MOO - VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF

NYSEArca - NYSEArca Delayed Price. Currency in USD
63.07
+0.34 (+0.54%)
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Previous Close62.73
Open63.07
Bid0.00 x 1200
Ask0.00 x 1000
Day's Range62.97 - 63.21
52 Week Range55.35 - 65.86
Volume21,467
Avg. Volume70,214
Net Assets841M
NAV63.95
PE Ratio (TTM)N/A
Yield1.38%
YTD Return3.91%
Beta (3y)0.87
Expense Ratio (net)0.54%
Inception Date2007-08-31
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  • Potash Prices and the Fertilizer Sector’s Outlook
    Market Realistyesterday

    Potash Prices and the Fertilizer Sector’s Outlook

    Previously in this series, we discussed how the potash supply-demand environment is expected to remain balanced. In 2018, potash prices have gradually risen, which indicates a reversal in the industry’s trend. Last year, the prices remained depressed, which was negative for companies like Intrepid Potash (IPI). The company had to amend its terms with creditors. Nutrien (NTR) and Mosaic (MOS) saw their potash segments’ (MOO) earnings decline.

  • China: Less Phosphate Exports?
    Market Realist4 days ago

    China: Less Phosphate Exports?

    Where Does the Fertilizer Industry Go from Here? Now, we’ll discuss phosphate fertilizers—the second most heavily used fertilizer type after nitrogen fertilizers. Mosaic (MOS), which is one of the major phosphate fertilizer producers, provided some insights into the phosphate market during its earnings call.

  • How Do Analysts Rate FMC in August?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    How Do Analysts Rate FMC in August?

    After the earnings release, the stock dropped almost 2% to $86.5 but recovered after that. On August 8, FMC recovered to $89.1, which was almost 1% higher than the closing of $88.3 before the earnings release. The current consensus recommendation for FMC as of August 8 was a “buy.” Out of the 18 analysts in the above chart, three analysts had a “strong buy” recommendation, which was one fewer than last month, while the number of analysts recommending a “buy” remained unchanged at 11 month-over-month.

  • Where Does the Fertilizer Industry Go from Here?
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Where Does the Fertilizer Industry Go from Here?

    With most major fertilizer players done with their second-quarter earnings, we discussed how analysts reacted positively and upgraded stocks like CF Industries (CF), Mosaic (MOS), and Nutrien (NTR). To learn more, read Analysts Are Becoming More Bullish on Fertilizer Stocks. In this series, we’ll discuss why fertilizer stocks received several upgrades from Wall Street analysts.

  • Price Target Upgrades: Analysts Get Bullish on Mosaic in August
    Market Realist5 days ago

    Price Target Upgrades: Analysts Get Bullish on Mosaic in August

    Mosaic (MOS) reported its second-quarter earnings on August 6. The company missed the top-line estimates but beat the bottom-line estimates for the quarter. The overall recommendation for Mosaic as of the date of this writing was a “buy.” Month-over-month, analysts have also become bullish on Mosaic, similar to what we saw for CF Industries. As of August 8, four analysts recommended a “strong buy” on the stock, while six analysts had a “buy” on the stock, which was unchanged over the last month.

  • Analysts Are Becoming More Bullish on Fertilizer Stocks
    Market Realist6 days ago

    Analysts Are Becoming More Bullish on Fertilizer Stocks

    The fertilizer sector has gained momentum on the back of favorable fertilizer prices along with a tighter supply environment in the global market. The overall agribusiness sector ETF, the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO), has gained about 4.1% YTD as of August 8 compared to the S&P 500 Index (SPY), which experienced a 38-basis-point loss over the same period.

  • How Mosaic Fared in the Second Quarter
    Market Realist8 days ago

    How Mosaic Fared in the Second Quarter

    Mosaic (MOS) reported its second-quarter earnings on August 6 after the market closed. The company missed the top-line estimates but beat the bottom-line estimates for the quarter. After the company’s earnings release, the stock popped to a high of $30.75 but then fall back to $30.15. On August 6, however, the stock had declined by 1.15%.

  • Investopedia8 days ago

    Is Money Rotating Into Agribusiness and Chemical Stocks?

    Sector rotation in this market continues, and the agribusiness and chemical industries within the materials sector look to be heating up. While their performance on a relative basis is lackluster, on an absolute basis, there are several setups offering reward/risk scenarios skewed in our favor. First, let's take a structural look at the VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF ( MOO), which contains exposure to chemical stocks, as there is no exchange-traded fund (ETF) dedicated to that industry.

  • Intrepid Potash Reported Its Q2 2018 Earnings, Stock Fell 22%
    Market Realist12 days ago

    Intrepid Potash Reported Its Q2 2018 Earnings, Stock Fell 22%

    Intrepid Potash (IPI) reported its earnings on August 2. The company beat the top-line estimates and missed the bottom-line estimates. After the earnings release, Intrepid Potash stock fell almost 22.2% and settled at $3.26 per share. Intrepid Potash reported $51 million in sales, which beat the estimate of $44 million at the time of the report.

  • Nutrien Pops on Second-Quarter Earnings
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Nutrien Pops on Second-Quarter Earnings

    CF Industries (CF), which also reported earnings after the market closed, managed to beat estimates, and the stock rose 3.8%. During the second quarter, Nutrien reported consolidated sales of $8.1 billion, which rose 11% year-over-year, and this growth resulted in gross margin expansion to 26% from 23.4% in the corresponding quarter a year ago. Fertilizer companies (MOO) such as Nutrien, Mosaic (MOS), and Intrepid Potash (IPI) are cyclical and report better earnings when they enter the beginning of an upward industry cycle.

  • Key Takeaways from CF Industries’ Strong Second-Quarter Results
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Key Takeaways from CF Industries’ Strong Second-Quarter Results

    CF Industries (CF) reported strong second-quarter earnings. After releasing results, the stock popped about 3.8% in the after-hours market session to $45.8 per share. The company managed to beat both top-line and bottom-line estimates during the quarter.

  • Mosaic Expected to Report 31% EPS Growth
    Market Realist13 days ago

    Mosaic Expected to Report 31% EPS Growth

    In this final part of the series, we’ll see how Mosaic’s (MOS) sales estimates and margin expansion are expected to trickle down to its bottom line—EPS. That, in turn, would translate to stock price appreciation.

  • Could Mosaic’s Margins Improve in the Coming Year?
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Could Mosaic’s Margins Improve in the Coming Year?

    With expectations that Mosaic’s (MOS) sales will increase, its margins are also expected to expand YoY (year-over-year). Mosaic is expected to report gross income of $359 million, which is expected to translate to a gross margin of 16.2% on sales of $2.2 billion in the upcoming second quarter. For the next four quarters, Mosaic is expected to report gross income of $1.6 billion, a 67% growth YoY.

  • Mosaic to Report Second-Quarter Earnings: What to Expect
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Mosaic to Report Second-Quarter Earnings: What to Expect

    The Mosaic Company (MOS) is scheduled to release its earnings on August 6 after the market closes. It has had a terrific run so far this year and easily outperformed the benchmark indexes.

  • Fertilizer Affordability Improved Last Week
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Fertilizer Affordability Improved Last Week

    Fertilizer affordability last week continued to improve after the Fertilizer Affordability Index reached a peak this year on July 12. The Affordability Index, which is issued by the Mosaic Company (MOS), fell to 0.74x from 0.76x a week ago. The lower the index level, the higher the affordability of fertilizers compared to the base year of 2005 when the index was set to one.

  • Potash Prices Remained at Peak in Week Ending July 27
    Market Realist14 days ago

    Potash Prices Remained at Peak in Week Ending July 27

    Potash fertilizer prices were broadly unchanged last week at the four locations discussed below. The granular potash prices in the NOLA (New Orleans) region remained unchanged at $238 per metric ton, and the granular potash prices in the Cornbelt region of the US also remained unchanged at $261 per metric ton. Similarly, outside the US, granular potash prices remained unchanged at $326 per metric ton in the Brazil region. As for the standard potash fertilizer prices in the Southeast Asia region, prices remained at $288 per metric ton, which was unchanged week-over-week.

  • DAP Prices Remained Strong Last Week
    Market Realist15 days ago

    DAP Prices Remained Strong Last Week

    DAP (diammonium phosphate) prices have been rising, but last week they were mixed at most of the locations discussed below. However, phosphate prices remain strong year-over-year, and the increase in prices may explain why Mosaic (MOS), which has large exposure to phosphate fertilizers, rallied this year. Companies (MOO) such as Nutrien (NTR) and Israel Chemicals (ICL) could also benefit from positive DAP price movements.

  • Fertilizer Stocks Continued to Rise Last Week
    Market Realist16 days ago

    Fertilizer Stocks Continued to Rise Last Week

    Last week, the agribusiness sector inched higher. The VanEck Vectors Agribusiness ETF (MOO) ended the week to July 27 up by 1.2%, while the broader market S&P 500 Index (SPY) increased by 62 basis points over the same period. Let’s look at how fertilizer stocks performed last week.

  • Can CF Industries Meet Analysts’ High EPS Estimate in Q2?
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Can CF Industries Meet Analysts’ High EPS Estimate in Q2?

    In the second quarter, CF Industries’ (CF) EPS are expected to rise significantly YoY (year-over-year), by 360% to $0.46 from $0.10. Also, over the next four quarters, the company’s EPS are expected to improve to $1.19 from -$0.07.

  • Digging into CF Industries’ Profitability Expectations
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Digging into CF Industries’ Profitability Expectations

    For many seasoned investors, EBITDA represent companies’ core profitability. Analysts expect CF Industries’ (CF) sales growth and gross margin improvement to trickle down to its core profitability.

  • What Analysts Expect for CF Industries’ Sales Growth
    Market Realist19 days ago

    What Analysts Expect for CF Industries’ Sales Growth

    CF Industries (CF) sells primarily nitrogen fertilizers, in contrast to Nutrien (NTR), Mosaic (MOS), and Israel Chemicals (ICL), which have exposure to some or all NPK (nitrogen, phosphorous, and potassium) fertilizers (MOO). CF Industries’ sales are expected to grow 8% to $1.2 billion in Q2 2018, marking an improvement from Q2 2017, when its sales fell 1% YoY (year-over-year) to $1.1 billion.

  • Why CF’s Upcoming Earnings Release Has Got Our Attention
    Market Realist19 days ago

    Why CF’s Upcoming Earnings Release Has Got Our Attention

    CF Industries (CF) is set to release its second-quarter earnings on August 1, after markets close. The stock has had a bumpy ride this year but has managed to stay above its levels from the beginning of this year.

  • Why CVR Partners Missed Analyst Estimates in Second Quarter
    Market Realist20 days ago

    Why CVR Partners Missed Analyst Estimates in Second Quarter

    CVR Partners (UAN) reported its second-quarter earnings on July 25. The company missed both top-line and bottom-line estimates, and the stock fell 4.5% after the earnings release.

  • Potash Prices Hit New Highs Last Week
    Market Realist21 days ago

    Potash Prices Hit New Highs Last Week

    Along with MAP (monoammonium phosphate) prices, potash prices also saw new highs at each of the four locations discussed below last week.

  • How DAP Prices Performed Last Week
    Market Realist22 days ago

    How DAP Prices Performed Last Week

    In the week ending July 20, DAP (diammonium phosphate) prices were flat to positive except for in the NOLA (New Orleans) region in the US, which saw a weekly decline.