About Monsanto Company
Monsanto Company (Monsanto), along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Company provides seeds, biotechnology trait products, herbicides and precision agriculture tools to farmers. The Company operates through two segments: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment, the Company produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis and De Ruiter, and it develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds and precision agriculture to assist farmers in decision-making. It offers products, such as Germplasm and Biotechnology traits. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment, the Company 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
- Previous Close: $112.33
- 50 Day Moving Average: $108.81
- 200 Day Moving Average: $104.86
- 52-Week Range: $83.73 - $114.26
- Trailing P/E Ratio: 30.97
- Foreward P/E Ratio: 20.96
- P/E Growth: 2.97
- Market Cap: $49.54B
- Outstanding Shares: 438,554,000
- Beta: 0.93
- Net Margins: 11.61%
- Return on Equity: 47.05%
- Return on Assets: 10.66%
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- Debt-to-Equity Ratio: 1.82%
- Current Ratio: 1.29%
- Quick Ratio: 0.78%
What is Monsanto Company's stock symbol?
Monsanto Company trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MON."
How often does Monsanto Company pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Monsanto Company?
Monsanto Company announced a quarterly dividend on Friday, January 27th. Investors of record on Friday, April 7th will be paid a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, April 28th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.91%. The ex-dividend date is Wednesday, April 5th.
Where is Monsanto Company's stock going? Where will Monsanto Company's stock price be in 2017?
25 brokerages have issued twelve-month price objectives for Monsanto Company's stock. Their predictions range from $88.00 to $132.00. On average, they anticipate Monsanto Company's share price to reach $114.84 in the next twelve months.
When will Monsanto Company announce their earnings?
Monsanto Company is scheduled to release their next quarterly earnings announcement on Wednesday, April, 5th 2017.
What are analysts saying about Monsanto Company stock?
Here are some recent quotes from research analysts about Monsanto Company stock:
According to Zacks Investment Research, "Over the last one month, Monsanto’s shares outperformed the Zacks categorized Agricultural/Products industry. The company reported better-than-expected first-quarter fiscal 2017 earnings. Monsanto expects to close Bayer’s buyout deal by the fall of fiscal 2017. This would likely boost Monsanto’s competency within the industry. Moreover, rising global population, greater market penetration of products and new innovations are anticipated to reinforce near-term results. Over the last 30 days, Zacks Consensus Estimate for the stock has been revised upwards for both fiscal 2017 and 2018." (1/10/2017)
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. (The) analysts commented, "The proposed deal now faces regulatory review, which MON believes should be benign due to limited product overlap with Bayer AG (ADR) (OTC: BAYRY). Nonetheless, investors appear to taking a wait and see approach as evidenced by a significant spread between today's closing price ($102) and the deal price ($128)," (9/27/2016)
Piper Jaffray Companies analysts commented, "We continue to believe that the potential opportunity to be acquired by Bayer is compelling, creating an entity that has all the key longer-term growth drivers," said Wong. Combination talks came during an increasingly competitive environment, applying pressures to Monsanto's core business according to the analyst. "A Bayer/Monsanto combination helps to ensure the new company will remain a leader among a changing ag backdrop with a more formidable competitor in Dow/DD and likely market disruption from the potential Syngenta/ChemChina combination," Wong added.Related Link: Bayer On Monsanto Bid: Push Toward Digital FarmingThe analyst said an offer would be in the low $140s per share and placed the target below $140 due to uncertainty on the deal.Wong was encouraged both companies would remain open to conversations in the future. The Jaffray analyst concluded, "Bayer will up the offer as long as the two companies are in discussions and Bayer is able to do further due diligence into the value that Monsanto provides." (6/13/2016)
Who owns Monsanto Company stock?
Monsanto Company's stock is owned by many different of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional shareholders include State Street Corp (4.54%), FMR LLC (2.99%), Davis Selected Advisers (1.34%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.15%), Highfields Capital Management LP (0.84%) and Sands Capital Management LLC (0.83%). Company insiders that own Monsanto Company stock include Brett D Begemann, Charles S Mcmillan, George Poste, Kerry J Preete, Michael J Frank, Michael K Stern, Robert T Fraley, Steven Mizell, Tom D Hartley and William U Parfet.
Who sold Monsanto Company stock? Who is selling Monsanto Company stock?
Monsanto Company's stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Sands Capital Management LLC, FMR LLC, Highland Capital Management LP, Davis Selected Advisers, Fred Alger Management Inc., I.G. Investment Management LTD., Putnam Investments LLC and Artemis Investment Management LLP. Company insiders that have sold Monsanto Company stock in the last year include Brett D Begemann, George Poste, Kerry J Preete, Michael J Frank, Michael K Stern, Robert T Fraley and Steven Mizell.
Who bought Monsanto Company stock? Who is buying Monsanto Company stock?
Monsanto Company's stock was acquired by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Franklin Resources Inc., Renaissance Technologies LLC, State Street Corp, Asset Management One Co. Ltd., Manikay Partners LLC, Russell Investments Group Ltd., Westchester Capital Management LLC and Alpine Associates Management Inc..
How do I buy Monsanto Company stock?
Shares of Monsanto Company can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
How much does a share of Monsanto Company stock cost?
One share of Monsanto Company stock can currently be purchased for approximately $112.96.