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Monsanto Co: (NYSE: MON)

(U.S: NYSE) As of Jul 23, 2014 04:02 PM ET

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$116.27 USD

116.27

-2.50 (-2.11%)

Volume: 7,300,980

Zacks Rank : 3-Hold [?]     3    

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1 Strong Buy 26.65%
2 Buy 18.84%
3 Hold 10.45%
4 Sell 4.76%
5 Strong Sell 2.56%
S&P 500 10.28%

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Company Summary

Monsanto is a leading global provider of technology-based solutions and agricultural products for growers and downstream customers, such as grain processors and consumers, in the agricultural markets. The combination of its herbicides, seeds and related genetic trait products provides growers with integrated solutions to more efficiently and cost effectively produce crops at higher yields, while controlling weeds, insects and diseases. Its base business, led by Roundup and coupled with the latest tools in biotechnology, genomics and molecular breeding.

General Information

MONSANTO CO-NEW

800 N LINDBERGH BLVD

ST LOUIS, MO 63167

Phone: 314-694-1000

Fax: 314-694-1057

Web: http://www.monsanto.com

Email: investor.relations@monsanto.com

Industry AGRICULTURE/PRODUCTS
Sector Basic Materials
Fiscal Year End August
Last Reported Quarter 5/31/2014
Next EPS Date 10/8/2014

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate -0.22
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 5.21
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 13.30
Next EPS Report Date 10/8/2014

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank
Yesterday's Close 118.77
52 Week High 128.79
52 Week Low 94.00
Beta 1.44
20 Day Moving Average 4,068,545.50
Target Price Consensus 139.17

MON

% Price Change
4 Week -1.54
12 Week 7.52
YTD 2.07
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -3.21
12 Week 1.82
YTD -4.41
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 524.17
Market Capitalization (millions) 62,255.79
Short Ratio 3.22
Last Split Date 7/31/2006
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 1.45%
Annual Dividend $1.72
Payout Ratio 0.35
Change in Payout Ratio -0.01
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 7/1/2014 / $0.43

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 22.79
Trailing 12 Months 23.90
PEG Ratio 1.71
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year -2.41%
vs. Previous Quarter -48.57%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 0.05%
vs. Previous Quarter -27.13%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 4.19
Price/Cash Flow 20.59
Price / Sales 4.04
ROE
5/31/14 19.48
2/28/14 20.07
11/30/13 18.77
ROA
5/31/14 11.53
2/28/14 11.92
11/30/13 11.24
Current Ratio
5/31/14 2.86
2/28/14 2.29
11/30/13 1.87
Quick Ratio
5/31/14 1.95
2/28/14 1.56
11/30/13 1.29
Operating Margin
5/31/14 17.10
2/28/14 17.36
11/30/13 16.51
Net Margin
5/31/14 17.16
2/28/14 17.49
11/30/13 16.67
Pre-Tax Margin
5/31/14 24.22
2/28/14 24.24
11/30/13 23.11
Book Value
5/31/14 28.33
2/28/14 26.37
11/30/13 24.23
Inventory Turnover
5/31/14 2.04
2/28/14 2.16
11/30/13 2.26
Debt-to-Equity
5/31/14 0.21
2/28/14 0.22
11/30/13 0.24
Debt to Capital
5/31/14 17.03
2/28/14 18.06
11/30/13 19.35