Mosaic and 2 Financial Stocks at the Bottom of the S&P 500 Barrel

The S&P 500 (NYSEARCA:SPY) is up today by 0.22% and stands at 1,295. Here are three notable and stocks that are experiencing large declines today.

Hudson City Bancorp Inc. (NASDAQ:HCBK) was among the top thirty stocks by yield as of the end of 2011. Now the stock has been downgraded by Normura. Perhaps they will recover from the loss when they announce earnings on January 25th. HCBK shares recently traded at $7.05, down $0.21, or 2.89%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $5.09 to $13.20. Volume today was 9,141,869 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 5,846,300 shares. The company’s trailing earnings are $-0.51 per share.

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The Mosaic Company (NYSE:MOS): The fertilizer business is taking a breather today after bad USDA data. Revenue gains for both potash and phosphate sold in the second quarter were lower than the same period a year ago for both fertilizer types. MOS shares recently traded at $54.66, down $0.38, or 0.69%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $44.86 to $89.24. Volume today was 7,682,521 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 5,602,520 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 10.43, while trailing earnings are $5.24 per share.

Regions Financial Corporation (NYSE:RF): RF has been given an underweight rating by Morgan Stanley due to its slower pace in credit improvements compared to its peers. RF shares recently traded at $4.67, down $0.13, or 2.71%. They have traded in a 52-week range of $2.82 to $8.09. Volume today was 31,333,427 shares versus a 3-month average volume of 23,724,400 shares. The company’s trailing P/E is 26.84, while trailing earnings are $0.17 per share.

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