Beacon Financial Group adds Monsanto Company (MON) to its portfolio

Monsanto Company (MON) : Beacon Financial Group added new position in Monsanto Company during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 14,569 shares of Monsanto Company which is valued at $1.3 Million according to a report filed by the company on Apr 1, 2016 with the SEC.Monsanto Company makes up approximately 0.28% of Beacon Financial Group’s portfolio.

On the company’s financial health, Monsanto Company reported $2.42 EPS for the quarter, based on the information available during the earnings call on Apr 6, 2016. Analyst had a consensus estimate of $2.42. The company had revenue of $4532.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4734.36 million. The company’s revenue was down -12.8 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.90 EPS.

Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Monsanto Company. Shares were Reiterated by Deutsche Bank on Apr 7, 2016 to “Buy” and Lowered the Price Target to $ 100 from a previous price target of $105 .Monsanto Company was Downgraded by Citigroup to ” Neutral” on Mar 14, 2016. Monsanto Company was Downgraded by Goldman to ” Sell” on Mar 4, 2016.

Monsanto Company opened for trading at $86.79 and hit $87.46 on the upside on Monday, eventually ending the session at $86.77, with a gain of 0.16% or 0.14 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 24,98,326 shares. Company has a market cap of $37,905 M.

Monsanto Company (Monsanto) is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Company’s seeds biotechnology trait products and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity reduce the costs of farming and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals. It manages business in two segments: Seeds and Genomics and Agricultural Productivity. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment it produces seed brands including DEKALB Asgrow Deltapine Seminis and De Ruiter and it develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment it manufactures Roundup brand herbicides and other herbicides and provides lawn-and-garden herbicide products for the residential market.

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