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$101.89 USD

101.89
2,159,225

-1.13 (-1.10%)

Updated Jul 31, 2015 04:01 PM ET

Volume: 2,159,225

Open: $103.33

Prior Close: $103.02

Zacks Rank : 3-Hold [?]     3    

Style Scores [?] : Growth: F | Value: D | Momentum: C

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Growth Score A
Value Score A
Momentum Score A
Income Score A

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Value Score A
Momentum Score A

Within each Score, stocks are graded into five groups: A, B, C, D and F. As you might remember from your school days, an A is better than a B; a B is better than a C; a C is better than a D; and a D is better than an F.

As an investor, you want to buy stocks with the highest probability of success. That means you want to buy stocks with a Zacks Rank #1 or #2, Strong Buy or Buy, which also has a Score of an A or a B in your personal trading style.

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
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 5/31/2015
Next EPS Date 10/7/2015

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 0.01
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 5.77
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 11.80
Next EPS Report Date 10/7/2015

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank
Yesterday's Close 103.02
52 Week High 126.00
52 Week Low 99.98
Beta 1.30
20 Day Moving Average 3,118,491.25
Target Price Consensus 133.78

MON

% Price Change
4 Week -5.96
12 Week -14.47
YTD -13.77
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week -7.17
12 Week -15.12
YTD -14.76
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 467.83
Market Capitalization (millions) 47,667.71
Short Ratio 2.16
Last Split Date 7/31/2006
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 1.92%
Annual Dividend $1.96
Payout Ratio 0.36
Change in Payout Ratio -0.01
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 6/30/2015 / $0.49

Fundamental Ratios

P/E
P/E (F1) 17.66
Trailing 12 Months 18.56
PEG Ratio 1.49
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 47.53%
vs. Previous Quarter -17.59%
   
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year 7.74%
vs. Previous Quarter -11.89%
   
Price Ratios
Price/Book 5.70
Price/Cash Flow 15.55
Price / Sales 3.12
ROE
5/31/15 33.79
2/28/15 25.01
11/30/14 27.49
ROA
5/31/15 11.78
2/28/15 10.40
11/30/14 11.56
Current Ratio
5/31/15 2.58
2/28/15 1.96
11/30/14 1.63
Quick Ratio
5/31/15 1.70
2/28/15 1.23
11/30/14 1.01
Operating Margin
5/31/15 17.35
2/28/15 15.84
11/30/14 16.81
Net Margin
5/31/15 17.37
2/28/15 15.86
11/30/14 16.78
Pre-Tax Margin
5/31/15 23.53
2/28/15 21.81
11/30/14 23.35
Book Value
5/31/15 17.87
2/28/15 15.86
11/30/14 15.37
Inventory Turnover
5/31/15 1.77
2/28/15 1.80
11/30/14 1.90
Debt-to-Equity
5/31/15 1.00
2/28/15 1.03
11/30/14 1.01
Debt to Capital
5/31/15 50.11
2/28/15 50.73
11/30/14 50.32