Mosaic (MOS) Announces Quarterly Earnings Results
Mosaic (NYSE:MOS) released its quarterly earnings data on Monday. The basic materials company reported $0.34 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the consensus estimate of $0.27 by $0.07, Yahoo Finance reports. Mosaic had a net margin of 4.68% and a return on equity of 3.61%. The company had revenue of $2.09 billion during the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $1.91 billion. During the same period in the previous year, the firm earned $0.03 earnings per share. Mosaic’s revenue for the quarter was up 12.3% on a year-over-year basis.
Mosaic (NYSE MOS) opened at $27.50 on Wednesday. The firm has a market cap of $8,927.18, a price-to-earnings ratio of 27.88, a PEG ratio of 2.03 and a beta of 1.29. The company has a quick ratio of 0.90, a current ratio of 1.78 and a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.37. Mosaic has a 52 week low of $19.23 and a 52 week high of $33.59.
The company also recently announced a quarterly dividend, which will be paid on Thursday, March 1st. Stockholders of record on Thursday, March 1st will be paid a $0.025 dividend. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, February 28th. This represents a $0.10 annualized dividend and a dividend yield of 0.36%. Mosaic’s dividend payout ratio (DPR) is presently 10.42%.
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The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. The Company is a supplier of phosphate- and potash-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients. The Phosphates segment owns and operates mines and production facilities in Florida, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients, and processing plants in Louisiana, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients.
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