Monsanto About To Put More Money In Your Pocket (MON)

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Looking at the universe of stocks we cover at Dividend Channel , on 4/2/14, Monsanto Co. (Symbol: MON) will trade ex-dividend, for its quarterly dividend of $0.43, payable on 4/25/14. As a percentage of MON's recent stock price of $112.45, this dividend works out to approximately 0.38%.

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In general, dividends are not always predictable; but looking at the history above can help in judging whether the most recent dividend from MON is likely to continue, and whether the current estimated yield of 1.53% on annualized basis is a reasonable expectation of annual yield going forward. The chart below shows the one year performance of MON shares, versus its 200 day moving average:


Monsanto Co. 200 Day Moving Average Chart

Looking at the chart above, MON's low point in its 52 week range is $94.00 per share, with $117.50 as the 52 week high point - that compares with a last trade of $111.91.

According to the ETF Finder at ETF Channel, MON makes up 15.55% of the iShares MSCI Global Agriculture Producers ETF (Symbol: VEGI) which is trading higher by about 0.3% on the day Monday.

In Monday trading, Monsanto Co. shares are currently up about 0.1% on the day.

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The views and opinions expressed herein are the views and opinions of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.



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Referenced Stocks: MON , VEGI

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