EPS for Monsanto Company (MON) Expected At $3.39

March 7, 2018 - By Winifred Garcia

 EPS for Monsanto Company (MON) Expected At $3.39
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It is negative, as 48 investors sold Monsanto Company shares while 342 reduced holdings. 84 funds opened positions while 244 raised stakes. 321.42 million shares or 4.04% more from 308.94 million shares in 2017Q2 were reported.
Beacon Group stated it has 0.61% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Gemmer Asset Limited Liability Company accumulated 291 shares. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department reported 0.19% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Americafirst Capital Lc holds 0.2% or 1,233 shares. Cornerstone reported 17,000 shares. Metropolitan Life Ins New York has 227,646 shares. Hm Payson And holds 2,794 shares or 0.01% of its portfolio. The Massachusetts-based Kidder Stephen W has invested 0.15% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Boston Prtnrs accumulated 0.01% or 35,866 shares. France-based Capital Fund Management Sa has invested 0.01% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Jnba Fincl Advisors holds 1,193 shares or 0.03% of its portfolio. Moreover, St James Investment Lc has 6.88% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 510,543 shares. Huntington National Bank & Trust has 0.03% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 17,180 shares. Reilly Lc, California-based fund reported 237 shares. Morgan Stanley has invested 0.1% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider buys, and 6 insider sales for $6.90 million activity. On Monday, September 25 the insider Narain Duraiswami sold $343,200. $1.38 million worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was sold by MIZELL STEVEN on Monday, October 9. 4,320 Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares with value of $527,040 were sold by Courduroux Pierre. The insider BEGEMANN BRETT D sold $2.72M.

Analysts expect Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) to report $3.39 EPS on April, 4.They anticipate $0.20 EPS change or 6.27 % from last quarter’s $3.19 EPS. MON’s profit would be $1.49B giving it 9.07 P/E if the $3.39 EPS is correct. After having $0.41 EPS previously, Monsanto Company’s analysts see 726.83 % EPS growth. The stock decreased 0.34% or $0.42 during the last trading session, reaching $122.95. About 4.40 million shares traded or 38.63% up from the average. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since March 8, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500.

Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) Ratings Coverage

Among 23 analysts covering Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), 12 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 11 Hold. Therefore 52% are positive. Monsanto Company had 61 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. As per Wednesday, May 25, the company rating was upgraded by Jefferies. The firm has “Outperform” rating by CLSA given on Friday, January 6. The rating was maintained by Barclays Capital with “Hold” on Thursday, June 29. The firm has “Buy” rating given on Friday, October 9 by Argus Research. BMO Capital Markets maintained Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Friday, September 1 with “Buy” rating. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Buy” rating by Stifel Nicolaus on Friday, October 9. Citigroup maintained the shares of MON in report on Monday, August 22 with “Neutral” rating. The firm earned “Hold” rating on Monday, August 14 by Jefferies. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has “Market Perform” rating given on Tuesday, October 10 by Wells Fargo. The rating was reinitiated by JP Morgan with “Neutral” on Thursday, October 8.

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. The company has market cap of $54.20 billion. It operates in two divisions, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. It has a 22.81 P/E ratio. The Seeds and Genomics segment produces row crop seeds, including corn, soybean, cotton, and canola seeds under the DEKALB, Channel, Asgrow, and Deltapine brands; and vegetable seeds, such as tomato, pepper, melon, cucumber, squash, beans, broccoli, onions, lettuce, and others under the Seminis and De Ruiter brands.

More important recent Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) news were published by: Businesswire.com which released: “DataRobot to Partner with Monsanto Company on Artificial Intelligence Initiatives” on March 07, 2018, also Reuters.com published article titled: “Monsanto loses bid to stop Arkansas ban on farm chemical”, Reuters.com published: “India set to cut Monsanto’s GM cotton seed royalties by 20 percent: sources” on March 07, 2018. More interesting news about Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was released by: Bloomberg.com and their article: “Bayer CEO Sees Monsanto Approval as He Weighs More Asset Sales” with publication date: February 28, 2018.

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