Stocks to Lookout for: Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS), Brixmor Property Group Inc (NYSE:BRX), H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB)

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) saw its value increase by 1.49% as the stock gained $0.39 to finish the day at a closing price of $26.57. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $ 22.02 – $46.94per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $26.02 to $26.87 during the day, are up by 4.06% in the past three months and lower by -1.64% over the past six months. It is currently trading -0.86% below its 20 day moving average and 0.22% above its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $26.57a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 50.48. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon. The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names.

Brixmor Property Group Inc (NYSE:BRX) shares were up in last trading by 0.11% to $26.48. The stock increased in value by almost 3.48% over the past week and rise 3.44% in the past month. It is currently trading 3.05% above its 50 day moving average and 6.86% above its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a – 3.18% decrease in value from its one year high of $27.35. The RSI indicator value of 58.33, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now. Brixmor Property Group Inc. owns and operates various grocery-anchored community and neighborhood shopping centers in the United States. As of March 31, 2013, the company owned interests in 532 community and neighborhood shopping centers comprising 526 wholly owned community and neighborhood shopping centers; and 6 community and neighborhood shopping centers held through unconsolidated real estate joint ventures. Brixmor Property Group Inc. was formerly known as CENTRO SUPER RESIDUAL HOLDING 2 LLC. The company was incorporated in 2008 and is based in New York, New York.

H & R Block Inc (NYSE:HRB) traded within a range of $ 22.86 to $23.42 after opening the day at $23.00. The company has seen its stock loss in value by -28.64% so far this year. The stock was up close to 1.65 % on light volume in last trading session and closed at $23.38 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding – 36.36 % below its 52 week high of $36.74 and 23.04 % above its 12-month low of $19.00. The shares are decline by over -10.37% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 62.61 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines. H&R Block, Inc., through its subsidiaries, provides tax preparation and other services to the general public primarily in the United States, Canada, and Australia. The company offers assisted income tax return preparation and related services through a system of retail offices operated directly by the company or by franchisees; and develops and markets do-it-yourself (DIY) online income tax preparation software solutions. It also provides a range of online tax services, including preparation of federal and state income tax returns; review of tax returns by a tax professional; access to tax tips, advice, and tax-related news; use of calculators for tax planning; and error checking and electronic filing.

Trending Stocks Analysis Report: Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS), Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA), HCP Inc (NYSE:HCP)

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) saw its value increase by 2.31% as the stock gained $+0.57 to finish the day at a closing price of $25.26. The stock was lighter in trading and has fluctuated between $24.84 – $25.58 per share for the past year. The shares, which traded within a range of $22.02 to $47.13 during the day, are descend by -9.20% in the past three months and lower by -10.97% over the past six months. It is currently trading -5.58% below its 20 day moving average and -5.10% below its 50 day moving average. Analysts believe the company can continue to increase in value to reach at $26.57 a share over the next twelve months. The current relative strength index (RSI) reading is 42.16. The technical indicator do not lead us to believe the stock will see more gains any time soon. The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The Company’s segments include Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. Its Phosphates Segment sells phosphate-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients throughout North America and internationally. The Company’s Phosphates business segment owns and operates mines and production facilities in Florida, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients, and processing plants in Louisiana, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients.

Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc (NASDAQ:WBA) shares were up in last trading by 0.62% to $79.88. The stock dropped in value by almost -3.99% over the past week and rise 3.74% in the past month. It is currently trading -0.19% below its 50 day moving average and -2.12% below its 200 day moving average. Following the recent increase in price, the stock’s new closing price represents a -16.45% decrease in value from its one year high of $95.60. The RSI indicator value of 45.84, lead us to believe that it is a hold for now. Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. (Walgreens Boots Alliance) is a holding company. The Company is a global pharmacy-led health and wellbeing enterprise. It operates through three segments: Retail Pharmacy USA, which consists of the Walgreens business, including the operation of retail drugstores and convenient care clinics, in addition to providing specialty pharmacy services; Retail Pharmacy International, which consists of the Alliance Boots pharmacy-led health and beauty stores, optical practices and related contract manufacturing operations, and Pharmaceutical Wholesale, which consists of the Alliance Boots pharmaceutical wholesaling and distribution businesses.

HCP, Inc. (NYSE:HCP) traded within a range of $34.21 to $34.98 after opening the day at $34.43. The company has seen its stock loss in value by -5.56% so far this year. The stock was up close to 2.31% on light volume in last trading session and closed at $34.97 per share. After the recent gain, the stock is currently holding -10.30% below its 52 week high of $38.98 and 41.57 % above its 12-month low of $24.70. The shares are up by over 9.58% in the last three months, and the RSI indicator value of 60.61 is neither bullish nor bearish, tempting investors to stay on the sidelines. HCP, Inc. (HCP) is a self-administered real estate investment trust (REIT). The Company invests in real estate serving the healthcare industry in the United States. Its portfolio consists of investments in various healthcare segments: senior housing, post-acute/skilled nursing, life science, medical office and hospital. Its portfolio includes owned portfolio, unconsolidated joint ventures, and developments and redevelopments. It has interests in unconsolidated joint ventures representing approximately 30 properties primarily in its senior housing, life science and medical office segments. The Company has interests in approximately 530 senior housing facilities, including over 25 properties owned by its unconsolidated joint ventures. Its senior housing facilities include independent living facilities, assisted living facilities, memory care facilities, care homes and continuing care retirement communities. It has interests in approximately 310 post-acute/skilled nursing facilities.

Analysts Ratings on Mosaic Co (MOS)

The shares of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)currently has mean rating of 3.0 while 4 analyst have recommended the shares as ‘BUY’ ,1 recommended as ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 11 recommended as ‘HOLD’.The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for sell

The mean price target for the shares of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)is at $26.57 while the highest price target suggested by the analysts is $48.00 and low price target is $16.00. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 21 brokerage firms.

The company’s mean estimate for sales for the current quarter ending Jun 16 is 1.82B by 15 analysts. The means estimate of sales for the year ending Dec 16 is 7.37B by 20 analysts.

The average estimate of EPS for the current fiscal quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)stands at $0.17 while the EPS for the current year is fixed at $0.99 by 19.00 analysts

The next one year’s EPS estimate is set at 1.58 by 22.00 analysts while a year ago the analysts suggested the company’s EPS at $0.99. The analysts also projected the company’s long-term growth at -3.90% for the upcoming five years

In its latest quarter ended on 31 Mar 2016 , Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)reported earnings of $0.14. The posted earnings missed the analyst’s consensus by $0.00 with the surprise factor of 0.00%. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term ‘Cockroach Effect’ is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) traded down -0.85% during trading on Friday, hitting $27.65 . The stock had a trading volume of 4.8 M shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $26.35 and a 200-day moving average of $26.72. The stock has a market cap of $9.35B and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.88. On Jul 1, 2015 the shares registered one year high at $47.13 and the one year low was seen on Feb 2, 2016.

On June 1, 2016 Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) a Fintech technology leader in the digital incentives, couponing and payment space, has filed its Q1 financial results for quarter ending on March 31 -2016.

Highlights:

  • Revenues year over year increase for Q1 increase 630% to 557K versus 88k.
  • The acquisition of IQ 7/24 is now fully consolidated in Q1.
  • Notwithstanding the acquisition of IQ 7/24 Inc. completed in Q4 with the addition SG&A of 173k: $1.256M in Q1 2016 compared to $1.083M in Q1 2015.
  • Decrease operating lost by 30% to (699k) versus (995k) despite an increase by 173k in operating costs in the consolidated phase.
  • During the three month period ended March 31, 2016, a total of 3,030,303 warrants were exercised for a cash consideration of $250,000 (exercise price at $0.0825)
  • The Company is progressing in a new round of financing of $3 million which is expected to be concluded in Q2 or beginning of Q3 2016.

“We are starting to see the beginning of the results of our strategy that we put forward in mid-year 2015” said Marcel Vienneau, CEO. “The company continues to make material progress in its sales funnel globally and continues to make material progress in its funding plan. This have been the best quarter in the company’s history. We now have traction with our 3 turnkey solutions and this confirms the value proposition we are bringing to the market globally”.

What Analyst’s have to say about Mosaic Co (MOS)

The shares of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)currently has mean rating of 3.0 while 4 analyst have recommended the shares as ‘BUY’ ,1 recommended as ‘OUTPERFORM’ and 11 recommended as ‘HOLD’.The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for sell

The mean price target for the shares of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)is at $26.57 while the highest price target suggested by the analysts is $48.00 and low price target is $16.00. The mean price target is calculated keeping in view the consensus of 21 brokerage firms.

The company’s mean estimate for sales for the current quarter ending Jun 16 is 1.82B by 15 analysts. The means estimate of sales for the year ending Dec 16 is 7.37B by 20 analysts.

The average estimate of EPS for the current fiscal quarter for Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)stands at $0.17 while the EPS for the current year is fixed at $0.99 by 19.00 analysts

The next one year’s EPS estimate is set at 1.58 by 22.00 analysts while a year ago the analysts suggested the company’s EPS at $0.99. The analysts also projected the company’s long-term growth at -3.90% for the upcoming five years

In its latest quarter ended on 31 Mar 2016 , Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS)reported earnings of $0.14. The posted earnings missed the analyst’s consensus by $0.00 with the surprise factor of 0.00%. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term ‘Cockroach Effect’ is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) traded up +0.52% during trading on Friday, hitting $27.73 . The stock had a trading volume of 5.2 M shares. The firm has a 50 day moving average of $26.39 and a 200-day moving average of $26.75. The stock has a market cap of $9.40B and a price-to-earnings ratio of 9.93. On Jul 1, 2015 the shares registered one year high at $47.13 and the one year low was seen on Feb 2, 2016.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) Stock Price Will Hit 26.57:Analyst

Analysts are weighing in on how Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS), might perform in the near term. Wall Street analysts have a  assessment of the stock, with a mean rating of 3.0. The stock is rated as buy by 0 analysts, with 0 outperform and 0 hold rating. The rating score is on a scale of 1 to 5 where 1 stands for strong buy and 5 stands for strong sell.

For the current quarter, the 19.00 analysts offering adjusted EPS forecast have a consensus estimate of $0.17 a share, which would compare with $1.05 in the same quarter last year. They have a high estimate of $0.36 and a low estimate of $0.03. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $1.82B from $2.49B the year-ago period.

For the full year, 20.00 Wall Street analysts forecast this company would deliver earnings of 0.99 per share, with a high estimate of $1.56 and a low estimate of $0.69. It had reported earnings per share of $2.90 in the corresponding quarter of the previous year. Revenue for the period is expected to total nearly $7.37B versus 8.90B in the preceding year.

The analysts project the company to maintain annual growth of around -3.90% percent over the next five years as compared to an average growth rate of 12.60% percent expected for its competitors in the same industry.

Among the 21 analysts Data provided by Thomson/First Call tracks, the 12-month average price target for MOS is $26.57 but some analysts are projecting the price to go as high as $48.00. If the optimistic analysts are correct, that represents a 85 percent upside potential from the recent closing price of $25.90. Some sell-side analysts, particularly the bearish ones, have called for $16.00 price targets on shares of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS).

In the last reported results, the company reported earnings of $1.05 per share, while analysts were calling for share earnings of $0.89. It was an earnings surprise of 18.00%percent. In the matter of earnings surprises, the term Cockroach Effect is often implied. Cockroach Effect is a market theory that suggests that when a company reveals bad news to the public, there may be many more related negative events that have yet to be revealed. In the case of earnings surprises, if a company is suggesting a negative earnings surprise it means there are more to come.

The Mosaic Company, through its subsidiaries, produces and markets concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients primarily for the agricultural industry worldwide. The company operates through three segments: Phosphates, Potash, and International Distribution. It owns and operates mines, which produce concentrated phosphate crop nutrients, such as diammonium phosphate, monoammonium phosphate, and ammoniated phosphate products; and phosphate-based animal feed ingredients primarily under the Biofos and Nexfos brand names. The company also produces and sells potash for use in the manufacturing of mixed crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and for industrial use; and for use in the de-icing and as a water softener regenerant, as well as fluorosilicic acid for water fluoridation. In addition, it provides nitrogen-based crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients, and other ancillary services; and purchases and sells phosphates, potash, and nitrogen products. The company sells its products to wholesale distributors, retail chains, cooperatives, independent retailers, and national accounts. The Mosaic Company was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Plymouth, Minnesota.

The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS) Insider Activities Are in the Air

Insider Activity: Insiders look optimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to accumulate shares while they are -9.95 down so far this year. A CEO & Chairman, 10% Owner at Opko Health, Inc. (OPK) purchased shares in the company in a transaction completed on Friday June 10, 2016. Frost Phillip Md Et Al accumulated 10,000 shares in the company at an average price of $9.36 and ended up spending $93,600 in the investment. Frost Phillip Md Et Al now have 183,000,000 shares in the company after this transaction. A CEO & Chairman, 10% Owner in the company, Frost Phillip Md Et Al, The Mosaic Company (MOS) down -9.44 per cent in the past week, is under coverage of 23 analysts who collectively recommend a hold rating on stock. 6 of the analysts have a buy or better rating; the 0 sells versus 6 underperforms. The 21 equity analysts who rate the stock have an average target price at $26.57, with individual targets ranging between $16 and $48. The shares closed last trade at $26.29, implying that analysts see shares rising about 1.07 per cent in 12 months’ time.

Insider Activity: Insiders look pessimistic about the prospects of the company that they seem to offload shares while they are -2.68 down so far this year. A Senior VP -Finance at The Mosaic Company (MOS) sold shares in the company in a transaction completed on Thursday June 02, 2016. Brausen Anthony T offloaded 19,716 shares in the company at an average price of $25.72 and ended up generating $507,100 in proceeds. Brausen Anthony T retains 26,891 shares in the company after this transaction. A EVP, CFO in the company, Mack Richard L, on Friday May 13, 2016 collected $931,480 from the sale of 36,629 shares at $25.72 each. Insiders are expected to know better about the health and prospects of their company, which is why insiders’ move deserves attention.

Earnings to Watch: Investors considering MOS stock at the going market price of $26.29/share should know the stock will next release quarterly results for the June 2016 quarter. For the reporting quarter, analysts expect the company to deliver $0.17 in earnings per share (EPS). That would represent a -83.81% year-over-year decrease. Revenue for the same period is expected to arrive at $1.82B.

Earnings Roundup: In the last fiscal quarter alone, The Mosaic Company generated around $1.67B in revenue and net income of $0.14/share. That compares with the consensus estimate $1.56B and $0.14/share, respectively. For the prior quarter revenue for the company hit $2.16B, with earnings at $0.53/share.

Analyst Coverage: HSBC Securities has been a brokerage house following shares of The Mosaic Company (MOS), so its rating change is noteworthy. The stock was downgraded to Reduce from Hold, wrote analysts at HSBC Securities, in a note issued to clients on Monday May 23, 2016. There was another key note issued by Barclays on Tuesday April 19, 2016. The firm lowered its rating on MOS from Equal Weight to Underweight.

Price Momentum: Despite the -2.3% decrease in value, the stock’s new closing price represents a -42.14% fall in value from company’s one year high of $47.13. The stock is currently holding above its 50 day moving average of $-0.23 and below its 200 day moving average of $26.62. Over the last three months and over the last six months, the shares of The Mosaic Company (MOS), have changed -8.78% and 26.9%, respectively.