Monsanto Company (NYSE: MON) shares as of market close today will be eligible for a dividend of 38 cents per share. At a price of $105.80 as of 9:36 a.m. ET, the dividend yield is 1.4%. The average volume for Monsanto Company has been 2.6 million shares per day over the past 30 days. Monsanto Company has a market cap of $56.6 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. Shares are up 11.8% year to date as of the close of trading on Monday. EXCLUSIVE OFFER: Jim Cramer's Protégé, Dave Peltier, only buys dividend stocks that have the potential for a 3% to 4% yield and 10% growth. Get his best picks for less than $50/year. Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. The company has a P/E ratio of 25.33. Currently there are 12 analysts that rate Monsanto Company a buy, 2 analysts rate it a sell, and 4 rate it a hold. TheStreet Ratings rates Monsanto Company as a buy. The company's strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its revenue growth, largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, impressive record of earnings per share growth, compelling growth in net income and expanding profit margins. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company is trading at a premium valuation based on our review of its current price compared to such things as earnings and book value. You can view the full Monsanto Company Ratings Report now.
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