As per Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON)’s news release on 2016-08-15, its shareholders will get cash dividend of $0.54 per share. The recent press release updated on the record date and payout date, which stands at 2016-10-07 and 2016-10-28, respectively.
The stock will commence trading ex-dividend from 2016-10-05, until, which the shareholders are compelled to keep the holdings so as to qualify for the dividend. Evaluating the dividend distribution mode, it was noted that last year Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) disbursed $0.54 in dividend compared to distribution of $0.54, a year ago.
It highlights a sharp difference in cash payouts of the two years. This shows a major deviation of 13.9535%.
The sell-side market professionals who track the firm’s financial and technical parameters have estimated Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) to attain a price target of $113.111. It is an average estimate figure given by 9 analysts tracking the stock. The estimates disclosed that the stock can move up on the chart and hit a high of $132. The low price range is set at $88 for next year while the arithmetic mean is seen at 1.73.
Eyeing Earnings Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) is likely to post quarterly numbers around 2016-10-05 for the quarter ending 2016-08-31. The quarterly EPS projection is set at $-0.02 for the period ending on 2016-08-31.
In last quarter ended 2015-08-31, Monsanto Company (NYSE:MON) earnings came at $2.17 suggesting a deviation of $-0.24. The brokerages targeted EPS of $2.41 for the quarter.
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