Mosaic Company ( MOS ) will begin trading ex-dividend on September 06, 2017. A cash dividend payment of $0.15 per share is scheduled to be paid on September 21, 2017. Shareholders who purchased MOS prior to the ex-dividend date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This represents an -45.45% decrease from prior dividend payment. At the current stock price of $20.11, the dividend yield is 2.98%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MOS was $20.11, representing a -41.47% decrease from the 52 week high of $34.36 and a 2.65% increase over the 52 week low of $19.59.
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 $.42. Zacks Investment Research reports MOS's forecasted earnings growth in 2017 as -11.74%, compared to an industry average of 15.7%.
Interested in gaining exposure to MOS through an Exchange Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MOS as a top-10 holding:
The top-performing ETF of this group is JHMA with an increase of 5.89% over the last 100 days. PAGG has the highest percent weighting of MOS at 5.53%.
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