Monsanto Company (MON) : During the past 4 weeks, traders have been relatively bearish on Monsanto Company (MON), hence the stock is down -9.36% when compared to the S&P 500 during the same period. However, in the past 1 week, the selling of the stock is down by -0.73% relative to the S&P 500. The stock has risen by 0.75% in the past week indicating that the buyers are active at lower levels, but the stock is down -5.4% in the past 4 weeks. The stock has recorded a 20-day Moving Average of 0.06% and the 50-Day Moving Average is 0.55%.
Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON): The stock opened at $104.77 on Friday but the bulls could not build on the opening and the stock topped out at $104.77 for the day. The stock traded down to $100.00 during the day, due to lack of any buying support eventually closed down at $103.45 with a loss of -0.74% for the day. The stock had closed at $104.22 on the previous day. The total traded volume was 6,719,043 shares.
The company Insiders own 0.88% of Monsanto Company shares according to the proxy statements. Institutional Investors own 81.94% of Monsanto Company shares. During last six month period, the net percent change held by insiders has seen a change of -6.63%. In a related news, The officer (VP, CEO – Climate), of Monsanto Co /New/, Stern Michael K had unloaded 12,797 shares at $101.77 per share in a transaction on July 13, 2016. The total value of transaction was $1,302,351. The Insider information was revealed by the Securities and Exchange Commission in a Form 4 filing.
Monsanto Company (Monsanto) is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Companys seeds, biotechnology trait products, and herbicides provide farmers with solutions that improve productivity, reduce the costs of farming, and produce better foods for consumers and better feed for animals. It manages business in two segments: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment, it produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis and De Ruiter, and it develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment, it manufactures Roundup brand herbicides and other herbicides and provides lawn-and-garden herbicide products for the residential market.