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Today’s Top Gainers in the Market The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) from Basic Materials

Today’s top gainers include the company The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) which is in the industry Agricultural Chemicals, gaining 1.10% today. In the last week its performance is 6.85%, and 3.98% for the past quarter. Currently, The Mosaic Company, MOS has a target price of 26.33, so today’s gain of 1.10% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 1.06%.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), has a market cap of 10215.34, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.10%, and institutional ownership is 93.30%.

At the current price of 29.49, it has a dividend yield of 3.73%, and its target price is 26.33. This is with a profit margin of 7.40%, and total debt/equity of 0.39. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has a P/E of 18.61, as well as a forward P/E of 28.06.

With a current EPS of 1.59, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 106.48%,The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at -13.20%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 7.00%.

Performance for the year is -24.74%. Since its IPO date on 1/26/1988, the total performance to date is 9.17%.

Volume today for The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), is 3842643, while its average volume is 5649.39. Whilst the total gain today was 1.10%, it did have a day high of -4.75%.

Volatility for this week has been at 4.63%, and 3.54% for the month. The 52-week low for The Mosaic Company, MOS has been 36.78%, while the 52-week-high has reached -26.52%.

Looking at its return of investments, which is 8.80%, and its return on assets is 3.20%. The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) has an operating margin of 8.20%. With a sales growth of -32.70% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that The Mosaic Company, MOS is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 0.38, and has a current ratio of 2 and 1.1 for quick ratio.

So what is the value of The Mosaic Company? Well its PEG is 2.66, and the P/S is 1.34, along with a P/B of 1.04. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of *TBA.

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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