Mosaic (MOS) ended 2017 with one of the worst performances of fertilizer companies (XLB), including PotashCorp, Agrium, CF Industries (CF), Israel Chemicals (ICL), and Intrepid Potash (IPI). Mosaic fell 12.3% in 2017 and is trading almost 2% lower YTD (year-to-date).

Mosaic: Analyst Price Target Update for January

Analyst ratings

A total of 21 Wall Street analysts are covering Mosaic. They have a consensus mean rating of 2.8 on the stock with an overall “hold” recommendation as of January 10, 2018. The ratings were unchanged since our last update in December 2017.

Of the 21 analysts, two have a “strong buy” recommendation for the stock for the next 12-month period, while only one has a “buy” recommendation.

Twelve analysts have a “hold” recommendation for Mosaic. Seven analysts are recommending a “sell,” and none of them have given it a “strong sell.”

Price targets

As of January 10, 2018, the current consensus median price target for Mosaic is $24, which is below its closing price of $25.90 that day.

In the past two months, Cowen upgraded Mosaic’s price target to $24 from $21, and Citigroup upgraded it from $23 to $25.

Next, we’ll take a look at the ratings and price targets for CF Industries.

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