2. As of noon trading, Monsanto Company ( MON) is up $0.93 (0.8%) to $113.83 on average volume. Thus far, 1.2 million shares of Monsanto Company exchanged hands as compared to its average daily volume of 2.9 million shares. The stock has ranged in price between $112.83-$114.10 after having opened the day at $112.83 as compared to the previous trading day's close of $112.90.

Monsanto Company, together with its subsidiaries, provides agricultural products for farmers worldwide. It operates in two segments, Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. Monsanto Company has a market cap of $58.9 billion and is part of the chemicals industry. Shares are down 3.1% year-to-date as of the close of trading on Tuesday. Currently there are 12 analysts who rate Monsanto Company a buy, no 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, growth in earnings per share, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. We feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company shows weak operating cash flow. Get the full Monsanto Company Ratings Report now.

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