Mosaic Co (MOS) Stock Rating Reiterated at Piper Jaffray; The $24.0000 Target Indicates 1.18% Potential, Mtge Investment (MTGE) Sellers Increased By 40.29% Their Shorts

July 17, 2017 - By Vivian Currie

Mtge Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:MTGE) had an increase of 40.29% in short interest. MTGE’s SI was 916,100 shares in July as released by FINRA. Its up 40.29% from 653,000 shares previously. With 282,000 avg volume, 3 days are for Mtge Investment Corporation (NASDAQ:MTGE)’s short sellers to cover MTGE’s short positions. The SI to Mtge Investment Corporation’s float is 2.02%. The stock increased 0.53% or $0.1 on July 14, reaching $19. About shares traded. MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) has risen 19.17% since July 17, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 2.47% the S&P500.

Among 20 analysts covering The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS), 3 have Buy rating, 5 Sell and 12 Hold. Therefore 15% are positive. The Mosaic Company has $56 highest and $22 lowest target. $30.38’s average target is 28.08% above currents $23.72 stock price. The Mosaic Company had 61 analyst reports since July 22, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Wednesday, July 12. The stock of Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) earned “Neutral” rating by Atlantic Securities on Tuesday, May 9. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Thursday, August 4. As per Wednesday, August 31, the company rating was downgraded by Vertical Research. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital on Monday, October 5 with “Equal-Weight”. Bernstein upgraded Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) on Tuesday, October 13 to “Outperform” rating. The rating was downgraded by Scotia Capital to “Sector Perform” on Thursday, April 14. Stifel Nicolaus maintained Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) on Thursday, November 5 with “Buy” rating. The firm earned “Reduce” rating on Monday, May 23 by HSBC. The firm has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs given on Monday, January 18.

MTGE Investment Corp., formerly American Capital Mortgage Investment Corp., is a real estate investment trust. The company has market cap of $874.76 million. The Firm invests in, finances and manages a leveraged portfolio of real estate-related investments, which include agency residential mortgage-backed securities , non-agency securities, other mortgage-related investments and other real estate investments. It has a 8.76 P/E ratio. Agency RMBS includes residential mortgage pass-through certificates and collateralized mortgage obligations (CMOs) structured from residential mortgage pass-through certificates for which the principal and interest payments are guaranteed by a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE), or by a United States Government agency, such as Government National Mortgage Association (Ginnie Mae).

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.01 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.85, from 0.86 in 2016Q3. It dropped, as 80 investors sold MTGE Investment Corp shares while 1 reduced holdings. 0 funds opened positions while 1 raised stakes. 15,969 shares or 99.94% less from 27.25 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Moreover, Eqis Capital Mngmt Incorporated has 0.02% invested in MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) for 15,869 shares. Salem Investment Counselors reported 100 shares.

Among 9 analysts covering American Capital Mortgage (NASDAQ:MTGE), 4 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 5 Hold. Therefore 44% are positive. American Capital Mortgage had 14 analyst reports since July 31, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The company was maintained on Friday, July 31 by Maxim Group. As per Friday, May 5, the company rating was upgraded by Wells Fargo. The stock of MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) has “Market Perform” rating given on Friday, January 15 by Wells Fargo. The stock of MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) earned “Neutral” rating by UBS on Friday, August 28. The stock of MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) has “Hold” rating given on Thursday, October 29 by Wunderlich. Deutsche Bank maintained MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) on Friday, July 31 with “Hold” rating. The firm earned “Buy” rating on Monday, September 7 by Zacks. The company was upgraded on Wednesday, August 19 by Zacks. The firm earned “Outperform” rating on Monday, August 3 by Stifel Nicolaus. Wells Fargo downgraded MTGE Investment Corp (NASDAQ:MTGE) on Monday, January 18 to “Market Perform” rating.

Analysts await Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) to report earnings on August, 1 before the open. They expect $0.27 earnings per share, up 350.00% or $0.21 from last year’s $0.06 per share. MOS’s profit will be $94.25M for 21.96 P/E if the $0.27 EPS becomes a reality. After $0.04 actual earnings per share reported by Mosaic Co for the previous quarter, Wall Street now forecasts 575.00% EPS growth.

The Mosaic Company is a producer and marketer of concentrated phosphate and potash crop nutrients. The company has market cap of $8.28 billion. The Firm operates through three divisions: Phosphates, Potash and International Distribution. It has a 208.75 P/E ratio. The Firm is a supplier of phosphate- and potash crop nutrients and animal feed ingredients.

The stock decreased 0.55% or $0.13 on July 14, reaching $23.72. About shares traded. Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) has declined 7.87% since July 17, 2016 and is downtrending. It has underperformed by 24.57% the S&P500.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.8 in 2016 Q4. Its down 0.35, from 1.15 in 2016Q3. It worsened, as 57 investors sold Mosaic Co shares while 192 reduced holdings. 58 funds opened positions while 140 raised stakes. 297.50 million shares or 1.30% less from 301.41 million shares in 2016Q3 were reported. Veritable Lp reported 8,035 shares or 0.01% of all its holdings. Financial Advisers accumulated 258,469 shares or 0.07% of the stock. Alpha Windward Limited Liability Corp stated it has 1,290 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. Arizona State Retirement Systems reported 0.05% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Moreover, Raymond James Svcs Advsr Incorporated has 0.01% invested in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS) for 41,763 shares. Integrated Wealth Counsel Ltd Liability Co reported 820 shares. 1,000 were reported by Jnba Finance Advsr. London Of Virginia stated it has 1.04% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Commonwealth Of Pennsylvania Pub School Empls Retrmt has invested 0.02% of its portfolio in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Moreover, Livforsakringsbolaget Skandia Omsesidigt has 0.04% invested in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Grantham Mayo Van Otterloo Co Limited Liability invested 0.01% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Moreover, Dnb Asset Mngmt As has 0% invested in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). Blair William Il has invested 0% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS). State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D, New Jersey-based fund reported 10,000 shares. Nelson Roberts Advsr Limited Liability Company has invested 0% in Mosaic Co (NYSE:MOS).

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