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Monsanto Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E25.15 EPS (ttm)4.68 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand476.10M Perf Week0.28%
Market Cap56.04B Forward P/E17.57 EPS next Y6.70 Insider Trans-8.51% Shs Float474.71M Perf Month5.31%
Income2.35B PEG2.18 EPS next Q2.03 Inst Own88.30% Short Float1.98% Perf Quarter-0.75%
Sales14.95B P/S3.75 EPS this Y12.30% Inst Trans0.06% Short Ratio3.23 Perf Half Y5.23%
Book/sh15.84 P/B7.43 EPS next Y16.12% ROA10.50% Target Price134.75 Perf Year9.11%
Cash/sh5.74 P/C20.51 EPS next 5Y11.56% ROE25.40% 52W Range104.86 - 126.68 Perf YTD-0.64%
Dividend1.96 P/FCF79.60 EPS past 5Y6.80% ROI19.20% 52W High-7.09% Beta1.39
Dividend %1.67% Quick Ratio1.20 Sales past 5Y6.30% Gross Margin53.60% 52W Low12.25% ATR1.58
Employees22400 Current Ratio2.00 Sales Q/Q-10.90% Oper. Margin23.60% RSI (14)50.98 Volatility1.09% 1.28%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.08 EPS Q/Q-7.30% Profit Margin15.90% Rel Volume0.65 Prev Close118.46
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.03 EarningsApr 01 BMO Payout39.70% Avg Volume2.91M Price117.70
Recom2.00 SMA200.45% SMA50-0.43% SMA2001.31% Volume1,884,595 Change-0.64%
Dec-31-14Reiterated Topeka Capital Markets Hold $112 → $111
Dec-24-14Downgrade Miller Tabak Buy → Hold
Dec-02-14Downgrade Monness Crespi & Hardt Buy → Neutral $140 → $127
Oct-13-14Reiterated Topeka Capital Markets Hold $131 → $112
Sep-18-14Upgrade Stifel Hold → Buy $135
Jul-21-14Reiterated UBS Buy $139 → $132
Jun-26-14Reiterated Monness Crespi & Hardt Buy $131 → $140
Jan-09-14Reiterated Monness Crespi & Hardt Buy $119 → $131
Oct-03-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $116 → $120
Aug-27-13Upgrade UBS Neutral → Buy $10
May-29-13Reiterated Monness Crespi & Hardt Buy $110 → $119
Apr-09-13Initiated Stifel Hold
Apr-05-13Reiterated Argus Buy $114 → $120
Jan-14-13Reiterated UBS Neutral $91 → $103
Jan-09-13Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $100 → $112
Jan-09-13Reiterated Argus Buy $109 → $114
Nov-05-12Upgrade Monness Crespi & Hardt Hold → Buy $88 → $100
Sep-24-12Reiterated Argus Buy $95 → $109
Apr-05-12Reiterated Deutsche Bank Buy $85 → $90
Nov-02-11Initiated UBS Neutral $72
Apr-27-15 04:48PM  6 places where genetically engineered crops are banned at Fortune
Apr-24-15 08:12PM  10-Q for Monsanto Co. at Company Spotlight
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11:20AM  Monsanto Announces Five Regional Winners in 2015 Americas Farmers Mom of the Year Contest at noodls
11:15AM  Energizer, Monsanto, Scottrade tap into young tech talent at FIRSTRobotics at
09:28AM  Monsanto Ranks No. 43 on the 2015 DiversityInc Top 50 Companies for Diversity at noodls
09:28AM  EU approves first new genetically modified crops since 2013 Reuters
Apr-23-15 01:52PM  Corn Seed Theft Trial a New Test for Surveillance Law at The Wall Street Journal
01:27PM  Cryder Capitals Top Picks Reveal the Funds Rather Cautious Strategy at Insider Monkey
07:41AM  Altria Reports 2015 First-Quarter Results; Delivers Adjusted Diluted EPS Growth of 10.5% and Reaffirms 2015 Full-Year Adjusted EPS Guidance at noodls
Apr-22-15 01:40PM  DuPont buying microbiome firm, seeks edge in emerging crop products
12:41PM  DuPont buys microbiome firm, seeks edge in emerging crop products
12:03PM  EU Proposes Allowing States to Ban Biotech Crops at The Wall Street Journal
07:35AM  [$$] EU to Propose New Rules to Let Member States Ban Biotech Crops at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-21-15 04:36PM  EU to Propose New Rules on Biotech Crops at The Wall Street Journal
07:20AM  St. Louis companies among the 'best corporate citizens' at
Apr-20-15 04:06PM  Corporate Responsibility Magazine Names Monsanto One of 100 Best Corporate Citizens in 2015 at noodls
04:02PM  Five Stocks Billionaires Think Can Double In Price at Forbes
12:25PM  Behind the List: What exactly qualifies as a biotech company? at
Apr-17-15 10:09AM  Monsanto Is Dropped from TPG-Axons Portfolio
Apr-16-15 09:09AM  TPG-Axon Capital Management Drops Its Position in Macys
Apr-15-15 04:39PM  Argentine farmers say Monsanto soy contract breaks local law Reuters
01:14PM  Monsanto Announces Sponsorship Of First Robotics Championship at noodls
10:36AM  Highlights of TPG-Axon Managements Dropped Positions in 4Q14
Apr-14-15 06:09PM  Corvex Reduces Its Position in Monsanto
02:50PM  Monsanto Upgraded to Hold on Innovations & Market Tailwinds - Analyst Blog
11:41AM  Activism Is Here To Stay: Corvex Capitals Top Picks Bring In A Whopping 8.6% in Q1 at Insider Monkey
Apr-13-15 10:55PM  Monsanto Company Announces $800 Million Debt Offering at noodls
09:45AM  At Trian, we put our money where our mouth is: Garden
Apr-11-15 06:05AM  Corvex Opens New Position in Platform Specialty Products
12:58AM  Research Reports at
Apr-10-15 04:31PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits
09:27AM  Why Jeff Gundlach Is Very Scared of High-Grade Corporate Bonds
Apr-09-15 11:30AM  Monsanto Retains Growth despite Short-Term Headwind Woes - Analyst Blog
10:46AM  Altria to Host Webcast of 2015 First-Quarter Results at noodls
Apr-08-15 01:04PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Financials
09:51AM  Thermo Fisher Scientific Inc. (TMO), Monsanto Company (MON): Billionaire Larry Robbins Top Picks Beat the Market Again in Q1 at Insider Monkey
06:13AM  Chinese citizens sue government over transparency on Monsanto herbicide
Apr-07-15 07:12PM  Monsanto Company -- Moody's assigns A3 rating to Monsanto's new notes at Moody's
04:06PM  Monsanto Company Announces $800 Million Debt Offering Business Wire
09:36AM  Pisani's market open: Earnings recession
Apr-06-15 04:11PM  Monsanto, Bayer Join Venture-Capital Push at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-03-15 09:39PM  Pre-Holiday Market Edges Up on Mixed Data at
03:25PM  Monsanto is Open to All; Company Signs on to Human Rights Campaign Equality Pledge at noodls
12:18PM  Heres what CEOs are saying about the economy
Apr-02-15 04:35PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 8-K, Entry into a Material Definitive Agreement, Termination of a Material Definitiv
04:21PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report
01:16PM  Monsanto (MON) Earnings Report: Q2 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
08:49AM  Credit Suisse Believes Long-Term Opportunity Trumps '15 Headwinds For Monsanto
07:00AM  Monsanto Misses on Q2 Earnings; Stock & ETFs Firm - ETF News And Commentary
12:17AM  [$$] Business Watch: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
Apr-01-15 08:46PM  Business Watch: News Digest at The Wall Street Journal
08:01PM  Monsanto donates $US4m to save butterflies AAP
07:45PM  Business Watch at The Wall Street Journal
05:56PM  EPA expands areas of approved use for Dow's Enlist Duo herbicide Reuters
05:30PM  Stocks End Lower After Data
03:28PM  Forget the Roundup cancer report, Monsantos worried about a stronger U.S. dollar at Fortune
12:25PM  Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto, sending 2Q profits lower
12:02PM  Monsanto Investors Not So Worried By Less Corn at Investor's Business Daily
12:00PM  Stocks Start Quarter Lower
11:58AM  Wall Street earnings estimates may not foretell currency impact Reuters
11:54AM  Monsanto Q2 Earnings, Revenues Miss on Headwind Woes - Analyst Blog
11:19AM  Monsanto (MON) Stock Grows Today Despite Weak Financial Results at TheStreet
10:45AM  Sears gains on real estate move; GoDaddy soars on debut at MarketWatch
10:28AM  Monsanto Rises After Predicting Growth in Soybean Sales at Bloomberg
10:12AM  Monsanto Laments Falling Corn Prices As Revenue Declines at Forbes
09:30AM  Monsanto Co Earnings Call scheduled for 9:30 am ET today
09:18AM  Wed., April 1: Watch Monsanto Stock on Lower Earnings at MarketWatch
09:16AM  ADP: Private Payrolls Well Short of Expectation at MarketWatch
08:55AM  Monsanto Light on Revenues, Looks Light Ahead
08:54AM  U.S. stocks: Futures under pressure; ADP disappoints at MarketWatch
08:48AM  Falling corn prices stalk Monsanto in 2Q and profits decline
08:43AM  Monsanto Lowers Profit Forecast on Corn Drop, Dollar
08:37AM  Treasuries Advance After ADP March Jobs Growth Trails Forecast at Bloomberg
08:25AM  Monsanto Announces Second Quarter Financial Results within Guidance; Balanced Portfolio Drives Ability to Deliver Strong Full-Year Growth within Challenging Agriculture Environment While Investing to Unlock Future Growth at noodls
08:17AM  Monsanto's stock slips after profit, sales miss expectations at MarketWatch
08:16AM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit
08:10AM  Monsanto Says Profit to Be at Lower End of Guidance at Bloomberg
08:06AM  Monsanto misses Street 2Q forecasts
08:00AM  Monsanto Announces Second Quarter Financial Results within Guidance; Balanced Portfolio Drives Ability to Deliver Strong Full-Year Growth within Challenging Agriculture Environment While Investing to Unlock Future Growth Business Wire
07:42AM  April 1 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
07:07AM  Q2 2015 Monsanto Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open
06:14AM  ADP, ISM data lead busy calendar
06:03AM  Will ADP jobs, manufacturing show spreading weakness? at CNBC
05:50AM  Monsanto has an 'image problem'
05:29AM  Premarkets: 5 things to know before the open at
Mar-31-15 06:55PM  Will ADP, manufacturing show spreading weakness? at CNBC
04:41PM  Wall St. earnings estimates may not foretell currency impact Reuters
04:13PM  Monsanto donates $4M to effort to save monarch butterflies
04:05PM  EPA will require weed-resistance restrictions on glyphosate herbicide Reuters
03:50PM  Monsanto gives $4 million to effort to save monarchs at
03:48PM  USDA: Record soybean acres expected, corn acres to drop
02:41PM  What to Watch in the Day Ahead - Wednesday, April 1 Reuters
01:55PM  What to Expect from Monsanto Earnings at 24/7 Wall St.
11:12AM  Monsanto Announces Multi-Year Commitment to Help Monarch Butterflies at noodls
11:05AM  Blue Ridge Capital Exits Position in Monsanto
10:01AM  What to Expect When Monsanto (MON) Reports Earnings Results Tomorrow at TheStreet
09:05AM  National Fish and Wildlife Foundation and Monsanto Announce Commitment to Help Monarch Butterflies at noodls
08:48AM  Monsanto Price Target Lowered In Front Of Earnings
08:18AM  Monsanto's Charts Are Flashing Warning Signals Before Earnings at TheStreet
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 principally under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds consisting of tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, pumpkin, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and other seeds under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. This segment also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, cotton, and soybean crops under the SmartStax, YieldGard, YieldGard VT Triple, VT Triple PRO, and VT Double PRO, as well as Intacta RR2 PRO, Bollgard and Bollgard II, Roundup Ready and Roundup Ready 2 Yield, and Genuity brands; and licenses a range of germplasm and trait technologies to seed companies. The Agricultural Productivity segment manufactures and sells herbicides for agricultural, industrial, ornamental, turf, and residential lawn and garden applications for weed control, as well as for control of preemergent annual grass and small seeded broadleaf weeds in corn and other crops under the Roundup and Harness brands. The company sells its products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers, agricultural cooperatives, plant raisers, and agents, as well as directly to farmers. It has operations primarily in the United States, Europe, Africa, Brazil, Argentina, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Mexico. Monsanto Company has a collaborative agreement with Novozymes A/S to discover, develop, and produce microbial solutions. 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 headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.
Insider Trading Relationship Date Transaction Cost #Shares Value ($) #Shares Total SEC Form 4
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategyApr 15Option Exercise74.7927,5802,062,70868,779Apr 17 04:21 PM
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategyApr 15Sale119.3727,5803,292,15341,199Apr 17 04:21 PM
Hartley Tom DVice President and TreasurerApr 08Sale117.914,600542,3639,769Apr 10 04:23 PM
Stern Michael KVP, and President/COO, ClimateFeb 13Sale125.001,391173,87518,786Feb 17 04:21 PM
Snively David FEVP, Secy & Gen. CounselJan 20Option Exercise81.2821,3801,737,75778,128Jan 22 04:12 PM
Snively David FEVP, Secy & Gen. CounselJan 20Sale117.578,141957,1370Jan 22 04:12 PM
Snively David FEVP, Secy & Gen. CounselJan 20Sale116.9721,3802,500,81256,748Jan 22 04:12 PM
Hartley Tom DVice President and TreasurerJan 14Sale117.005,000585,00011,103Jan 16 04:11 PM
MIZELL STEVENExec. VP Human ResourcesJan 12Option Exercise88.3820,5001,811,80549,286Jan 13 04:39 PM
MIZELL STEVENExec. VP Human ResourcesJan 12Sale118.7220,5002,433,70328,796Jan 13 04:39 PM
GRANT HUGHChairman & CEOOct 20Sale112.3890,00010,114,515142,000Oct 22 04:04 PM
Ringenberg Nicole MVP and ControllerOct 14Sale108.012,500270,0281,769Oct 15 05:45 PM
MIZELL STEVENExec. VP Human ResourcesOct 13Sale106.083,480369,14428,796Oct 15 05:44 PM
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategySep 03Sale115.503,827442,01941,299Sep 03 04:52 PM
MIZELL STEVENExec. VP Human ResourcesJul 08Option Exercise74.491,615120,30137,097Jul 10 04:31 PM
MIZELL STEVENExec. VP Human ResourcesJul 08Sale124.631,615201,28035,482Jul 10 04:31 PM
Frank Michael JVP, Int'l Row Crops&VegetablesJul 08Sale124.537,500933,99812,241Jul 10 04:27 PM
FRALEY ROBERT TEVP, Chief Technology OfficerJul 07Option Exercise72.9454,7403,992,571149,952Jul 09 04:15 PM
FRALEY ROBERT TEVP, Chief Technology OfficerJul 07Sale125.3254,7406,860,06195,212Jul 09 04:15 PM
PARFET WILLIAM UDirectorJul 03Sale126.5223,8003,011,078284,455Jul 08 04:05 PM
Stern Michael KVP, Americas Row CropsMay 23Sale120.007,330879,60017,224May 28 04:36 PM
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategyMay 07Option Exercise63.9640,8692,613,98189,522May 07 04:38 PM
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategyMay 07Sale115.0040,8694,699,93548,653May 07 04:38 PM
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategyMay 05Option Exercise58.718,981527,27557,634May 07 04:38 PM
Preete Kerry JEVP, Global StrategyMay 05Sale115.008,9811,032,81548,653May 07 04:38 PM