The Mosaic Company [MOS] Director makes an insider purchase of 24,427 shares worth 1.59 million.

Investors can speculate about the future of a stock by watching how its insiders buy and sell stocks. The Mosaic Company shares valued at $1,587,755 were sold by Johnson Denise C on May 16. At $65.00 per share, Johnson Denise C sold 24,427 shares. The insider’s holdings dropped to 0 shares worth approximately $0.0 following the completion of this transaction.


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Also, EBEL GREGORY L purchased 15,600 shares, netting a total of over 990,502 in proceeds. Following the buying of shares at $63.49 each, the insider now holds 80,068 shares.

Before that, Precourt Walter F. III had sold 9,647 shares from its account. In a trade valued at $752,466, the Senior VP – Strategy & Growth traded The Mosaic Company shares for $78.00 each. Upon closing the transaction, the insider’s holdings decreased to 9,647 shares, worth approximately $3.88 million.

As published in a research note from Citigroup on August 03, 2022, The Mosaic Company [MOS] has been rated up from a Neutral to a Buy and the price target has been revised to $61. This represents a 15.23% premium over Thursday’s closing price. Analysts at Credit Suisse started covering the stock with ‘”an Outperform”‘ outlook in a report released in mid July. As of June 01, 2022, Barclays has initiated its “an Underweight” rating for MOS. Earlier on April 20, 2022, Exane BNP Paribas downgraded its rating. Their new recommendation was “a Neutral” for MOS stock which previously was a “an Outperform”.

Analyzing MOS’s Price Performance

On Thursday, The Mosaic Company [NYSE: MOS] plunged -2.30% to $51.71. The stock’s lowest price that day was $51.45, but it reached a high of $53.79 in the same session. During the last five days, there has been a surge of approximately 1.79%. Over the course of the year, The Mosaic Company shares have jumped approximately 31.61%. Shares of the company reached a 52-week high of $79.28 on 04/18/22 and a 52-week low of $37.08 on 01/24/22. A 50-day SMA is recorded $51.13, while a 200-day SMA reached $50.10. Nevertheless, trading volume fell to 4.1 million shares from 4.67 million shares the previous day.

Support And Resistance Levels for The Mosaic Company (MOS)

According to the 24-hour chart, there is a support level at 50.84, which, if violated, would cause prices to drop to 49.98. In the upper region, resistance lies at 53.18. The next price resistance is at 54.66. RSI (Relative Strength Index) is 55.55 on the 14-day chart, showing neutral technical sentiment. Moving Average Convergence Divergence (MACD) is at 2.24, which suggests the price will increase in the coming days. Percent R is at 32.67%, indicating low price movement. Stochastics %K at holding indicates that the stock is to be held.

Is The Mosaic Company subject to short interest?

Stocks of The Mosaic Company saw a sharp steep in short interest on Jul 14, 2022 dropping by -1.88 million shares to 11.1 million. Data from Yahoo Finance shows that the short interest on Jun 14, 2022 was 12.98 million shares. A decline of -16.94% in short interest reflects a negative sentiment towards the stock. Despite the fact that short shares comprise just 1.43 of the overall float, the days-to-cover ratio (short ratio) decline to 1.43.

Which companies own the most shares of The Mosaic Company (MOS)?

According to The Vanguard Group, Inc. filings, the company currently owns 40,365,317 shares, which is about 11.15% of the total MOS shares outstanding. The investor’s shares have plunged by -104,534 from its previous 13-F filing of 40469851.0 shares. With the completion of the buy transaction, Fidelity Management & Research Co’s stake is now worth $1,316,554,811. BlackRock Fund Advisors reduced a -0.80% interest valued at $957.17 million while SSgA Funds Management, Inc. sold a -375,603 stake. A total of 398,873 shares of The Mosaic Company were sold by Geode Capital Management LLC during the quarter, and 6,205,455 by Capital Research & Management Co. In its current portfolio, Northern Trust Investments, Inc. holds 5,633,869 shares valued at $266.09 million.

In terms of The Mosaic Company share price expectations, FactSet research, analysts set an average price target of $69.65 in the next 12 months, up nearly 27.53% from the previous closing price of $52.93. Analysts anticipate The Mosaic Company stock to reach $93.00 by 2022, with the lowest price target being $49.00. On March 15, 2022, Goldman assigned a price target of “a Buy” to the stock and upgraded coverage with a $83.

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