Dimensional Fund Advisors LP Has $78.59 Million Holdings in Mosaic Company (The) (MOS)

Dimensional Fund Advisors LP lowered its stake in Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) by 6.5% during the second quarter, according to its most recent 13F filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The institutional investor owned 3,442,658 shares of the basic materials company’s stock after selling 240,430 shares during the period. Dimensional Fund Advisors LP owned about 0.98% of Mosaic Company (The) worth $78,592,000 as of its most recent filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of MOS. Turner Investments LLC acquired a new stake in Mosaic Company (The) in the 1st quarter valued at about $158,000. Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 8.7% in the 2nd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 7,366 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $168,000 after purchasing an additional 587 shares in the last quarter. CrestPoint Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Mosaic Company (The) in the 2nd quarter valued at about $208,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 30.5% in the 2nd quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 9,445 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $216,000 after purchasing an additional 2,210 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Beach Investment Management LLC. acquired a new stake in Mosaic Company (The) in the 2nd quarter valued at about $228,000. 77.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Director Robert L. Lumpkins acquired 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.94 per share, with a total value of $139,580.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 9,339 shares in the company, valued at $186,219.66. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.38% of the company’s stock.

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A number of research firms have issued reports on MOS. BidaskClub lowered Mosaic Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price target on Mosaic Company (The) from $26.00 to $25.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Mosaic Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reduced their price target on Mosaic Company (The) from $27.00 to $26.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.38.

Mosaic Company (NYSE MOS) opened at 21.02 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $7.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 50.05 and a beta of 1.29. Mosaic Company has a 12-month low of $19.23 and a 12-month high of $34.36. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $20.56 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.43.

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.04. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.31% and a net margin of 2.07%. The business had revenue of $1.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.75 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.06 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Mosaic Company will post $0.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 7th were paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 6th. Mosaic Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 142.86%.

Mosaic Company (The) Profile

The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. The Company is a supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients

A number of other hedge funds also recently bought and sold shares of MOS. Turner Investments LLC acquired a new stake in Mosaic Company (The) in the 1st quarter valued at about $158,000. Pacer Advisors Inc. raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 8.7% in the 2nd quarter. Pacer Advisors Inc. now owns 7,366 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $168,000 after purchasing an additional 587 shares in the last quarter. CrestPoint Capital Management LLC acquired a new stake in Mosaic Company (The) in the 2nd quarter valued at about $208,000. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC raised its position in Mosaic Company (The) by 30.5% in the 2nd quarter. Greenwood Capital Associates LLC now owns 9,445 shares of the basic materials company’s stock valued at $216,000 after purchasing an additional 2,210 shares in the last quarter. Finally, Beach Investment Management LLC. acquired a new stake in Mosaic Company (The) in the 2nd quarter valued at about $228,000. 77.00% of the stock is currently owned by institutional investors.

In other news, Director Robert L. Lumpkins acquired 7,000 shares of the stock in a transaction that occurred on Monday, August 21st. The stock was purchased at an average cost of $19.94 per share, with a total value of $139,580.00. Following the completion of the acquisition, the director now directly owns 9,339 shares in the company, valued at $186,219.66. The acquisition was disclosed in a filing with the Securities & Exchange Commission, which is accessible through this hyperlink. Insiders own 0.38% of the company’s stock.

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A number of research firms have issued reports on MOS. BidaskClub lowered Mosaic Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “sell” rating in a research report on Friday, July 28th. Royal Bank Of Canada reduced their price target on Mosaic Company (The) from $26.00 to $25.00 and set a “sector perform” rating on the stock in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Zacks Investment Research lowered Mosaic Company (The) from a “hold” rating to a “strong sell” rating in a research report on Tuesday, July 4th. Stifel Nicolaus reaffirmed a “hold” rating and issued a $27.00 price target on shares of Mosaic Company (The) in a research report on Friday, July 14th. Finally, Citigroup Inc. reduced their price target on Mosaic Company (The) from $27.00 to $26.00 and set a “neutral” rating on the stock in a research report on Wednesday, July 12th. Six investment analysts have rated the stock with a sell rating, nine have issued a hold rating and two have assigned a buy rating to the company. The company presently has a consensus rating of “Hold” and a consensus price target of $24.38.

Mosaic Company (NYSE MOS) opened at 21.02 on Monday. The stock has a market cap of $7.38 billion, a P/E ratio of 50.05 and a beta of 1.29. Mosaic Company has a 12-month low of $19.23 and a 12-month high of $34.36. The stock has a 50 day moving average price of $20.56 and a 200-day moving average price of $23.43.

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) last released its quarterly earnings results on Tuesday, August 1st. The basic materials company reported $0.29 EPS for the quarter, topping the Thomson Reuters’ consensus estimate of $0.25 by $0.04. Mosaic Company (The) had a return on equity of 3.31% and a net margin of 2.07%. The business had revenue of $1.75 billion for the quarter, compared to analysts’ expectations of $1.75 billion. During the same quarter in the previous year, the firm posted $0.06 earnings per share. The company’s revenue was up 4.7% compared to the same quarter last year. On average, equities analysts expect that Mosaic Company will post $0.76 earnings per share for the current year.

The firm also recently declared a quarterly dividend, which was paid on Thursday, September 21st. Investors of record on Thursday, September 7th were paid a $0.15 dividend. This represents a $0.60 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 2.85%. The ex-dividend date was Wednesday, September 6th. Mosaic Company (The)’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is 142.86%.

Mosaic Company (The) Profile

The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. The Company is a supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. The Phosphates segment owns and operates mines and production facilities in Florida, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients, and processing plants in Louisiana, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients.

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