Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) is expected to pay $0.54 on Oct 28, 2016. The indicated annual dividend is $2.16. Shareholders owning the stock before Oct 5, 2016 will be eligible to receive the payout. Based on Monsanto Company’s current price of $102.47, the dividend is 0.53%. This dividend’s record date is Oct 7, 2016 and the announcement date is Aug 15, 2016. The stock increased 0.26% or $0.27 during the last trading session, hitting $102.47. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 10.79% since March 1, 2016 and is uptrending. It has outperformed by 1.55% the S&P500.
Monsanto Company , along with its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of agricultural products for farmers. The company has a market cap of $45.02 billion. The Firm provides seeds, biotechnology trait products, herbicides and precision agriculture tools to farmers. It has a 43.12 P/E ratio. The Firm operates through two divisions: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity.
Insitutional Activity: The institutional sentiment increased to 0.91 in 2016 Q2. Its up 0.10, from 0.81 in 2016Q1. The ratio increased, as 88 funds sold all Monsanto Company shares owned while 334 reduced positions. 142 funds bought stakes while 243 increased positions. They now own 338.57 million shares or 4.89% less from 355.97 million shares in 2016Q1.
Jones Lllp has invested 0% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The United Kingdom-based Old Mutual Glob (Uk) Ltd has invested 0.13% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Bluestein R H & holds 198,180 shares or 1.57% of its portfolio. Umb Commercial Bank N A Mo has 22,571 shares for 0.1% of their US portfolio. Acropolis Management Ltd Limited Liability Company has 3,192 shares for 0.06% of their US portfolio. Sumitomo Mitsui Hldg Incorporated holds 0.22% or 1.24M shares in its portfolio. Fifth Third Bank holds 26,573 shares or 0.02% of its portfolio. Markel Corporation holds 1.08% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 396,700 shares. Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board has 671,911 shares for 0.77% of their US portfolio. Hanlon Invest Mngmt holds 0.39% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 44,041 shares. Brown Advisory Incorporated holds 0.06% or 165,313 shares in its portfolio. Weatherly Asset Ltd Partnership has invested 0.43% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Lpl Fincl Ltd Liability Co accumulated 0% or 3,322 shares. Fjarde Ap holds 0.25% or 102,331 shares in its portfolio. Cls Invests Ltd Liability Company last reported 51 shares in the company.
Insider Transactions: Since April 11, 2016, the stock had 1 insider purchase, and 4 insider sales for $1.16 million net activity. MCMILLAN CHARLES S had bought 3,500 shares worth $305,375. Shares for $174,984 were sold by Frank Michael J on Tuesday, April 12. The insider MIZELL STEVEN sold 3,900 shares worth $338,793. $104,428 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares were sold by POSTE GEORGE.
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) Ratings Coverage
Out of 20 analysts covering Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), 14 rate it a “Buy”, 1 “Sell”, while 5 “Hold”. This means 70% are positive. Monsanto Company has been the topic of 38 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to StockzIntelligence Inc. The company was maintained on Monday, April 11 by Goldman Sachs. Monness Crespi maintained it with “Buy” rating and $128 target price in Monday, October 3 report. The firm has “Mkt Perform” rating given on Monday, September 26 by Bernstein. The firm has “Neutral” rating given on Thursday, April 7 by Citigroup. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Neutral” rating by Citigroup on Monday, August 22. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, October 8. The firm has “Overweight” rating by Piper Jaffray given on Thursday, August 27. As per Thursday, August 27, the company rating was maintained by Canaccord Genuity. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Underperform” rating by Bernstein on Friday, September 11. The rating was maintained by Citigroup with “Neutral” on Friday, July 1.
More important recent Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “Monsanto and Dow AgroSciences Announce Global Licensing Agreement on EXZACT …” on October 03, 2016, also Businesswire.com published article titled: “Monsanto Company Sets Webcast and Analyst/Media Call for Fourth Quarter and …”, Qz.com published: “Six companies are about to merge into the biggest farm-business oligopoly in …” on September 20, 2016. More interesting news about Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was released by: Nytimes.com and their article: “Monsanto Whistle-Blower: $22 Million Richer, but Not Satisfied” with publication date: September 09, 2016.
MON Company Profile
Monsanto Company (Monsanto), incorporated on February 9, 2000, along with its subsidiaries, is a well-known provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Firm provides seeds, biotechnology trait products, herbicides and precision agriculture tools to farmers. The Firm operates through two divisions: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity.
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