Today’s top gainers include the company Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) which is in the industry Agricultural Chemicals, gaining 0.47% today. In the last week its performance is -0.81%, and -1.03% for the past quarter. Currently, Monsanto Company, MON has a target price of 113, so today’s gain of 0.47% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.66%.
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), has a market cap of 46581.75, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.10%.
At the current price of 106.57, it has a dividend yield of 2.03%, and its target price is 113. This is with a profit margin of 7.80%, and total debt/equity of 2.06. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has a P/E of 44.83, as well as a forward P/E of 21.43.
With a current EPS of 2.38, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.70%,Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has had a EPS growth for the past five years at 19.10%. For the next five years EPS growth is projected to be 6.68%.
Performance for the year is 14.53%. Since its IPO date on 10/18/2000, the total performance to date is 10.05%.
Volume today for Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), is 2989200, while its average volume is 3516.33. Whilst the total gain today was 0.47%, it did have a day high of -2.23%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.57%, and 1.45% for the month. The 52-week low for Monsanto Company, MON has been 34.31%, while the 52-week-high has reached -6.23%.
Looking at its return of investments, which is 16.60%, and its return on assets is 5.00%. Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) has an operating margin of 15.60%. With a sales growth of -8.50% quarter over quarter. Bearing in mind that Monsanto Company, MON is in the sector Basic Materials, its long-term debt/equity is 1.56, and has a current ratio of 1.5 and 0.9 for quick ratio.
So what is the value of Monsanto Company? Well its PEG is 6.71, and the P/S is 3.5, along with a P/B of 9.12. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 36.48.