Monsanto Company (MON) Receives ‘Analyst’ Rating

Monsanto Company (MON) : The consensus on Monsanto Company (MON) based on 11 analyst recommendation on the company stock is 1.73, which is interpreted as a Buy recommendation. Zacks Investment Research has issued a rank of 3 which endorses a Hold on the stock. However, 7 brokers have a differing view as they consider the stock to be a Strong Buy at current levels. 4 experts consider that the stocks earnings and the quoted price is in harmony, hence, they give it a Hold rating.

Monsanto Company (MON) : The consensus price target for Monsanto Company (MON) is $113.11 for the short term with a standard deviation of $15.01. The most optimist securities analyst among the 9 who monitor the stock believes that the stock can reach $132, however, the pessimist price target for the company is $88.


Also, In the latest statement by the brokerage house, Citigroup maintains its outlook on Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The current rating of the shares is Neutral, according to the research report released by the firm. The brokerage firm raises the price target from $112 per share to $116 per share. The rating by the firm was issued on August 22, 2016.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON): The stock opened in the green at $106.7 on Thursday, but the bulls found it difficult to push the prices higher. The stock reached a high of $106.78 and a low of $103.94 for the day. The stock did not find buyers even at the lows and closed at $104.22 recording a loss of -2.38%. 10,629,645 shares exchanged hands during the trading day. The stock had closed at $106.76 in the previous days trading.

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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