Mosaic Company (MOS) Ex-Dividend Date Scheduled for December 03, 2013

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Mosaic Company ( MOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on December 03, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on December 19, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MOS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 6th quarter that MOS has paid the same dividend.

The previous trading day's last sale of MOS was $47.9, representing a -25.91% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.65 and a 20.5% increase over the 52 week low of $39.75.

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 $3.71. Zacks Investment Research reports MOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as -26.82%, compared to an industry average of -23.3%.

For more information on the declaration, record and payment dates, visit the MOS Dividend History page. Our Dividend Calendar has the full list of stocks that have an ex-dividend today.

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

  • Market Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO )
  • iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • PowerShares Dynamic Basic Materials ( PYZ ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 13.53% over the last 100 days. MOO has the highest percent weighting of MOS at 4.43%.



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



This article appears in: News Headlines , Stocks

Referenced Stocks: FXZ , MON , MOO , MOS , PYZ , SYT , VEGI

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