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Is this Large Market Cap Stock target price reasonable for The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS)?

The company in question is, The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) currently with a stock price of 28.9 (-1.50% today). The market cap for The Mosaic Company is 10484.94, and is in the sector Basic Materials, and Agricultural Chemicals industry. The target price for The Mosaic Company is 26.14. Currently The Mosaic Company is trading with a P/E of 10.91, and a forward P/E of 20.53. Average volume for The Mosaic Company is 5551.18 and so far today it is 2255388.

Performance in the last year for The Mosaic Company has been -28.03%. For EPS growth, The Mosaic Company has seen a growth of 3.60%, and is looking to grow in the next year to 64.82%. More long term stats show that EPS growth has been -13.20% over the last five years and could be -3.90% for the next five years. The Mosaic Company has seen sales growth quarter over quarter at -21.70%, with EPS growth quarter over quarter at -9.30%. The 20-day simple moving average is 8.24%, with the 200-day simple moving average coming to 4.71%.

Since the IPO date for The Mosaic Company on the 1/26/1988, The Mosaic Company has seen performance year to date to be 8.61%. With The Mosaic Company trading at 28.9, the dividend yield is 3.75%, and the EPS is 2.69.

So could The Mosaic Company, be undervalued? Well as said before P/E is 10.91. The PEG is *TBA, P/S is 1.24 and the P/B is at 1.03. The P/cash is *TBA, with P/free cash flow at *TBA.

The Mosaic Company ability to deal with debt shows that the current ratio is 2.2, and the quick ratio is 1.3. This is with long term debt/equity at 0.38, and total debt/equity at 0.39.

In terms of margins, The Mosaic Company has a gross margin of 18.20%, an operating margin of 13.30% and a profit margin of 11.40%.Payout ratio for The Mosaic Company is 40.90%. Return on assets come to 5.50% with return on investment coming to 8.80%.

Insider ownership for The Mosaic Company, is at 0.10% and institutional ownership comes to 92.10%. Outstanding shares are at 357.36. While shares float is 331.64. The float short is currently 11.01%, and short ratio is 6.58.

Disclaimer: Remember there is a risk to your investment, this is not a recommendation, nor personal advice, never invest more than you are able too loose.

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