Dividend Growth of Mosaic Company (The)(MOS)

Mosaic Company (The)(MOS) is having a Dividend Yield of 3.26% with the Annual cash Dividend per share of $1.1. The last quarter cash dividend per share pay out was $0.28. Mosaic Company (The) has a 5 year average dividend yield of 2.42% and the stock has a Indicated annual dividend of $1.1. Mosaic Company (The)(MOS) formally announced its most recent dividend on December 16, 2016 with a Dividend per share of $0.28. The new indicated annual dividend based on announced dividend per share is $1.1. The dividend yield based on the forward looking indicated annual dividend is 3.26%. Mosaic Company (The)(MOS) has the most recent dividend payout ratio of 1.39 with a 5-year average payout ratio of 0.43. Companys change in pay out ratio when compared to the last 5 years average pay out ratio has been 0.96. The 5 year historical dividend growth of Mosaic Company (The)(MOS) is at the rate of 16.59% while the R-Squared dividend growth is 0.33. If the value of R-Square is close to one, it indicates a perfect fit and the higher value conforms to the regression line while data close to zero indicates the opposite.

Mosaic Company (The) (NYSE:MOS) witnessed a decline in the market cap on Thursday as its shares dropped 1.87% or 0.63 points. After the session commenced at $33.68, the stock reached the higher end at $33.805 while it hit a low of $32.93. With the volume soaring to 3,699,384 shares, the last trade was called at $33.15. The company has a 52-week high of $34.36. The company has a market cap of $11,610 million and there are 350,238,550 shares in outstanding. The 52-week low of the share price is $22.2. Shares of The Mosaic Company rose by 4.15% in the last five trading days and 8.33% for the last 4 weeks. The Mosaic Company is up 19.81% in the last 3-month period. Year-to-Date the stock performance stands at 13.02%.

Currently the company Insiders own 0.52% of Mosaic Company (The) shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 88.87% of Mosaic Company (The) shares. Company has reported several Insider transactions to the SEC, on Feb 13, 2017, Emery N. Koenig (director) purchased 3,000 shares at 32.35 per share price.On Jun 6, 2016, Anthony T Brausen (Senior VP -Finance) sold 19,716 shares at 25.72 per share price.On May 16, 2016, Richard L Mack (EVP, Chief Financial Officer) sold 36,629 shares at 25.62 per share price.

Several Stock Research Financial Advisors from Investment Banking firms have advised their client and investors on the stock.Mosaic Co was Downgraded by CLSA to Outperform on Feb 8, 2017. Company shares were Reiterated by Cowen on Dec 9, 2016 to Underperform, Raises Price Target to $ 25 from a previous price target of $21 .

Mosaic Co Last issued its quarterly earnings results on Feb 7, 2017. The company reported $0.03 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.09. Analyst had a consensus of $0.12. The company had revenue of $1862.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $1805.00 million. The companys revenue was down -13.9 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $0.44 EPS.

The Mosaic Company is one of the worlds leading producers and marketers of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. For the global agriculture industry, Mosaic is a single source for phosphates, potash, nitrogen fertilizers and feed ingredients.

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