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

Mosaic Company ( MOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 30, 2013. A cash dividend payment of $0.25 per share is scheduled to be paid on August 15, 2013. Shareholders who purchased MOS stock prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 5th quarter that MOS has paid the same dividend. At the current stock price of $52.61, the dividend yield is 1.9%.

The previous trading day's last sale of MOS was $52.61, representing a -18.62% decrease from the 52 week high of $64.65 and a 8.95% increase over the 52 week low of $48.29.

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 $4.43. Zacks Investment Research reports MOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2014 as 13.18%, compared to an industry average of -2.4%.

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 )
  • iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund ( VEGI )
  • First Trust Materials AlphaDEX Fund ( FXZ )
  • iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index ( IYM ).

The top-performing ETF of this group is FXZ with an increase of 2.73% over the last 100 days. PAGG has the highest percent weighting of MOS at 7.68%.

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


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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