Monsanto Company (
) will begin trading ex-dividend on July 02, 2013. A cash dividend
payment of $0.375 per share is scheduled to be paid on July 26,
2013. Shareholders who purchased MON stock prior to the ex-dividend
date are eligible for the cash dividend payment. This marks the 4th
quarter that MON has paid the same dividend. At the current stock
price of $98.8, the dividend yield is 1.52%.
The previous trading day's last sale of MON was $98.8,
representing a -9.63% decrease from the 52 week high of $109.33 and
a 21.9% increase over the 52 week low of $81.05.
MON is a part of the Basic Industries sector, which includes
companies such as Syngenta AG (
) and Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc. (
). MON's current earnings per share, an indicator of a company's
profitability, is $4.63. Zacks Investment Research reports MON's
forecasted earnings growth in 2013 as 23.98%, compared to an
industry average of 17.7%.
For more information on the declaration, record and payment
dates, visit the
Interested in gaining exposure to MON through an Exchange
Traded Fund [ETF]?
The following ETF(s) have MON as a top-10 holding:
- Vanguard Materials ETF (
- PowerShares Global Agriculture Portfolio (
- iShares MSCI Agriculture Producers Fund (
- Select Sector SPDR Fund - Basic Industries (
- iShares Dow Jones U.S. Basic Materials Index (
The top-performing ETF of this group is VAW with an decrease of
-1.78% over the last 100 days. It also has the highest percent
weighting of MON at 8.55%.