Monsanto Co /new/ (MON): Brett D Begemann , President & COO of Monsanto Co /new/ sold 27,980 shares on Jul 13, 2016. The Insider selling transaction was reported by the company on Jul 15, 2016 to the Securities and Exchange Commission. The shares were sold at $103.62 per share for a total value of $2,899,287.50 , the company said in a SEC Form 4 Filing.
Other Insider transactions have been reported by the company according to SEC Form 4, on Apr 21, 2016, George Poste (director) sold 1,136 shares at $91.93 per share price.On Apr 18, 2016, Steven Mizell (EVP, Chief HR Officer) sold 9,500 shares at $89.06 per share price.Also, On Apr 18, 2016, Charles S Mcmillan (director) purchased 3,500 shares at $87.25 per share price.On Apr 13, 2016, Michael J Frank (VP, Chief Commercial Officer) sold 2,000 shares at $87.49 per share price.
Shares of Monsanto Company (MON) ended Friday, Jul 15, 2016 session in red amid volatile trading. The shares closed down -0.77 points or -0.74% at $103.45 with 67,19,043 shares getting traded. Post opening the session at $104.77, the shares hit an intraday low of $100 and an intraday high of $104.77 and the price vacillated in this range throughout the day. The company has a market cap of $45,267 M and the number of outstanding shares has been calculated to be 43,75,75,540 shares. The 52-week high of Monsanto Company is $114.26 and the 52-week low is $81.22.
Company has been under the radar of several Street Analysts.Monsanto Company is Upgraded by Jefferies to Buy. Earlier the firm had a rating of Hold on the company shares. The Rating was issued on May 25, 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.