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Monsanto Co: (MON)

(Delayed quote from: NYSE) As of Sep 19, 2014 04:04 PM ET

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$115.11 USD

115.11

-0.38 (-0.33%)

Volume: 4,657,378

Zacks Rank : 4-Sell [?]       4  

This is our short term rating system that serves as a timeliness indicator for stocks over the next 1 to 3 months. How good is it? See rankings and related performance below.

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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Industry / Sector Report

Industry: AGRICULTURE/PRODUCTS

Zacks Industry Rank: 18 / 265 (Top 6.79%)

Rank in Industry:

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

Recommendations and Estimates

Company Industry SP500
Average Recommendation (1=Buy, 5=Sell) 1.38 2.37 9.99
Current Quarter Estimate -0.23 0.30 -999.00
Year Ago Quarter Estimate -0.47 0.10 26.36
Next Quarter Estimate 1.13 0.98 -999.00
Next Year Estimate 6.03 0.67 26.92

Growth Rates

Company Industry SP500
This Year (NA) NA 9.90 9.00
Next Year (14.9) 14.90 13.30 6.80
Last 5 Years NA 6.40 11.20
Next 5 Years 13.30 12.00 NA

Financials

Company Industry
Price/Earnings (TTM) 23.24 19.95
Price/Book (MRQ) 4.08 2.36
Price/Cash Flow (MRFY) 20.02 12.33
Dividend Yield 1.49% 0.77%
Net Profit Margin (TTM) 17.16% 4.51%
Return on Equity (TTM) 19.48% 12.14%
Debt to Equity (MRQ) NA 28.86

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.