Monsanto Company (MON) : Cortland Associates Incmo scooped up 3,159 additional shares in Monsanto Company during the most recent quarter end , the firm said in a disclosure report filed with the SEC on May 3, 2016. The investment management firm now holds a total of 151,363 shares of Monsanto Company which is valued at $13,584,829.Monsanto Company makes up approximately 2.88% of Cortland Associates Incmo’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Riverpark Advisors reduced its stake in MON by selling 2,183 shares or 9.18% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 21,587 shares of MON which is valued at $1,937,433. Monsanto Company makes up approx 0.93% of Riverpark Advisors’s portfolio.Trust Co Of Vermont boosted its stake in MON in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 385 additional shares and now holds a total of 4,902 shares of Monsanto Company which is valued at $459,219. Monsanto Company makes up approx 0.06% of Trust Co Of Vermont’s portfolio.Marathon Asset Management Llp boosted its stake in MON in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 34,049 additional shares and now holds a total of 472,660 shares of Monsanto Company which is valued at $44,467,853. Monsanto Company makes up approx 0.96% of Marathon Asset Management Llp’s portfolio. Quantres Asset Management Ltd added MON to its portfolio by purchasing 3,300 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $310,464. Monsanto Company makes up approx 0.29% of Quantres Asset Management Ltd’s portfolio.
Monsanto Company opened for trading at $89.24 and hit $91.6 on the upside on Tuesday, eventually ending the session at $91.18, with a gain of 2.41% or 2.15 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 29,41,239 shares. Company has a market cap of $39,832 M.
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 (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.