Today’s top gainers include the company Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) which is in the industry Agricultural Chemicals, gaining 0.40% today. In the last week its performance is -1.26%, and 1.41% for the past quarter. Currently, Monsanto Company, MON has a target price of 118.56, so today’s gain of 0.40% is a significant step towards its target price. The GAP today is therefore 0.48%.
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), has a market cap of 44671.62, and is based in USA. Insider ownership is at 0.20%, and institutional ownership is 81.20%.
At the current price of 102.2, it has a dividend yield of 2.11%, and its target price is 118.56. 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 43, as well as a forward P/E of 20.64.
With a current EPS of 2.38, and a forecasted EPS growth for next year at 11.08%,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 21.96%. Since its IPO date on 10/18/2000, the total performance to date is 5.54%.
Volume today for Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON), is 3610400, while its average volume is 4060.71. Whilst the total gain today was 0.40%, it did have a day high of -6.67%.
Volatility for this week has been at 1.32%, and 1.55% for the month. The 52-week low for Monsanto Company, MON has been 24.38%, while the 52-week-high has reached -10.07%.
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 6.44, and the P/S is 3.36, along with a P/B of 8.74. Meanwhile it has a p/cash of 34.98.