NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- The Mosaic Company
(MOS - Get Report) shares are down -2.4% to $48.89 in early market trading on Tuesday following the release of the company's first quarter earnings results.
Net earnings for the quarter were down to $218 million, or 54 cents per share, from $380 million in the year ago period, missing analysts estimates by 4 cent per share.
Net sales for the quarter were down to $2 billion from $2.3 billion in the year ago period, in line with analysts expectations.
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