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Monsanto Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E24.48 EPS (ttm)4.92 Insider Own0.30% Shs Outstand483.29M Perf Week-3.59%
Market Cap58.20B Forward P/E17.67 EPS next Y6.82 Insider Trans-9.73% Shs Float481.85M Perf Month2.62%
Income2.60B PEG1.93 EPS next Q2.94 Inst Own87.20% Short Float1.84% Perf Quarter1.23%
Sales15.58B P/S3.74 EPS this Y12.30% Inst Trans-5.15% Short Ratio3.18 Perf Half Y4.76%
Book/sh15.30 P/B7.87 EPS next Y16.34% ROA11.40% Target Price134.38 Perf Year12.39%
Cash/sh6.57 P/C18.33 EPS next 5Y12.69% ROE24.10% 52W Range105.32 - 127.22 Perf YTD1.23%
Dividend1.96 P/FCF163.95 EPS past 5Y6.80% ROI19.20% 52W High-5.34% Beta1.34
Dividend %1.63% Quick Ratio1.00 Sales past 5Y6.30% Gross Margin54.00% 52W Low14.35% ATR1.79
Employees22400 Current Ratio1.60 Sales Q/Q-8.70% Oper. Margin25.20% RSI (14)43.77 Volatility1.63% 1.37%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.10 EPS Q/Q-29.90% Profit Margin16.90% Rel Volume1.85 Prev Close119.97
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.02 EarningsApr 01 BMO Payout26.90% Avg Volume2.80M Price120.43
Recom2.00 SMA20-1.36% SMA500.28% SMA2002.78% Volume5,172,350 Change0.38%
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
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
01:21PM  USDA approves Monsanto's new GMO soybeans, cotton Reuters
01:04PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Financials EDGAR Online Financials
01:03PM  U.S. Approves New Monsanto Soybean, Cotton Seeds at The Wall Street Journal
Jan-14-15 12:55PM  TPG-Axon raises position with Monsanto Market Realist
Jan-12-15 02:57PM  Citi Analyst Touts Pending Monsanto Product Launch Benzinga
Jan-10-15 07:08PM  10-Q for Monsanto Co. Company Spotlight
Jan-08-15 03:29PM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 10-Q, Quarterly Report EDGAR Online
12:27AM  Monsanto Posts Profit Above Expectations, Warns of Corn Weakness at The Wall Street Journal
Jan-07-15 06:00PM  Monsantos weak quarter just a bump in the road at Fortune
03:38PM  US STOCKS-Wall St up more than 1 pct, rebounds after recent losses Reuters
02:19PM  US STOCKS-Wall St holds gains after Fed minutes Reuters
01:50PM  US STOCKS-Wall St bounces back on ECB move bets, jobs data Reuters
01:35PM  Monsanto (MON) Earnings Report: Q1 2015 Conference Call Transcript at TheStreet
01:00PM  Midday movers: Alkermes, Lennar, Radian Group & more at CNBC
12:28PM  Monsanto's Profit Tops Expectations at The Wall Street Journal
11:47AM  Monsanto Q1 Net Easily Tops Despite Weak Corn Crop at Investor's Business Daily
10:51AM  Monsanto earnings fall 34 percent on lower corn seed sales AP
10:06AM  Monsanto reports steep drop in quarterly profit Reuters
09:33AM  Monsanto Earnings Drop On Lower Corn Seed Sales, Agricultural Headwinds at Forbes
09:33AM  Monsanto (MON) Stock Gains After Earnings Beat at TheStreet
09:30AM  Monsanto Showcases Ag Innovations to Support the Demands of a Growing Population Business Wire
09:30AM  Monsanto Co Earnings Call and R&D Pipeline Update scheduled for 9:30 am ET today CCBN
08:31AM  MONSANTO CO /NEW/ Files SEC form 8-K, Results of Operations and Financial Condition, Financial Statements and Exhibit EDGAR Online
08:00AM  Stocks rally ahead of Fed minutes; JCPenney holiday sales jump Yahoo Finance
08:00AM  Monsanto First-Quarter Milestones Reinforce Foundation for Growth in FY15 and Confidence in Five-Year Plan to More Than Double Ongoing EPS Business Wire
07:07AM  Q1 2015 Monsanto Co Earnings Release - Before Market Open CCBN
05:04AM  FOMC minutes, ADP employment eyed on Wall Street at CNBC
01:27AM  Monsanto Must Keep Planting Seeds at The Wall Street Journal
Jan-06-15 04:09PM  Monsanto Must Keep Planting Seeds at The Wall Street Journal
01:28PM  Monsanto's Stock Poised for Long-Term Growth, Stifel Analyst Says at TheStreet
10:12AM  What to Expect When Monsanto (MON) Reports Earnings Wednesday Morning at TheStreet
Jan-04-15 01:08PM  Earnings Expectations For The Week Of January 5 Benzinga
Jan-02-15 12:17PM  Options Update: Trading Monsanto Ahead of Earnings at Bloomberg
Dec-31-14 09:11AM  Stifel: Higher Corn Prices Dominate Monsanto's Q1 Print Benzinga
Dec-29-14 07:00PM  Energy Bargain Hunters Plow Record Amounts Into ETFs at Bloomberg
07:00PM  Bargain Hunting Investors See Oil Stock Opportunities Bloomberg
12:16PM  The Market in a Minute: Deja vous, its 2014 again at MarketWatch
Dec-26-14 09:16AM  After The Monsanto Downgrade, Where Else Can Traders Look? Benzinga
Dec-25-14 07:00AM  Africa: Rising Incomes, Changing Tastes Morningstar
Dec-24-14 02:36PM  U.S. equity markets end mostly higher on this abbreviated trading session Yahoo Finance Blogs
09:10AM  Top Analyst Upgrades and Downgrades: Monsanto, Virgin America and More at 24/7 Wall St.
08:29AM  Monsanto downgraded by Miller Tabak
Dec-23-14 09:45PM  California Raids the Nation's Henhouses at BusinessWeek
03:07PM  DuPont, Monsanto agree to settle patent lawsuits AP
03:03PM  DuPont, Monsanto settle patent lawsuits over seed technology Reuters
02:00PM  DuPont and Monsanto Reach Settlement of Litigation Involving Technology Disputes PR Newswire
Dec-22-14 04:30PM  Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for First-Quarter 2015 Earnings and Annual R&D Pipeline Update Business Wire
Dec-21-14 06:00PM  Why the next world war will be fought over food at Fortune
Dec-18-14 01:00AM  China approval may spur financial settlements for Syngenta -lawyers Reuters
Dec-14-14 09:16PM  China's Hard Line on Biotech Burns U.S. Hay at The Wall Street Journal
Dec-10-14 06:00AM  5 Stocks Hedge Funds Hate for 2015: Exxon Mobil and More at TheStreet
Dec-09-14 07:01PM  Organic farming more drought resistant: Report at CNBC
Dec-08-14 04:30PM  Monsanto Board Approves Dividend of 49 Cents Per Share Business Wire
Dec-03-14 10:11AM  Who are Monsanto's main competitors? at Investopedia
Dec-02-14 12:12PM  UPDATE: Monness Crespi Hardt Downgrades Monsanto Benzinga
Dec-01-14 10:53AM  Genetic research could offer alternatives to GM crops Reuters
Nov-26-14 04:30PM  Ontario's curbs on insecticide may protect bees but diminish crops Reuters
Nov-25-14 04:30PM  Monsanto Executive to Address Investors at Upcoming Investor Event Business Wire
Nov-24-14 08:19PM  Maui GMO ban supporters seek to dismiss lawsuit AP
11:23AM  China, Materials And Semiconductor ETFs To Watch This Week Benzinga
Nov-17-14 05:41PM  Starbucks says wrongly accused of fighting Vermont GMO labeling law Reuters
02:52PM  Starbucks says Neil Young is wrong about his boycott at
02:00PM  Armyworm resistance to GMO crops seen in U.S. -study Reuters
Nov-14-14 09:55PM  Judge blocks Maui County from implementing GMO law AP
11:00AM  Monsanto Sues Maui County, Assisted by Dow Chemical Zacks
02:28AM  2 developers sue Hawaii county to halt GMO law AP
Nov-13-14 07:27PM  Monsanto, Dow unit sue Maui County over GMO law 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