Mosaic Company (MOS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for April 30, 2013


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Mosaic Company ( MOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on April 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on May 16, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MOS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th quarter that MOS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $59.86, the dividend yield is 1.67%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MOS was $59.86, representing a -5.67% decrease from the 52 week high of $63.46 and a 34.73% increase over the 52 week low of $44.43.

MOS is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes companies such as Monsanto Company ( MON ) and Syngenta AG ( SYT ). MOS's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's profitability, is $4.48. Zacks Investment Research reports MOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -8.12%, compared to an industry average of 6.1%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MOS Dividend History page.

Interested in gaining exposure to MOS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MOS as a top-10 holding:

  • PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio ( PAGG )
  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF ( CSD )
  • iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
  • Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries ( XLB ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is CSD with an increase of 13.73% over the last 100 days. PAGG has the highest percent weighting of MOS at 8.22%.

The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of Nasdaq, Inc.

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