York Capital Management Global Advisors LLC now owns 6,059,514 shares of the basic materials company's stock worth $707,630,000 after buying an additional 781,259 shares during the last quarter. The hedge fund held 102,110 shares of the technology company at the end of 2017Q4, valued at $2.71 billion, down from 106,908 at the end of the previous reported quarter. Allen Investment Management Llc who had been investing in Sherwin Williams Co for a number of months, seems to be bullish on the $36.08 billion market cap company. The company has a debt-to-equity ratio of 0.85, a quick ratio of 0.85 and a current ratio of 1.41. About 77,687 shares traded or 55.94% up from the average.
On 8/10/2017 NYSE:MON - Monsanto announced a quarterly dividend of $0.54 1.85% with an ex dividend date of 10/5/2017 which will be payable on 10/27/2017. It has outperformed by 16.63% the S&P500.
Larry Robbins decreased its stake in Monsanto Co New (MON) by 8.61% based on its latest 2017Q4 regulatory filing with the SEC. Tig Advisors Llc sold 407,733 shares as the company's stock rose 1.12% while stock markets declined. The stock increased 0.07% or $0.09 during the last trading session, reaching $125.4.
The Relative Volume of the company is 0.74 and Average Volume (3 months) is 3.98 million.
Among 23 analysts covering Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), 11 have Buy rating, 0 Sell and 12 Hold. Monday underperformed by 8.49% the S&P500. State Of Tennessee Treasury Department accumulated 444,873 shares or 0.23% of the stock.
Investors sentiment decreased to 0.81 in 2017 Q4. Its up 0.15, from 1.04 in 2017Q3. It fall, as 69 investors sold Monday shares while 328 reduced holdings. 246 increased stakes while 75 funds took stakes. Wells Fargo reiterated a market perform rating and set a $128.00 price objective (up previously from $118.00) on shares of Monsanto in a research report on Wednesday, January 17th.
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) last issued its quarterly earnings data on Thursday, January 5th. Mackenzie Fincl reported 3,701 shares stake. City Of London Investment Management Co Ltd, a United Kingdom-based fund reported 365,189 shares.
Relative strength index (RSI-14) for Monsanto Company (MON) is at 71.66.
Some buy side analysts are also providing their Analysis on Monsanto Company, where 2 analysts have rated the stock as Strong buy, 0 analysts have given a Buy signal, 4 said it's a HOLD, and 0 analysts rated the stock as Sell. Prudential Financial invested in 0.1% or 637,129 shares. The stock of Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has "Mkt Perform" rating given on Monday, September 26 by Bernstein. Jolley Asset Management Ltd Liability Corp accumulated 0.09% or 1,195 shares.
NYSE:MON - Monsanto (NYSE:MON) has insider ownership of 0.70% and institutional ownership of 76.26%. Employees Retirement Systems Of Texas holds 0.1% or 67,000 shs. Moreover, Meritage Port Management has 0.58% invested in Ross Stores, Inc.
NYSE:MON - Monsanto (NYSE:MON) pays an annual dividend of $2.16 with a yield of 1.72% and an average dividend growth of 6.70% based on a 3 Year Average. State Of New Jersey Common Pension Fund D invested in 290,000 shs or 0.13% of the stock. Tarbox Family Office holds 0.03% in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) or 678 shares. Therefore 48% are positive. Monsanto had 4 analyst reports since October 17, 2017 according to SRatingsIntel. JP Morgan upgraded the shares of ORCL in report on Wednesday, June 29 to "Neutral" rating. A beta of 1 indicates that the security's price moves with the market. Goldman Sachs upgraded Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) on Tuesday, September 27 to "Neutral" rating. This simplified numeric scale spans the range of one to five which translates brokerage firm Buy/Sell/Hold recommendations into an average broker rating. "Ultimately, through all this investigation into the company's performance the analyst decides whether their stock is a "buy", sell" or hold". On Wednesday, July 12 the stock rating was downgraded by Jefferies to "Hold".
Monday registered $1.49 million net activity with 0 insider purchases and 2 selling transactions since October 19, 2017. 4,320 shares were sold by Courduroux Pierre, worth $527,040 on Thursday, October 19.
Investors sentiment decreased to 1.15 in Q4 2017. The S&P 500 closed 0.3 percent lower at 2,656.30 as financials dropped 1.6 percent. The institutional investor is holding 665,900 shares, compared to the 625,900 from the previous quarter. 117 funds opened positions while 221 raised stakes. 1,173 are owned by Lombard Odier Asset (Switzerland) Sa. Moody Commercial Bank Trust Division stated it has 3,663 shs. Cobblestone Capital Ltd Liability Company New York stated it has 2,129 shares or 0.02% of all its holdings. (NASDAQ:ROST). Lenox Wealth Mngmt Inc owns 13,078 shares. Fil Ltd stated it has 0.12% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). The company has market cap of $30.75 billion. Moon Cap Mngmt Limited Liability Corp has invested 2.25% of its portfolio in Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON). Missouri-based First Heartland Consultants has invested 0.27% in Bank of America Corporation (NYSE:BAC). West Oak Capital Lc holds 3,737 shares or 0.94% of its portfolio. Deutsche Savings Bank Ag reported 33.66 million shares or 0.64% of all its holdings. It also reduced its holding in Invesco Ltd (NYSE:IVZ) by 2.53 million shares in the quarter, leaving it with 5.73M shares, and cut its stake in Hd Supply Hldgs Inc (NASDAQ:HDS).
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