Price Target Update on Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON)

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) : Currently there are 10 street experts covering Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) stock. The most bullish and bearish price target for the stock is $132 and $88 respectively for the short term. The average price target of all the analysts comes to $107.2. The estimated standard deviation from the target is $15.57.

Other Equity analysts have also commented on the company shares. In the latest statement by the brokerage house, UBS maintains its outlook on Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The current rating of the shares is Buy, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $97 per share to $122 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on June 14, 2016.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON): stock turned positive on Thursday. Though the stock opened at $108.17, the bulls momentum made the stock top out at $109.2 level for the day. The stock recorded a low of $107.74 and closed the trading day at $109.15, in the green by 1.86%. The total traded volume for the day was 2,623,120. The stock had closed at $107.16 in the previous days trading.

The company shares have dropped -0.13% from its 1 Year high price. On Jun 10, 2016, the shares registered one year high at $114.26 and the one year low was seen on Sep 24, 2015. The 50-Day Moving Average price is $103.78 and the 200 Day Moving Average price is recorded at $94.67. On the companys insider trading activities, Poste George, director of Monsanto Co /New/, unloaded 1,136 shares at an average price of $91.93 on April 19, 2016. The total amount of the transaction was worth $104,432, according to the disclosed information with the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.

Monsanto Company (Monsanto) is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Companys 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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