Has about $3 billion of corporate buybacks that will be taking place this year.

COMMENT
COMMENT
February 3, 2014

Seems to be trying to form a base at this level, but it is range bound. It is pretty neutral on a technical basis. He doesn’t have an opinion.

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Seems to be trying to form a base at this level, but it is range bound. It is pretty neutral on a technical basis. He doesn’t have an opinion.

HOLD
HOLD
October 9, 2013

(Market Call Minute) Potash prices and demand have fallen off. Owns POT-T. Holds because everybody has to eat.

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(Market Call Minute) Potash prices and demand have fallen off. Owns POT-T. Holds because everybody has to eat.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 27, 2013

She is not in this sector. Who knows how that is going to happen now to the whole issue of Potash (POT-T),. Potash prices are declining. Corn prices have gone down, which is not necessarily good for fertilizer companies. She would stay away from all fertilizer companies until we know what happens in potash.

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September 27, 2013

She is not in this sector. Who knows how that is going to happen now to the whole issue of Potash (POT-T),. Potash prices are declining. Corn prices have gone down, which is not necessarily good for fertilizer companies. She would stay away from all fertilizer companies until we know what happens in potash.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 25, 2013

On top of everything else, China entered the fertilizer fray by taking 13% of a Russian potash producer. China is not looking to maximize its return on investments, but to maximize its return on cheap fertilizer. This would suggest that prices are still likely to work lower. He also sees downside risks for both Potash (POT-T) and Agrium (AGU-T).

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September 25, 2013

On top of everything else, China entered the fertilizer fray by taking 13% of a Russian potash producer. China is not looking to maximize its return on investments, but to maximize its return on cheap fertilizer. This would suggest that prices are still likely to work lower. He also sees downside risks for both Potash (POT-T) and Agrium (AGU-T).

BUY
BUY
August 6, 2013

BHP Billiton (BHP-N) wants to get into potash so there is always a potential of a possible takeover. If you own, be patient and wait for this nonsense in Russia to cool off. (See Top Picks.)

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BHP Billiton (BHP-N) wants to get into potash so there is always a potential of a possible takeover. If you own, be patient and wait for this nonsense in Russia to cool off. (See Top Picks.)

TOP PICK
TOP PICK
May 10, 2013

Different than POT and AGU. This one is a special situation. It has phosphate which is his favourite nutrient. 12 times earnings. $2.5 billion on the balance sheet. Thinks they will buy back stock with the extra cash.

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Different than POT and AGU. This one is a special situation. It has phosphate which is his favourite nutrient. 12 times earnings. $2.5 billion on the balance sheet. Thinks they will buy back stock with the extra cash.

HOLD
HOLD
May 8, 2013

You may want to stay with this one. There are brighter days ahead. Review in a year.

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You may want to stay with this one. There are brighter days ahead. Review in a year.

WAIT
WAIT
May 2, 2013

Nothing wrong with it. He is looking at it right now. There is a big chunk owned by Cargil and he is waiting to see what happens with that. Likes MOS. It is well positioned.

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Nothing wrong with it. He is looking at it right now. There is a big chunk owned by Cargil and he is waiting to see what happens with that. Likes MOS. It is well positioned.

COMMENT
COMMENT
September 28, 2012

There is a very good chance this could be a takeout candidate for BHP Billiton (BHP-N) who wants to get into this sector.

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Mosaic Company (The) (MOS-N)
September 28, 2012

There is a very good chance this could be a takeout candidate for BHP Billiton (BHP-N) who wants to get into this sector.

DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 6, 2012

(Market Call Minute.) Has been a standout performer compared to Potash (POT-T) because sentiment has shifted to phosphate. Looks toppy at these levels because of the run-up in the last little while.

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(Market Call Minute.) Has been a standout performer compared to Potash (POT-T) because sentiment has shifted to phosphate. Looks toppy at these levels because of the run-up in the last little while.

COMMENT
COMMENT
August 7, 2012

Thinks the entire fertilizer business has been oversold. Thinks there will be a shortfall in grain supplies globally as a result of the drought in the US. Expecting a big demand for fertilizers going forward. He prefers Potash (POT-T).

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Thinks the entire fertilizer business has been oversold. Thinks there will be a shortfall in grain supplies globally as a result of the drought in the US. Expecting a big demand for fertilizers going forward. He prefers Potash (POT-T).

BUY
BUY
June 27, 2012
Fertilizers have struggled a little bit. There have been very strong movements in corn prices recently. Phosphate has lagged. Potash (POT-T) has a big mine coming on in Saudi Arabia this year. Feels the fundamentals on this company are supportive.
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Fertilizers have struggled a little bit. There have been very strong movements in corn prices recently. Phosphate has lagged. Potash (POT-T) has a big mine coming on in Saudi Arabia this year. Feels the fundamentals on this company are supportive.
COMMENT
COMMENT
June 20, 2012
Commodity prices have sold off a little bit but demand continues to escalate as the rest of the world gets wealthier and enjoys better diets. Prefers Agrium (AGU-T).
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Commodity prices have sold off a little bit but demand continues to escalate as the rest of the world gets wealthier and enjoys better diets. Prefers Agrium (AGU-T).
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
May 18, 2012
This stock has been fairly range bound and is trying to find support at around $46-$46.50. He would only buy something if it could prove it would find that support. He would like to see confirmation that it could swing up first.
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This stock has been fairly range bound and is trying to find support at around $46-$46.50. He would only buy something if it could prove it would find that support. He would like to see confirmation that it could swing up first.
PAST TOP PICK
PAST TOP PICK
January 26, 2012
(A Top Pick Jan 13/11. Down 30.7%.) Stopped out at $56. Still continues to like the agricultural space longer-term.
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(A Top Pick Jan 13/11. Down 30.7%.) Stopped out at $56. Still continues to like the agricultural space longer-term.
COMMENT
COMMENT
January 5, 2012
Seasonally, as you get through January you get into a better seasonal period. He'll watch to see if the seasonal trade starts to develop
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Seasonally, as you get through January you get into a better seasonal period. He'll watch to see if the seasonal trade starts to develop
COMMENT
COMMENT
November 24, 2011
Got stopped out of this when it moved below the 200 day moving average. Long-term it will do very well. Earnings have been moving up.
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Got stopped out of this when it moved below the 200 day moving average. Long-term it will do very well. Earnings have been moving up.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
September 7, 2011
Trading at 15-18 times earnings and longer-term he has a concern of both supply coming on stream. Investors became enamored with all these stocks when there were supply disruptions when Potash (POT-T) became very expensive.
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Trading at 15-18 times earnings and longer-term he has a concern of both supply coming on stream. Investors became enamored with all these stocks when there were supply disruptions when Potash (POT-T) became very expensive.
HOLD
HOLD
August 22, 2011
Trades in line with the other fertilizer stocks. Has been disappointing up till now. We are coming into the fall planting season so it should have as little uptick from here.
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Trades in line with the other fertilizer stocks. Has been disappointing up till now. We are coming into the fall planting season so it should have as little uptick from here.
COMMENT
COMMENT
July 20, 2011
This stock looks great right now. Very strong support at around $66-$67. Trading sideways and is not overextended. He is currently writing on this one. Has great option premiums.
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This stock looks great right now. Very strong support at around $66-$67. Trading sideways and is not overextended. He is currently writing on this one. Has great option premiums.
BUY
BUY
June 30, 2011
Loves fertilizer stocks at these levels. They have all popped in the last 10 days. Seasonal strength is usually from the end of June until the end of December.
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Loves fertilizer stocks at these levels. They have all popped in the last 10 days. Seasonal strength is usually from the end of June until the end of December.
BUY
BUY
May 24, 2011
Completely spun off from Cargil. Lots of exposure to potash. Stock was upgraded yesterday. He owns POT, so he doesn’t own this one. BHP might look at this one. It might be more amenable to a takeover.
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Completely spun off from Cargil. Lots of exposure to potash. Stock was upgraded yesterday. He owns POT, so he doesn’t own this one. BHP might look at this one. It might be more amenable to a takeover.
HOLD
HOLD
May 12, 2011
Likes the fertilizer space. Stock has been under some pressure and has been greatly oversold in the last little while. Trading at 60X forward P/E which is a bit of a low over the last 6 months or so.
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Likes the fertilizer space. Stock has been under some pressure and has been greatly oversold in the last little while. Trading at 60X forward P/E which is a bit of a low over the last 6 months or so.
BUY WEAKNESS
BUY WEAKNESS
May 11, 2011
2nd largest potash producer. There is speculation that this could be an acquisition target. Long term outlook for agriculture and potash is very strong.
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2nd largest potash producer. There is speculation that this could be an acquisition target. Long term outlook for agriculture and potash is very strong.
DON'T BUY
DON'T BUY
February 28, 2011
Agrium (AGU-T) or Mosaic (MOS-N)? Agriculture sector did extremely well over the last couple of months. Was into agriculture stocks in July and sold out at the end of December, which is when these stocks tend to do well. Overall sector goes up 15.5% on average over the last 21 years. Seasonally this is a period when agriculture tends to be flat.
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Agrium (AGU-T) or Mosaic (MOS-N)? Agriculture sector did extremely well over the last couple of months. Was into agriculture stocks in July and sold out at the end of December, which is when these stocks tend to do well. Overall sector goes up 15.5% on average over the last 21 years. Seasonally this is a period when agriculture tends to be flat.
WATCH
WATCH
February 24, 2011
Produce a lot of potash as well as phosphate. A big controlling shareholder wanted to sell and the complex transaction needs approval, so there’s going to be a short-term overhang. Once they get beyond this in about 18 to 24 months, they’ll be a takeover target and catch up to their peers.
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Produce a lot of potash as well as phosphate. A big controlling shareholder wanted to sell and the complex transaction needs approval, so there’s going to be a short-term overhang. Once they get beyond this in about 18 to 24 months, they’ll be a takeover target and catch up to their peers.
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Mosaic Company (The)(MOS-N) Rating

Ranking : 4 out of 5

Bullish - Buy Signals / Votes : 1

Neutral - Hold Signals / Votes : 0

Bearish - Sell Signals / Votes : 0

Total Signals / Votes : 1

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What is Mosaic Company (The) stock symbol?

Mosaic Company (The) is a American stock, trading under the symbol MOS-N on the New York Stock Exchange (MOS). It is usually referred to as NYSE:MOS or MOS-N

Is Mosaic Company (The) a buy or a sell?

In the last year, 1 stock analyst published opinions about MOS-N. 1 analyst recommended to BUY the stock. 0 analysts recommended to SELL the stock. The latest stock analyst recommendation is BUY. Read the latest stock experts' ratings for Mosaic Company (The).

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Mosaic Company (The) was recommended as a Top Pick by Hap (Robert) Sneddon FCSI on 2019-07-05. Read the latest stock experts ratings for Mosaic Company (The).

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What is Mosaic Company (The) stock price?

On 2020-07-10, Mosaic Company (The) (MOS-N) stock closed at a price of $12.3.