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Last $1,641 MXN
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As of 4:09 PM 06/25/15 All times are local (Market data is delayed by at least 15 minutes).

monsanto co (MON*) Snapshot

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52 Week High
05/22/15 - $1,835
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10/13/14 - $1,433
Market Cap
767.5B
Average Volume 10 Days
428.4
EPS TTM
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Shares Outstanding
467.8M
EX-Date
06/30/15
P/E TM
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Dividend
$1.96
Dividend Yield
1.77%
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monsanto co (MON*) Details

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The Seeds and Genomics segment produces row crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds principally under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds consisting of tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, pumpkin, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and other seeds under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands. This segment also develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds in corn, cotton, and soybean crops under the SmartStax, YieldGard, YieldGard VT Triple, VT Triple PRO, and VT Double PRO, as well as Intacta RR2 PRO, Bollgard and Bollgard II, Roundup Ready and Roundup Ready 2 Yield, and Genuity brands; and licenses a range of germplasm and trait technologies to seed companies. The Agricultural Productivity segment manufactures and sells herbicides for agricultural, industrial, ornamental, turf, and residential lawn and garden applications for weed control, as well as for control of preemergent annual grass and small seeded broadleaf weeds in corn and other crops under the Roundup and Harness brands. The company sells its products through distributors, independent retailers and dealers, agricultural cooperatives, plant raisers, and agents, as well as directly to farmers. It has operations primarily in the United States, Europe, Africa, Brazil, Argentina, the Asia-Pacific, Canada, and Mexico. Monsanto Company has a collaborative agreement with Novozymes A/S to discover, develop, and produce microbial solutions. The company was formerly known as Monsanto Ag Company and changed its name to Monsanto Company in March 2000. Monsanto Company was founded in 2000 and is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri.

22,400 Employees
Last Reported Date: 10/29/14
Founded in 2000

monsanto co (MON*) Top Compensated Officers

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Chairma...
Total Annual Compensation: $1.5M
President and Chief Operating Officer
Total Annual Compensation: $761.4K
Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice Presi...
Total Annual Compensation: $593.1K
Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice P...
Total Annual Compensation: $646.4K
Executive Vice President, General Counsel and...
Total Annual Compensation: $593.1K
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

monsanto co (MON*) Key Developments

Monsanto Tries Anew To Tackle Syngenta’s Antitrust Concerns

In rejecting Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) two offers this year to buy Syngenta AG (SWX:SYNN) has offered two main reasons, Monsanto’s offer, at $45 billion, is too low, and the merger comes with a high risk of derailment by regulators. Monsanto has said publicly it would divest Syngenta’s entire seed and trait business and overlapping chemicals if a deal was made. In the white papers, lawyers said Monsanto has received interest from “highly credible potential buyers” for the proposed divestitures.

Monsanto Company Considers Potential Investment of More Than $1 Billion over the Course of 3 to 5 Years to Support 200 Million-Acre Opportunity

Monsanto Company to begin its preliminary investment in dicamba production at its Luling, Louisiana location. Pending final approvals, the company considering a potential investment of more than $1 billion over the course of 3 to 5 years to support this 200 million-acre opportunity.

Monsanto Company Announces Unaudited Consolidated Earnings Results for the Third Quarter and Nine Months Ended May 31, 2015; Revises Earnings Guidance for the Fiscal Year 2015

Monsanto Company announced unaudited consolidated earnings results for the third quarter and nine months ended May 31, 2015. For the quarter, the company reported net sales of $4,579 million compared to $4,250 million a year ago. Income from operations was $1,644 million compared to $1,249 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $1,556 million compared to $1,221 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $1,141 million or $2.39 per diluted share compared to $858 million or $1.62 per diluted share a year ago. EBIT was $1,607 million compared to $1,211 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations attributable to company were $2.39 against $1.62 a year ago. For the nine months, the company announced net sales of $12,646 million compared to $13,225 million a year ago. Income from operations was $4,083 million compared to $4,232 million a year ago. Income from continuing operations before income taxes was $3,845 million compared to $4,077 million a year ago. Net income attributable to the company was $2,809 million or $5.80 per diluted share compared to $2,896 million or $5.45 per diluted share a year ago. EBIT was $4,077 million compared to $4,128 million a year ago. Net cash used in operating activities was $30 million compared to net cash provided by operating activities of $371 million a year ago. Capital expenditures were $701 million compared to $688 million a year ago. Diluted earnings per share from continuing operations attributable to company were $5.75 against $5.43 a year ago. For the fiscal year 2015, the company reaffirmed ongoing earnings per share guidance at the low end of the range of $5.75 to $6.00. EPS guidance on an as-reported basis continues to be expected at the low end of the range of $5.80 to $6.05 per share. The company also continued to track at the low end of its original free cash flow guidance of $2.0 billion to $2.2 billion, with net cash provided by operating activities expected to be $3.0 billion to $3.3 billion and net cash required by investing activities to be approximately $1.0 billion to $1.1 billion. The tax rate for the full year 2015 continues to migrate lower, and the company now expected it to be in the range of 27% to 28%, more in line with third quarter effective tax rate.

 

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