Analysts Offer Insights on Materials Companies: CONSOL Energy (NYSE: CNX) and Mosaic Co (NYSE: MOS)

By Jason Carr

Companies in the Materials sector have received a lot of coverage today as analysts weigh in on CONSOL Energy (NYSE: CNX) and Mosaic Co (NYSE: MOS).

CONSOL Energy (NYSE: CNX)

In a report issued on May 23, Jeffrey Robertson from Barclays maintained a Hold rating on CONSOL Energy (NYSE: CNX), with a price target of $19. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $16.40.

According to TipRanks.com, Robertson is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 3.2% and a 46.8% success rate. Robertson covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Vanguard Natural Resources LLC, Quicksilver Resources Inc, and Whiting Petroleum Corp.

CONSOL Energy has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $22.40.

Mosaic Co (NYSE: MOS)

Barclays analyst Matthew Korn maintained a Sell rating on Mosaic Co (NYSE: MOS) on May 23 and set a price target of $24. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $23.14, close to its 52-week low of $22.43.

According to TipRanks.com, Korn is ranked 0 out of 5 stars with an average return of -6.0% and a 48.8% success rate. Korn covers the Basic Materials sector, focusing on stocks such as Newmont Mining Corporation, Teck Resources Limited, and Cloud Peak Energy Inc.

Mosaic Co has an analyst consensus of Moderate Sell, with a price target consensus of $24.50.

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