The Mosaic Co

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MOS : NYSE : Basic Materials
$29.27 | %
Today's Range: 0.00 - 0.00
Avg. Daily Volume: 5,575,600
08/23/16 - 4:01 PM ET

Financial Analysis


MOSAIC CO's gross profit margin for the second quarter of its fiscal year 2016 has significantly decreased when compared to the same period a year ago. Sales and net income fell significantly, underperforming compared to the average company in its industry. MOSAIC CO has weak liquidity. Currently, the Quick Ratio is 0.90 which shows a lack of ability to cover short-term cash needs. The company's liquidity has decreased from the same period last year.

During the same period, stockholders' equity ("net worth") has remained virtually unchanged only decreasing by 1.76% from the same quarter last year. Overall, the key liquidity measurements indicate that the company is in a position in which financial difficulties could develop in the future.

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Income Statement Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Net Sales ($mil)1674.52487.5
EBITDA ($mil)294.0708.8
EBIT ($mil)94.3510.0
Net Income ($mil)-10.1390.6


Balance Sheet Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Cash & Equiv. ($mil)1059.32209.9
Total Assets ($mil)17684.817776.9
Total Debt ($mil)3868.93845.9
Equity ($mil)9957.710136.8


Profitability Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Gross Profit Margin21.1232.43
EBITDA Margin17.5528.49
Operating Margin5.6320.5
Sales Turnover0.430.52
Return on Assets3.177.02
Return on Equity5.6412.31
Debt Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Current Ratio1.992.71
Debt/Capital0.280.28
Interest Expense38.931.8
Interest Coverage2.4216.04


Share Data Q2 FY16 Q2 FY15
Shares outstanding (mil)349.93356.85
Div / share0.280.28
EPS-0.031.08
Book value / share28.4628.41
Institutional Own % n/a n/a
Avg Daily Volume5551655.05634040.0

Valuation


HOLD. This stock's P/E ratio indicates a discount compared to an average of 24.64 for the Chemicals industry and a discount compared to the S&P 500 average of 25.30. For additional comparison, its price-to-book ratio of 0.98 indicates a significant discount versus the S&P 500 average of 2.83 and a significant discount versus the industry average of 5.74. The price-to-sales ratio is well below both the S&P 500 average and the industry average, indicating a discount. Upon assessment of these and other key valuation criteria, MOSAIC CO proves to trade at a discount to investment alternatives within the industry.


Price/Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price/Cash Flow
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MOS 17.58 Peers 24.64   MOS 6.85 Peers 15.64

Discount. A lower P/E ratio than its peers can signify a less expensive stock or lower growth expectations.

MOS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Discount. The P/CF ratio, a stock’s price divided by the company's cash flow from operations, is useful for comparing companies with different capital requirements or financing structures.

MOS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 
Price/Projected
Earnings
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Price to
Earnings/Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MOS 26.63 Peers 20.67   MOS NM Peers 1.67

Premium. A higher price-to-projected earnings ratio than its peers can signify a more expensive stock or higher future growth expectations.

MOS is trading at a significant premium to its peers.

 

Neutral. The PEG ratio is the stock’s P/E divided by the consensus estimate of long-term earnings growth. Faster growth can justify higher price multiples.

MOS's negative PEG ratio makes this valuation measure meaningless.

 
Price/Book
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Earnings Growth
1 2 3 4 5
lower   higher
MOS 0.98 Peers 5.74   MOS -53.10 Peers 91.83

Discount. A lower price-to-book ratio makes a stock more attractive to investors seeking stocks with lower market values per dollar of equity on the balance sheet.

MOS is trading at a significant discount to its peers.

 

Lower. Elevated earnings growth rates can lead to capital appreciation and justify higher price-to-earnings ratios.

However, MOS is expected to significantly trail its peers on the basis of its earnings growth rate.

 
Price/Sales
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
  Sales Growth
1 2 3 4 5
premium   discount
MOS 1.28 Peers 2.26   MOS -17.71 Peers -7.46

Discount. In the absence of P/E and P/B multiples, the price-to-sales ratio can display the value investors are placing on each dollar of sales.

MOS is trading at a significant discount to its industry on this measurement.

 

Lower. A sales growth rate that trails the industry implies that a company is losing market share.

MOS significantly trails its peers on the basis of sales growth

 

 

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