Mosaic Company (The) (MOS) Dips 4.02% for September 24

Equities Staff  |

Among the S&P 500’s biggest fallers on Tuesday September 24 was Mosaic Company (The) (MOS). The stock experienced a 4.02% decline to $20.05 with 6.33 million shares changing hands.

Mosaic Company (The) started at an opening price of 20.82 and hit a high of $20.90 and a low of $19.92. Ultimately, the stock took a hit and finished the day at $0.84 per share. Mosaic Company (The) trades an average of n/a shares a day out of a total 385.87 million shares outstanding. The current moving averages are a 50-day SMA of $n/a and a 200-day SMA of $n/a. Mosaic Company (The) hit a high of $37.37 and a low of $17.36 over the last year.

Formed in 2004 by the combination of IMC Global and Cargill's fertilizer business, Mosaic is a leading producer of primary crop nutrients phosphate and potash. The company's assets include phosphate rock mines in Florida and potash mines in Saskatchewan and New Mexico. With the purchase of assets from Vale, Mosaic added significantly to its phosphate production capacity and Brazilian footprint.

With its headquarters located in Plymouth, MN, Mosaic Company (The) employs 13,600 people. After today’s trading, the company’s market cap has fallen to $7.74 billion, a P/S of n/a, a P/B of 0.74, and a P/FCF of n/a.

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For all the attention paid to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA), it’s the S&P 500 that’s relied on by insiders and institutional investors. It represents the industry standard for American large-cap indices.

The Dow is made up of just 30 stocks to the S&P 500’s 500, and it uses an unreliable and outdated price-weighting system where the S&P 500 relies on market cap in weighting its returns. This is why its long-term returns is a much more reliable gauge for the performance of large- and mega-cap stocks over time.

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