Monsanto Company Profile (NYSE:MON)

Analyst Ratings

Consensus Ratings for Monsanto (NYSE:MON) (?)
Ratings Breakdown: 3 Sell Rating(s), 7 Hold Rating(s), 14 Buy Rating(s)
Consensus Rating:Hold (Score: 2.46)
Consensus Price Target: $107.95 (2.55% upside)

Analysts' Ratings History for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
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DateFirmActionRatingPrice TargetActions
7/18/2016Citigroup Inc.Reiterated RatingNeutral$112.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/13/2016Sanford C. BernsteinSet Price TargetSell$90.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
7/2/2016Credit Agricole SAReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016JPMorgan Chase & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016Piper Jaffray Cos.Lower Price TargetOverweight$127.00 -> $118.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/30/2016Deutsche Bank AGReiterated RatingBuy$118.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/29/2016Jefferies GroupReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/27/2016Goldman Sachs Group Inc.Set Price TargetSell$92.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
6/15/2016ArgusReiterated RatingBuy$111.00 -> $128.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/27/2016Atlantic SecuritiesDowngradeOverweight -> Neutral$109.62 -> $105.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/25/2016MacquarieSet Price TargetBuy$110.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/24/2016Wells Fargo & Co.Reiterated RatingHoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/23/2016Vertical ResearchUpgradeHold -> BuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/13/2016Berenberg BankSet Price TargetBuy$110.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/12/2016SusquehannaLower Price TargetPositive$105.00 -> $101.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/9/2016Morgan StanleyReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
4/7/2016Bank of America Corp.Reiterated RatingSell$88.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/3/2016Vertical GroupDowngradeBuy -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/3/2016Barclays PLCLower Price TargetEqual Weight$100.00 -> $95.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
3/2/2016Credit Suisse Group AGLower Price TargetOutperform$109.00 -> $97.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
11/26/2015Monness Crespi & HardtUpgradeSell -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/9/2015BMO Capital MarketsReiterated RatingBuyView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
10/9/2015Stifel NicolausLower Price TargetBuy$135.00 -> $115.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/24/2015Canaccord GenuityReiterated RatingBuy$134.00 -> $126.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
5/6/2015BB&T Corp.Initiated CoverageHold -> HoldView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/20/2015Topeka Capital MarketsReiterated RatingHold$111.00View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
1/2/2015Miller TabakDowngradeBuy -> NeutralView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
9/10/2014OTR GlobalDowngradeMixed -> NegativeView Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
8/1/2014BGC FinancialDowngradeBuy -> Hold$6.70 -> $5.85View Rating Details  Tweet This Rating  Share This Rating on StockTwits
(Data available from 7/26/2014 forward)

Earnings

Earnings History for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
DateQuarterConsensus EstimateActual EPSRevenue EstimateActual RevenueRelease LinkConference CallActions
10/5/2016        
6/29/2016Q316$2.40$2.17$4.49 billion$4.19 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/6/2016Q216$2.44$2.42$4.81 billion$4.53 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/6/2016Q116($0.22)($0.11)$2.41 billion$2.22 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/7/2015Q415($0.02)($0.19)$2.79 billion$2.36 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/24/2015Q315$2.06$2.39$4.58 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/1/2015Q215$2.93$2.90$5.58 billion$5.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/7/2015Q115$0.35$0.47$2.80 billion$2.87 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/8/2014Q414($0.23)($0.27)$2.41 billion$2.63 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/25/2014Q314$1.56$1.62$4.41 billion$4.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/2/2014Q214$3.08$3.15$5.81 billion$5.83 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/8/2014Q1$0.64$0.67$3.08 billion$3.15 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/2/2013Q413($0.43)($0.47)$2.24 billion$2.20 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/26/2013Q3 2013$1.59$1.66$4.41 billion$4.25 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/3/2013Q2 2013$2.58$2.73$5.29 billion$5.47 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/8/2013Q1 2013$0.37$0.62$2.64 billion$2.93 billionViewListenView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/3/2012Q412($0.43)($0.44)$2.25 billion$2.11 billionViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/27/2012$1.58$1.63ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/4/2012$2.11$2.28ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/5/2012$0.17$0.23ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
10/5/2011($0.27)($0.22)ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
4/6/2011$1.84$1.87ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/6/2011$0.01$0.02ViewN/AView Earnings Details  Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2011 forward)

Estimates

Earnings Estimates for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
QuarterNumber of EstimatesLow EstimateHigh EstimateAverage Estimate
Q1 20165$2.35$2.99$2.66
Q2 20163$2.29$2.73$2.50
Q3 20164($0.18)$0.15($0.02)
Q4 20162($0.08)$0.39$0.16
Q1 20171$3.57$3.57$3.57
Q2 20171$2.57$2.57$2.57
(Data provided by Zacks Investment Research)

Dividends

Current Dividend Information for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
Annual Dividend:$2.16
Dividend Yield:2.05%
Payout Ratio:89.26% (Based on Trailing 12 Months of Earnings)
48.65% (Based on Current Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
44.26% (Based on Next Year Consensus EPS Estimate)
Dividend Growth:16.40% (3 Year Average)

Dividend History for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
AnnouncedPeriodAmountYieldEx-Dividend DateRecord DatePayable DateShare
6/9/2016quarterly$0.541.98%7/6/20167/8/20167/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/29/2016quarterly$0.542.4%4/6/20164/8/20164/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/7/2015quarterly$0.542.23%1/6/20161/8/20161/29/2016Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/4/2015quarterly$0.542.1%10/7/201510/9/201510/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/8/2015quarterly$0.491.72%6/30/20157/2/20157/24/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
2/2/2015quarterly$0.491.65%3/31/20154/2/20154/24/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/8/2014quarterly$0.491.63%1/7/20151/9/20151/30/2015Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/5/2014quarterly$0.491.69%10/8/201410/10/201410/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/6/2014quarterly$0.431.42%7/1/20147/3/20147/25/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/28/2014quarterly$0.431.61%4/2/20144/4/20144/25/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
12/9/2013quarterly$0.431.54%1/8/20141/10/20141/31/2014Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
8/6/2013quarterly$0.431.81%10/2/201310/4/201310/25/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
6/6/2013quarterly$0.381.48%7/2/20137/5/20137/26/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
1/31/2013quarterly$0.381.47%4/3/20134/5/20134/26/2013Tweet This Announcement  Share This Announcement on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Insider Trades

Insider Trading History for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
Transaction DateInsider NameTitleBuy/SellNumber of SharesAverage Share PriceTotal TransactionActions
7/14/2016Brett D BegemannCOOSell27,980$103.62$2,899,287.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/13/2016Michael K SternCEOSell12,797$101.77$1,302,350.69View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/19/2016George PosteDirectorSell1,136$91.93$104,432.48View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/14/2016Steven MizellEVPSell9,500$89.06$846,070.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/12/2016Charles S McmillanDirectorBuy3,500$87.25$305,375.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/12/2016Michael J FrankVPSell2,000$87.49$174,980.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/11/2016Steven MizellEVPSell3,900$86.87$338,793.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/17/2015Kerry J. PreeteEVPSell4,667$95.62$446,258.54View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/21/2015William U ParfetDirectorSell17,000$91.16$1,549,720.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/13/2015Steven MizellVPSell6,100$89.40$545,340.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/15/2015Kerry J PreeteEVPSell27,580$119.37$3,292,224.60View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/8/2015Tom D HartleyVPSell4,600$117.91$542,386.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
2/13/2015Michael K SternCOOSell1,391$125.00$173,875.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/20/2015David F SnivelyEVPSell29,521$117.14$3,458,089.94View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/12/2015Steven MizellVPSell20,500$118.72$2,433,760.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/17/2014Nicole M RingenbergVPSell12,780$118.83$1,518,647.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/15/2014Robert T FraleyEVPSell10,679$107.93$1,152,584.47View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/14/2014Nicole M RingenbergVPSell2,500$108.01$270,025.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/13/2014Steven MizellVPSell3,480$106.08$369,158.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/3/2014Kerry J PreeteEVPSell3,827$115.50$442,018.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/8/2014Michael J FrankVPSell7,500$124.53$933,975.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/7/2014Robert T FraleyEVPSell54,740$125.32$6,860,016.80View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/3/2014David F SnivelyEVPSell35,220$126.25$4,446,525.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/3/2014William U ParfetDirectorSell23,800$126.52$3,011,176.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/23/2014Janet M HollowaySVPSell21,280$120.00$2,553,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/7/2014Kerry PreeteEVPSell49,850$115.00$5,732,750.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/15/2014Hugh GrantCEOSell95,000$110.33$10,481,350.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
4/15/2014Tom HartleyVPSell7,900$110.51$873,029.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/17/2014Hugh GrantCEOSell44,179$112.69$4,978,531.51View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/16/2014Robert FraleyEVPSell64,850$112.57$7,300,164.50View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
1/14/2014Steven MizellVPSell24,000$112.05$2,689,200.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
11/11/2013Nicole RingenbergVPSell13,560$107.04$1,451,462.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/15/2013Tom HartleyVPSell5,860$105.70$619,402.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/8/2013Steven MizellVPSell11,370$104.50$1,188,165.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
10/7/2013Nicole RingenbergVPSell3,500$105.02$367,570.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
9/4/2013Kerry PreeteEVPSell5,276$99.00$522,324.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/19/2013Gerald A SteinerEVPSell12,293$104.00$1,278,472.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/9/2013Tom D HartleyVPSell6,000$100.15$600,900.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/8/2013Janet M HollowaySVPSell10,700$98.80$1,057,160.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/3/2013Hugh GrantCEOSell40,000$97.74$3,909,600.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
7/2/2013Steven MizellVPSell37,000$97.71$3,615,270.00View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/13/2013David F SnivelyEVPSell106,366$107.24$11,406,689.84View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
5/1/2013Pierre CourdurouxCFOSell5,720$105.47$603,288.40View SEC Filing  Tweet This Trade  Share This Trade on StockTwits
(Data available from 1/1/2013 forward)

Headlines

Latest Headlines for Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
DateHeadline
07/26/16 08:29 AMShareholder Unrest Over Monsanto Bid
07/26/16 08:29 AMMonsanto : Pesticide Experimental Use Permit; Receipt of Application; Comment Request
07/26/16 08:29 AMCGB Enterprises to buy Heartland Crop Insurance
07/26/16 08:29 AMMonsanto draws state heat over drift
07/26/16 08:29 AMMonsanto's glyphosate wiping out Monarch butterflies; population down 74 percent in California
07/25/16 05:22 PMIowa CTO Ted Crosbie, formerly of Monsanto, dies at 65
07/25/16 09:43 AMSome GMO trait launches face regulatory delays
07/25/16 09:43 AMA ‘milestone’ for Monsanto as Commission approves 3 soybean GMOs
07/25/16 09:43 AMBayer and Monsanto still seem far apart on price
07/25/16 07:57 AMBlog Coverage Monsanto Lands EU Approval on GMO Seeds -
07/24/16 04:47 PMMonsanto Wins EU Nod for New Biotech Soybeans - Wall Street Journal
07/24/16 09:30 AMMonsanto and others seek bug alternatives
07/24/16 09:30 AMEU approves imports of genetically modified Monsanto soybeans
07/24/16 09:30 AMMonsanto's Dirty Dozen: 12 more crimes against humanity and the environment concocted by the world's most evil corporation
07/23/16 09:09 AMIs GMO Farming Poisoning The World’s Drinking Water?
07/23/16 09:09 AMEU Approves a Monsanto Biotech Bean -- WSJ
07/23/16 09:09 AMMonsanto (MON) Receives EU Import Approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans
07/23/16 09:09 AMEU Approves Genetically Modified Soybeans From Monsanto
07/23/16 07:05 AM8:05 am Monsanto announces that the EC has granted import approval for Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans; allows for the import and food/feed use of Roundup Ready 2 Xtend soybeans into the EU -
07/22/16 05:08 PMEuropean Union approves Monsanto's new biotech soybeans for import
07/22/16 05:08 PMMonsanto: EU Approves Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Imports
07/22/16 04:37 PM[$$] Monsanto Wins EU Nod for New Biotech Soybeans -
07/22/16 01:45 PMUPDATE 3-EU approves Monsanto, Bayer genetically modified soybeans - * Authorisation for feed, food use but not cultivation (Recasts throughout; adds ADM comment, analyst comment, Monsanto share prices)
07/22/16 08:12 AMEU approves Monsanto, Bayer genetically modified soybeans
07/22/16 08:12 AMEU authorizes Monsanto, Bayer genetically modified seeds
07/22/16 08:12 AMEU authorizes Monsanto soybeans for import
07/22/16 08:12 AMSanders supporters on Vilsack: No to Mr. Monsanto
07/22/16 08:12 AMMonsanto Wins EU Nod for New Biotech Soybeans
07/21/16 05:33 PMBookmark the permalink. Monsanto’s Dark Act ready for Obama’s signature
07/21/16 05:33 PMImproper dicamba use leaves Mid-South a multitude of drift cases
07/21/16 05:33 PMHawaii used as Monsanto GE testing site
07/21/16 05:33 PMAnother former Monsanto employee joins St. Louis startup ranks
07/21/16 05:33 PMMonsanto rejects Bayer bid
07/21/16 08:00 AMThis Bug Startup Just Raised $100 Million To Fight Hunger -
07/21/16 05:00 AM'Mad Money' Lightning Round: Avoid Monsanto Now -
07/20/16 05:56 PMJefferies Group LLC Increased Monsanto Co New (Call) (NYSE:MON) by $295.32 Million as Shares Declined - Consumer Eagle
07/20/16 05:56 PMBayer Investor Floats Idea of Hostile Bid for Monsanto - Wall Street Journal
07/20/16 09:19 AMBayer investor floats idea of hostile Monsanto bid -
07/20/16 08:11 AMMonsanto Rejects Bayer Offer, but Willing to Deal
07/20/16 08:11 AMMonsanto Rebuffs Bayer Again
07/20/16 08:11 AMBayer Investor Floats Idea of Hostile Bid for Monsanto
07/20/16 07:39 AM[$$] Bayer Investor Floats Idea of Hostile Bid for Monsanto -
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto's Roundup Weedkiller Linked to Alzheimer's, Parkinson's and ALS
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto rejects Bayer buyout, again
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto Rejects Bayer’s Latest Sweetened US$64 Billion Offer
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto may be overestimating independence
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto Rejects Bayer’s $64 Billion Takeover Bid as Too Low
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto Is Playing Hard to Get in Bayer Merger Talks
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto Rejects Bayer's Sweetened Merger Offer
07/19/16 05:23 PMMonsanto Rejects 'Financially Inadequate' Bayer Offer

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About Monsanto

Monsanto logoMonsanto Company (Monsanto) is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Company's seeds, biotechnology trait products, and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity, reduce the costs of farming, and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals. It manages business in two segments: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment, it produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis and De Ruiter, and it develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment, it manufactures Roundup brand herbicides and other herbicides and provides lawn-and-garden herbicide products for the residential market.

Industry, Sector and Symbol:
  • Sector: Basic Materials
  • Industry: Agricultural Chemicals
  • Sub-Industry: Fertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
  • Exchange: NYSE
  • Symbol: MON
  • CUSIP: 61166W10
Key Metrics:
  • Previous Close: $105.26
  • 50 Day Moving Average: $105.23
  • 200 Day Moving Average: $95.74
  • P/E Ratio: 46.33
  • P/E Growth: 3.55
  • Market Cap: $46.06B
  • Beta: 1.21
  • Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.44 EPS
  • Next Year EPS Consensus Estimate: $4.88 EPS
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