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Monsanto Co: (NYSE: MON)

(U.S: NYSE) As of Apr 16, 2014 09:55 AM ET

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$111.21 USD

+0.58 (0.52%)

Volume: 378,158

Zacks Rank : 4-Sell [?]       4  

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Zacks Rank Definition Annualized Return
1 Strong Buy 26.94%
2 Buy 19.04%
3 Hold 10.56%
4 Sell 4.8%
5 Strong Sell 2.59%
S&P 500 10.39%

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Industry / Sector Report

Industry: AGRICULTURE/PRODUCTS

Zacks Industry Rank: 154 / 265 (Bottom 41.89%)

Rank in Industry:

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Top Peers Symbol Zacks Rank
MONSANTO CO-NEW MON
ANDERSONS INC ANDE
GRUMA SA-ADR B GMK
ARCHER DANIELS ADM
BUNGE LTD BG
DARLING INTL DAR
LIMONEIRA CO LMNR
WILMAR INTL LTD WLMIY
COSAN LTD-A CZZ
SYNGENTA AG-ADR SYT

Recommendations and Estimates

Company Industry SP500
Average Recommendation (1=Buy, 5=Sell) 1.50 2.05 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate 1.66 1.77 28.22
Year Ago Quarter Estimate 1.66 1.50 25.77
Next Quarter Estimate -0.27 0.81 29.62
Next Year Estimate 6.00 0.16 26.36

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (14.5) 14.50 7.40 11.70
Next Year (14.9) 14.90 15.70 8.40
Last 5 Years 6.30 5.80 5.70
Next 5 Years 13.50 12.00 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 22.08 16.47
Price/Book (MRQ) 4.20 1.42
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 19.18 11.41
Dividend Yield 1.55% 0.74%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 17.49% 12.39%
Return on Equity (TTM) 20.07% 13.60%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) 0.22 28.73

MRQ = Most Recent Quarter

TTM = Trailing Twelve Months

MRFY = Most Recent Fiscal Year

Note: Company and S&P 500 ratios relating to share price calculated daily; all others calculated weekly or in accordance with company earnings announcement. Industry medians calculated weekly.