Monsanto Company, MON is in the exchange NYSE and its industry is Agricultural Chemicals in the sector of Basic Materials. Based in USA, Monsanto Company, MON has a market cap of 45174.54. Since its IPO date on the 10/18/2000, Monsanto Company, MON performance year to date is 4.06%. Today Monsanto Company, MON has gained -0.59%, with a current price of 100.72.
Ownership of the company is 0.20% for insider ownership while institutional ownership is 81.80%. The management of the company have seen the company have a payout ratio of 86.10%. Return of assets are at 5.00%, with return on investment at 16.60%.
In terms of debt levels and profit levels, Monsanto Company, MON is seeing a long-term debt/equity of 1.56. While Total debt/equity is 2.06. With a profit margin of 7.80%, this is combined with a gross margin of 51.70%, and operating margin of 15.60%. Monsanto Company ability to meet debt levels, with a current ratio of 1.5, while the quick ratio is 0.9.
For the last year Monsanto Company, MON has seen a EPS growth of -8.60%. A performance for the year of -4.79%. The 52-week high is -11.85%, and the 52-week low is 26.26%. The average volume for Monsanto Company, MON is 1522685.
With a target price of 110.79, can Monsanto Company, MON reach this target? Looking at the value indicators of Monsanto Company, MON. Monsanto Company has a P/E of 42.63 and a forward P/E of 19.61. Perhaps the more useful indicator than P/E, is PEG which has a value of 5.24. Monsanto Company also has a P/S and a P/B of 3.4 and 8.67 respectively. For P/cash, Monsanto Company has a value of 35.38, while it is 28.04 for P/free cash flow.
At the current price of 100.72, Monsanto Company has a dividend yield of 2.13%. We see a return on equity of 20.80%.
Looking more long-term Monsanto Company, is projected to get an EPS growth for the next five years of 8.14%. In the short-term an EPS growth of 14.41% in the next year is forecasted. This is after a EPS growth of -8.60% for this year and for the last five years a 19.10% growth has been seen.