3. As of noon trading, Mosaic ( MOS) is up $0.67 (1.3%) to $53.95 on light volume Thus far, 1.0 million shares of Mosaic exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 3.7 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $53.10-$53.98 after having opened the day at $53.11 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $53.28. The Mosaic Company produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients for the agriculture industry worldwide. Mosaic has a market cap of $15.6 billion and is part of the basic materials sector. The company has a P/E ratio of 12.3, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7. Shares are up 5.4% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Mosaic a buy, no analysts rate it a sell, and 7 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Mosaic as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Mosaic Ratings Report now. Holiday Special: Subscribe to Action Alerts PLUS to see how Jim Cramer trades his $2.5 Million+ portfolio for 51% off the list price. Your first 14-days are FREE: Sign up today to get e-mail alerts before every trade
Global growth and lower costs position this manufacturer and supplier of fabricated building products, petrochemicals and polymers for steady double-digit capital appreciation in a perilous investment climate.