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Monsanto Company (MON)

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$125.00 USD


+0.40 (0.32%)

Updated Apr 20, 2018 04:01 PM ET

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Company Summary

Monsanto Company is a leading global provider of agricultural products for farmers. Monsanto develop products and tools to help farmers around the world grow crops while using energy, water, and land more efficiently. Monsanto believe innovation has the potential to bring humanity's needs in balance with the resources of planet. Monsanto seeds, biotechnology trait products, herbicides and digital agriculture products provide farmers with solutions that help improve productivity, reduce the costs of farming and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals. Monsanto manage business in two reportable segments: Seeds and Genomics and Agricultural Productivity. Monsanto Seeds and Genomics segment as the driver for future growth for company. In Agricultural Productivity segment, global glyphosate producers have substantial capacity to supply the market, and expect this global capacity to maintain pressure on margins.

General Information

Monsanto Company


ST LOUIS, MO 63167

Phone: 314-694-1000

Fax: 314-694-1057



Industry Agriculture - Products
Sector Basic Materials
Fiscal Year End August
Last Reported Quarter 2/28/2018
Next EPS Date 6/27/2018

EPS Information

Current Quarter EPS Consensus Estimate 2.19
Current Year EPS Consensus Estimate 5.70
Estimated Long-Term EPS Growth Rate 10.50
Next EPS Report Date 6/27/2018

Price and Volume Information

Zacks Rank Premium
Yesterday's Close 124.60
52 Week High 126.80
52 Week Low 114.19
Beta 0.96
20 Day Moving Average 4,674,323.00
Target Price Consensus 127.33


% Price Change
4 Week 6.02
12 Week 1.81
YTD 6.70
% Price Change Relative to S&P 500
4 Week 4.07
12 Week 7.33
YTD 5.61
Share Information
Shares Outstanding (millions) 440.80
Market Capitalization (millions) 54,923.78
Short Ratio NA
Last Split Date 7/31/2006
Dividend Information
Dividend Yield 1.73%
Annual Dividend $2.16
Payout Ratio 0.38
Change in Payout Ratio -0.02
Last Dividend Payout / Amount 4/5/2018 / $0.54

Fundamental Ratios

P/E (F1) 21.86
Trailing 12 Months 21.63
PEG Ratio 2.08
EPS Growth
vs. Previous Year 0.94%
vs. Previous Quarter 685.37%
Sales Growth
vs. Previous Year -1.08%
vs. Previous Quarter 88.83%
Price Ratios
Price/Book 7.07
Price/Cash Flow 17.16
Price / Sales 3.76
2/28/18 37.31
11/30/17 40.13
8/31/17 42.40
2/28/18 11.49
11/30/17 11.53
8/31/17 11.40
Current Ratio
2/28/18 1.41
11/30/17 1.28
8/31/17 1.35
Quick Ratio
2/28/18 0.85
11/30/17 0.79
8/31/17 0.83
Operating Margin
2/28/18 17.50
11/30/17 17.24
8/31/17 16.64
Net Margin
2/28/18 17.07
11/30/17 16.38
8/31/17 15.44
Pre-Tax Margin
2/28/18 20.57
11/30/17 20.68
8/31/17 19.71
Book Value
2/28/18 17.62
11/30/17 15.01
8/31/17 14.70
Inventory Turnover
2/28/18 1.81
11/30/17 1.88
8/31/17 1.92
2/28/18 0.85
11/30/17 1.05
8/31/17 1.12
Debt to Capital
2/28/18 46.07
11/30/17 51.23
8/31/17 52.90