Mosaic Co (MOS) Stock Buy Rating Reconfirmed at Cowen & Co.; The Target Price per Share is $35.0000; Wsi Industries (WSCI) Has 1.67 Sentiment

May 20, 2018 - By Steve Bissell

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New York: In a research note revealed to clients on Friday morning, Cowen & Co. reaffirmed their Buy rating on shares of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). They currently have a $35.0000 target on the firm. Cowen & Co.’s target indicates a potential upside of 25.40% from the company’s stock close price.

Wsi Industries Inc (WSCI) investors sentiment decreased to 1.67 in 2017 Q4. It’s down -0.83, from 2.5 in 2017Q3. The ratio turned negative, as 5 investment managers increased or started new positions, while 3 sold and reduced their holdings in Wsi Industries Inc. The investment managers in our database now hold: 235,695 shares, down from 263,149 shares in 2017Q3. Also, the number of investment managers holding Wsi Industries Inc in top ten positions was flat from 0 to 0 for the same number . Sold All: 1 Reduced: 2 Increased: 2 New Position: 3.

More recent The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Mosaic names Freeland as its new CFO” on May 10, 2018. Also Bizjournals.com published the news titled: “Here’s what you need to know about Tampa Bay’s next big public company” on May 15, 2018. Bizjournals.com‘s news article titled: “Phosphate giant Mosaic is moving its headquarters to Hillsborough County” with publication date: May 14, 2018 was also an interesting one.

The stock decreased 0.39% or $0.11 during the last trading session, reaching $27.91. About 3.26M shares traded. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has declined 15.50% since May 20, 2017 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 27.05% the S&P500.

Since February 27, 2018, it had 2 insider purchases, and 0 insider sales for $159,491 activity. LUMPKINS ROBERT L also bought $126,337 worth of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) on Wednesday, May 2. WESTBROOK KELVIN R also bought $33,154 worth of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) shares.

Among 26 analysts covering The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), 10 have Buy rating, 4 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 38% are positive. The Mosaic Company has $56 highest and $21.0 lowest target. $30.83’s average target is 10.46% above currents $27.91 stock price. The Mosaic Company had 97 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock of The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has “Sector Perform” rating given on Wednesday, November 1 by Scotia Capital. HSBC downgraded it to “Hold” rating and $26.50 target in Monday, April 11 report. The stock has “Buy” rating by Stephens on Thursday, February 1. RBC Capital Markets downgraded the stock to “Sector Perform” rating in Wednesday, July 13 report. The firm has “Hold” rating given on Friday, July 7 by Cowen & Co. On Wednesday, February 21 the stock rating was upgraded by JP Morgan to “Overweight”. As per Wednesday, August 2, the company rating was maintained by Stifel Nicolaus. The firm earned “Sell” rating on Wednesday, August 31 by Vertical Research. RBC Capital Markets maintained The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) rating on Thursday, April 19. RBC Capital Markets has “Hold” rating and $3000 target. The rating was maintained by RBC Capital Markets with “Hold” on Wednesday, July 12.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients worldwide. The company has market cap of $10.76 billion. The firm operates through three divisions: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It currently has negative earnings. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names.

Analysts await The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) to report earnings on August, 7. They expect $0.35 earnings per share, up 20.69% or $0.06 from last year’s $0.29 per share. MOS’s profit will be $134.90M for 19.94 P/E if the $0.35 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.20 actual earnings per share reported by The Mosaic Company for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 75.00% EPS growth.

Investors sentiment decreased to 1.05 in Q4 2017. Its down 0.19, from 1.24 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 47 investors sold The Mosaic Company shares while 144 reduced holdings. 70 funds opened positions while 130 raised stakes. 263.29 million shares or 2.05% more from 258.00 million shares in 2017Q3 were reported. Td Asset Management reported 112,370 shares or 0% of all its holdings. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec invested in 0.01% or 123,727 shares. Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt owns 5,070 shares. Ubs Asset Mgmt Americas Inc holds 0.02% or 1.09 million shares in its portfolio. Blair William Il holds 0% of its portfolio in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) for 9,707 shares. Commerzbank Aktiengesellschaft Fi holds 0.08% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) or 240,647 shares. 61,946 are owned by Denver Advisors Limited Com. Glob X Mngmt Communication Ltd Liability Co owns 42,895 shares or 0.03% of their US portfolio. Delta Asset Mngmt Ltd Liability Corp Tn holds 0% or 250 shares in its portfolio. Wexford Limited Partnership holds 452,365 shares. Amp Capital Ltd holds 0.05% or 333,408 shares. Skba Cap Limited Liability Corp owns 14,880 shares for 0.05% of their portfolio. First City Capital Inc invested 0.3% in The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS). 11,846 were reported by Regent Inv Management Ltd Limited Liability Company. 140,141 were accumulated by Boston Prtn.

Acadian Asset Management Llc holds 0% of its portfolio in WSI Industries, Inc. for 111 shares. Bank Of America Corp De owns 6,000 shares or 0% of their US portfolio. Moreover, Blackrock Inc. has 0% invested in the company for 108,024 shares. The New York-based Morgan Stanley has invested 0% in the stock. Renaissance Technologies Llc, a New York-based fund reported 88,900 shares.

WSI Industries, Inc. engages in the precision contract metal machining business in the United States. The company has market cap of $13.96 million. It makes metal components in medium to high volumes in accordance with customer specifications. It has a 29.38 P/E ratio. The firm serves aerospace/avionics/defense, recreational power sports vehicles, energy, automotive, and bioscience industries through its direct sales force personnel.

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