Monsanto Co /new/ (MON): Michael J Frank , VP, Chief Commercial Officer of Monsanto Co /new/ sold 2,000 shares on Apr 12, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Apr 13, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $87.49 per share for a total value of $174,984.00 according the SEC Form 4 Filing.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Monsanto Company is Reiterated by Deutsche Bank to Buy while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 100 from a previous price target of $105 . The Rating was issued on Apr 7, 2016.Monsanto Company is Downgraded by Citigroup to Neutral. Earlier the firm had a rating of Buy on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Mar 14, 2016.Monsanto Company is Downgraded by Goldman to Sell. Earlier the firm had a rating of Neutral on the company shares. The Rating was issued on Mar 4, 2016.Monsanto Company is Reiterated by Deutsche Bank to Buy while Lowering the Price Target of the company shares to $ 105 from a previous price target of $110 . The Rating was issued on Mar 3, 2016.
Currently the company Insiders own 0.88% of Monsanto Company shares according to the proxy statements.Institutional Investors own 82.67% of Monsanto Company shares.During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -6.76%.
Monsanto Company: On Monday, Apr 11, 2016 heightened volatility was witnessed in Monsanto Company which led to swings in the share price. The shares opened for trading at $86.79 and hit $87.46 on the upside , 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. The 52-week high of the share price is $123.82 and the company has a market cap of $37,905 M . The 52-week low of the share price is at $81.22.
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.