MONSANTO COMPANY

(NYSE: MON)
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MONSANTO COMPANY: STOCK RATING SUMMARY
5
StockScouter

MONSANTO COMPANY, a large-cap growth company in the basic industries sector, is expected to underperform the market over the next six months with very low risk.

10 is the best possible rating.

QUICK SUMMARY
Pro

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like MON

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Con

Two or more executives, board directors or major shareholders - including one high-level executive - sold a large number of shares recently. Extremely negative

One or more analysts has significantly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for MON. Negative

FUNDAMENTAL
Grade: D

The most recent quarterly earnings report was approximately equal to or higher than analysts’ consensus forecast, but not to a degree that is predictive of future returns. Neutral

Earnings growth in the past year has decelerated moderately compared to earnings growth in the past three years. Negative

One or more analysts has significantly decreased quarterly earnings estimates for MON. Negative

OWNERSHIP
Grade: F

Two or more executives, board directors or major shareholders - including one high-level executive - sold a large number of shares recently. Extremely negative

Shares are neither being accumulated heavily nor sold heavily by financial institutions. Neutral for a large company like MON

VALUATION
Grade: F

The price-to-earnings multiple is close to the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Neutral

The price-to-sales multiple is significantly higher than the average for all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Very positive for a medium- to large-sized company like MON

The ratio of MON's price-to-earnings multiple to its five-year growth rate is above the average of all stocks in the StockScouter universe. Negative

TECHNICAL
Grade: C

The StockScouter measure of relative price change and consistency is high. Positive

Previous day's closing price for MON was close to its 50-day moving average. Neutral

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