Mosaic Company (
) 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 (
) and Syngenta AG (
). 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
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 (
- Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF (
- Guggenheim Spin-Off ETF (
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
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%.