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GuruDate Trades Impact to Portfolio Price Range * (?) Current Price Change from Average Current Shares
Mario Gabelli 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.02%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Leucadia National 2018-06-30 Sold Out 1.35%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Wallace Weitz 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.95%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Warren Buffett 2018-06-30 Sold Out 1.17%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Ron Baron 2018-06-30 Sold Out $116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Prem Watsa 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.05%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
John Paulson 2018-06-30 Sold Out 1.15%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
George Soros 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.39%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Joel Greenblatt 2018-06-30 Sold Out 0.37%$116.6 - $127.95 $ 127.953%0
Warren Buffett 2018-03-31 Add 62.02%0.45%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%18,970,134
John Paulson 2018-03-31 Add 7.13%0.08%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%451,000
Joel Greenblatt 2018-03-31 Add 404.11%0.3%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%224,758
Wallace Weitz 2018-03-31 Reduce -2.69%0.03%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%186,850
George Soros 2018-03-31 Add 4.21%0.02%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%182,089
Leucadia National 2018-03-31 Reduce -33.84%0.75%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%163,023
Mario Gabelli 2018-03-31 Add 10.94%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%30,506
Ron Baron 2018-03-31 Reduce -34.90%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%7,792
Ken Fisher 2018-03-31 Sold Out $116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%0
Tom Gayner 2018-03-31 Sold Out 0.87%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%0
Chris Davis 2018-03-31 Sold Out 0.01%$116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%0
First Eagle Investment 2018-03-31 Sold Out $116.69 - $123.59 $ 127.956%0
Warren Buffett 2017-12-31 Add 31.95%0.17%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%11,708,747
John Paulson 2017-12-31 Add 93.65%0.46%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%421,000
Leucadia National 2017-12-31 New Buy2.21%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%246,403
George Soros 2017-12-31 Reduce -7.32%0.05%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%174,729
Joel Greenblatt 2017-12-31 New Buy0.08%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%44,585
Chris Davis 2017-12-31 Reduce -93.15%0.2%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%29,320
Mario Gabelli 2017-12-31 Reduce -24.98%0.01%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%27,498
Ron Baron 2017-12-31 Reduce -45.28%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%11,969
First Eagle Investment 2017-12-31 Reduce -99.01%0.1%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%3,731
Ken Fisher 2017-12-31 Add 4.46%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%1,945
David Einhorn 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.74%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%0
Kahn Brothers 2017-12-31 Sold Out 0.03%$115 - $122.42 $ 127.958%0
Warren Buffett 2017-09-30 Add 10.34%0.06%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%8,873,469
Chris Davis 2017-09-30 Add 0.45%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%428,111
First Eagle Investment 2017-09-30 New Buy0.1%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%378,238
John Paulson 2017-09-30 Add 36.56%0.13%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%217,400
Wallace Weitz 2017-09-30 Reduce -2.54%0.03%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%192,022
George Soros 2017-09-30 Add 50.97%0.23%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%188,539
Mario Gabelli 2017-09-30 Reduce -14.27%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%36,652
Ron Baron 2017-09-30 Reduce -35.78%0.01%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%21,875
Ken Fisher 2017-09-30 Reduce -14.31%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%1,862
Kahn Brothers 2017-09-30 Reduce -25.31%0.01%$116.48 - $120.01 $ 127.959%1,782
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Business Description

Industry: Agriculture » Agricultural Inputs    NAICS: 325320    SIC: 2879
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Traded in other countries:MON.Argentina, MON.Austria, MOO.Germany, MO N.Mexico, MOO.Switzerland,
Headquarter Location:USA
Monsanto Co is an agricultural company company. The company with its subsidiary provides agricultural products for farmers. Its products includes seeds, data science products and crop protection and agricultural biologicals products.

Originally a chemical company, Monsanto has morphed into an agricultural giant, focusing on seeds and crop-protection products. In a major breakthrough, Monsanto introduced the first genetically modified crop seeds in 1996 and has remained the industry leader through new product development and licensing agreements. Monsanto continues to focus on bringing new biotechnology traits to market to improve farmer yields and productivity.

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Bayer Closes Merger With Buffett’s Monsanto Combined company expects to improve productivity and sustainability of agricultural companies
Bayer AG (XTER:BAYN)(BAYRY) announced on Thursday that it closed its merger with Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON), a company Warren Buffett (Trades, Portfolio) invested in 7.26 million shares during the first quarter. Read more...
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Bayer Plans to Close Monsanto Takeover on Thursday The German global pharmaceutical and life sciences company counts on receiving all the remaining approvals from the regulator
The stock in Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON) closed slightly at $127.83 a share, up 0.24%, following Bayer AG’s (OTCPK:BAYRY) announcement about its plans to complete the $63 billion merger before Friday. Read more...
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Bayer Gains US Approval in Monsanto Takeover Companies are waiting for approvals from the Canadian and Mexican antitrust authorities
The U.S. Department of Justice has approved the union between Monsanto Co. (NYSE:MON) and Bayer (BAYA). Read more...
Bayer Anticipates Closing of Merger in June Monsanto will significantly contribute to Bayer's bottom line
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has been steadily rising since the announcement that its $62.5 billlion merger with Bayer (BAYA) will close soon. Read more...
Monsanto Is Flat but More Upsides Are Behind the Door The closing of the deal with Bayer is anticipated for this quarter
Shares of Monsanto (NYSE:MON) were unexpectedly flat on Tuesday following the news that the U.S. global agrochemical and agricultural biotechnology corporation received clearance from the antitrust of India as part of a merger with Bayer AG. Read more...
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Ratios

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industry
vs
history
PE Ratio 22.93
MON's PE Ratio is ranked higher than
50% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 22.87 vs. MON: 22.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio only.
MON' s PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.24  Med: 23.94 Max: 57.72
Current: 22.93
16.24
57.72
Forward PE Ratio 20.62
MON's Forward PE Ratio is ranked lower than
72% of the 18 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 19.16 vs. MON: 20.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward PE Ratio only.
N/A
PE Ratio without NRI 22.93
MON's PE Ratio without NRI is ranked higher than
51% of the 176 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 23.15 vs. MON: 22.93 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PE Ratio without NRI only.
MON' s PE Ratio without NRI Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 16.44  Med: 24.05 Max: 62.83
Current: 22.93
16.44
62.83
Price-to-Owner-Earnings 27.13
MON's Price-to-Owner-Earnings is ranked lower than
59% of the 94 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 26.78 vs. MON: 27.13 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Owner-Earnings only.
MON' s Price-to-Owner-Earnings Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 13.91  Med: 27.95 Max: 476.53
Current: 27.13
13.91
476.53
PB Ratio 7.28
MON's PB Ratio is ranked lower than
93% of the 229 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.89 vs. MON: 7.28 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PB Ratio only.
MON' s PB Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.38  Med: 4.72 Max: 12.28
Current: 7.28
2.38
12.28
PS Ratio 3.90
MON's PS Ratio is ranked lower than
81% of the 226 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.39 vs. MON: 3.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PS Ratio only.
MON' s PS Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.46  Med: 3.61 Max: 7.57
Current: 3.9
2.46
7.57
Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow 30.08
MON's Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
78% of the 64 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.94 vs. MON: 30.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow only.
MON' s Price-to-Free-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 12.03  Med: 29.4 Max: 355.02
Current: 30.08
12.03
355.02
Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow 17.21
MON's Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow is ranked lower than
74% of the 87 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 10.09 vs. MON: 17.21 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow only.
MON' s Price-to-Operating-Cash-Flow Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.53  Med: 18.31 Max: 68.34
Current: 17.21
9.53
68.34
EV-to-EBIT 17.98
MON's EV-to-EBIT is ranked higher than
52% of the 189 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 17.18 vs. MON: 17.98 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
MON' s EV-to-EBIT Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 11.2  Med: 16.7 Max: 36
Current: 17.98
11.2
36
EV-to-EBITDA 14.74
MON's EV-to-EBITDA is ranked lower than
51% of the 194 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 14.01 vs. MON: 14.74 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBITDA only.
MON' s EV-to-EBITDA Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 9.5  Med: 13.8 Max: 27.9
Current: 14.74
9.5
27.9
EV-to-Revenue 4.24
MON's EV-to-Revenue is ranked lower than
80% of the 227 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.70 vs. MON: 4.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-Revenue only.
MON' s EV-to-Revenue Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.6  Med: 3.8 Max: 7.6
Current: 4.24
2.6
7.6
PEG Ratio 7.63
MON's PEG Ratio is ranked lower than
83% of the 84 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.09 vs. MON: 7.63 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful PEG Ratio only.
MON' s PEG Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.61  Med: 2.64 Max: 21.75
Current: 7.63
0.61
21.75
Shiller PE Ratio 29.67
MON's Shiller PE Ratio is ranked lower than
55% of the 66 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 27.38 vs. MON: 29.67 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Shiller PE Ratio only.
MON' s Shiller PE Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 23.4  Med: 36.83 Max: 60.93
Current: 29.67
23.4
60.93
Current Ratio 1.41
MON's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
60% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.52 vs. MON: 1.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
MON' s Current Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.21  Med: 2.05 Max: 3.08
Current: 1.41
1.21
3.08
Quick Ratio 0.85
MON's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
64% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.04 vs. MON: 0.85 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
MON' s Quick Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.73  Med: 1.38 Max: 2.22
Current: 0.85
0.73
2.22
Days Inventory 201.62
MON's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
89% of the 222 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 92.14 vs. MON: 201.62 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
MON' s Days Inventory Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 146.5  Med: 172.85 Max: 201.62
Current: 201.62
146.5
201.62
Days Sales Outstanding 63.03
MON's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked higher than
59% of the 209 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 68.58 vs. MON: 63.03 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
MON' s Days Sales Outstanding Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 39.81  Med: 51.67 Max: 66.38
Current: 63.03
39.81
66.38
Days Payable 48.47
MON's Days Payable is ranked higher than
50% of the 190 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 65.46 vs. MON: 48.47 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Payable only.
MON' s Days Payable Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 44.75  Med: 52 Max: 76.69
Current: 48.47
44.75
76.69

Dividend & Buy Back

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industry
vs
history
Dividend Yield % 1.69
MON's Dividend Yield % is ranked higher than
52% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.66 vs. MON: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Yield % only.
MON' s Dividend Yield % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.46  Med: 1.5 Max: 2.4
Current: 1.69
0.46
2.4
Dividend Payout Ratio 0.39
MON's Dividend Payout Ratio is ranked higher than
53% of the 138 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 0.34 vs. MON: 0.39 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Dividend Payout Ratio only.
MON' s Dividend Payout Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.21  Med: 0.35 Max: 0.73
Current: 0.39
0.21
0.73
3-Year Dividend Growth Rate 7.90
MON's 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate is ranked higher than
77% of the 113 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -7.20 vs. MON: 7.90 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate only.
MON' s 3-Year Dividend Growth Rate Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0  Med: 14.8 Max: 75.9
Current: 7.9
0
75.9
Forward Dividend Yield % 1.69
MON's Forward Dividend Yield % is ranked lower than
53% of the 211 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.91 vs. MON: 1.69 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Dividend Yield % only.
N/A
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 3.06
MON's 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % is ranked higher than
62% of the 277 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.18 vs. MON: 3.06 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % only.
MON' s 5-Year Yield-on-Cost % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.83  Med: 2.72 Max: 4.34
Current: 3.06
0.83
4.34
3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio 3.20
MON's 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio is ranked higher than
99% of the 121 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: -4.50 vs. MON: 3.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio only.
MON' s 3-Year Average Share Buyback Ratio Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: -1.2  Med: 0.15 Max: 6.1
Current: 3.2
-1.2
6.1

Valuation & Return

vs
industry
vs
history
Price-to-Tangible-Book 21.08
MON's Price-to-Tangible-Book is ranked lower than
99% of the 219 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 2.16 vs. MON: 21.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Tangible-Book only.
MON' s Price-to-Tangible-Book Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.08  Med: 6.3 Max: 109.03
Current: 21.08
1.08
109.03
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF 2.40
MON's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF is ranked lower than
57% of the 86 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.65 vs. MON: 2.40 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF only.
MON' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-Projected-FCF Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 1.16  Med: 2.01 Max: 3.75
Current: 2.4
1.16
3.75
Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) 1.84
MON's Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) is ranked lower than
56% of the 16 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.71 vs. MON: 1.84 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) only.
MON' s Price-to-Intrinsic-Value-DCF (Earnings Based) Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.68  Med: 0.84 Max: 2.34
Current: 1.84
0.68
2.34
Price-to-Median-PS-Value 1.08
MON's Price-to-Median-PS-Value is ranked higher than
56% of the 204 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.09 vs. MON: 1.08 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Median-PS-Value only.
MON' s Price-to-Median-PS-Value Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.2  Med: 0.96 Max: 1.83
Current: 1.08
0.2
1.83
Price-to-Graham-Number 4.64
MON's Price-to-Graham-Number is ranked lower than
97% of the 137 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.49 vs. MON: 4.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price-to-Graham-Number only.
MON' s Price-to-Graham-Number Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 0.8  Med: 2.77 Max: 11.27
Current: 4.64
0.8
11.27
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % 5.56
MON's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % is ranked higher than
62% of the 241 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 4.67 vs. MON: 5.56 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % only.
MON' s Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 2.8  Med: 6 Max: 8.9
Current: 5.56
2.8
8.9
Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % 4.32
MON's Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % is ranked higher than
56% of the 134 Companies
in the Global Agricultural Inputs industry.

( Industry Median: 1.05 vs. MON: 4.32 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % only.
MON' s Forward Rate of Return (Yacktman) % Range Over the Past 10 Years
Min: 3.8  Med: 14 Max: 24.2
Current: 4.32
3.8
24.2

More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,593.00
EPS (TTM) $ 5.58
Volatility11.68%
52-Week Range $114.19 - 127.97
Shares Outstanding (Mil)441.28

Analyst Estimate

Aug18 Aug19 Aug20
Revenue (Mil $) 15,086 15,967 16,701
EBIT (Mil $) 3,359 3,862 4,250
EBITDA (Mil $) 4,268 4,777 5,118
EPS ($) 5.41 6.02 7.00
EPS without NRI ($) 5.41 6.02 7.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
7.91%
Dividends per Share ($) 2.31 2.54 2.72

Piotroski F-Score Details

Piotroski F-Score: 77
Positive ROAY
Positive CFROAY
Higher ROA yoyY
CFROA > ROAY
Lower Leverage yoyY
Higher Current Ratio yoyY
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyY
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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