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1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength

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1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth

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Guru Trades

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Q1 2018

MON Guru Trades in Q1 2018

Warren Buffett 18,970,134 sh (+62.02%)
George Soros 182,089 sh (+4.21%)
Joel Greenblatt 224,758 sh (+404.11%)
John Paulson 451,000 sh (+7.13%)
Jeremy Grantham 2,317,553 sh (+2.80%)
Mario Gabelli 30,506 sh (+10.94%)
George Soros 42,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 200,000 sh (unchged)
Daniel Loeb 1,000,000 sh (unchged)
Prem Watsa 6,200 sh (unchged)
Steven Cohen 10,000 sh (unchged)
Ken Fisher Sold Out
First Eagle Investment Sold Out
Chris Davis Sold Out
Tom Russo Sold Out
Tom Gayner Sold Out
John Hussman Sold Out
Caxton Associates Sold Out
Larry Robbins Sold Out
Wallace Weitz 186,850 sh (-2.69%)
Ron Baron 7,792 sh (-34.90%)
Leucadia National 163,023 sh (-33.84%)
PRIMECAP Management 10,826,092 sh (-0.85%)
Jim Simons 1,834,000 sh (-36.35%)
Louis Moore Bacon 85,000 sh (-85.81%)
Pioneer Investments 250,741 sh (-2.73%)
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Q2 2018

MON Guru Trades in Q2 2018

Warren Buffett Sold Out
Wallace Weitz Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
Ron Baron Sold Out
Leucadia National Sold Out
Joel Greenblatt Sold Out
Daniel Loeb Sold Out
PRIMECAP Management Sold Out
Prem Watsa Sold Out
John Paulson Sold Out
Jeremy Grantham Sold Out
Louis Moore Bacon Sold Out
Pioneer Investments Sold Out
Mario Gabelli Sold Out
Jim Simons Sold Out
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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.

Top Ranked Articles about Monsanto Co

Swank Capital and Cushing® Asset Management Announce Rebalancing of The Cushing® Energy Supply Chain Index [CORRECTED]
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...
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...
Tom Gayner Sells Monsanto, Moody Fund's largest sales of the 1st quarter
Tom Gayner (Trades, Portfolio) sold shares in the following stocks during the first quarter. Read more...
Wall Street and Europe High on Thursday Monsanto misses estimates
U.S. markets are set to open in positive territory on Thursday, with the world hoping that the risk of a trade war became lower after negotiations between U.S. and China. Read more...



Dividend & Buy Back

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  Med: 0 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.69
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  Med: 0 Max: 0.39
Current: 0.39
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.
5-Year Yield-on-Cost % 1.69
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: 1.69 )
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  Med: 0 Max: 1.69
Current: 1.69

Valuation & Return


More Statistics

Revenue (TTM) (Mil) $14,593.00
EPS (TTM) $ 5.58
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 ($) 5.41 6.02 7.00
EPS Growth Rate
(Future 3Y To 5Y Estimate)
Dividends per Share ($) 2.31 2.54 2.72

Piotroski F-Score Details

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Positive ROAN
Positive CFROAN
Higher ROA yoyN
Lower Leverage yoyN
Higher Current Ratio yoyN
Less Shares Outstanding yoyN
Higher Gross Margin yoyN
Higher Asset Turnover yoyN

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