About Monsanto (NYSE:MON)
Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The Seeds and Genomics segment produces row crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds under the DEKALB, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds, such as tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and others under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. It also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, soybean, and cotton crops under the SmartStax, YieldGard, YieldGard VT Triple, VT Triple PRO, and VT Double PRO brands; Intacta RR2 PRO brand; Bollgard and Bollgard II brands; Roundup Ready and Roundup Ready 2 Yield brands; and Roundup Ready 2 Xtend and Bollgard II XtendFlex brands. In addition, this segment licenses a range of germplasm and trait technologies to large and small seed companies. The Agricultural Productivity segment manufactures and sells herbicides for nonselective agricultural and residential lawn and garden applications for weed control under the Roundup brand name; and herbicides for selective agricultural applications for weed control under the XtendiMax brand name. The company markets its products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers, agricultural cooperatives, plant raisers, and agents, as well as directly to farmers. It has strategic alliance with Pairwise Plants to advance agriculture research and development by using gene-editing technology. The company was formerly known as Monsanto Ag Company and changed its name to Monsanto Company in March 2000. Monsanto Company was founded in 2000 and is based in St. Louis, Missouri.
Industry, Sector and Symbol
Industry Agricultural chemicals
Sub-IndustryFertilizers & Agricultural Chemicals
Trailing P/E Ratio23.26
Forward P/E Ratio22.45
Sales & Book Value
Annual Sales$14.64 billion
Price / Sales3.85
Cash Flow$7.2616 per share
Price / Cash17.62
Book Value$14.70 per share
Price / Book8.70
EPS (Most Recent Fiscal Year)$5.50
Net Income$2.26 billion
Return on Equity37.31%
Return on Assets11.49%
Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Frequently Asked Questions
What is Monsanto's stock symbol?
Monsanto trades on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) under the ticker symbol "MON."
How often does Monsanto pay dividends? What is the dividend yield for Monsanto?
Monsanto declared a quarterly dividend on Wednesday, January 31st. Shareholders of record on Friday, April 6th will be given a dividend of $0.54 per share on Friday, April 27th. This represents a $2.16 annualized dividend and a yield of 1.69%. The ex-dividend date of this dividend is Thursday, April 5th. View Monsanto's Dividend History.
How were Monsanto's earnings last quarter?
Monsanto (NYSE:MON) announced its earnings results on Thursday, April, 5th. The basic materials company reported $3.22 EPS for the quarter, missing the Zacks' consensus estimate of $3.31 by $0.09. The basic materials company earned $5.02 billion during the quarter, compared to analyst estimates of $5.34 billion. Monsanto had a net margin of 17.07% and a return on equity of 37.31%. The business's revenue for the quarter was down 1.1% on a year-over-year basis. During the same period last year, the firm posted $3.19 earnings per share. View Monsanto's Earnings History.
When is Monsanto's next earnings date?
What price target have analysts set for MON?
13 brokers have issued twelve-month price objectives for Monsanto's stock. Their predictions range from $119.00 to $128.00. On average, they anticipate Monsanto's share price to reach $126.50 in the next twelve months. View Analyst Ratings for Monsanto.
Who are some of Monsanto's key competitors?
Some companies that are related to Monsanto include PotashCorp (NTR), Mosaic (MOS), CF Industries (CF), Israel Chemicals (ICL), Scotts Miracle-Gro (SMG), Nufarm (NUF), Terra Nitrogen (TNH), American Vanguard (AVD), Calyxt (CLXT), CVR Partners (UAN), Marrone Bio Innovations (MBII), Evogene (EVGN), Wynnstay Group (WYN), China Green Agriculture (CGA) and SenesTech (SNES).
Who are Monsanto's key executives?
Monsanto's management team includes the folowing people:
- Mr. Hugh Grant, Exec. Chairman & CEO (Age 60)
- Mr. Brett D. Begemann, Pres & COO (Age 57)
- Mr. Pierre C. Courduroux, Sr. VP & CFO (Age 53)
- Dr. Robert T. Fraley Ph.D., Exec. VP & CTO (Age 65)
- Mr. David F. Snively, Exec. VP, Sec. & Gen. Counsel (Age 64)
Has Monsanto been receiving favorable news coverage?
News articles about MON stock have trended somewhat positive on Monday, Accern Sentiment reports. Accern identifies negative and positive media coverage by reviewing more than 20 million news and blog sources in real time. Accern ranks coverage of public companies on a scale of -1 to 1, with scores closest to one being the most favorable. Monsanto earned a news sentiment score of 0.08 on Accern's scale. They also assigned news coverage about the basic materials company an impact score of 47.03 out of 100, indicating that recent media coverage is somewhat unlikely to have an impact on the company's share price in the next several days.
Who are Monsanto's major shareholders?
Monsanto's stock is owned by a variety of of institutional and retail investors. Top institutional investors include BlackRock Inc. (6.29%), Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA (1.99%), Northern Trust Corp (1.65%), Franklin Resources Inc. (1.14%), Canyon Capital Advisors LLC (0.63%) and PSquared Asset Management AG (0.60%). Company insiders that own Monsanto stock include Andrew Thomson, Brett D Begemann, Charles S Mcmillan, Duraiswami Narain, Hugh Grant, Janet M Holloway, Kerry J Preete, Michael K Stern, Nicole M Ringenberg, Pierre Courduroux, Robert T Fraley and Steven Mizell. View Institutional Ownership Trends for Monsanto.
Which institutional investors are selling Monsanto stock?
MON stock was sold by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Flossbach Von Storch AG, Massachusetts Financial Services Co. MA, American Century Companies Inc., State of Tennessee Treasury Department, Mondrian Investment Partners LTD, Highbridge Capital Management LLC, CIBC World Markets Inc. and California Public Employees Retirement System. Company insiders that have sold Monsanto company stock in the last year include Brett D Begemann, Duraiswami Narain, Nicole M Ringenberg, Pierre Courduroux, Robert T Fraley and Steven Mizell. View Insider Buying and Selling for Monsanto.
Which institutional investors are buying Monsanto stock?
MON stock was purchased by a variety of institutional investors in the last quarter, including Canyon Capital Advisors LLC, OZ Management LP, CQS Cayman LP, PSquared Asset Management AG, ING Groep NV, Boussard & Gavaudan Investment Management LLP, P Schoenfeld Asset Management LP and Natixis. Company insiders that have bought Monsanto stock in the last two years include Andrew Thomson and Charles S Mcmillan. View Insider Buying and Selling for Monsanto.
How do I buy shares of Monsanto?
Shares of MON can be purchased through any online brokerage account. Popular online brokerages with access to the U.S. stock market include Vanguard Brokerage Services, TD Ameritrade, E*TRADE, Scottrade, Fidelity and Charles Schwab.
What is Monsanto's stock price today?
One share of MON stock can currently be purchased for approximately $127.95.
How big of a company is Monsanto?
Monsanto has a market capitalization of $56.40 billion and generates $14.64 billion in revenue each year. The basic materials company earns $2.26 billion in net income (profit) each year or $5.50 on an earnings per share basis. Monsanto employs 23,300 workers across the globe.
How can I contact Monsanto?
Monsanto's mailing address is 800 NORTH LINDBERGH BLVD, ST LOUIS MO, 63167. The basic materials company can be reached via phone at 314-694-1000 or via email at [email protected]
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