The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) produced a 12.11% rally since recording the worst price of $20.81. Thanks to the latest -2.99% decrease, it now trades at $23.33. Throughout the trading on 7/9/2019, the share price floated between $23.08 and $23.71. This company shares are 40.08% off its target price of $32.68 and the current market capitalization stands at $8.77B. The recent change has given its price a -0.52% deficit over SMA 50 and -37.57% deficit over its 52-week high. The stock witnessed 5.33% gains, -16.23% declines and -23.81% declines for the 1-month, 3-month and 6-month period, respectively. To measure price-variation, we found MOS’s volatility during a week at 2.36% and during a month it has been found around 2.45%.

What Does The Mosaic Company (MOS) Do?

The company describes itself in regulatory filings as, “The Mosaic Co. engages in the production and marketing of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The company operates its businesses through its wholly and majority owned subsidiaries. It operates through the following segments: Phosphates, Potash, and Mosaic Fertilizantes. The Phosphates segment owns and operates mines and production facilities in North America which produces concentrated phosphate crop nutrients and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients, and concentrated crop nutrients. The Potash segment owns and operates potash mines and production facilities in North America which produce potash-based crop nutrients, animal feed ingredients, and industrial products. The Mosaic Fertilizantes segment produces and sell phosphate and potash-based crop nutrients, and animal feed ingredients, in Brazil. The company was founded on October 22, 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, MN.” [Text can be found here: under company description.]

The Mosaic Company (MOS) Top Holders

Institutional investors currently hold around $7.05 billion or 78.9% in MOS stock. Look at its top three institutional owners: Vanguard Group Inc owns $986.92 million in The Mosaic Company, which represents roughly 11.25% of the company’s market cap and approximately 14.01% of the institutional ownership. Similar statistics are true for the second largest owner, Blackrock Inc., which owns 24,849,776 shares of the stock are valued at $597.64 million. The third largest holder is State Street Corp, which currently holds $474.35 million worth of this stock and that ownership represents nearly 5.41% of its market capitalization.

The Mosaic Company 13F Filings

At the end of March reporting period, 258 institutional holders increased their position in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) by some 33,232,048 shares, 309 decreased positions by 49,926,801 and 67 held positions by 209,795,270. That puts total institutional holdings at 292,954,119 shares, according to SEC filings. The stock grabbed 54 new institutional investments totaling 3,092,297 shares while 95 institutional investors sold out their entire positions totaling 16,115,244 shares.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Insider Trades

Multiple company employees have indulged in significant insider trading. The Mosaic Company disclosed in a document filed with the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) that Director Koenig Emery N. has acquired 2,089 shares of The Mosaic Company (MOS) in the trading session dated May. 10, 2019. These shares are worth $50,032 and were traded at $23.95 each. The SEC filing shows that Isaacson Mark J. performed a purchase of 1,000 shares. The SVP, Gen. Counsel & Corp. Sec. added these shares by way of transaction on May. 10, 2019. The company’s shares were assimilated at $23.55 per share worth to an investment of some $23,550 to the account of Isaacson Mark J..

SVP & CFO, Freeland Clint, purchased 4,250 common shares of The Mosaic Company (MOS) in the open market. In a transaction dated May. 10, 2019, the shares were bought at an average price of $23.6, giving away a sum of $100,300. After this purchase, 4,250 common shares of MOS are directly owned by the insider, with total stake valued at $99,153.

In the transaction dated May. 08, 2019, a great number of shares acquired came courtesy the President & CEO; O’Rourke James Calvin added a total of 10,000 shares at an average price of $24.03, amounting to approximately $240,300. The insider now directly owns 171,345 shares worth $3,997,479.

The Mosaic Company (MOS) Analyst Guide

Several analysts have released their opinion on The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), with 4 analysts believing it is a strong buy. Whereas 9 of them predict the stock is a hold. Also, there are 7 buy, 0 sell and 0 strong sell ratings, collectively assigning a 2.25 average brokerage recommendation [T1].