Monsanto Company (MON) : Seatown Holdings Pte. Ltd. added new position in Monsanto Company during the most recent quarter end. The investment management firm now holds 75,087 shares of Monsanto Company which is valued at $7,902,907 , the company said in a statement filed on Aug 10, 2016 with the SEC.Monsanto Company makes up approximately 2.27% of Seatown Holdings Pte. Ltd.’s portfolio.
Other Hedge Funds, Including , Lafleur Godfrey boosted its stake in MON in the latest quarter, The investment management firm added 275 additional shares and now holds a total of 40,030 shares of Monsanto Company which is valued at $4,213,158. Monsanto Company makes up approx 1.19% of Lafleur Godfrey’s portfolio.Agf Investments reduced its stake in MON by selling 53,709 shares or 72.54% in the most recent quarter. The Hedge Fund company now holds 20,333 shares of MON which is valued at $2,121,952. Monsanto Company makes up approx 0.02% of Agf Investments’s portfolio. Achievement Holdings sold out all of its stake in MON during the most recent quarter. The investment firm sold 285,000 shares of MON which is valued $30,423,750. Livingston Group Asset Management Co (operating As Southp… added MON to its portfolio by purchasing 3,700 company shares during the most recent quarter which is valued at $394,975. Monsanto Company makes up approx 0.21% of Livingston Group Asset Management Co (operating As Southp…’s portfolio.
Monsanto Company opened for trading at $103.7 and hit $104.83 on the upside on Friday, eventually ending the session at $104.15, with a gain of 0.15% or 0.16 points. The heightened volatility saw the trading volume jump to 21,19,785 shares. Company has a market cap of $45,573 M.
On the company’s financial health, Monsanto Company reported $2.17 EPS for the quarter, missing the analyst consensus estimate by $ -0.23 based on the information available during the earnings call on Jun 29, 2016. Analyst had a consensus of $2.40. The company had revenue of $4189.00 million for the quarter, compared to analysts expectations of $4487.57 million. The company’s revenue was down -8.5 % compared to the same quarter last year.During the same quarter in the previous year, the company posted $2.39 EPS.
Many Wall Street Analysts have commented on Monsanto Company. Monness Crespi & Hardt Upgraded Monsanto Company on Aug 8, 2016 to ” Buy”, Price Target of the shares are set at $130.Monsanto Company was Upgraded by Jefferies to ” Buy” 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.