Mosaic Stock To Go Ex-dividend Tomorrow (MOS)

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NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- The ex-dividend date for Mosaic (NYSE: MOS) is tomorrow, April 30, 2013. Owners of shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 25 cents per share. At a price of $60.22 as of 9:30 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.6%.

The average volume for Mosaic has been 2.9 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Mosaic has a market cap of $18.07 billion and is part of the basic materials sector and chemicals industry. Shares are up 5.7% year to date as of the close of trading on Friday.

The Mosaic Company produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients for the agriculture industry worldwide. The company has a P/E ratio of 14, below the S&P 500 P/E ratio of 17.7.

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TheStreet Ratings rates Mosaic as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, solid stock price performance and increase in net income. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. You can view the full Mosaic Ratings Report.

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