New York: Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Stock Has Just Had Its Hold Rating Reiterated by RBC Capital. Shares now Have a $128.0 Target

February 20, 2018 - By Michael Collier

 New York: Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Stock Has Just Had Its Hold Rating Reiterated by RBC Capital. Shares now Have a $128.0 Target

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It dropped, 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 Gp, Texas-based fund reported 28,155 shares. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel reported 4,677 shares stake. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 291 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 84,600 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Scholtz & has invested 0.16% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Moreover, Westchester Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 1.17% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 309,799 shares. Citigroup accumulated 859,507 shares. Pinebridge Investments L P owns 0.02% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 7,030 shares. 4.19M were accumulated by Independent Franchise Prtnrs Llp. S Muoio & Ltd Liability holds 2.78% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 45,000 shares. Willingdon Wealth Management has 207 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.15% or 27,400 shares in its portfolio. Davis Selected Advisers reported 428,111 shares. The Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.12% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The Missouri-based Paradigm Advsr Ltd Llc has invested 1.04% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $6.90 million activity. Another trade for 2,860 shares valued at $343,200 was sold by Narain Duraiswami. $964,553 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was sold by Ringenberg Nicole M. MIZELL STEVEN sold $966,720 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Tuesday, January 9. $527,040 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was sold by Courduroux Pierre on Thursday, October 19.

Monsanto (NYSE:MON) Rating Reaffirmed

Equities researchers at RBC Capital now has a $128.0 price target on Monsanto (NYSE:MON). RBC Capital and their recent price target would suggest a potential upside of 6.44 % from the company’s last stock close price. The rating has been revealed in a report on 13 November.

Investors sentiment decreased to 0.84 in Q3 2017. Its down 0.14, from 0.98 in 2017Q2. It dropped, 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 Gp, Texas-based fund reported 28,155 shares. Gamble Jones Investment Counsel reported 4,677 shares stake. Gemmer Asset Mgmt Ltd Limited Liability Company reported 291 shares. Virginia Retirement Et Al owns 84,600 shares or 0.12% of their US portfolio. Scholtz & has invested 0.16% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Moreover, Westchester Capital Mgmt Limited Liability Company has 1.17% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 309,799 shares. Citigroup accumulated 859,507 shares. Pinebridge Investments L P owns 0.02% invested in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 7,030 shares. 4.19M were accumulated by Independent Franchise Prtnrs Llp. S Muoio & Ltd Liability holds 2.78% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) for 45,000 shares. Willingdon Wealth Management has 207 shares for 0.01% of their portfolio. Louisiana State Employees Retirement Sys holds 0.15% or 27,400 shares in its portfolio. Davis Selected Advisers reported 428,111 shares. The Switzerland-based Zurcher Kantonalbank (Zurich Cantonalbank) has invested 0.12% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The Missouri-based Paradigm Advsr Ltd Llc has invested 1.04% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON).

Since September 25, 2017, it had 0 insider purchases, and 6 sales for $6.90 million activity. Another trade for 2,860 shares valued at $343,200 was sold by Narain Duraiswami. $964,553 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was sold by Ringenberg Nicole M. MIZELL STEVEN sold $966,720 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Tuesday, January 9. $527,040 worth of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) was sold by Courduroux Pierre on Thursday, October 19.

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 has $134 highest and $83 lowest target. $116.50’s average target is -3.12% below currents $120.25 stock price. Monsanto Company had 61 analyst reports since August 25, 2015 according to SRatingsIntel. The stock has “Underperform” rating by Bernstein on Friday, September 11. As per Friday, May 27, the company rating was downgraded by Atlantic Securities. The company was upgraded on Tuesday, September 27 by Goldman Sachs. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Buy” rating by Monness Crespi on Monday, October 3. UBS downgraded the shares of MON in report on Friday, August 18 to “Neutral” rating. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earned “Buy” rating by UBS on Thursday, October 8. Deutsche Bank maintained it with “Buy” rating and $104 target in Thursday, October 8 report. The firm earned “Sector Perform” rating on Thursday, February 23 by RBC Capital Markets. The stock has “Neutral” rating by Goldman Sachs on Wednesday, September 23. On Thursday, April 7 the stock rating was maintained by JP Morgan with “Neutral”.

The stock decreased 0.45% or $0.54 during the last trading session, reaching $120.25. About 1.42M shares traded. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has risen 15.46% since February 20, 2017 and is uptrending. It has underperformed by 1.24% the S&P500.

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. The company has market cap of $53.01 billion. It operates in two divisions, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. It has a 22.31 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 notable recent Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) news were published by: Seekingalpha.com which released: “Thoughts On The Bayer-Monsanto Merger” on January 30, 2018, also Insurancejournal.com with their article: “Monsanto Loses Bid to Stop Arkansas Ban on Herbicide Dicamba” published on February 20, 2018, Reuters.com published: “Monsanto loses bid to stop Arkansas ban on farm chemical” on February 16, 2018. More interesting news about Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) were released by: Bizjournals.com and their article: “Jenna Oesch sows a global marketing strategy for Monsanto Co.” published on February 15, 2018 as well as Finance.Yahoo.com‘s news article titled: “Indian state warns local firms over spread of unauthorised Monsanto GM cotton” with publication date: February 15, 2018.

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