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Mosaic on the Street: Analyst Ratings and Price Targets ahead of the 3Q17 Results

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Recap

In this series, we’ve discussed the expectations for Mosaic’s (MOS) revenues, margins, and EPS (earnings per share). We’ve also discussed how the company was trading at a discount to peers (MOO) PotashCorp (POT), Agrium (AGU), and CF Industries (CF). Now we’ll conclude this series by assessing the analysts’ ratings and price targets for Mosaic stock for the next 12 months.

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Analyst ratings

As on October 25, the consensus analyst rating for Mosaic stood at 3.0, which suggests an overall “hold” recommendation for the stock. Only one analyst covering the stock recommends a “strong buy,” while two recommend a “buy” for the stock for the next 12 months.

Notably, 12 analysts recommend a “hold,” while four recommend a “sell.”

Price targets

The current consensus price target for Mosaic stock over the next 12 months is $24.3 per share, which is higher than its closing price of $21.5 on October 25. If the current price were to converge with the analysts’ price target over the next 12 months, investors would see a 12.7% upside.

Of course, these price targets and ratings may undergo revisions as new information becomes available through earnings releases or events over the next 12 months.

Remember, each month, Market Realist releases an update on the analysts’ ratings and price targets for fertilizer companies. For the latest, check out the series Agribusiness Stocks: Analyst Ratings, Price Targets in October.

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