The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients in North America and internationally.
Fair value with moderate growth potential.
Share Price & News
How has Mosaic's share price performed over time and what events caused price changes?
Latest Share Price and Events
Stable Share Price: MOS's share price has been volatile over the past 3 months.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MOS underperformed the US Chemicals industry which returned -28.6% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MOS underperformed the US Market which returned -10% over the past year.
Price Volatility Vs. Market
How volatile is Mosaic's share price compared to the market and industry in the last 5 years?
Simply Wall St News
4 weeks ago | Simply Wall StCEO, President & Director James O’Rourke Just Bought Shares In The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)
1 month ago | Simply Wall StAre Dividend Investors Getting More Than They Bargained For With The Mosaic Company's (NYSE:MOS) Dividend?
1 month ago | Simply Wall StShould You Worry About The Mosaic Company's (NYSE:MOS) CEO Pay?
Is Mosaic undervalued compared to its fair value and its price relative to the market?
Undervalued compared to fair value
Share Price vs. Fair Value
Below Fair Value: MOS ($11.67) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($60.82)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MOS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MOS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the Chemicals industry average.
PE vs Market: MOS is unprofitable, so we can't compare its PE Ratio to the US market.
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: Insufficient data to calculate MOS's PEG Ratio to determine if it is good value.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MOS is good value based on its PB Ratio (0.5x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (1.4x).
How is Mosaic forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 19 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MOS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered faster growth than the savings rate (1.7%).
Earnings vs Market: MOS is forecast to become profitable over the next 3 years, which is considered above average market growth.
High Growth Earnings: MOS's is expected to become profitable in the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MOS's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than the US market (7% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MOS's revenue (3.1% per year) is forecast to grow slower than 20% per year.
Earnings per Share Growth Forecasts
Future Return on Equity
Future ROE: MOS's Return on Equity is forecast to be low in 3 years time (4.9%).
How has Mosaic performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MOS is currently unprofitable.
Growing Profit Margin: MOS is currently unprofitable.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MOS is unprofitable, and losses have increased over the past 5 years at a rate of -55.6% per year.
Accelerating Growth: Unable to compare MOS's earnings growth over the past year to its 5-year average as it is currently unprofitable
Earnings vs Industry: MOS is unprofitable, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (-11.3%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MOS has a negative Return on Equity (-11.64%), as it is currently unprofitable.
How is Mosaic's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MOS's short term assets ($3.7B) exceed its short term liabilities ($2.6B).
Long Term Liabilities: MOS's short term assets ($3.7B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($7.3B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MOS's debt to equity ratio (45.6%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MOS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 35.8% to 45.6% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (25.7%).
Interest Coverage: MOS is unprofitable, therefore interest payments are not well covered by earnings.
What is Mosaic's current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MOS's dividend (1.71%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.93%).
High Dividend: MOS's dividend (1.71%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (5.46%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MOS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MOS's dividend payments have not increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: MOS is paying a dividend but the company is unprofitable.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MOS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be well covered by earnings (17.5% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joc O’Rourke (58yo)
Mr. James C. O’Rourke, also known as Joc, P.Eng., serves as Chairman of Canpotex Limited. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at The Mosaic Company since August 5, 2015. Mr. O’Rourke serv ...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joc's total compensation ($USD10.53M) is above average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD5.63M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joc's compensation has increased whilst the company is unprofitable.
|CEO, President & Director||4.67yrs||US$10.53m||0.049% $2.2m|
|Senior VP & CFO||1.83yrs||US$2.97m||0.0011% $49.5k|
|Senior Vice President of Commercial||13yrs||US$3.97m||0.027% $1.2m|
|Senior Vice President of Mosaic Fertilizantes||3.17yrs||US$2.41m||0.010% $462.4k|
|Senior Vice President of Strategy & Growth||7.92yrs||US$2.75m||0.0091% $403.6k|
|Senior Advisor||1.83yrs||US$3.62m||0.0086% $380.1k|
|Vice President of Investor Relations||no data||no data||no data|
|Senior VP||5.67yrs||no data||0.0058% $257.3k|
|Senior Vice President of Government & Public Affairs||6.5yrs||no data||0.0018% $80.9k|
|Senior Vice President of Human Resources||0.83yr||no data||no data|
Experienced Management: MOS's management team is considered experienced (4.7 years average tenure).
|CEO, President & Director||4.67yrs||US$10.53m||0.049% $2.2m|
|Independent Director||8.5yrs||US$253.69k||0.0044% $193.6k|
|Independent Director||15.5yrs||US$248.69k||0.010% $457.9k|
|Chairman of the Board||1.92yrs||US$388.60k||0.013% $572.0k|
|Independent Director||3.67yrs||US$225.01k||0.0014% $61.4k|
|Independent Director||6.5yrs||US$233.69k||0.0065% $286.9k|
|Independent Director||15.5yrs||US$243.69k||0.0062% $275.8k|
|Independent Director||5.92yrs||US$233.69k||0.0037% $165.3k|
|Independent Director||9.5yrs||US$233.69k||0.0083% $365.1k|
Experienced Board: MOS's board of directors are considered experienced (6.2 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: MOS insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
Recent Insider Transactions
Dilution of Shares: Shareholders have not been meaningfully diluted in the past year.
The Mosaic Company's company bio, employee growth, exchange listings and data sources
- Name: The Mosaic Company
- Ticker: MOS
- Exchange: NYSE
- Founded: 2004
- Industry: Fertilizers and Agricultural Chemicals
- Sector: Materials
- Market Cap: US$4.420b
- Shares outstanding: 378.76m
- Website: https://www.mosaicco.com
Number of Employees
- The Mosaic Company
- 101 East Kennedy Boulevard
- Suite 2500
- United States
|Ticker||Exchange||Primary Security||Security Type||Country||Currency||Listed on|
|MOS||NYSE (New York Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||US||USD||Jan 1988|
|02M||DB (Deutsche Boerse AG)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1988|
|02M||XTRA (XETRA Trading Platform)||Yes||Common Stock||DE||EUR||Jan 1988|
|MOS *||BMV (Bolsa Mexicana de Valores)||Yes||Common Stock||MX||MXN||Jan 1988|
|0K3B||LSE (London Stock Exchange)||Yes||Common Stock||GB||USD||Jan 1988|
|02M||ETLX (Eurotlx)||Yes||Common Stock||IT||EUR||Jan 1988|
|MOSC34||BOVESPA (Bolsa de Valores de Sao Paulo)||BDR REPR 1/2 COM SHS USD0.01||BR||BRL||Jul 2015|
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 Mosaic Fertilizantes. 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, as well as produce a double sulfate of potash magnesia product under K-Mag brand name. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Tampa, Florida.
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
|Data||Last Updated (UTC time)|
|Company Analysis||2020/04/08 05:06|
|End of Day Share Price||2020/04/07 00:00|
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