Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) Stock Is Shorted Less

Marco Green
December 17, 2017

Following the transaction, the chief financial officer now owns 48,388 shares in the company, valued at $5,903,336. Fdx Advsrs Inc reported 12,158 shares or 0.04% of all its holdings. Sessa Capital Im Lp who had been investing in Ally Finl Inc for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $12.60 billion market cap company. Its up 0.10, from 0.78 in 2017Q1. About 1.39 million shares traded. Narain Duraiswami also sold $343,200 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) shares. It has underperformed by 16.70% the S&P500. Tower Research Capital LLC TRC now owns 1,076 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $128,000 after buying an additional 750 shares during the period. The company has market cap of $51.66 billion.

Company's existing stock price is at $117.85 with a change in price of -0.20%. About 6.40 million shares traded or 89.83% up from the average. It is down 35.14% since December 16, 2016 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500. Therefore 67% are positive. As per Thursday, October 26, the company rating was maintained by Jefferies. The stock was sold at an average price of $119.70, for a total transaction of $1,379,662.20. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has "Neutral" rating given on Thursday, April 7 by JP Morgan. (NYSE:ALLY) rating on Wednesday, August 30. Jefferies maintained the shares of Monday in report on Friday, September 15 with "Hold" rating. The stock has "Market Perform" rating by Wells Fargo on Tuesday, October 10. The firm has "Buy" rating given on Tuesday, December 5 by Piper Jaffray.

Monsanto earned a media sentiment score of -0.01 on Accern's scale. Its down 0.09, from 0.87 in 2017Q1. It increased, as 44 investors sold V shares while 564 reduced holdings. 74 funds opened positions while 423 raised stakes. Martingale Asset Mgmt LP reported 19,348 shares.

Amica Retiree has 2,466 shares for 0.24% of their portfolio.

A number of research analysts have issued reports on the company. Invest Centers Of America holds 0.04% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 4,154 shares. Fred Alger Management reported 388 shares. Pinnacle Financial Partners Inc. bought a new stake in shares of Monsanto during the 2nd quarter valued at about $114,000. Next Grp Inc has invested 0% in The Western Union Company (NYSE:WU). Amica Mutual stated it has 22,140 shares or 0.24% of all its holdings. Pub Employees Retirement Association Of Colorado reported 89,196 shares. Hm Payson has invested 0.86% in Visa Inc. Mackenzie Fincl Corporation reported 288,327 shares. Winfield Assoc Incorporated holds 0.01% or 151 shares. Caisse De Depot Et Placement Du Quebec holds 0.21% or 725,843 shares in its portfolio. Currently, 1.0% of the company's stock are sold short. During the same quarter past year, the company posted $0.07 EPS. The basic materials company reported $0.20 earnings per share (EPS) for the quarter, topping the Zacks' consensus estimate of ($0.41) by $0.61.

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 buys, and 5 sales for $5.93 million activity. MIZELL STEVEN sold 11,526 shares worth $1.38M. The shares were sold at an average price of $122.00, for a total value of $527,040.00. Also, CFO Pierre Courduroux sold 4,320 shares of the firm's stock in a transaction on Thursday, October 19th. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, eight have assigned a hold rating and eleven have given a buy rating to the company's stock. Therefore 80% are positive. The company's revenue was up 4.8% compared to the same quarter last year. equities research analysts expect that Monsanto will post 5.74 EPS for the current fiscal year. Goldman Sachs upgraded the stock to "Neutral" rating in Tuesday, September 27 report. The rating was maintained by BMO Capital Markets with "Buy" on Wednesday, October 4. On Monday, March 14 the stock rating was downgraded by Citigroup to "Hold". The firm has "Sector Perform" rating given on Thursday, June 29 by RBC Capital Markets. The firm has "Underperform" rating by CLSA given on Thursday, September 15. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned "Neutral" rating by Susquehanna on Tuesday, June 27. Deutsche Bank has "Buy" rating and $128 target. The stock has "Sell" rating by Zacks on Wednesday, August 12.

Investors sentiment increased to 1.41 in 2017 Q2. Quick and current ratio is valued at 0.8 and 1.4 respectively. It turned negative, as 56 investors sold Monday shares while 318 reduced holdings. 52 funds opened positions while 139 raised stakes. Forward Management LLC now owns 3,201 shares of the basic materials company's stock valued at $379,000 after buying an additional 16 shares during the last quarter. Visa Inc. had 94 analyst reports since July 21, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. Dsam (London) owns 16,970 shares. Jolley Asset Management Lc stated it has 1,195 shares. Clifford Swan Investment Counsel Ltd Liability Corporation has invested 1.21% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Boston Family Office Ltd Liability has 25,529 shares. Meiji Yasuda Life holds 18,970 shares. Moore Cap Limited Partnership reported 460,000 shares. New York-based Greenlight has invested 0.74% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Dsam Prtnrs (London) Ltd holds 0.42% or 25,000 shares. Advisory Serv Ntwk Lc reported 0.16% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). (NYSE:V) for 6,703 shares. More interesting news about Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) were released by: and their article: "Monsanto offers cash to United States farmers who use controversial chemical" published on December 11, 2017 as well as's news article titled: "Bayer to Face EU Objections to Monsanto Deal in Coming Days" with publication date: December 08, 2017.

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