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Monsanto Company
IndexS&P 500 P/E25.64 EPS (ttm)4.68 Insider Own0.20% Shs Outstand476.10M Perf Week-0.60%
Market Cap57.13B Forward P/E17.91 EPS next Y6.70 Insider Trans-8.51% Shs Float474.71M Perf Month2.68%
Income2.35B PEG2.14 EPS next Q2.05 Inst Own86.70% Short Float1.64% Perf Quarter-3.51%
Sales14.95B P/S3.82 EPS this Y12.30% Inst Trans-1.79% Short Ratio2.43 Perf Half Y1.43%
Book/sh15.84 P/B7.58 EPS next Y16.18% ROA10.50% Target Price134.24 Perf Year4.45%
Cash/sh5.74 P/C20.91 EPS next 5Y11.99% ROE25.40% 52W Range104.86 - 126.68 Perf YTD1.31%
Dividend1.96 P/FCF81.15 EPS past 5Y6.80% ROI19.20% 52W High-4.46% Beta1.29
Dividend %1.63% Quick Ratio1.20 Sales past 5Y6.30% Gross Margin53.60% 52W Low15.42% ATR1.91
Employees22400 Current Ratio2.00 Sales Q/Q-10.90% Oper. Margin23.60% RSI (14)59.49 Volatility1.04% 1.69%
OptionableYes Debt/Eq1.08 EPS Q/Q-7.30% Profit Margin15.90% Rel Volume0.77 Prev Close120.00
ShortableYes LT Debt/Eq1.03 EarningsApr 01 BMO Payout39.70% Avg Volume3.20M Price121.03
Recom2.10 SMA202.56% SMA503.45% SMA2003.99% Volume909,812 Change0.86%
May-08-15Downgrade Wells Fargo Outperform → Market Perform
May-06-15Initiated BB&T Capital Mkts Hold
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
May-21-15 08:08AM  Monsantos Syngenta Bid to Face Basel Protest by Swiss Activists at Bloomberg
12:38AM  [$$] Monsanto Would Shed Syngenta Seed Business to Get Deal Approved at The Wall Street Journal
May-20-15 03:48PM  Billionaire Larry Robbins Top Stock Picks: Monsanto Company (MON), Flextronics International Ltd. (FLEX), Humana Inc (HUM) at Insider Monkey
02:55PM  Monsanto Would Shed Seed Business for Syngenta Deal at The Wall Street Journal
02:06PM  Monsanto says would divest all of Syngenta's seed business Reuters
10:50AM  Scotts Miracle-Gro paying $300 million to extend Roundup deal at
10:01AM  Syngenta says Monsanto proposals won't appease regulators Reuters
08:18AM  Scotts Miracle-Gro extends deal to sell Monsantos Roundup herbicide at MarketWatch
08:18AM  Monsanto Says Deal Would Mean Sale of Syngenta Seed Unit at Bloomberg
07:30AM  Monsanto Executive Addresses Investors at Annual AG Conference, Outlining Vision and Strategic Rationale for Integrated Agriculture Company and Providing Business Update Business Wire
07:30AM  Monsanto and Scotts Miracle-Gro Expand Long-Standing Partnership Business Wire
May-19-15 08:17PM  Argentine farmers to register Monsanto Soy seed use in crackdown Reuters
02:35PM  Farming data continues to be hot in Silicon Valley at Fortune
08:02AM  Passive Investors and Dominant Bankers
May-18-15 05:02PM  Why 2015 is the year agriculture drones take off at Fortune
04:51PM  Monsanto Executives to Address Investors at Upcoming Investor Events Business Wire
01:44PM  Big data for farmers
May-16-15 12:01AM  Deal or No Deal, Syngenta's Worth a Bet at
May-15-15 04:22PM  Colombia gov't confirms suspension of aerial coca spraying
02:11PM  As it woos Syngenta, Monsanto mounts campaign to combat critics Reuters
05:49AM  Bayer sees consolidation in crop chemicals, seeds
May-14-15 05:45PM  Growing 29% YTD, Cross-Border M&As Near $594 Billion
02:29PM  Monsanto's Syngenta gambit hinges on sale of seed businesses: sources Reuters
02:26PM  Monsanto's Syngenta gambit hinges on sale of seed businesses - sources Reuters
08:35AM  In rural Colombia, ban on anti-coca herbicide is bittersweet
May-13-15 06:00PM  Cramer: Don't just stand there, do something!
12:15AM  [$$] Overheard: Monsantos Rivals Could Be Help for Syngenta at The Wall Street Journal
May-12-15 06:00PM  Forget Syngenta's Board. Monsanto Needs to Sway Public Opinion
04:24PM  Monsanto's Rivals Could Be Help for Syngenta -- Overheard at The Wall Street Journal
11:48AM  WHO findings on weed killer will not speed up EU safety review Reuters
11:39AM  Forget Syngentas Board. Monsanto Needs to Sway Public Opinion at Bloomberg
10:11AM  Why Bernstein Is Upgrading Syngenta
06:35AM  Monsanto's Rivals Could Be Help for Syngenta at The Wall Street Journal
May-11-15 07:36PM  Monsanto's Bid for Syngenta Spells Trouble for Bonds at
03:30PM  Monsanto could save $2.5 billion with Syngenta buyout: analysts at
12:22PM  Nelson Peltz: We can get R&D return
09:38AM  Agribusiness is My Favorite Base In The World
07:17AM  10 things you need to know today
02:00AM  Novozymes investors bet on biofuel and agricultural breakthroughs
May-10-15 11:17PM  Syngenta shares climb as market mulls possible new Monsanto bid AFP
May-09-15 07:17PM  Colombia president to call for suspension of coca plant spraying
09:47AM  Monsanto Needs to Decide If Laggard Syngenta Warrants Higher Bid at Bloomberg
May-08-15 11:23PM  [$$] Syngenta Can Reap More From Monsanto at The Wall Street Journal
11:21PM  [$$] Monsanto Makes Bid to Go Big in Pesticides at The Wall Street Journal
08:20PM  Monsanto Makes Bid to Go Big in Pesticides at The Wall Street Journal
05:05PM  Monsanto Company -- Moody's changes Monsanto's outlook to negative at Moody's
05:00PM  Market nirvana
04:32PM  Monsanto set to press ahead with Syngenta takeover plan: source Reuters
04:24PM  Syngenta Rejects $45 Billion Takeover Offer From Monsanto
03:30PM  Wells Fargo Cuts Monsanto To Hold: Syngenta Deal Doesn't Make Sense at
03:28PM  European stocks end week higher on U.K. election, solid U.S. jobs at MarketWatch
03:02PM  Slight chance of higher bid from Monsanto for rival Syngenta: analyst at
01:31PM  Stocks Surge On Jobs Data; Regeneron Approaches Buy Point at Investor's Business Daily
01:20PM  Should Syngenta Take the Offer From Monsanto? at 24/7 Wall St.
01:16PM  Syngenta Can Reap More from Monsanto at The Wall Street Journal
01:07PM  Syngenta rejects unsolicited $45bn Monsanto approach at Financial Times
12:45PM  Syngenta Spurns Monsanto Bid, Shares Spike at Investor's Business Daily
12:43PM  Monsanto-Syngenta Would Top These Big U.S.-to-Europe Takeovers at Bloomberg
12:23PM  Syngenta (SYT) Stock Spikes After Rejecting $46.5 Billion Monsanto Takeover Offer at TheStreet
12:20PM  Syngenta rejects Monsanto's takeover offer at
12:14PM  Syngenta rejects $45 billion Monsanto takeover offer Reuters
11:47AM  Why Syngenta Turned Down Monsantos $45 Billion Bid at Bloomberg
11:32AM  Monsanto/Syngenta: matter of life and death at Financial Times
10:56AM  Syngenta Jumps 12% Amid News Of Monsanto Bid
10:22AM  Switzerland's Syngenta rejects Monsanto takeover offer
10:14AM  Monsanto Jumps On Syngenta Bid Confirmation at
10:04AM  Monsanto confirms private bid for Syngenta at MarketWatch
09:46AM  Monsanto Comments on Proposal for Syngenta Business Wire
09:21AM  Syngenta Says Monsanto Offer Too Low, Complicated; Rejects Takeover at TheStreet
09:21AM  Syngenta Says Monsanto Offer Too Low, Complicated; Rejects Takeover
09:13AM  McDonald's sales surprise; Bojangles' tasty debut; Syngenta says no to Monsanto
09:09AM  Stock Futures Rise as U.S. Adds 223,000 Jobs in April at TheStreet
08:56AM  U.S. stocks: futures jump after jobs report at MarketWatch
08:47AM  May 8 Premarket Briefing: 10 Things You Should Know
07:48AM  Amid blossoming M&A, investors graze on ag stocks
06:20AM  Syngenta rejects Monsantos $45 billion takeover offer at Fortune
02:53AM  Syngenta Rejects $45 Billion Takeover Offer From Monsanto at Bloomberg
02:51AM  Syngenta says rejects 449 Swiss franc/share offer from Monsanto
02:33AM  Syngenta Rejects Initial Monsanto Takeover Approach at Bloomberg
02:33AM  Syngenta Rejects Initial Monsanto Takeover Approach
May-07-15 11:21PM  Monsanto, Syngenta hire US banks to advise on possible takeover -sources Reuters
10:17PM  Monsanto Said to Make Preliminary $45 Billion Offer for Syngenta at Bloomberg
10:17PM  Monsanto Makes a Preliminary $45 Billion Offer for Syngenta
03:54PM  Monsanto and Syngenta hire U.S. banks to advise on possible takeover -sources Reuters
01:29PM  Monsanto Insect Management Knowledge Program Announces Grants at noodls
May-06-15 02:14PM  Monsanto Pledges $150,000 Towards Relief and Rehabilitation Efforts in Nepal at noodls
09:32AM  Coverage initiated on Monsanto by BB&T Capital Mkts
May-05-15 11:46AM  Filling the tech talent gap
May-04-15 11:04AM  Will Syngenta (SYN) Stock be Helped Today by Renewed Monsanto Deal Talk? at TheStreet
10:50AM  Stocks higher as Street awaits Q2 data; biotechs boost Nasdaq at CNBC
04:09AM  Europe trades higher; FTSE closed at CNBC
03:21AM  Syngenta Rises 12 Percent Amid Takeover Interest From Monsanto at Bloomberg
12:00AM  [video] Monsanto-Syngenta Mega-Merger Would Drive More Deals: Real M&A at Bloomberg
May-01-15 07:05PM  Monsanto-Syngenta Mega-Merger Would Drive More Deals: Real M&A
12:17PM  Winning and losing picks from last Sohn confab at CNBC
10:00AM  The app craze crops up on the American family farm at CNBC
09:06AM  Syngenta (SYT) Stock Skyrocketing on Monsanto Takeover Talks at TheStreet
09:04AM  Stock Futures Rise, Dow Leads; LinkedIn Tanks, Syngenta Spikes at Investor's Business Daily
01:39AM  Monsanto Approaches Syngenta for a Takeover... Again at Bloomberg
Apr-30-15 07:02PM  Monsanto Approaches Syngenta Again About a Takeover
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