Monsanto Receives a Hold from RBC Capital

By Jason Carr

RBC Capital analyst Arun Viswanathan reiterated a Hold rating on Monsanto (NYSE: MON) on November 13 and set a price target of $128. The company’s shares closed yesterday at $118.05.

According to TipRanks.com, Viswanathan is a 5-star analyst with an average return of 15.3% and a 75.4% success rate. Viswanathan covers the Consumer Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Sherwin-Williams Company, Westlake Chemical Corp, and Axalta Coating Systems.

Monsanto has an analyst consensus of Moderate Buy, with a price target consensus of $127.20.

The company has a one-year high of $122.80 and a one-year low of $97.65. Currently, Monsanto has an average volume of 2.05M.

Based on the recent corporate insider activity of 114 insiders, corporate insider sentiment is neutral on the stock. Last month, Steven Mizell, the EVP of MON sold 11,526 shares for a total of $1,379,662.

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Monsanto Co. engages in the provision of agricultural products to farmers. The company operates its business through the following business segments: Seeds & Genomics and Agricultural Productivity.