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Monsanto Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E22.91 EPS (ttm)4.92 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand483.29M Perf Week-2.61%
Market Cap54.48B Forward P/E16.63 EPS next Y6.78 Insider Trans-13.62% Shs Float481.89M Perf Month-6.03%
Income2.60B PEG2.01 EPS next Q2.93 Inst Own87.00% Short Float2.32% Perf Quarter-6.42%
Sales15.58B P/S3.50 EPS this Y12.30% Inst Trans-5.28% Short Ratio3.77 Perf Half Y0.43%
Book/sh15.30 P/B7.37 EPS next Y16.16% ROA11.40% Target Price135.05 Perf Year3.38%
Cash/sh6.57 P/C17.15 EPS next 5Y11.40% ROE24.10% 52W Range105.32 - 127.22 Perf YTD-5.25%
Dividend1.96 P/FCF153.47 EPS past 5Y6.80% ROI19.20% 52W High-11.35% Beta1.37
Dividend %1.74% Quick Ratio1.00 Sales past 5Y6.30% Gross Margin54.00% 52W Low7.09% ATR1.79
Employees22400 Current Ratio1.60 Sales Q/Q-8.70% Oper. Margin25.20% RSI (14)32.98 Volatility1.67% 1.37%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.10 EPS Q/Q-29.90% Profit Margin16.90% Rel Volume1.24 Prev Close112.73
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.02 EarningsApr 01 BMO Payout26.90% Avg Volume2.96M Price112.78
Recom2.00 SMA20-3.36% SMA50-5.39% SMA200-3.65% Volume326,319 Change0.04%
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
Mar-30-15 05:58AM  Crazy short week ahead with jobs, quarter-end at CNBC
12:30AM  [$$] For Monsanto, a Season of Woes at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-29-15 11:22AM  Companies diary: March 30 - April 3 at Financial Times
09:00AM  3 Key Earnings Reports to Watch in the Week Ahead at 24/7 Wall St.
Mar-27-15 07:44PM  Environmental group seeks greater protection for USDA scientists Reuters
07:02PM  Crazy short week ahead with jobs, quarter end at CNBC
06:16PM  Cramer game plan: Fear this next week, not the Fed at CNBC
03:01PM  What to Watch in the Week Ahead and on Monday, March 30 Reuters
02:56PM  He's Not A Monsanto Lobbyist, And Weed Killer Isn't Safe To Drink at Forbes
01:22PM  Business events scheduled for the coming month
12:37PM  Monsanto supporter refuses to drink weed killer on live TV at Fortune
11:42AM  Soybeans cut swath through Western Canada wheat belt
10:32AM  Monsanto Profit Projected to Drop Amid Decline in Corn Farming at TheStreet
Mar-26-15 07:59PM  Monsanto fined for not reporting Idaho chemical releases
03:13PM  For Monsanto, a Season of Woes at The Wall Street Journal
02:07PM  Scientist defends WHO group report linking herbicide to cancer Reuters
12:50PM  Highlights of Blue Ridge Capitals 4Q14 Holdings
Mar-25-15 04:32PM  Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for Second-Quarter 2015 Earnings at noodls
04:30PM  Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for Second-Quarter 2015 Earnings Business Wire
11:30AM  Here's what scientists think about the WHO saying Monsanto's weed-killer 'probably causes cancer'
Mar-24-15 11:52PM  [$$] China Seeks to Develop Global Seed Power at The Wall Street Journal
03:26PM  Monsanto seeks retraction for report linking herbicide to cancer Reuters
02:11PM  Monsanto rejects claim weedkiller contains 'probable carcinogen' at Financial Times
10:00AM  Chicago's 7 most innovative companies at CNBC
12:21AM  Monsanto Bites Back at Glyphosate Findings at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-23-15 10:28PM  China Seeks to Sow Global Seed Power at The Wall Street Journal
07:06PM  The FOMCs Maximum Employment Objective is within Reach
05:47PM  [$$] Monsanto Bites Back at Glyphosate Findings at The Wall Street Journal
04:10PM  Analyst: WHO finding on glyphosate wont hurt Monsantos seed business at
04:03PM  Monsanto Says Its Outraged by WHO Cancer Risk Report at Bloomberg
01:49PM  Monsanto Reinforces Decades of Data and Regulatory Review Clearly Document Safety of Glyphosate at noodls
01:37PM  Monsanto Reinforces Decades of Data and Regulatory Review Clearly Document Safety of Glyphosate Business Wire
10:32AM  3 Material Stocks to Avoid at Forbes
09:13AM  Monsanto weed-killer cancer risk; Gilead's drug warning; Tenet jumps on deals
08:39AM  Premarkets: 5 things to know before the open at
12:25AM  US stocks mixed as Gilead Sciences and Monsanto fall AFP
Mar-21-15 11:23AM  Health Agency Says Widely Used Herbicide Likely Carcinogenic at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-20-15 07:28PM  Monsanto weed killer can 'probably' cause cancer -World Health Organization Reuters
05:23PM  Health Agency Says Popular Herbicide Likely Carcinogenic at The Wall Street Journal
04:40PM  Monsanto Weedkiller Is Probably Carcinogenic,' WHO Says
03:47PM  Monsanto Weedkiller Is Probably Carcinogenic, WHO Says at Bloomberg
03:47PM  New study points to link between herbicide glyphosate and cancer at Financial Times
03:13PM  Popular weed killer deemed probable carcinogen by UN
02:25PM  Popular weed killer deemed "probable carcinogen" by UN
Mar-19-15 11:55AM  Monsanto pushing its Climate software with free offer to farmers at
Mar-18-15 06:41PM  Monsanto to pay $350K to settle more wheat-related lawsuits
03:40PM  Monsanto settles with farmers over GMO wheat at
02:44PM  Monsanto Company and Midwest, Southeast Wheat Farmers Reach Settlement Agreement at noodls
10:10AM  Stock Market News for March 18, 2015 - Market News
Mar-17-15 04:09PM  San Diego sues Monsanto over PCB pollution at
12:18PM  The Climate Corporation Offers Farmers First 250 Acres Of Climate Pro Free And Whole-Farm Activation With 500-Acre Purchase at noodls
12:18PM  The Climate Corporation Builds on Success of Free Climate BasicTM Service for Farmers With New Functionality at noodls
12:18PM  Roundup Ready 2 Xtend Soybeans to Deliver Enhanced Weed Control, Agronomic Packages Across All Maturity Groups at noodls
08:05AM  March Madness: Ford vs. Monsanto
Mar-12-15 05:10PM  Anti-GMO, Biotech Factions Clash at Food Summit at The Wall Street Journal
03:49PM  Why a nasty insect is getting the EPA's attention at CNBC
Mar-11-15 06:06PM  ADP said private job additions slowed down
10:24AM  EU law breaks deadlock on GM crops Reuters
Mar-10-15 10:48AM  St. Louis startup turning weeds into biofuel at
Mar-09-15 11:35AM  Altria Announces Consummation of Cash Tender Offer and Final Results at noodls
Mar-06-15 12:34AM  [$$] Limits Sought on GMO Corn as Pest Resistance Grows at The Wall Street Journal
Mar-05-15 06:11PM  Altria Announces Expiration of Cash Tender Offer at noodls
Mar-04-15 07:34PM  Bill Nye the Science Guy has finally changed his mind about GMOs
01:22PM  Altria Announces Consideration for Cash Tender Offer at noodls
10:35AM  Apse raises seed money, hires CEO at
Mar-02-15 12:41PM  UK's first farmland stock set for Aim float at Financial Times
10:25AM  American Vanguard Q4 Earnings, Revenues Trail Estimates - Analyst Blog
Feb-27-15 03:04PM  Environmental group sues U.S. EPA over monarch butterfly demise Reuters
Feb-20-15 04:30PM  Monsanto Executive to Address Investors at Upcoming Investor Event Business Wire
08:51AM  Cramer's stocks to watch: Oil supply & Deere CNBC
Feb-19-15 04:50PM  Agriculture Giants Boost Cybersecurity at The Wall Street Journal
02:31PM  Billionaire Larry Robbins Top Picks at Insider Monkey
08:30AM  Are These 3 Agriculture Stocks Headed Higher? at Investopedia
Feb-18-15 02:09PM  Farmers disappointed by restrictions in proposed drone rules Reuters
Feb-17-15 02:56PM  One ETF Gets a Lift From Rosetta Genomics ETF Trends
02:42PM  3 Niche ETFs Breaking Out Benzinga
Feb-13-15 03:55PM  Monsanto pitches the home gardener at
08:19AM  Alnylam Reports Narrower Loss in Q4, Focuses on Pipeline - Analyst Blog Zacks
Feb-11-15 03:41PM  The stock you should buy to profit from Putin at CNBC
02:50PM  Monsanto could reap big profits from record soy crop at American City Business Journals
Feb-05-15 08:51AM  Evogene (EVGN) Catches Eye: Stock Adds 10.3% in Session - Tale of the Tape Zacks
Jan-30-15 07:29PM  Monsanto Shareholder Meeting Gets Heated at The Wall Street Journal
04:55PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 8-K, Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders EDGAR Online
04:52PM  Monsanto Shareholders Approve Nonbinding Proxy-Access Proposal at The Wall Street Journal
04:30PM  Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 49 Cents Per Share Business Wire
03:27PM  Monsanto Shareowners Reelect Board Members at the Companys Annual Meeting Business Wire
Jan-29-15 04:13PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 8-K, Other Events, Financial Statements and Exhibits EDGAR Online
Jan-28-15 12:40AM  Gene Modified Crops Gain Again as U.S. Makes Up for China at Bloomberg
Jan-26-15 12:50PM  Syngenta Encounters Margin Loss Woes, Scopes Exist - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-22-15 12:58PM  Wynn Resorts unveils redesign of Massachusetts casino AP
07:21AM  Carnival CEO steers cruise giant in new directions at USA TODAY
Jan-20-15 05:15PM  Monsanto Retains Scope for Growth, Runs Risks - Analyst Blog Zacks
07:16AM  Novozymes Tie-Up With Monsanto Raises Prospect of Joint M&A at Bloomberg
Jan-19-15 05:35PM  Monsanto Eyes Higher Liquidity on $365M Debt Offering - Analyst Blog Zacks
Jan-16-15 06:10PM  Monsanto (MON) Secures New GMO Seeds Approval from USDA - Analyst Blog Zacks
03:00PM  Monsanto to issue new $365 million debt offering at American City Business Journals
01:44PM  Monsanto Company -- Moody's assigns A3 rating to Monsanto's new notes at Moody's
10:33AM  Monsanto Company Announces $365 Million Debt Offering Business Wire
07:00AM  Monsanto Company (MON): New Analyst Report from Zacks Equity Research - Zacks Equity Research Report Zacks
Jan-15-15 06:46PM  Monsanto gets US approval for new GMO seeds AP
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
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
GRANT HUGHChairman & CEOApr 15Sale110.3395,00010,481,806253,715Apr 17 05:14 PM
Hartley Tom DVice President and TreasurerApr 15Sale110.517,900872,9979,961Apr 17 05:08 PM