The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients in North America and internationally. More Details
Undervalued with mediocre balance sheet.
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 is not significantly more volatile than the rest of US stocks over the past 3 months, typically moving +/- 5% a week.
Volatility Over Time: MOS's weekly volatility (5%) has been stable over the past year.
7 Day Return
1 Year Return
Return vs Industry: MOS exceeded the US Chemicals industry which returned 23% over the past year.
Return vs Market: MOS exceeded the US Market which returned 33.7% over the past year.
Long-Term 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
1 week ago | Simply Wall StInvesting in Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) a year ago would have delivered you a 75% gain
3 months ago | Simply Wall StJust Four Days Till The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Will Be Trading Ex-Dividend
4 months ago | Simply Wall StHere's Why We Think The Mosaic Company's (NYSE:MOS) CEO Compensation Looks Fair for the time being
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 ($33.75) is trading below our estimate of fair value ($47.15)
Significantly Below Fair Value: MOS is trading below fair value by more than 20%.
Price To Earnings Ratio
PE vs Industry: MOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (22.8x).
PE vs Market: MOS is good value based on its PE Ratio (9.1x) compared to the US market (17.8x).
Price to Earnings Growth Ratio
PEG Ratio: MOS's earnings are forecast to decline next year, so we can't calculate its PEG ratio.
Price to Book Ratio
PB vs Industry: MOS is good value based on its PB Ratio (1.2x) compared to the US Chemicals industry average (2.7x).
How is Mosaic forecast to perform in the next 1 to 3 years based on estimates from 15 analysts?
Forecasted annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue Growth Forecasts
Analyst Future Growth Forecasts
Earnings vs Savings Rate: MOS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.9% per year).
Earnings vs Market: MOS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-10.9% per year).
High Growth Earnings: MOS's earnings are forecast to decline over the next 3 years.
Revenue vs Market: MOS's revenue is expected to decline over the next 3 years (-3.3% per year).
High Growth Revenue: MOS's revenue is forecast to decline over the next 3 years (-3.3% 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 (8.9%).
How has Mosaic performed over the past 5 years?
Historical annual earnings growth
Earnings and Revenue History
Quality Earnings: MOS has high quality earnings.
Growing Profit Margin: MOS became profitable in the past.
Past Earnings Growth Analysis
Earnings Trend: MOS's earnings have declined by 9.5% per year over the past 5 years.
Accelerating Growth: MOS has become profitable in the last year, making the earnings growth rate difficult to compare to its 5-year average.
Earnings vs Industry: MOS has become profitable in the last year, making it difficult to compare its past year earnings growth to the Chemicals industry (38.9%).
Return on Equity
High ROE: MOS's Return on Equity (13.5%) is considered low.
How is Mosaic's financial position?
Financial Position Analysis
Short Term Liabilities: MOS's short term assets ($5.0B) exceed its short term liabilities ($4.1B).
Long Term Liabilities: MOS's short term assets ($5.0B) do not cover its long term liabilities ($6.8B).
Debt to Equity History and Analysis
Debt Level: MOS's debt to equity ratio (42.4%) is considered high.
Reducing Debt: MOS's debt to equity ratio has increased from 38.7% to 42.4% over the past 5 years.
Debt Coverage: MOS's debt is well covered by operating cash flow (42.9%).
Interest Coverage: MOS's interest payments on its debt are well covered by EBIT (8.5x coverage).
What is Mosaic current dividend yield, its reliability and sustainability?
Current Dividend Yield
Dividend Yield vs Market
Notable Dividend: MOS's dividend (0.89%) isn’t notable compared to the bottom 25% of dividend payers in the US market (1.34%).
High Dividend: MOS's dividend (0.89%) is low compared to the top 25% of dividend payers in the US market (3.58%).
Stability and Growth of Payments
Stable Dividend: MOS's dividend payments have been volatile in the past 10 years.
Growing Dividend: MOS's dividend payments have increased over the past 10 years.
Current Payout to Shareholders
Dividend Coverage: With its low payout ratio (6%), MOS's dividend payments are thoroughly covered by earnings.
Future Payout to Shareholders
Future Dividend Coverage: MOS's dividends in 3 years are forecast to be thoroughly covered by earnings (8.7% payout ratio).
How experienced are the management team and are they aligned to shareholders interests?
Average management tenure
Joc O’Rourke (60 yo)
Mr. James C. O’Rourke, also known as Joc, P.Eng., serves as Chairman of Canpotex Limited. He has been the Chief Executive Officer and President at The Mosaic Company since August 5, 2015. Mr. O’Rourke serv...
CEO Compensation Analysis
Compensation vs Market: Joc's total compensation ($USD12.79M) is about average for companies of similar size in the US market ($USD11.33M).
Compensation vs Earnings: Joc's compensation has been consistent with company performance over the past year.
Experienced Management: MOS's management team is considered experienced (4.9 years average tenure).
Experienced Board: MOS's board of directors are considered experienced (4.4 years average tenure).
Who are the major shareholders and have insiders been buying or selling?
Insider Trading Volume
Insider Buying: Insufficient data to determine if insiders have bought more shares than they have sold in the past 3 months.
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$12.822b
- Shares outstanding: 379.90m
- Website: https://www.mosaicco.com
Number of Employees
- The Mosaic Company
- 101 East Kennedy Boulevard
- Suite 2500
- United States
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: Phosph...
Company Analysis and Financial Data Status
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