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About the company

Monsanto Company (Monsanto), along with its subsidiaries, is a provider of agricultural products for farmers. The Company provides seeds, biotechnology trait products, herbicides and digital agriculture tools to farmers. The Company operates through two segments: Seeds and Genomics, and Agricultural Productivity. Through its Seeds and Genomics segment, the Company produces seed brands, including DEKALB, Asgrow, Deltapine, Seminis and De Ruiter, and it develops biotechnology traits that assist farmers in controlling insects and weeds and digital agriculture to assist farmers in decision-making. The Seeds and Genomics segment offers products, such as Germplasm and Biotechnology traits. Through its Agricultural Productivity segment, the Company manufactures Roundup brand herbicides and other herbicides and provides lawn-and-garden herbicide products for the residential market.

  • Revenue in USD (TTM)14.64bn
  • Net income in USD2.25bn
  • Incorporated2000
  • Employees20.50k
  • Location
    Monsanto Co800 N Lindbergh BlvdST. LOUIS 63167United StatesUSA
  • Phone+1 (314) 694-1000
  • Fax+1 (302) 636-5454
  • Websitehttp://www.monsanto.com/
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Peer analysis

Key Information
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PPG Industries, Inc.14.57bn1.30bn29.50bn47.00k23.034.9916.562.025.026.8956.0423.190.85414.634.76309,893.607.755.7810.648.0544.7043.129.076.611.2668.200.439142.66-0.10162.32-57.85-7.774.286.66
Air Products & Chemicals, Inc.8.19bn1.13bn35.18bn15.00k31.603.5317.654.365.1613.6637.2646.190.448715.557.06545,840.006.335.957.587.3929.7328.3314.1111.972.1947.810.280166.819.11-3.163.172.57-7.337.68
Sherwin-Williams Co13.79bn1.12bn38.23bn42.55k34.5713.9126.302.7711.8011.36145.3529.310.99555.277.10324,014.508.0814.7410.7624.1546.2147.138.128.210.68168.220.799825.824.556.237.4820.989.2218.14
LyondellBasell Industries NV33.10bn3.77bn42.26bn13.00k11.465.798.631.289.389.3382.3818.571.366.5810.802,545,846.0015.4815.8018.9719.9618.5916.0911.389.761.4933.170.548940.36-10.85-9.54-14.119.0416.39-5.84
Praxair, Inc.11.13bn1.62bn43.35bn26.53k27.086.9715.603.925.625.6238.6121.850.552811.156.34419,956.208.118.769.6010.4043.6343.7314.6714.550.90915.490.578146.37-2.25-1.31-3.04-2.15-4.008.45
Monsanto Company14.64bn2.25bn51.64bn20.50k23.208.0417.233.545.085.1033.0214.650.7132.047.16714,146.3011.0110.5816.1914.2454.2153.2915.4415.050.830112.360.557141.608.431.6370.361.9612.6411.03
Data as of Dec 12 2017. Currency figures normalised to Monsanto Co's reporting currency: US Dollar USD

Institutional shareholders

30.53%Per cent of shares held by top holders
HolderShares% Held
The Vanguard Group, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201730.46m6.93%
SSgA Funds Management, Inc.as of 30 Sep 201719.97m4.55%
BlackRock Fund Advisorsas of 30 Sep 201719.58m4.46%
Massachusetts Financial Services Co.as of 30 Sep 201711.92m2.71%
PRIMECAP Management Co.as of 30 Sep 201710.97m2.50%
Capital Research & Management Co. (International Investors)as of 30 Sep 20179.34m2.13%
Fidelity Management & Research Co.as of 30 Sep 20179.28m2.11%
Berkshire Hathaway, Inc. (Investment Management)as of 30 Sep 20178.87m2.02%
Northern Trust Investments, Inc.as of 30 Sep 20177.51m1.71%
Pentwater Capital Management LPas of 30 Sep 20176.20m1.41%
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Data from 30 Sep 2017 - 30 Sep 2017Source: FactSet Research Systems Inc.
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