Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) shares decrease by 6.21%


Dallas, Texas 08/01/2013 (Financialstrend) – The leading supplier of crop nutrients and animal feed, Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) had recently been declining in share prices for the past few days of trading. The company had recently hosted a hunger relief forum which involved the donation of around $120,000 aggregate to 12 local food banks. This amount was donated to support the local community efforts to fight against the malnutrition and other damaging effects that had been accruing due to insecure supply of food.

This community forum was attended by hundreds of local leaders in the region and further included a promising presentation by the National Geographic Magazine Photographer, John Stanmeyer. Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) had recently announced the payment of quarterly dividends to its shareholders which had been fixed at the level of $0.25 per share. The ex dividend date for the eligibility to receive the dividends had been fixed to be on the market close of August 01, 2013 and the payment of dividends would be made on August 15, 2013. As the company is expected to go ex dividend today, it could be expected that the stock might move off from its declining trends.

Mosaic Co. (NYSE:MOS) had presented loss of 6.21% with the trading on Wednesday and had thereby closed at $41.09 per share. While the stock opened at $42.50 per share, there had been fluctuations in the intraday prices ranging between $41.00 and $42.80 per share during the day. The 52 week low price for the stock is presently at $39.95 and 52 week high price is at $64.65 per share. There are a total 425.82 million shares in the market valuing to a market cap of $17.50 billion. The stock witnessed around 26.31 million shares being exchanged hands on Wednesday while the average level of trading is at 6.01 million shares a day.